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Senior IT HelpDesk Technician (Secret Clearance Required)

TekStream Solutions
Annapolis Junction, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $65,000 to $85,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision,
Job Description

OSC Operator


Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Operations Support Center (OSC) Shift Operator, Senior Level- L3 to join our team in either Colorado Springs, CO or Annapolis Junction, MD.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • It is the responsibility of the Operations Support Center to act as the first point of contact for a critical Homeland Defense contract for all information that pertains to outages, incidents, and maintenance events that affect supported programs. This includes detecting the event, answering trouble calls, attempting to resolve, escalating to other technical subject matter experts, and documenting the issues.  Successful growth within this functional team directly leads to career progression within this team and/or to other areas of IT support on the program. 
  • Manually upload and process critical data files directly related to the ability of the organization to provide vetting services to TSA customer organizations
  • Proactively monitor, report, and document the health and status of the production systems and data flows using commercial and proprietary monitoring tools
  • Create, analyze, and transmit critical reports providing time sensitive updates to TSA customer organizations on potential terrorist activity
  • Create, analyze, route, update and close incident and service request tickets
  • Coordinate the escalation and conduct bridge/conference calls for complicated maintenance activities and critical outages, including the creation and transmission of AWS alerts
  • Provide technical support on mission critical systems during maintenance activities and outages
  • Create and transmit daily and ad hoc reports
  • Provide second level troubleshooting of IT and non-IT related issues identified through monitoring tools and system checks
  • Verify system application execution to ensure mission critical applications are operating within defined parameters
  • Reset and unlock critical system messages and records
  • Create, consolidate and post daily shift logs
  • Perform Access Management roles, including processing User Access Requests for all systems, account creations, unlocking accounts and/or resetting passwords
  • Conduct onsite facilities checks verifying the integrity of the mission systems
  • Assist with editing of Standard Operations Procedures and other supporting documentation

Basic Qualifications:

  • The Operations Support Center is open 24/7/365.  MUST be able to work ALL shifts.

o Shifts are 12-hours long.  36 hours one week.  44 hours the next week, 3 at 12 hours, 1 at 8 hours.  There day shifts and night shifts, weekday shifts and weekend shifts. Schedules rotate approximately every 6 months.  

  • Knowledge of Remedy, especially Incident Management module
  • Prior experience in customer service or call center environment
  • Experience initiating and escalating incident tickets and/or problem reporting
  • Ability to apply critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving skills in order to make mission impacting decisions on reported issues
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate requirements with various customers and stakeholders on a variety of issues
  • Proficient with PC functions such as file search, network drive mapping, and directory structuring, cutting, copying & pasting activities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate with various customers and stakeholders on a variety of issues
  • Ability to assist with maintaining documentation reflecting the current operational environment
  • Act as a team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills
  • Typically, a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent experience is needed. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows Account Management
  • Knowledge of SolarWinds and Tivoli monitoring
  • Strong technical knowledge in troubleshooting Windows workstation and custom application problems
  • Ability to work on individual tasks, as well as team-oriented tasks

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Active DOD Secret clearance and ability to obtain agency suitability clearance

Physical Requirements:

  • The person in this position must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time. Occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, or to communicate with co-workers, management, and customers, via email, phone, and or virtual communication, which may involve delivering presentation

The projected compensation range for this position is $53,000-$88,000. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary/hourly rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location (For Remote Opportunities), education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, ManTech invests in it’s employees beyond just compensation. ManTech’s benefits offerings include, dependent upon position, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Retirement and Savings, Learning and Development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections.

TekStream Solutions


Annapolis Junction, MD



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