Jacobs Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, United States
Dec 31, 2018Full time
USSOCOM's mission is to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing world-class Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world. Job Description PC Technicians will be responsible for software and hardware installation and configuration. Maintain and repair a variety of equipment, install drivers, update systems firmware and BIOS, install Local Area Networks (LANs) and Virtual LANs. PC Technicians must have excellent troubleshooting skills along with exceptional organizing and time management skills. PC Technician candidates need excellent problem-solving and customer service skills, as well as extensive experience with desktop hardware, software applications, operating systems and network connectivity. They must be customer service-oriented, articulate and proactive in anticipating and resolving problems while maximizing efficient use of computing resources. Selected candidates may be required to provision and maintain mobile devices (NIPR, SIPR and Gray). Typical Duties • Installing, configuring and maintaining desktop and laptop PCs and peripherals, such as printers • Installing and configuring application and operating system software and upgrades • Troubleshooting and repairing hardware and network connectivity issues • Removing old equipment and performing data migration to new machines • Maintaining an inventory of installed software, managing software licensing, and creating policies and procedures for upgrades • Working with hardware and software vendors to verify timely product delivery and ensuring that new equipment is installed and ready to operate on schedule • Analyzing and making recommendations for hardware and software standardization • Create and maintain user accounts with a lab environment • Maintain an inventory of hardware within a lab environment • Document lessons learned from repairs and fixes • Offer technical support and teach users how to utilize system functionality Qualifications RequiredExperience: 3 years of previous experience working as a PC Technician Required Certification: Employment is contingent upon keeping required certifications current • DOD 8570 IAT Level I or higher Preferred Experience: o Proven experience as a PC Technician or similar role. o LAN/WAN network experience. o Knowledge of internet security and data privacy principles. • Preferred Certifications: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, and/or any Microsoft Windows 7/10 or Server 2012/2016 certifications Work Environment: • Work will be performed inside a large facility or outdoors and in inclement weather conditions (i.e. heat, ice, wind, snow, rain). An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting). • Work assignments vary based on client requirements. Position may require night and weekend work. Physical Requirements: • Climbing, working at heights and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors and desks. Must be able to stand, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time. Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperature than standard office environmental conditions. Must be able to Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds. Equipment and Machines: • Operating vehicles, hand tools, power tools, ladders and test equipment. • General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment. • Servers, switches, routers and other computer equipment that supports the network environment. Attendance: • Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. It is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday). • On-Call or after hours’ support may be required Travel: • Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport. Other Essential Functions: • Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels. Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area. • The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), in order to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country. Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.