Abacus Technology

  • Help Desk Technician

    Job Locations QA-Al Udeid AB
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5/2/2019 8:51 AM)
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  • Overview

    Abacus Technology is seeking a Help Desk Technician to provide phone and in-person technical support for end users in an enterprise level environment.  This is a full-time position at Al Udeid AB.


    Provide full Communications Focal Point (CFP) Help Desk support to end users for all Enterprise and AOC networks client equipment, software and services.  Perform all technical support and O&M tasks and activities.  Provide Tier 1 technical support (performing initial trouble ticket/call prioritization, diagnosis, analysis and troubleshooting and resolution of basic client hardware and software issues).  Provide Tier 1 hands-on support to users on the AOC/CAOC floor.  Provide solutions over the phone or remotely when feasible, and coordinate with and escalate tickets to back shops/other functional areas for support and resolution when required.  Follow-up with end-users on status, and verify problem resolution prior to trouble ticket closure.  Create and manage organizational and user accounts and assign, modify, and delete passwords and user privileges in accordance with AFCENT guidance.  Manage SIPR PKI program.  Coordinate on Firewall Exemption Requests (FERs)/Bluecoat Exemption Requests (BERs).  Maintain the CFP status display systems to remotely monitor and track status of all systems, networks and connections, including internal and external links and circuits.  Serve as focal point for ASIs and time change order/item (e.g., NOTAMs, TCOs, TCTOs, TCNO, MTO, CCO and CTO) management, processing, tracking and status reporting across all network enclaves.  Maintain status tracking applications/tools; create, update, and coordinate status reports and presentation slides (i.e., COMSTATs, SITREP, etc.).  Brief AFCENT leadership to provide situational awareness on outages/failures.  Oversee all PMI scheduling. 


    2+ years experience in a help desk or technical support role.  Associates degree in related field or an additional 2 years experience in a help desk or technical support role.  Must be Security+ certified.  Able to troubleshoot and repair desktops and laptops.  Must have expertise in Windows 10 for PCs and 2012/2016 on the server-side.  Knowledge of Windows PC and server configuration and integration.  Experience with Remedy or similar trouble ticket system.  Experience using and contributing to a knowledge management database.  Able to handle high priority problem calls and interact with clients at varying organizational levels.  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to manage priorities.  Must have outstanding oral communication and customer service skills.  Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities.  Must be a US Citizen and hold a current Secret clearance.


    Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.




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