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Northrop Grumman Desktop PC Tech 2/3 **CURRENT/ACTIVE CLEARANCE REQUIRED** in Northridge, California

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a well-qualified Desktop PC Tech for a classified government program in the Northridge, CA area.

Candidates must have a current/active Secret clearance (or higher) to be qualified for this position.

The selected individual will perform the following duties on a day to day basis in support of the program. Duties include (but are not limited to):

• Provides technical support for computers and associated networks.

• Installs, troubleshoots, services, and repairs personal computers, related PC software, telephones, cables, and connectors. Connects personal computers and terminals to existing data networks. Performs basic PC setups.

• Instructs and assists users in the use of personal computers and networks. Investigates information, network, and communications needs of users, and makes recommendations regarding software and hardware purchases. Maintains trouble logs.

• Completes paperwork and other tasks needed to satisfy Security requirements. Follows all Security regulations, guidelines, and processes regarding the installation, maintenance, and retirement of PCs and PC-related hardware and software. Works with Security to remediate classified data spillage incidents.

• Coordinates with users, IT staff, server administrators, network engineers, and customer and IT management.

• Reviews the trouble ticket queue to identify issues that need to be addressed. Works through the ticket queue without intervening management direction (self-motivated). Resolves tickets within established SLAs. Raises issues that require management attention or involvement.

• Establishes and maintains high levels of customer satisfaction according to defined objectives while adhering to established policies.

• Works with system administrators and other staff to resolve support issues, escalating where appropriate.

• Participates in new installations, testing and special projects as needed.

• Spends significant portions of the day away from the desk supporting users and moving equipment.

• Exhibits good communication skills, an energetic approach, and patience with customers.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This position can be filled at a level 2 or level 3. Qualifications for each position are listed below in the Basic Qualifications.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Desktop PC Tech 2 are:

• High school diploma/GED and 2 years of related work experience OR an Associate's degree and 1 year of related work experience.

• Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

• Active Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

• Ability to maintain an active clearance

• Ability to be cleared to special access programs

• Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds

• Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed

• US citizenship is required in order to obtain and maintain security clearance

• Proficiency in Microsoft products such as Windows Desktop OS, Office Product Suite

Basic Qualifications for a Desktop PC Tech 3 are:

•High school diploma/GED and 4 years of related work experience OR an Associate's degree and 2 years of related work experience.

• Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

• Active Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

• Ability to maintain an active clearance

• Ability to be cleared to special access programs

• Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds

• Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed

• US citizenship is required in order to obtain and maintain security clearance

• Proficiency in Microsoft products such as Windows Desktop OS, Office Product Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelors of Science or other technical based degree

• CompTIA A+ or Network+ Certification

• Proficiency in remote administration and troubleshooting of desktop PCs, Visio, PowerShell

• Experience in Active Directory configuring user and computer accounts

• Cross-platform experience (i.e. two or more: Windows, Linux, Solaris, OSX, UNIX, etc.)

• Experience supporting VMware VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure)

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Information Technology

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