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Help Desk Specialist Raytheon
Herndon, VA

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Job Description

How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field. Whether you're an Information Systems Technologist or an Encryption Strategy Expert, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life balance. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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Raytheon is seeking a Help Desk Specialist to support a customer in the Herndon, VA area.

Candidates for this position would be expected to work directly with customers throughout the day and provide Tier 1 technical support. The candidate will be working with people at a variety of different skill levels, so flexibility and patience will be key qualities. They will be expected to support end users on a variety of issues. The contractor will assist with identifying, researching, and resolving technical issues, responding to and/or following up on telephone calls, email, and incident ticket requests, and receiving and recording technical and/or application support calls from end users. The right candidate should have excellent knowledge of monitor troubleshooting and maintaining the overall health of systems and applications.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

* Assist and troubleshoot customer problems involving hardware, software and networking
* Submit and track tickets using the customer's ticketing systems
* Assist users with account maintenance tasks like changing passwords
* Assist users with Microsoft Office
* Assist users with customer specific applications and hardware configurations
* Track mandatory training compliance for specified individuals
* Track all service calls and provide periodic metrics
* Assist with other tasks as directed

Required Experience

* Windows administration, including changing passwords
* Microsoft Office
* Basic hardware configuration
* How to use the customer's request ticketing systems (not an absolute requirement, can be learned)
* Demonstrated on-the-job Help Desk/O&M experience.
* One to two years demonstrated on-the-job experience in a technical help desk position supporting Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and business applications used within a business environment.
* Demonstrated on-the-job experience with multiple desktop programs, configuration, and debugging techniques.
* Demonstrated on-the-job experience exhibiting troubleshooting skills.
* TS/SCI with favorable polygraph clearance.


* Bachelor degree from an accredited institution plus at least 4 years relevant experience.
* Four (4) years of experience (for a total of eight (8) or more years) may be substituted for a degree, with a high school diploma.
* Must be a US Citizen and have a valid TS/SCI clearance from day one of employment.

Clearance Requirements

TS/SCI clearance with FS poly and must be crossover eligible

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Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.1 billion in 2017 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly - Current


Administrative Services/Support

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Computer/Management Information Systems

Engineering Technology

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

VA - Herndon

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

About Raytheon

Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

10001 employees

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