AECOM Help Desk Technician - Mid in Arlington, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington

Job Summary

This position provides an opportunity to support vital functions for the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Office of Information Technology (OIT), supporting programs managing our nation’s fundamental foreign person processing services. The USCIS processes applications and petitions for immigration and citizenship benefits, promotes an awareness and understanding of citizenship, and ensures the integrity of the United States immigration system. These functions and processes include employment authorization, asylum, resident alien processing, and citizenship naturalization, and the successful candidates will help the USCIS OIT provide information technology (IT), expertise, and the support services necessary to enable USCIS to deliver effective, efficient, and secure immigration services and products.

AECOM employees work closely with USCIS personnel to deliver high end service solutions that allow them to maintain mission continuity. The selected candidates will work with high performance collaborative teams to deliver best-in-class services and solutions in technical support, systems refresh, software integration, and operations support to clients in CONUS and OCONUS locations.

Job Summary:

The Senior Field Engineer candidate will provide USCIS user support at remote locations on assigned open tickets and work in collaboration with the Service Desk. The Senior Field Engineer is responsible for resolving customer affecting technical issues in a timely fashion in order to maintain customer satisfaction. The Senior Field Engineer installs, troubleshoots and maintains an extensive variety of products and equipment. The Senior Field Engineer will have the ability to make replacement cables from raw cable and RJ-45 connectors. Trains employees, identifies, analyzes, and repairs product failures, orders and replaces parts as needed. Determines and recommends which products or services best fit the customers’ needs. The following are principal duties of the Senior Field Engineer:

Position Responsibilities:

  • Deskside Support which includes

  • Provide on-site support for deployment and security remediation functions

  • Gather analyze, and report end-user support trends

  • Provide desktop, application and network application incident resolution

  • Manage user installation and relocations requests

  • Asset Inventory Support

  • Conduct physical inventory of assets

  • Conduct scheduled and random electronic inventories

  • Assist in receiving and receipting property

  • Transfer of property to other organizations

  • Process computer equipment for excess and disposition

  • Disposal Preparation Support

  • Ensure disposal policies and procedures are employed

  • Ensure every device is wiped/degaussed prior to site removal

  • Encryption Services

  • Administer and manage encryption tools application server

  • Ensure laptops are properly encrypted

  • Encrypt laptops discovered without encryption

  • Provide password recovery for encrypted device

  • Video Conferencing and Audio/Video O&M

  • Troubleshoot system problems and repairs

  • Work with support staff for remote troubleshooting and repairs

  • Assist in setting up presentation devices and Video Conference units

  • Set up, ensure functionality, be available during events and shut down video conferences

  • Local On-Site Cabling

  • Restart wiring closet cabling electronics including switches or other network devices

  • Replace defective cabling electronics and simple replacement of defective cabling electronics and components such as switch blades

  • Overseas Site Support (Depends on Position)

  • Wireless Services

  • Assist users with mobile communication devices (mobile phones, broadband cards, Blackberrys, and laptops) with incident support tickets

  • Provide Tier 2 support in the field which includes hardware troubleshooting and OS re-install, Blackberry Exchange Server connection verification and equipment swapping support

  • Service Center Services

  • Ensure IT services are rendered/tested for telework users using VPN and CITRIX services

  • Provide remote support services for telework/home users

  • Support pre/post application releases

  • Account Management Services

  • Hardware Incident Resolution

  • Identify and resolve hardware incidents and service requests of a consumable part

Minimum Requirements

  • US Citizen

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience troubleshooting software and hardware in a customer service role

  • Minimum 6 months’ experience troubleshooting Apple Macintosh software and hardware in a customer service role

  • High degree of technical proficiency

  • Excellent problem solving skills and analytical abilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification in UNIX and Microsoft Operating Systems or 5 years relevant experience troubleshooting installing and configuring Unix and MS systems Experienced with LANDesk remote resolution and with using LANDesk to push packages to workstations to complete software installation request

  • Comptia Networking + Comptia A What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 192786BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.