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Help Desk Specialist  

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Req Number KTS20-0061  
Category Information Technology  
Division Koniag Technology Solutions, Inc.  
Location KTS Baltimore, MD  

Koniag Technology Solutions (KTS) is hiring a Help Desk Specialist . This is a full time position with our company working at our customer’s site in Baltimore MD. 

Must be able to obtain and maintain a client-sponsored HSPD-12 Suitability

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, and a PTO program.

The successfull candidate will work in a Call Center environment, providing detailed call/problem documentation of reported incidents utilizing the Change, Asset and Problem Reporting System (CAPRS). Problem reporting in the CAPRS is required in both real-time voice and emergency notifications. The candidate will function as a Customer Service Representative (CSR). The candidate identifies and reports on a wide variety of hardware, software, mainframe access and print problem determination/escalation. All employees are considered mission critical and are expected to report even during inclement weather conditions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Initial Call Intake function, normally performed by the Customer Service Representative (CSR), provides detailed interaction/incident documentation of reported problems utilizing the incident management system. Documentation in the incident management system is required for both real-time voice and virtual reported problems.
  • The contractor documents and provides problem analysis and resolution on a wide variety of hardware, software, video, mainframe, and network problems.
  • Additionally, the contractor dispatches all vendor hardware maintenance requests, following priority levels as defined in the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
  • Customer Service Representatives also utilize operational communications systems within the Service Center to communicate real-time events to management and customers as required. 

The contractor shall:

  • Utilize email, instant messaging, and other monitoring tools to remain aware of current issues affecting widespread availability.
  • Respond to customer calls concerning general inquiries, providing “how to” assistance for specific problems
  • Accept and process virtual call inquires for hardware and software,
  • Open a call ticket for every customer contact and determine and document scope, impact, and priority; resolve, or escalate to incident (level-2).
  • Follow-up with customers, vendors, as required, to resolve problems and ensure ticket updates are current.
  • Close all tickets only when a problem has been resolved to the customer’s satisfaction and all steps to resolve an issue are completely documented in the service tickets.
  • Create a report detailing all open, severity-1 issues encountered up until the time of the report creation and submit to the designated distribution list.
  • Gather information and follow required diagnostic procedures.
  • Adhere to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)





Position Requirements

Education, Experience & Skills:

  • The candidate must hold at least one of the following certification: HDI Customer Service Representative, HDI Desktop Support Technician, or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) (WIN10 or current OS).
  • Candidates supporting this function shall have a minimum of one year experience serving in a help desk role and experience with Windows Operating System workstation/server, Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS), Microsoft Exchange/Outlook, client/server applications, Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), very high speed Backbone Network Service (vBNS), Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), VoIP, and Cisco routers.

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, perform simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The duties may require lifting or manipulating up to 100 lbs. without assistance or with the use of mechanical lifts; some equipment can weigh over 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.

Travel Requirements None  
Security Clearance Must be able to obtain and maintain a HSPD-12 Suitability  
About our Company

Offering innovative and cutting edge IT solutions, Koniag Technology Solutions is uniquely positioned in the federal marketplace. An ANC program combined with the full corporate support of Koniag Inc.'s Government Services Sector, KTS is backed by a full range of industry partners. Innovative technology, highly qualified professionals and proven processes are the hallmarks of KTS. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service to our clients and maintaining a supportive environment for team members and partners.


Our Equal Opportunity Policy EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352  

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