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Senior IT Support Professional

Location
Ashburn, Virginia, United States of America
Closing date
27 February 2022
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Job Description:

Saab's,  Information Communication Technology (ICT) team is looking for an experienced Senior IT professional with a strong understanding of ITIL practices, end-user systems, and customer service to fill a Senior IT Support Professional position. Desired location for this position is Syracuse, NY or West Lafayette, IN. However, other office locations include; Orlando, FL, Washington D.C., and Ashburn VA.

Opportunities include:

  • Delivering a customer service-oriented approach to the facets of Information Technology in support of the organizations' end-point computing devices and peripherals. 

  • Effectively using problem solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve issues, as well as provide input to process improvement efforts. 

  • Quickly establishing credible relationships with key stakeholders.

  • Providing hardware, software, and network support to internal customers.

  • Interacting with internal or external customers on technical and programmatic issues.

  • Effectively using tools such as VMWare Workspace ONE UEM, SCCM, SCSM, Orchestrator, Intune, and other similar tools with a focus on imagine, software roll-out, patch management and security implementation.

  • Evaluating and applying department policies and procedures to effective execution.

  • Contributing to the adoption of new design and development approaches to improve overall quality, reliability, and speed of implementation.

  • License management

  • Mentorship of levels 1 and 2 team members.​

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in an information technology or a computer science discipline or related discipline is required.

  • 6+ years of relevant IT experience.

  • Understanding of processes and procedures with capability to suggest improvements

  • Ability to configure and deploy endpoint computing devices on an enterprise scale

  • Understanding of Asset Management

  • Solid organizational, documentation, verbal and writing communication skills.

  • Ability and willingness to handle off-hours support, including on-call

  • Ability to work well independently and as a member of a team.

Citizenship Requirements:

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

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen, (ii) complete a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, and education and employment verification, and (iii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).

Benefits:

Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.