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Classified Service Desk Technician - ACTIVE SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED

Entry Level | Full-time
Information Technology/Computing | livermore, CA | 08/24/2022

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Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Job Description

We have an opening for a Classified Service Desk Technician. You will be a member of the LivIT Classified Service Desk Team providing tier one support for classified systems access, incidents, and requests in support of LLNL classified networks. This position is in the Information Technology Operations (ITO) Division in the Computing Directorate. Business needs dictate that this position requires an on-site presence.

This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

In this role you will 

  • Provide effective and efficient customer service and support with the ability to multi-task.
  • Provide general technical guidance to the local users in support of all IT services supported by the Classified Service Desk.
  • Create, document, escalate, and track concise tickets through ServiceNow.
  • Write technical articles, solutions and how-to documentation for support and end users.
  • Maintain appropriate technology, computer security, and safety training.
  • Assist with testing and piloting new Classified IT services and tools.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the 525.3 level

  • Provide advanced technical analysis and troubleshooting skills, attention to detail, and consistent resolution of IT problems.
  • Identify, analyze, and document tending issues that are affecting the Service Desk and report to the appropriate service providers and/or management, including scripting repetitive tasks to help improve call duration wait times.

Qualifications

  • This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at the time of hire.
  • Associate’s degree in a Computer or Engineering related field or the equivalent combination of education, technical training and related experience.
  • Experience working with customers, addressing issues, and managing customer concerns and requests over the phone and/or in person.
  • Proficiency and experience with the Windows and or Linux Operating systems.
  • Experience troubleshooting, analyzing, and resolving moderately complex IT problems with a focus on details to ensure follow-through to assure problems are resolved.
  • Experience writing technical solutions and commercial knowledgebase articles.
  • Ability to achieve and maintain a high level of technical proficiency.
  • Experience and knowledge of the skills needed for a customer support role to include a focus on listening, rapport-building, good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with individuals with all levels of technical and non-technical skill sets, friendly and approachable nature, and courtesy and patience.
  • Strong active listening, typing, and documentation skills and specifically, the ability to type by touch.

Additional qualifications at the 525.3 level

  • Ability to identify and document trending and/or systemic issues and consider/propose resolutions to the responsible service providers.
  • Advanced analytical and troubleshooting skills, attention to detail, and consistent resolution of IT problems.
  • Ability to script repetitive tasks to help improve call duration and wait times.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Experience using the ServiceNow (or similar) ticket management tool as well as writing knowledge base articles in ServiceNow.
  • Experience working at a service desk and/or call center.
  • Intermediate knowledge of and experience with account management systems, (e.g., Active Directory, Multi-factor authentication) as well as understanding of classified network policies and procedures.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

Security Clearance

This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire.  For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing candidates and employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value and hire a diverse workforce as it is a vital component of our culture and success. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

LLNL invites you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Reasonable Accommodation

At LLNL, our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory.  If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

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