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Computer Operator


Computer Operator


Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States


Computer Operator to support an IT program for The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services Internal Service Desk. The service desk consists of a centralized service desk and related roles tied to specific networking/telecom functions. The centralized service desk is the entry point and owner of first tiers of support (based on Information Technology Infrastructure Library’s [ITIL®] definition of tiers). Requests are received via phone calls, emails, chats, and web submittals

Monday through Friday starting hours 6am to 10am MST

The service desk is responsible for (1) delivering remote IT support by creating, maintaining, and using knowledge articles and (2) performing basic troubleshooting to resolve, capture, report, or route incidents and requests. Some of the service desk's functions are replicated in the network/telecom areas.

The responsibility of a Computer Operator is to provide in-depth procedural & technical computer end-user support with the highest level of customer satisfaction. Support will be provided using inbound phone calls, inbound chat, inbound & outbound email, instant messaging or other tools as assigned & available. In some cases, the Computer Operator will dispatch service requests & escalate issues to appropriate points of contact defined within the support organization.

Position requires shift flexibility to support a 24x7 operation 365 days a year. Must be available to work nights, holidays and weekends on short notice.

This work is currently being performed remotely, however must be within commutable driving distance to Leidos office in Albuquerque, NM.


  • Resolve basic issues remotely by phone and email support that have been reported by the customer. Upon completing additional training, you will move to resolve more complex issues.
  • Provide comprehensive Phone and Email Support for the efficient resolution of incidents & requests for end-users.
  • Upon completing additional training, assist in various scopes of the Service Desk as needed by the business. Resolve more complex hardware & software problems utilizing this additional training & expertise.
  • Appropriately document all required information into the ticketing system & the knowledgebase. Efficiently & accurately identify the customer’s specific information.
  • Resolve issues as appropriate on the first point of contact or within the appropriate timeline.
  • Meet required productivity expectations, including Service Center metrics.
  • Route & Dispatch the service request, incident or change request to the appropriate IT support group or next level Tech, for resolution.
  • Maintain & contribute to the in-house knowledgebase; Analyze content of resolved tickets & promote information to knowledgebase articles as appropriate, while keeping knowledgebase articles current.
  • Possess the capacity to work independently & effectively while maintaining positive productivity levels.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with fellow peers, cross functional teams & leadership.
  • Other duties assigned as necessary.


  • Obtain & maintain a Public Trust Clearance; All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years prior in order to be considered
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to type 35 WPM

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience with Mac and Windows Operating Systems and hardware
  • 1-2 plus year(s) of PC support, diagnostic/troubleshooting, & repair experience is desired.
  • Must have a working knowledge of PC operations which include: Hardware, network settings, operating system, & MS Office applications.
  • Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related discipline.
  • Any Technical Certifications, ie: A+, NET+, ACMT, Microsoft Fundamentals, etc.
  • ITIL v4 Foundations Certification.
  • Ability to type 40+ WPM

The hourly rate for this position is $19.73/hr

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range -

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.