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IT Support Technician

Government and Military

Aircraft Technician


Newark, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking IT Support Technicians in Northeast region of the United States to support our Department of Homeland Security (DHS) customer at their regional CONUS and OCONUS facilities.

We are pipelining candidates for future roles in the following states: NY, NJ, and VT.

This is perfect for you if you are interested in exploring new and exciting opportunities that don't require an immediate start! If you are a college student (who will meet minimum requirements upon graduation) or are open to moving to another geographical location at a future date, we'd love to talk to you. Once a position opens up, if you've received a contingent offer and successfully completed the background check and security process, you'll be considered for the next available position!

With your fantastic attention to detail and follow-through, you will provide Tier 2 IT help desk support, assisting with hardware and software troubleshooting and providing video teleconferencing and remote support. With your experience with Windows operating systems including patching and updates, Active Directory, data encryption, and backup software, you will make a great addition to our team. In addition to your technical experience, you also have exceptional customer service skills and are willing to go the extra mile.


  • Provide LAN administrator support with the installation, configuration and maintenance of network communication devices, servers, network storage arrays and tape backup units
  • Provide support of network attached devices such as computers, printers, fax machines, biometric devices, electrocardiograms, x-ray machines, smart display, and sensors. Also provide support of mobile and wireless devices to include smartphones, tablets, and hotspots
  • Assist in testing, applying, and maintaining server configurations and related security patches, as well as maintaining and checking the health of systems and backups to include restore testing
  • Monitors ITSM (ServiceNow) assignment groups and applies troubleshooting needed to resolve tickets
  • Conduct or provide new equipment deployments and/or requested deployment support, including installation and maintenance of video teleconferencing infrastructure
  • Responsible for understanding the needs of the customers and the realities of commercially available IT products and creating requirements that will allow implementation by the architecture and engineering team and COTS products
  • Participate in pre-scheduled after-hours support of weekly on-call rotation and/or as a team member supporting special projects or events

Here at Amentum, we believe in fostering a sense of belonging. We welcome diversity, encourage growth and development, promote safety first, and believe curiosity is the spark for innovation. We take care of our employees who in turn take care of our customers, driving the success of our business.

Compensation & Benefits:

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $55,000 - $70,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant internal equity, and alignment with market data.) This position includes a competitive benefits package. For more detailed information on our Benefits and what it is like to work for Amentum, please visit our careers site:

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate Degree or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years’ of IT-related support experience, preferably in a help-desk or customer support role
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and resolve desktop, network, or other IT issues
  • General knowledge network products and systems
  • Experience in a rapid paced, time sensitive, high-quality environment
  • Good technical writing, presentation, and documentation skills
  • Must have excellent team skills and collaboration skills
  • Attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to bend, kneel, stretch, crawl and lift or move up to 50 lbs
  • Must pass Motor Vehicle Records check as this position is classified as a “Regular Driver” and overnight travel may be required (Actual travel percentage varies based upon location but is typically less than 20%)
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and pass the DHS Employment Eligibility Verification process
  • Must be comfortable wearing a mask and disclosing and/or providing evidence of vaccination status to others

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience of IT support in an Enterprise environment (10,000+ end-users)
  • Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments which are broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks
  • Ability to apply a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments
  • Experience evaluating system performance results and recommending improvements or optimizations
  • Experience performing IT hardware repairs and installing replacement parts
  • Experience planning and leading technology assignments and projects
  • Prior hands-on experience with the setup, configuration and administration of servers and backups
  • Experience functioning as a technical expert across multiple project assignments
  • ITIL v4, MCSE, A+, Security+, Network+, or other relevant certifications