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Senior Computer User Support Specialist


Computer Specialist


Macdill AFB, Florida, United States


Work Where it Matters

Compass Point, an Akima company, is not just another federal IT contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At Compass Point, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , Compass Point provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , Compass Point delivers a broad range of skilled IT services, including data-centric services, software development, IT infrastructure modernization, managed IT services, and more.

As a Compass Point employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Compass Point is looking for a Systems Analyst to join our team supporting USSOCOM. In this role, you will be a part of an enterprise IT Service Management (ITSM) process for USSOCOM locations across several networks and mission-critical applications. Candidate must possess active DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance and DoDM 8570 certifications along with a combination of education and demonstrated experience/training on networks and applications specific to the SIE / USSOCOM enterprise, IT service management, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), and other relevant domains. Candidate must be able to work autonomously and exercise independent judgement on resolving complex technical issues without oversight as well as recommending creative/innovative ways to enhance the overall SIE ITSM. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Veterans encouraged to apply.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments.
  • Plans and leads major technology assignments.
  • Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success.
  • Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. May supervise others.
  • Interfaces directly with supported end-users to provide hardware, software, network and applications problem resolution.
  • Is an expert with industry standard desktop operating systems and office automation software suites.
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Will be required to work rotating shift schedules to include nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Senior Service Desk Technicians (SSDTs) must be able to clearly communicate via phone, portals and instant messaging with end users and technicians.
  • These technicians must have extensive experience troubleshooting core services (file, e-mail, print, web, portal and transport), and be able to mentor lower level technicians to become experts within these areas.
  • Must be able to present a professional, sharp and technically savvy image via verbal, written and in person communications with customers with responsibilities ranging from entry level to the senior executive levels and serve as a positive example to other technicians on the team. SSDTs must be qualified to perform the following functions:
  • Senior technician will exemplify professionalism in all areas of the job; compliance with schedule, following CSD business processes, and superior customer service skills.
  • Serve as the initial point of contact for resolution of desktop/laptop/mobile related problems in a 70,000+ customer enterprise.
  • Troubleshoot research, diagnose, document, and resolve technical issues surrounding Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, MS Office applications, email, other special applications, Internet connections, and hardware/peripheral equipment via telephone.
  • Will be required to provide VIP level support to USSOCOM executive level users and their staff.
  • Document, track, resolve, and report on problems and work orders using Remedy Action Request database system.
  • Modify, create, and troubleshoot user accounts via Active Directory, submit changes to file management and peripheral devices via Remedy, escalate network incidents, and provide direct support to USSOCOM customers located throughout the world.
  • Determine which special team can best resolve the problem and assign the task to the Desktop Support, Customer Support, Network Administration or System Administration Teams when a solution cannot be provided telephonically.
  • Ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot server, network, system and application issues.
  • Technical expertise in the setup, operation, and troubleshooting of all associated and follow-on operating systems.
  • Must be proficient with Dameware, RDP and Terminal Services
  • Will be required to perform incident management functions which include Incident trending and prioritization and documenting and communicating those findings with senior organizational team members.
  • May serve as the functional lead of a team to direct and monitor other technicians in the performance of their duties.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification.
  • Must be able to maintain DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification via continuing education requirements or re certification.
  • Possess current TS clearance with SCI eligibility.
  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field. Relevant experience may be substituted for education.
  • Years Experience: 5-10 Years.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Special Operations Force experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: None

Organization: Compass Point

Clearance: TS/SCI

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11093