Help Desk Specialist

Location US-Washington, DC
Job Code
Clearance Required
Not Required
Posted Date
2 months ago(4/26/2024 1:16 PM)

Position Summary

Avineon is seeking a Help Desk Specialist to add to our dynamic team of IT professionals. We are seeking a qualified candidate with at least three years of experience in end user and help desk support. The successful candidate will support our client’s users with tier 1 and 2 ticket requests for IT assistance.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Respond to and resolve tier 1 and 2 user requests for IT support. Requests may be made in person, by telephone, or email. User assistance requests which cannot be resolved shall be escalated to a subject matter expert for tier 3 support.
  • Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems (e.g., repair or replace parts, debugging, etc.)
  • Log all requests and resolution status in a designated system.
  • Perform administration services such as creating, changing, and deleting end-user accounts.
  • Install, configure, set up, and troubleshoot all hardware and software components with existing systems and other system interfaces, and test for system functionality.
  • Reconcile documentation for equipment issues and returns.
  • Update and maintain hardware asset management list for end user laptops and workstations and report any discrepancies.
  • Identify computer or other equipment shortages and report needs.
  • Provide orientation and guidance to users on how to operate new software and computer equipment.
  • Provide user support for configuration and administration of specialized technologies as identified by the government.
  • Organize and schedule upgrades and maintenance.
  • Apply appropriate security measures consistent with approved security standards.
  • Manage and Support Microsoft 365.
  • Recommend technical standards and policies and solutions as needed.

Education - Experience & Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or relevant field experience.
  • Minimum of three years of proven experience supporting users as an IT Specialist/Technician.
  • Certification as IT Specialist/Technician is preferred (e.g. CompTIA A+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional).


  • Washington, DC

 Avineon, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.


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