Service Desk Agent

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Requisition ID
Position Category
Technical Support / Help Desk
Citizen Security & Public Services


Key Responsibilities:

  • Receive, document, categorize, triage, route, and resolve end user IT requests and incidents tickets.
  • Review and evaluate tickets for escalation and transfer to Tier 2 agent consistent with defined processes and procedures.
  • Collaborate with other agent to ensure 75% of user support incident tickets are resolved at Tier 1 within required SLA timeframes.
  • Work with end user to validate all Tier 1 and transferred-back Tier 2 and Tier 3 tickets are resolved prior to ticket closure.
  • Monitor tier 1 tickets and associated trends to ensure large, systemic issues, and/or work stoppages are quickly identified, grouped, and escalated when/as necessary.
  • Route tickets to external support groups based on information and policies provided by the customer.
  • Service Desk Trainer will ensure Tier 1 and Tier are trained and knowledgeable on M/CIO managed processes and tools, such as for ITIL and IT Service Management and be provided regular or refresher training as process improvements/changes are implemented.
  • Service Desk Trainer will ensure all help desk documentation and artifacts meet the quality level define by the program.

                                                         *Contingent on Contract Award*


Basic Qualification:

  • U.S. Citizen; eligible for U.S. Secret Security Clearance.
  • 1 – 3 years’ experience supporting Service Desk or Help Desk operations.
  • Must have experience with ServiceNow or other ITSM tools.
  • Must be proficient in English.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Active Secret Security Clearance.
  • ITIL v.4 Certification

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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