General Dynamics Information Technology ESOC Watch Officer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Customer Support

Job Description:

GDIT is searching for an ESOC Watch Officer who holds TS/SCI (poly preferred) for a full time position, located in Colorado Springs. Shifts will be 3 on and 3 off, 12 hours, Day or Night available. The positions offered herein are contingent upon customer approval, but GDIT is actively seeking qualified candidates in order to be prepared to immediately fill these positions .

Program overview

GDIT will provide DoDIIS (Department of Defense Intelligence Information System) customers worldwide with an ESOC consisting of Self-Help Knowledge Portals, remote Service Desk resolution support, and in-field customer engagement support. GDIT will be the first point of contact for IT problem resolutions helping to increase user satisfaction, reduce resolution time, and consolidate and standardize remote and in-field customer support at the enterprise level.

Responsibilities and Duties

Provide support to the Enterprise Watch Command Center to ensure monitoring, tracking, and documenting of Severity Level incidents and escalation of incidents affecting critical business functions.

• Monitor and track service impacting changes in the enterprise infrastructure.

• Work with Service Operations team staff during the installation, upgrade, or decommissioning of infrastructure equipment or software to monitor and track potential impact to the enterprise

• Monitors and analyzes critical incident alerts regarding outages or degradation in services affecting the enterprise using monitoring tools

• Assist with the development and maintenance of standard operation monitoring procedures

• Assist with Major Incident Severity Level calls (standing up conference calls, identifying appropriate service line resources, documenting a timeline of events)

• Preparing, updating, and reporting Situational Awareness to the ESOC PMO and Client Liaisons

• Monitor planned and unplanned service impacting changes

• Assist with preparation of Outage and Resolution Notifications for Severity Level Incidents, Advisory Notifications, Planned Outage Notifications, and updates to those outages

• Assist with SharePoint Outage Tracker entries and updates

• Assist with setting up conference bridges in support of Severity Level 1s and 2s and engaging appropriate resources

• Archiving of Daily Operations Report and Shift Change Log (Day Shift)

• Perform trend analysis reports as requested

• Check on the status of Critical Site Tickets and close if possible

• Check on the status of Prolonged/Multiple Transfers of Tickets and close if possible


• Bachelors’ Degree + 3-4 years working in a technical environment as it relates to IT issues

• Associates Degree +5- 6 years

• 8 Years IT Experience without Degree

• Holds TS/SCI (poly preferred)

• Hold an ITIL and/or technical certification

• Technical background and strong IT skills/knowledge in networking, exchange, or desktop support

• Strong understanding of ITIL concepts

• Proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, and desktop applications

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills

• Strong logic and analytical skills

• Strong customer service skills and experience

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment

• Excellent organizational skills

• Basic knowledge of ServiceNow, Windows Desktops, or other IT Service Management System

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Work Location:

USA CO Colorado Springs - 8610 Explorer Dr (COC036)

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CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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