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Huntington Ingalls Industries Technical Support Specialist - 19353 in Fairfax, Virginia

Technical Support Specialist - 19353

Position Location Fairfax, VA

Requisition # 19353

# of Openings 1

HII-Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII-MDIS is currently seeking a Technical Support Specialist to work out of their Merrifield, VA office.

Duties & Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

  • Use support desk incident tracking systems

  • Create and manage incident (issue) tickets, provide caller with ticket number and estimated resolution time

  • Verify that software/equipment is properly configured and network connectivity is operational and correct connected to the network

  • Follow helpdesk scripts to analyze and resolve system hardware and software issues, troubleshoot network and communication problems, and transfer or escalate issues

  • Escalate issues as needed to next Tier support

  • Conduct follow-up to ensure issue is resolved and ticket is closed

  • Use ordering system to order and track replacement parts

  • Learn to re-configure CPU/laptop based scanning systems and web-based configuration systems

Qualifications & Experience:


  • Associate of Arts degree

  • Willing to work any day of the week. Current hours of operation are M-F 0600-1900; Saturday 0600-1400; Sundays/Holidays 0500-1200 EST.

  • Experience working cooperatively with technical support groups when troubleshooting network issues via bridge calls, email, and instant messenger and other communication tools.

  • Shall have knowledge, skills, and abilities in some or all of the below:

  • Computer operations background​

  • Computer networking knowledge

  • Verify network timings

  • Verify proper sequential operation

  • Verify data transmission & data return formats

  • ​Must have good oral and written communication skills to support communication and incident ticket documentation of all interactions with callers or users, including but not limited to: phone, email, in-person, and other communication formats.


  • Minimum of one year experience working in technical support

  • BA degree

  • Active public trust clearance

  • Experience using Service Now incident ticket system

  • Familiarity with USPS mail processing systems (operations, equipment and/or software)

  • Familiarity with the suite of Intelligent Mail Barcodes

  • Familiarity with USPS PASS or DSS software/hardware


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a USPS Sensitive Clearance

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or have a Green Card and have been living in the U.S. for at least the last five years

  • Must not have traveled outside of the United States for more than 180 days in the last five years

  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.