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Service Desk Manager

Company: SAIC
Location: Oak Ridge
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

**Description**SAIC is looking for outstanding IT candidates to join our Defense & Civilian Sector in support of the Federal Aviation Administration Integrated Service Center (FAA ISC). SAIC leads the way to provide customer-centric IT Service Management (ITSM) focused on improving service, and leveraging processes and strategies with an emphasis on timely IT services and support.As the Tier 1 Service Desk Manager, you will be responsible for the overall performance and management of the Tier 1 Helpdesk. Working within the Service Desk Team, you will supervise the day-to-day activities of Tier 1 Helpdesk Supervisors, Tier 1 Leads, and Tier 1 Technicians who are responsible for responding user requests by phone, email, and the online portal.**Candidates must be able to commute to the Cookeville or Oak Ridge, TN offices. This role is remote, but would require the candidate to be onsite occasionally.****Responsibilities**+ Responsible for overall performance and management of the Tier 1 helpdesk call center.+ Manage Tier 1 staff including supervisors, team leads, and technicians.+ Support achievement of Service Center SLAs.+ Contribute customer service information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews,+ Design, recommend, and implement production and quality initiatives.+ Improve customer service quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes, establishing and communicating service metrics, monitoring and analyzing results, and implementing changes.+ Exercise independent judgment within generally defined objectives and policies.+ Communicate with other departments, senior management, functional peer groups, technical staff and customers to ensure satisfactory customer support and gain cooperation.+ Responsible for maintaining and following detailed operational procedures ensuring contract terms are met, and will continuously improve quality of service delivery and provide value added customer service.+ Perform full range of managerial duties for employees supervised, including recruitment, salary administration, performance reviews, counseling and employee development.+ Ensure quality standards for Service Desk Incidents including accuracy of problem description, troubleshooting, resolution, etc.**Qualifications****Required Qualifications**+ Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.+ 2+ years experience as a manager or supervisor of an IT Help Desk.+ Possess or have the ability to obtain HDI Service Center Manager and ITIL certifications.+ Must be willing to work effectively within a team environment in a fast-paced role.+ Must possess excellent communication skills, be dependable, outgoing and positive with excellent problem solving skills.**Required Clearance**+ Must be able to obtain a public trust clearance.**Desired Qualifications**+ Experience in oversight and management of Service Desk technicians; preferably with personnel located in multiple locations.+ Must have the ability to communicate moderately complex or technical information, ideas and results effectively in both oral and written form; compose correspondence and reports. Interact daily with staff and/or functional peer groups and customers.+ Familiar with standard corporate security policies.+ Must have strong leadership, analytical, and reasoning skills as well as the ability to communicate complex ideas and provide innovative solutions.+ Excellent customer service skills and be well versed in the Service Desk environment to include managing SLAs.+ Strong understanding of multi-channel Service Desk metrics and the ability to motivate and lead a team that can meet set goals and objectives is a must.+ Must possess the ability to gather, interpret and present operational metrics to determine trends affecting performance goals.COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us ( and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.REQNUMBER: 2115753SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nations most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Keywords: SAIC, Knoxville , Service Desk Manager, Executive , Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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