Tier 2 Service Desk Specialist - GA

| Atlanta, GA, USA
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Who we are:

Makpar is a team of innovators and consultants deploying cutting edge technologies for the federal government. We help our clients achieve their business and operational goals by solving complex problems through experience and intellect and build sustainable solutions that last. If you are driven and looking to tackle complex and critical client challenges, Makpar can provide a dynamic, mission focused, and rewarding environment for your professional growth.


Our service offerings include Cybersecurity, Cloud Migration, IT Project Management, Agile Transformation, DevSecOps, Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM), and Health IT. We are proud to be a Great Place to Work™ certified four years in a row. Recent awards include Fortune Top 100 Small Place to Work, Inc 5000, and Inc Best in Business. In 2019, we were awarded the SBA Subcontractor of the Year Award (Region 3) for our program management and Agile development work at the IRS. 

The Position:

Makpar has an exciting opportunity for a Tier 2 Service Desk Specialist to join our growing team. The ideal candidate must possess and apply expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. The Service Desk Specialist is required to meet contract Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for incident Response, Update, Handoff, and Resolution times. The Service Desk Specialist must follow published Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Knowledge Base Articles (KBAs), but may also be called to perform additional activities, developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems. Must contribute to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable. This is a full-time, hourly position.

*This position is ON-SITE at 61 Forsyth Street, Atlanta, GA 30303*

Role Specific Duties:

  • Responds and diagnoses problems through discussion with users and hands-on assistance. 
  • Provides on-site support to end users on a variety of issues.
  • Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems.
  • Responds to tickets assigned by Tier 1.
  • Ensures all assigned tickets are updated and moving towards a successful resolution in a manner that meets or exceeds SLAs.
  • Documents, tracks, and monitors tickets to ensure a timely resolution.
  • Provides second-tier support to users’ applications or hardware issues.
  • Interacts with network services, software systems engineering, and/or applications development to restore service and/or identify and correct core problem.
  • Simulates or recreates user problems to resolve operating difficulties.
  • Recommends systems modifications to reduce user problems.
  • Performs Moves, Adds and Changes (MAC)

Qualification Requirements:

  • Required: (or can obtain within 60 days of hire) Microsoft Office Specialist certification for Office 2007 or later. 
  • Required: One of the following. ITIL v3 Foundations, Help Desk Institute's HDA, CSR, or other IT industry certification. 
  • At least 2 years of current experience in participating in a desk-side support environment. 
  • Knowledge Requirements Include: 

  • Microsoft network or enterprise support
  • Active Directory 
  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • Office 2013
  • Office 365
  • Blackberry, 
  • MaaS360 
  • NetIQ Directory Resource Administrator (DRA)
  • Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Cisco AnyConnect 
  • Citrix XenDesktop 
  • Junos Pulse 
  • NetScreen VPN 
  • BMC Remedy 7.5 or 8.1 employing Incident Management (IM), Knowledge Repository (KR), Service Request (SR), Problem Management (PM), and Service Level (SL) modules. 
  • Candidates must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card status) for 3 years and be Federal Tax compliant.


At Makpar Corporation we understand that we all need to balance work and life – that is why we have a great benefits package, excellent training and career development opportunities, flexible work schedules along with a generous compensation package. At Makpar, we believe in keeping our employees happy, healthy and engaged. We pride ourselves in providing outstanding benefits, creating environments where employees are encouraged to be themselves, collaborate, and be inquisitive in order to achieve goals.

Start your career today and be a part of something meaningful!

Makpar is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

More Information on Makpar
Makpar operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Herndon, VA. Makpar was founded in 2008. It has 48 total employees. To see all 5 open jobs at Makpar, click here.
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