The goal of End User Support Services is to maintain and return customers to normal IT Operations, as soon as possible, with the smallest possible impact on the business activity of the organization’s end user(s). The Candidate shall provide local and remote Technical Support Services for end user support on the NIPRNET and SIPRNET for Client users/customers/activities located in the West-Northern Region, primarily focused in Puget Sound, WA. The Candidate shall provide more complex support for IT Solutions software and hardware service request/incident processing for end-user issues that are not resolved at Initial Response Support level. This support includes the tracking of incident/service request from receipt through closure using the Client’s Trouble Ticket Tracking System, the “Commercial Off the Shelf” (COTS) software “BMC Remedy”.
Five (5) years of Information Technology (IT) experience including at least two projects in technical areas included below.
At least one project shall have occurred within the past three (3) years.
Works under general supervision, delivering service in support of End User IT requirements from inception to conclusion.
Develop required specifications for simple to moderately complex problems.
Coordinate with the Team Lead or Project Manager, COTRs, and Government user representatives to ensure accurate solutions and user satisfaction on technical matters.
Provide End User IT Operations Services/Support to all DLA users/customers of Client information systems to include the Non-Classified Internet Protocol Routing Network (NIPRNET) and Classified Secret Internet Protocol Routing Network (SIPRNET), in the National Capital Region, primarily focused in Puget Sound, WA. All customers, whether in the defined service area, teleworking, working remotely, or at another duty location shall receive the same high quality service and support.
Sensitivity Level: IT-II – Non-critical Sensitive
IA Level: IAT-II - Security+ (CE), CCNA
Computing Environment: Windows 7, Windows10, MCITP-EDA, MCSA, MCSE
Qualified candidates will have relevant work experience delivering the following:
Incident Management. Triage, identify, work and resolve IT incidents encountered by IT system users, by following and complying with approved standard operating procedures. The goal is to return users to productive service within the timeframes identified in the performance metrics of this contract.
Service Request Management. Resolve IT service requests assigned, by following and complying with approved standard operating procedures. This includes but may not be limited to request for changes in environment, installation, move or change in computing hardware or software, or changes to the physical infrastructure.
Escalation Management. Immediately escalate Incidents or Service Requests that are outside the scope of their responsibility to the appropriate work group. The contractor shall follow and comply with standard operating procedures.
Program Management. Ensure that work performed is efficient and effective and that requirements and performance goals are met. Review services provided and recommend improvements that will provide gains in efficiency and customer satisfaction while reducing operating costs.
Support Environment. Provide End User Support, to include configuration, build, tear-down, placement, maintenance and administration for the following types of equipment: desktops, laptops, thin clients, Windows and Apple Tablets, Scanners and digital plotters, Desktop and Network printers, iPhones with CAC reader, other mobile devices, monitors and VOIP desk phones and other devices as defined by the government.
Classified Operations. Support systems and users operating on classified networks and provide incident response as a result of spillages and systems recovery efforts.
Device Build, maintenance and administration. The vendor shall provide hardware/software configuration of desktop, laptop, thin clients, mobile devices and printer/scanner devices as required by Client standards. This shall include setup, installation, initialization, and test of hardware/software, operating systems (OS), interfaces (user, network, and applications), and standard applications. The vendor shall perform troubleshooting and reconfigurations due to problems, performance issues, or requirement changes. Baseline configurations shall be applied using disk-imaging utilities. The vendor shall utilize the Client standard workstation image, deploy the image to the staged hardware and deploy the system to IT Systems as required.
IT Incident and Customer Service. The vendor shall resolve IT Incidents assigned to their workload queues in the government provided Trouble Ticketing System within the timeframes required in this performance work statement. The timeframe is defined as the time from when the incident ticket is placed in the support group queue in the trouble ticketing system until the time the problem is resolved and verified with the user.
IT Service Requests. The vendor shall review, action and resolve IT service requests assigned, to include documenting resolution and actions taken in the trouble ticketing system. This includes but may not be limited to request for changes in environment, installation, move or change in computing hardware or software, or changes to the physical infrastructure. Service requests shall include work required by another Enterprise Service Area (ESA) in support of overall mission completion.
Software Support. The vendor shall provide software support:
Provide software integration, identification of products to meet customers’ requirements current and future.
Provide technical support, software installation and configuration.
Augment support for releases/upgrades/patches, configuration, troubleshooting and resolution for various software packages.
Provide feedback to Application Developers regarding COTS/GOTS software code or software defects.
Device wiping and restoration. The vendor shall wipe and/ or restore to working order IT equipment where practical. Devices that have been designated to be no longer useable or to be disposed of shall be wiped of data in conformance with Client standards.
Installations, Moves, Adds, Changes (IMAC). The vendor shall be responsible for coordination and the physical execution of Installations/Moves/Adds/Changes (IMACs). One IMAC should include a workstation, monitor and peripherals associated with an individual, where applicable. One IMAC should also contain the removal, storage, and subsequent replacement of such equipment during office furniture modification, and other applicable events, and operational verification once finished. IMACs shall be completed on the prescribed date on the service request but not later than 5 days from submission.
Mobile Devices. The vendor shall provide sustainment support and the installation, configuration and maintenance of the Client Enterprise-Wide Mobile Device services, to include, but not limited to:
Manage, maintain, support, troubleshoot and optimize mobile solution presently in place while making suggestions and adjustments to future needs. Keep pace with new products and enhancements to mobile technology.
Assist the Client in providing technical reviews for mobile computing devices.
Respond to user requests for service and/or information for their mobile device needs.
Deploy enterprise applications and software for mobile devices, to include wireless air cards, access points and Operating system updates.
Train end users on mobile device technology
Assist with the deployment of security and device management policies