Service Desk Team Lead

Technical Support / Help Desk



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Telecommute Options:

Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and retain ownership for all tickets processed by the Service Desk to ensure successful resolution of service or incident tickets to include tickets escalated to Tier-2 and Tier-3.
  • Collaborate with other Team Leads and manage assigned agents to ensure 75% of user support incident tickets are resolved at Tier 1 within required SLA timeframes.
  • Ensure team receive, document, categorize, triage, route, and resolve end user IT requests and incidents tickets.
  • Review and evaluate tickets for escalation and transfer to Tier 2 agent consistent with defined processes and procedures.
  • Work with System Managers (SMs) to ensure requests have been reviewed and routed appropriately.
  • Deliver Service Desk activity reporting using quantitative data and providing analysis and recommendations for increased efficiency based on SLA requirements.
  • Work with end user to validate all Tier 1 and transferred-back Tier 2 and Tier 3 tickets are resolved prior to ticket closure.
  • Collaborate with Service Desk Manager and other Service Desk Leads to ensure Tier 0 self-help material remain relevant to current operating practice and procedures.
  • Work with agency mangers to facilitate approval and update of Service Desk documentation including SOPs and KMs.                                                            

Basic Qualification:

  • US. Citizen; eligible for U.S. Security Clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 to 7 years, or master’s degree with 3 to 5, or PhD with 0 to 2 years’ experience is required.
  • Must have experience with ServiceNow or other ITSM tools.
  • Must be proficient in English.
  • ITIL v.4 Certification

Preferred Qualification:

  • Active Secret Security Clearance.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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