Applied Insight

  • Operations Support

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 9 months ago(11/15/2018 12:22 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    At Applied Insight, we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers’ technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation. Our unique approach to information technology considers people first. We make it our job to understand our customer’s mission and the user’s reality right from the start, combining technology and process to deliver what customers really need to succeed – from adaptation to innovation – drawing on our long experience of supporting the US Defense, Intelligence and Federal Civilian communities.


    Applied Insight (AI) is seeking an Operations Support in Washington, D.C. 


    The operations support team for COLISEUM/TRACER is responsible for providing Help Desk and Functional support to the end-users of the intelligence application, providing insight to the capabilities of the application when helping end-users, investigating and troubleshooting reported issues or anomalies discovered with the application, and monitoring the application and components of the application. Hours of support are primarily Mon-Fri from 0800-1600 hrs. EST, but will require rotating on-site weekend support.

    Position is contingent upon award of funding which is anticipated in November or December 2018.


    • Utilize and understand the functional and administrative capabilities provided by the COLISEUM/TRACER application 
    • Respond to and resolve end-user functional questions and issues related to the COLISEUM/TRACER application which are reported via support phone, email, or trouble tickets
    • Work with the Engineering team to address and resolve more complex issues
    • Solve problems quickly in high-stress situations
    • Use administrative tools built into the application to resolve issues and update picklist items as required
    • Build strong client relationships and maintain their confidence


    • Position requires an active TS/SCI 
    • Polygraph will be required once selected for the position
    • High School diploma/GED with 10 years of experience, or Associates degree with 8 years of experience, or Bachelors degree with 6 years of experience, or Masters degree with 4 years of experience, or PhD with 2 years of experience
    • Ability to research and evaluate new concepts and processes to improve performance
    • Ability to analyze cross-functional problem sets, identifiy root causes, and resolve issues
    • Abiltiy to assist more junior level technicians, specialists, and managers in their activities
    • Can perform all tasks of lower level technicians, specialists, and/or managers
    • Can work individually, actively participate on integrated teams, and lead multiple tasks, projects or teams
    • Abilty to oversee and monitor performance, and when required, take steps to resolve issues
    • Can direct multiple teams through to project completion
    • Can provide guidance and direction to lower level technicians, specialists, and managers

    Training & Certifications:

    • DoD 8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order
    • Applicable software or hardware training and certifications commensurate with the technical objectives, services required, and IT environment specified within the task order

    Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Prior military or experience working with military organizations and personnel
    • Prior help desk and functional operations support with experience working with end users
    • Prior experience using Command Line Interface (CLI) and command line editors to identify and resolve application, database or data related issues
    • Working knowledge of Linux/UNIX Operating System (O/S)
    • Knowledge and utilization of web-based applications


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