ManTech Desktop Support Engineer II in Pasadena, California

ManTech is looking for a Desktop Support Engineer II to join our team. The Desktop Engineer II is a key member of the IT team and will be primarily responsible for supporting the end user technology environment. This will include maintenance and management of company desktops, notebooks, mobile devices, printers, servers and other office equipment and related software. In addition, this individual will participate in the implementation of new hardware and software including the installation and configuration of MS applications on the end user computers. This position requires an in-depth knowledge of and experience working with MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat (multiple versions), and other desktop applications. In addition, thorough experience configuring, upgrading, troubleshooting desktop and laptops computers, servers, printers, scanners, and other peripheral devices is necessary. The successful candidate will who will be responsible for the effective and efficient operations, including maintenance and administration, of Windows-based, and Apple, computer systems.

General Responsibilities:

  • Lead the analysis of issues/problems and development of technical solutions as it relates to desktop engineering.

  • Develop desktop engineering plans and work toward related project and issue resolutions. Assist the Desktop Support team with participation in enterprise project deployments or resolving operational issues.

  • Establish system parameters and formats to ensure hardware/software compatibility

  • Coordinate and/or modify project requirements in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities.

  • Works closely with customers, business partners and other teams to examine existing desktop technical architecture systems and confirms the suitability of the systems to meet business objectives and strategies.

  • Participates in the design, testing and implementation of desktop technology for medium to large enterprise IT projects.

  • Recommends changes or specifications for new systems, as needed.

  • Serves as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the installation and support of PC based systems (PCs, laptops, and tablets, etc.), peripheral devices (printers, scanners, etc.) and software (off-the shelf or custom).

  • Oversees the implementation of new systems, processes and technology in the enterprise.

  • Provides support to Port customers requesting assistance utilizing PC based technologies.

  • The range of support is comprised of hardware equipment functionality, software applications, process support issues, general technical questions and emergency situations due to system failures and repairs.

  • Determines root cause analysis of problems that exist or are reported by end-users.

  • Provide desktop support via phone, email, in-person, and remote desktop tools for all local and remote users.

  • Maintain and perform hardware set up, proper configuration and system modifications to assure high availability and performance.

  • Escalate unresolved problems to staff with specific expertise, such as developers, network or system engineers, and database administrators in a timely manner

  • Collaborate effectively with desktop support team members and other IT technicians (network and/or system engineers) to resolve and document issues

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve application issues following standard operating procedures and using knowledge support tools.

  • Actively participate in meetings and intercede on behalf of the desktop support team to promote and lead implementation of ITIL v3 Service Operations Service Transition best practices in Incident, Problem and Change Management.

  • Track and maintain inventory of desktop, laptop, thin clients and peripheral equipment in order to meet the needs of the business.


Requires High School diploma or equivalent, and five to six years of related experience in computer hardware, software, networking systems, and in the set-up, configuration, use, and trouble shooting of computer systems.


High School Diploma or GED Certificate, Equivalent Experience/Education

Years of Experience

05-06 years w/High School Diploma

Position Type





ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 different government agencies.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Waretime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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