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IT Support Specialist

NGP VAN is seeking a IT Support Technician II who will provide end-user support, build new systems, develop and update systems documentation, and collaborate with our distributed IT team.

Candidates will also plan, implement and maintain hardware and software in support of our internal office environment.

Like most IT teams, we handle a mixture of break/fix and project work. This position will focus on end-user support, but we have a pretty technical staff. So we expect the IT Support Technician II to spend about 75% of their time on end-user support, and about 25% on projects.

Candidates should have the ability to research, recommend, plan and deploy systems, solve problems independently, and work well on cross-functional teams.

All work will be internal and their will be no client-facing interactions.


End-user technical support experience

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Windows Desktop and Server operating systems
  • Experience with Active Directory and/or Azure AD
  • Experience with Mac OS, Apple hardware, and other Apple products
  • Experiencing supporting desktop and laptop computers
  • Understanding of IP networking fundamentals
    • IP addresses, networks, subnet masks, major protocols, etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Desired but not Essential:

  • Familiarity with political campaigns and issue advocacy organizations
  • Experience with: 
    • Jira and Confluence
    • VMWare server virtualization products
    • Source control, change management and ticket-tracking systems
    • Scripting languages (PowerShell, Windows batch file, VBScript, AppleScript, Bash, Perl, etc).
    • Corporate phone systems
    • Deployment Tools (MDT, SCCM, other imaging software)
  • Understanding of enterprise IT operations concepts, including Configuration Management, Redundancy, Security, Monitoring, Logging, Risk, Performance, Automation

Note: This is a full-time position located in our DC office. Candidates should be able to lift 50 lbs. Occasional off-hours (nights and weekends) work will be required.

About Us

NGP VAN is a technology company whose team members do exciting and meaningful work that has a significant impact on promoting civil rights, social justice, and environmental responsibility.

Employees enjoy an unusually generous set of benefits, including 12 weeks paid parental leave, profit sharing, 100% premium-paid health/dental, and an ongoing education allowance. NGP VAN is one of only a handful of companies to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine for nine years in a row.

Last year we were named one of the Coolest Companies of 2016 by DC Inno. We've also been named one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the DC area by the Washington Business Journal and SmartCEO. The Wall Street Journal wrote “NGP VAN is something of a secret weapon for the Democratic Party and the labor unions and progressive groups that use it.” We have also won the AAPC award for Best Use of New Technology, and the Campaigns & Elections Award for Most Innovative Product.

Join our team and work alongside about 300 smart, passionate, and innovative co-workers, many of whom are industry recognized as experts in their fields.


The position offers competitive compensation and a strong benefits package. NGP VAN prides itself on being a progressive workplace; we have a fun and inclusive company culture, where we value teamwork, professional development, and work-life balance. We have your usual tech company perks whether you are a veteran or just getting started in your career, including relaxing (often) and winning (occasionally) on a softball field, happy hour in the office on Fridays, generous parental leave, enjoying periodic company retreats to warm places with beaches, and casual Friday every day.

How to Apply

Submit a resume and cover letter along with salary requirements through this site.

NGP VAN believes a diverse, inclusive staff makes us a stronger company and better partner for our clients. Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are encouraged to apply. We’re committed to hiring people on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need, and NGP VAN is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Since this position will have access to certain client data, an offer of employment will be contingent upon clear results of a background check, particularly clear of convictions of the crimes of cyberterrorism, espionage, fraud, harvesting, identity theft, hacking, and misuse of accounts. Background checks will only be conducted after a conditional offer of employment has been made, and will include Social Security verification, a criminal history review, and a domestic terrorist watchlist search, but not a credit check. Our full company policy will be shared with you prior to the search, which will not commence without your written consent.

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