Job Location

Washington, DC Metropolitan Area

Employment Type


Work Hours

Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Citizenship and Clearances

U.S. Citizens only.
Must be able to pass a background investigation.

Windows 7 Migration Technician: Short-Term

Open Technology Group is looking for an experienced Deployment Specialist / Migration Technician to migrate client systems and end user data from Windows XP to Windows 7. This is a short-term position providing migration services to a variety of government clients on an as-needed basis. The successful candidate will have the ability to identify problems, apply optimal solutions, and communicate and escalate issues to leadership as appropriate. May require up to 25% travel.

General Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience migrating desktops and laptops from Windows XP to Windows 7
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service acumen up to the executive level
  • Ability to maintain the integrity and confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Must be able to physically lift and move workstation equipment
  • Experience with Federal government is preferred, but not required

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Migrates client systems and end user data from Windows XP to Windows 7
  • Resolves simple and complex workstation integration and networking issues at the hardware, software, and operating system levels

Key Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Strong Windows 7 troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites including 2007 and 2010
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, email your resume as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format to with the Position Title in the subject line. In addition to work history, please be sure your resume highlights the following (as applicable): Technical Training and Certifications, Key Qualifications, Technical Proficiencies (including hardware, software, operating systems, servers, databases, languages, networks/protocols, tools and methodologies), Education, and Security Clearance.

About Open Technology Group

Open Technology Group is a small business providing information technology services to federal government clients. We are committed to innovation and dedicated to improving the efficiency of government operations with secure, reliable, and sustainable technology solutions. Despite differences in our roles, responsibilities, and locations, we are all united by a single set of core values that are truly the underpinning of our corporate culture. In addition to numerous professional development opportunities, Open Technology Group provides eligible employees with a comprehensive benefits packages that includes paid holidays and time off, employer-matching 401(k) retirement savings plan, medical, dental, and vision insurance, and more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Open Technology Group is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, marital status, genetic status, family responsibilities, or any other factor protected by law.