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Service Desk Technician

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 11/07/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Technology Job Number: 590405 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

  • The individual in this role will largely provide level 2 –but will be required to provide level 1 support as well.
  • This roll will require on site presence in South San Francisco, and occasionally Newark, CA.
  • Provide self-sufficient IT support services for all aspects of user account setup and maintenance, system patching, antivirus, system imaging, break / fix on PC and Mac platforms, video conference equipment, printers / copiers, phone systems and general IT hardware / software.
  • Hardware deployment and recovery for onboarding and offboarding process by following and maintaining checklist and asset lists.
  • Follow SOP documentation and escalate issues as appropriate.
  • Manage individual workflow and maintain current ticket queue consistent with IT SOPs.
  • Mobile support: iOS, Android.
  • Develop and maintain productive and professional relationship with user base. Strong customer service-oriented mentality a must. Excellent communication/interpersonal skills, ability and willingness to learn and cross train with other IT staff members required.
  • Support a diverse Desktop Productivity environment: Windows 10, Mac OSX, Microsoft Active Directory, Okta SSO, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office Suite, Box, SharePoint, system imaging technologies, VPN, and network connectivity.
  • Experienced in using Zoom, and Microsoft Teams, and Microsoft Quick Assist to remote control for troubleshooting
  • Ensure the efficient support of core organizational roles and C-level staff.
  • Provide daily early morning operational checks of all critical SaaS-based and AV systems.
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in a Life Sciences-related company preferred.
  • Ability to work directly with end users to resolve desktop issues.
  • Ability to analyze complex technical problems and evaluate solutions.
  • Ability to translate complex technical issues into lay terms.
  • Experience across Microsoft (OS, Office), Apple (OS), Okta (SSO), Box within the Life Sciences industry required
  • Basic understanding of SOX and GxP controls
  • Understanding of techniques and practices in installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of network hardware, computer workstations, servers and software.
  • Track record of providing a high level of customer service to internal customers.
  • Microsoft certifications a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative work environment.

  • Bachelor's or equivalent work experience required.

Pay Rate Range: $20-28/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience 
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