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Senior IT Support Technician

San Diego, CA
Start date
Sep 6, 2023

Job Details

The Client Services department at Pacific Biosciences seeks a knowledgeable and energetic technician to join our team. Technical competency is key, as is a sense of urgency and a passion for helping others succeed. Our newest team member will have exemplary customer service skills and a high level of competency with Windows and Mac systems. Audio Visual support experience is also required. The IT Support Technician will support all users to effectively use personal computer equipment and software for high productivity.


Our team members pride themselves on providing white glove service to the entire user population, whether locally or remotely situated. We consider ourselves to be partners to the business units within the company and, as such, work directly with each member to assure that their technology stack enables them to thrive and be as productive as possible.


Are you the go-to technology consultant to all your friends and family? Do you have professional experience in a support organization? Do you live and breathe IT? If yes, kindly submit your resume for consideration.



  • Provide timely advanced-level support for all end-users, both local and remote.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software, and voice/data communication systems issues.
  • Support Microsoft Office, Office 365, 3rd party and custom software applications.
  • Support various Mac native and 3rd party applications.
  • Configure, deploy, and support laptop, workstation, and lab systems.
  • Manage and support mobility devices, including monitoring usage, device purchases and refreshes.
  • Monitor security applications and usage.
  • Resolve or re-assign helpdesk requests through the ticketing system in a timely manner.
  • Escalate calls/tickets per company processes when necessary.
  • Create and modify concise, accurate and informative documentation to simplify processes for end users.
  • Possess advanced knowledge of AV systems used in company-wide meetings, including audio, video, conferencing, and collaboration tools.
  • Ensure smooth operation and troubleshooting of AV equipment to facilitate effective and seamless virtual and in-person meetings.
  • Follow all operational standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of IT systems, configurations, AV setups, and processes.
  • Provide excellent customer service while displaying a sense of urgency in the resolution of issues.
  • Mentor and coach junior level Support Technicians to help build technical knowledge and skill.


Position Requirements:

  • Associate degree in a technology discipline and 3-5 years relevant experience or equivalent .
  • Advanced knowledge of Active Directory.
  • Advanced knowledge of Powershell
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7 through 11, Office 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 administration.
  • Advanced knowledge of Apple hardware and software.
  • Experience with multi-vendor hardware troubleshooting and repair.
  • Excellent people and team skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must.
  • Ability and desire to learn quickly and share knowledge.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and research capabilities.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure.
  • Ability to handle occasional rotating on-call support on weekends and evenings.
  • Experience supporting Audio/Visual equipment and Video Conferencing required.
  • Relevant prior customer service, call center, or help desk experience is a plus.
  • CompTIA A+, Network+, Microsoft Certifications a plus.


You may be required from time to time to visit and work at PacBio locations and for such times as the Company considers necessary for the proper performance of your duties.


All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.




Salary Range:

$64,700.00 - $97,100.00



Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, proof of COVID vaccination is required for all U.S.-based employees (subject to limited exceptions).


To ensure the health and safety of all PacBio employees and our prospective candidates, we have instituted a virtual interview experience.

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at PacBio. Staffing and recruiting agencies and individuals being represented by an agency are not authorized to use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes, and any such submissions will be considered unsolicited. PacBio does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, PacBio employees or any other company location. PacBio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.


If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at 650-521-8000, or for assistance.


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At PacBio, our mission is to enable the promise of genomics to better human health.

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1305 O'Brien Drive
Menlo Park
United States

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