IT Support Analyst - Growing company

Foster City, California, United States · Information Technology


IT Support Analyst - (1st & 2nd line)

Orchard Therapeutics is clinical-stage biotechnology company developing transformative gene therapies for patients with severe inherited orphan diseases. The company was formed in September 2015 and was named a Fierce 15 Company by Fierce Biotech in 2016. Orchard’s lead program, OTL-101, autologous lentiviral gene therapy for ADA-SCID (adenosine deaminase severe combined immunodeficiency), is anticipated to become one of the first gene therapies approved by the FDA.

The company is expanding its footprint in Europe and in the United States. Given the rapid growth of the company’s US operations, Orchard is looking to appoint an IT Support Analyst who will be responsible for providing seamless IT support to the US teams (first and second line support) and liaison with external IT service providers.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a rapidly expanding company pioneering a leading-edge technology. The role will provide the opportunity to take on increasing responsibilities over time.


Provide exceptional customer service in person, via phone and email as appropriate.

The IT Support Analyst is responsible for providing 1st /2nd line support on all aspects of the IT infrastructure. Additional IT project work may be required as part of this role. Procurement, documentation and liaising with suppliers is also required.

Job Requirements

Desktop support

The role will include a high level of support to all desktop systems at all levels as directed by IT Management. Experience with supporting Microsoft technologies and suite of software is essential. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in desktop infrastructure support is required.

Server support

The IT infrastructure runs on a Windows Platform across a Microsoft platform. Experience with installing and supporting MS Windows 2012 server and above, active directory, MS Office 2016/365 and above. This role will be responsible for all levels of administration and support of server systems as directed by IT Management. A minimum of 1 years’ experience in server infrastructure and support is required.

Network support

The role will also include providing some network support including investigation of new technologies and remote technologies. The IT Support Analyst will act as a support and point of escalation as directed by IT Management. Experience in Data / Voice (Cisco Meraki) is preferred but not essential.

Education & skills

Computer science related degree or equivalent and previous experience in service desk or deskside support roles.

Additional requirements include:

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