Digital Workplace Support Technician - Contract


Location: Milpitas, California

Job Type: Contract/temp


Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

Company Description

From global research discoveries to clinical breakthroughs – our vision is to become the most influential life sciences company for researchers. If you are motivated by making a real impact to people’s life and have a desire to work in a passionate and diverse community, Abcam is the place for you.

Our culture is driven by our dedicated, agile and audacious community of professionals who are driven by a combined purpose and sense of belonging. We’re incredibly proud to be recognised as one of the top 5 best places to work in the UK for two years running, as per Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award.

Job Description

About the role:

The Digital Workplace Technician (US) will be responsible for providing 1st line IT support to internal Abcam customers. The ideal candidate will be positive, energetic, and detail oriented while working in a fast-paced environment. This is a Contract position, expected for at least 6 months.

This role is positioned within Abcam Digital; Digital Workplace Experience (DWX) Team. It has a solid reporting line into the Digital Workplace Experience and Support Manager (US)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides basic support for Windows PCs/laptops, printers, telephones, and other IT infrastructure
  • Maintains desktop support for internal customers and responds to IT request tickets in timely manner
  • Performs asset management activities (inventory tracking, distribution, etc.)
  • Owns the onboarding and offboarding processes
  • Assists colleagues with Global Infrastructure projects and tasks where needed
  • Conducts training sessions on newly implemented technologies to educate staff when needed
  • Administers ID security card system in place to protect the office space



You have at least 6 months experience working in an IT related role. You have strong technical troubleshooting skills with a focus around Microsoft technologies and have a basic understanding of DHCP, DNS, and VPN. You have some experience performing IT support activities, specifically within Windows operating systems and have experience supporting Microsoft Office Suite applications. You have working knowledge of Windows Active Directory and file server permissions.

You have the ability to work well in a team environment and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You have at least a high school diploma or GED level education. You are able to lift 50lbs and are okay with prolong stints of standing and/or sitting.

Additional Information

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter which is why we offer all kinds of ways to enable you and your loved ones to be well and live well. You can expect;

  • A culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development. We provide a wide range of training opportunities, for both professional and personal development.
  • The freedom to work in a way that works for you, with a focus on maximizing productivity and innovation at work while reducing environmental impact.
  • A performance-based share plan, inspiring and rewarding our people as we deliver Abcam’s strategy.
  • Attractive and flexible benefits package including 18 weeks full paid maternity leave and 6 weeks full paid paternity leave, increased paid time off accrual over time and much more.

We offer a truly inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. This is underpinned by our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and our partnerships with WORK180 (endorsed employer for women) and MyGwork (LGBT+ professional community). All our positions are open as a Job Share, where two talented professionals can share the responsibility of a full time position. You can declare your interest in a job share role within the application form.

Abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you’re interested in this particular role then we’d love to read your application.

Effective January 1, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Abcam. Employees with a sincerely held religious belief and/or disability impacting their ability to obtain the COVID vaccine can request a reasonable accommodation.


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