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Lab Computing Analyst

Boston, Massachusetts | , Remote

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Responsibilities

Location Boston, MassachusettsUS Job ID JR-031633

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Our dedicated team of about 16,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

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Overview:

The Lab Computing Analyst will be part of a flexible team of technicians who work across a variety of Lab Computing services and projects for different clients that PerkinElmer supports. Centered around Cambridge, MA, you may also travel to various customer sites, mostly regionally but occasionally as far as the west coast.

Responsibilities:

  • Implements, monitors, and provides technical support of customer laboratory IT environments, typically integrated with instrumentation 
  • Implements customer specified benchtop computing design and processes
  • Administers and assures connectivity of customer’s Windows based platform
  • Conduct and maintain inventories of client systems
  • Support of the operating system, desktop hardware and peripherals, instrument-controlled software, core desktop applications and imagining of computers
  • Manage On-boarding, retirement, and relocation of equipment
  • Implements Windows based security, including but not limited to:  user / group permissions, file / folder permissions, group policies, local security policies, etc.
  • Analyzes, identifies, and implements enhancements, upgrades and/or solutions to improve the overall support of the desktop platform in a timely manner
  • Ensures adherence to client’s corporate policies through periodic reporting and compliance programs
  • Acts as the technical support contact for instrument vendor
  • Repairing and troubleshooting instrument related computers and escalating issues to the client infrastructure teams
  • Provides technical support for new system validations and change management efforts
  • Create and maintain a physical inventory of lab equipment, PC’s, software, and any other information specified by the client
  • Submit weekly Engineer reports to the team lead by COB on the last business day of the week
  • Acts as client Liaison for software/hardware related inquiries
  • Participate in client team meetings
  • Provides support across all PerkinElmer Enterprise practices as required
  • May be up to 50% travel to support remote customers

Critical Skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills complimented by an ability to listen to and interpret client requests.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex technology issues.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to identify, track and complete tasks for multiple projects under prescribed timeframes.

BasicQualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of technical experience including Windows technologies including Microsoft Office, networking, remote computing and backup systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with scientific instrumentation
  • Experience in Life Science environment
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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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