Seeking Jr IT Support Specialist

San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Salary: $20.00 to $30.00 /hour

For the right person, Light Speed Systems is offering a training position to start your career in the IT services business. We are a managed services firm supporting several small to mid-sized businesses in the Bay Area.

If you apply yourself, you will learn more here in 1 to 2 years than you would at a big company.

In this position, you will learn and strengthen your knowledge of PC and Apple hardware, operating systems, and applications. You’ll work with wired and wireless networks, Office 365, hosted systems, and cloud technologies.

In addition to the technical side, you’ll get the satisfaction of helping clients solve issues that help them be more effective in their work.

You must have good problem solving skills and critical thinking skills. You’ll need to asses, understand, evaluate, research, diagnose, cross reference, wiki-search, or escalate to help get problems solved. You’ll also have the benefit of working with and learning from senior staff and outside consultants.

To Summarize:

  • You need to learn great customer service skills in voice, email, txt, Slack, or other
  • The ability to help start the support experience in a professional manner
  • Monitoring key information in front of you using dashboard
  • Perform light user administration duties like password resets, ticket creation, scheduling or calendar events for future promises of action, getting the message to the right person

High-level Responsibilities:

  • Use monitoring dashboards to validate alerts, escalate to the right team member
  • We have 10+ tools that send us alerts that need to be monitored and responded depending on severity
  • Review queue of technical support “tickets” or “requests”, work to maintain an even number of tickets assigned to technical and non-technical team members
  • Sometimes helping customers generates new technical requests or sometimes even new sales request you’ll be responsible for cleanly handing off to the next best person
  • Understand the people and the technical obstruction preventing your customer from succeeding and remedy or escalate to the next best person
  • Re-prioritize tasks, practice clean-handoff, assist your team by making sure information is clear and accurate. Look carefully and listen closely.
  • Making and sending key communications to customers to provide executive summaries and working to demystify problems
  • Verify contact information for all human capital, people, vendors and their data
  • Use CRM and Webapps to understand systems that people and aid in fixing broken software
  • Coordinating events with technical and non-technical people


  • Zero to five years of experience working in an end-user support role or similar experience in customer service facing job position. We can train the right person!
  • Experience and understanding of Microsoft Operating System products and Office products
  • Extra credit: any vendor certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, or other

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation depends on experience
  • We offer health benefits and 401k with matching

Light Speed Systems is an equal opportunity employer. Employees are recruited, selected, trained, compensated and promoted without regard to race, religion, creed, color, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, national origin, citizenship, or disability not impairing the ability to perform the essential functions. Applicants must be currently eligible to work in the United States.

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Post: PO Box 7775 Suite 80440 
San Francisco, CA 94120-7775


Tel: (925)234-4000