Senior Technical Support Lead in Alameda, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

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    2111 Whitehall Place
    Alameda, CA
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Job Description

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At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

As a Senior Technical Support Lead, you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you will have the opportunity to collaborate and affect change while expanding your leadership skills and technical knowledge. You can make a real impact in a market that is growing and developing.

Job responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with senior leaders, business partners, architects, project managers, developers and IT Infrastructure colleagues throughout development

  • Defines roadmaps in collaboration with Enterprise wide functional leads

  • Leads development projects to build foundation and to integrate operational systems

  • Develop viable solutions to complex business requirements

  • Takes lead on assessing complex issues and driving them to resolution

  • Serves as primary contact for vendor engagements during development phases

  • Provide project estimations

  • Support project manager during planning and development phases

  • Provide training and guidance on complex and application concepts and related technologies

  • Monitor development and production systems and resolve technical problems

  • Ensure deployed products comply with established development methodologies, company policies and security standards

  • Evaluate emerging technologies, development trends / methods and industry best practices

  • Active contributor and participant throughout application development phases using Agile

  • Gather and document requirements in use case or applicable technical specification format

  • Create and execute unit test cases and support QC, load and integration testing

  • Test and deploy software in development, staging and/or production environments

  • Provide production support

To qualify, the ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience: •        

Bachelor’s degree – BA or BS – or equivalent

7+ years of  experience in supporting development and production applications/environments

Experience in supporting Bioinformatics environments is desired.

Below lists the required knowledge and experiences.

  • UNIX shell scripting

  • HPUX, Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu), AIX

  • Administration of

    • Perl, Python (including Conda/virtualenv) environments

    • R, SAS environments

    • Git

    • Apache, JavaScript (or equivalent)

    • Docker and Kubernetes environments

Other qualifications include the following:

  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written

  • Excellent facilitation skills

  • Excellent problem solving skills and proven ability to systematically debug problems and isolate root cause

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment – collaborating across different IT functions

Apply Today

Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

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All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

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