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IT Operations and Service Desk Technician



IT, Operations
Ohio, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
About Us

At Cloudflare, we are on a mission to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers millions of websites and other Internet properties for customers ranging from individual bloggers to SMBs to Fortune 500 companies. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare all have web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures list and ranked among the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company.

We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us!

Available location: Singapore

About the Role

As an IT Operations and Service Desk Technician, you will play a dual role in ensuring the seamless operation of our company's IT infrastructure and providing top-notch service desk support. You will be instrumental in installing, configuring, monitoring, and maintaining computer systems, while also serving as the first point of contact for IT support, handling inquiries, and resolving technical issues for end-users. Your responsibilities will span across troubleshooting hardware and software faults, offering timely solutions, and contributing to our IT knowledge base. This role will provide support for our corporate events, on-site management of computer inventory, new hire onboarding, and work with teams across the organization. This role reports to the IT Operations Lead/Manager.

About the Team

You will join a team of technical support professionals that provide enterprise level service for our corporate teams globally. We strive to provide helpful and knowledgeable technical assistance on a daily basis. We’re focused on providing a positive customer service and user experience. Also, we’re obsessed with providing the best user experience possible.

What You'll Do

  • Act as the primary contact for IT support within the organization, managing service desk tickets and responding to user requests in a timely manner.
  • Install, configure, and update hardware and software, ensuring optimal workstation performance.
  • Troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults with a focus on minimizing downtime.
  • Maintain security through monitoring access and adherence to IT policies, including internet security and data privacy protocols.
  • Guide and support users in the use of IT equipment and software, providing necessary training and documentation.
  • Organize and perform regular maintenance and system upgrades to ensure technology infrastructure runs smoothly.
  • Record and document issues and resolutions within the IT service management system, maintaining detailed logs of all IT incidents.
  • Evaluate user needs and system functionality, ensuring that IT facilities meet these needs.
  • Stay current with system information, changes, and updates to provide effective advice and solutions.
  • Support the development and implementation of new systems and services, including user acceptance testing.
  • Provide on-site and remote technical support
  • Seek guidance from the team when needed
  • Provide audio and video support for company events
  • Create and update technical documentation

What You'll Bring

  • Proven experience in IT support, with a solid foundation in both IT operations and service desk responsibilities.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to diagnose and resolve technical issues efficiently.
  • Familiarity with computer operating systems, hardware, networking, and software applications.
  • Experience with IT service desk software and IT service management principles.
  • Knowledge of internet security and data protection standards.
  • Relevant IT certifications (e.g., CompTIA A+, ITIL Foundation, Microsoft Certified IT Professional) are highly desirable.
  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on providing exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and improvement in IT service delivery.

Working Conditions

  • Flexibility to work varying shifts, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate business needs and support 24/7 operations.
  • May involve lifting and transporting IT equipment and peripherals.

Bonus Points

  • Experience with Jira Service Desk, JAMF, InTune
  • Experience working in the technology industry
  • Experience working in a Service Desk, Help Desk, or Call Center environment
  • Microsoft Support Certification
  • Apple Support Certification
  • ITIL Foundations
  • HDI Support Center Agent
  • CompTIA A+ Certified

What Makes Cloudflare Special?

We’re not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. We’re a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free and open Internet.

Project Galileo: We equip politically and artistically important organizations and journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflare’s enterprise customers--at no cost.

Athenian Project: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state and local governments have the highest level of protection and reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information and voter registration.

Path Forward Partnership: Since 2016, we have partnered with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization, to create 16-week positions for mid-career professionals who want to get back to the workplace after taking time off to care for a child, parent, or loved one. We released to help fix the foundation of the Internet by building a faster, more secure and privacy-centric public DNS resolver. This is available publicly for everyone to use - it is the first consumer-focused service Cloudflare has ever released. Here’s the deal - we don’t store client IP addresses never, ever. We will continue to abide by our privacy commitment and ensure that no user data is sold to advertisers or used to target consumers.

Sound like something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you!

This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws, including the U.S. Export Administration Regulations. Please note that any offer of employment may be conditioned on your authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these U.S. export laws without sponsorship for an export license.

Cloudflare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and place great value in both diversity and inclusiveness. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to their, or any other person's, perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law. We are an AA/Veterans/Disabled Employer.

Cloudflare provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodations include, but are not limited to, changing the application process, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job, please contact us via e-mail at or via mail at 101 Townsend St. San Francisco, CA 94107.