Technical Support Engineer


Research Triangle Park, NC, USA


Cenduit LLC is the largest IRT (interactive response technology) specialist in the world with the expertise to empower study sponsors for success by implementing a completely personalized system that puts them in control of their clinical trials. Cenduit was founded in May 2007 and emerges from a robust tradition of clinical development and supply chain expertise from two world leaders, Quintiles and Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Meeting the needs of investigator sites and patients, Cenduit offers clinical supply chain intelligence and clinical operations know-how through its IRT-driven services: rapid study start-up software, patient randomization (RTSM), patient reminders, drug supply management, and eClinical integration. Cenduit has over 500 experts worldwide in the US, UK, Switzerland, India and Japan, with clinical trial experience in more than 100 countries, interacting with more than 600,000 patients at more than 32,000 sites. 


The Technical Support Engineer supports, evaluates, recommends, and implements IT infrastructure systems and software tools with a focus on end user technical support, servers, storage, and virtualization. This position is responsible for monitoring systems to ensure overall environment stability. The Technical Support Engineer is a member of Cenduit’s Global IT Infrastructure team. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Provides in-person and remote desktop support across different geographical locations to include desktops, laptops, 3rd party software, and printers/scanners/faxes

  • End user support of software applications and essential services including new hire setup and configuration

  • Support end user voice collaboration services across all site offices

  • Daily, routine checks/maintenance on servers to include reviewing various logs (backup, Event Viewer, antivirus, etc.)

  • Supports Backup and Recovery to include monitoring backups, changing tapes, and organizing offsite storage and retrieval

  • Provides in-person and remote desktop support across different geographical locations to include desktops, laptops, 3rd party software, and printers/scanners/faxes

  • Provide application support for Microsoft Office suite and Office 365

  • Manage software deployments and Windows updates via Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

  • Maintain IT asset inventory system

  • Monitor and administer IT Help Desk/ticketing system including job queue

  • Responsible for support and administration of anti-virus/anti-malware solution

  • Maintains technical expertise in all areas of virtualization, storage, server hardware, and software technologies in use at Cenduit

  • Able to deliver high quality service in a fast-paced and demanding IT enterprise environment

  • Assist with the development of backup/archival policies and procedures



  • Microsoft Office Products

  • Windows 10 support and administration

  • Experience using Active Directory

  • Mac OSX support and administration

  • Helpdesk/ticketing software solution

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong customer service ethic

  • Strong time management skills with a demonstrated sense of urgency

  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills

  • Team oriented and flexible

  • Accuracy, with an eye for detail and results focused


Education & Experience: 

  • Minimum Associate’s Degree in a computer, technology or related field, or equivalent combination of education, training and certifications

  • Minimum 2 – 3 years’ experience as a desktop support engineer or systems/network administrator

  • IT and/or Desktop Certifications preferred

  • Experience supporting physical and virtual servers in a datacenter environment preferred


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Cenduit offers equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status and other protected class characteristics.