Helpdesk Engineer

Clinton Health Access Initiative

About the organization

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit:


-As part of the helpdesk team, provide support to over 1,600 staff located throughout the world.
-Provide hardware and software support and training as needed for staff.
-Respond to requests using global help desk system.
-Support staff in person at our local office or coordinate and provide support via phone, email, or using remote access software for staff traveling or based in field offices.
-Maintain user accounts for Microsoft 365, Active Directory, anti-spam, SSO and other services.
-Manage wireless provider phone accounts, support mobile devices, and troubleshoot issues.
-Interface with vendors to procure new equipment and software.
-Packaging and shipping equipment for remote staff.
-May participate in development of information technology and infrastructure projects.
-Create and maintain updated documentation.
-Willingness to travel as some international travel may be required.
-Other responsibilities as needed


-Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) with a technical major such as engineering or computer science, or equivalent demonstrated work experience and proficiency in technical analysis and written technical reports plus 3 or more years of experience supporting Windows 10, MacOS, Office 2013/2016/365.
-Experience installing, upgrading, supporting and troubleshooting printers, computers, peripherals, VOIP phones, and other common office equipment.
-Experience maintaining standard software configurations, including troubleshooting, loading and configuring software images, supported applications and drivers.
-Practice providing support to staff with technical problems and information technology issues involving desktops, laptops, mobile phones or networking services.
-Basic understanding of networking technologies such as LAN, cabling, patch panels, switches and routers.
-Patience assisting and providing hands-on training to users of varying levels of technical expertise in sometimes complex and high-pressure situations.
-Experience supporting users remotely across multiple sites, countries and time zones using slow and unreliable internet connections.
-Ability to work independently and collaboratively in both a small local team environment and with a globally dispersed team.
-Strong communication skills to work with internal and external contacts.
-Strong analytical ability and problem solving skills are very important.


To be discussed during first interview

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

No additional application materials are needed; please apply on CHAI's website.

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