Senior Desktop Support Specialist at Mozilla

Posted on:
February 23, 2023

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Must be available to work in the Berlin Office Monday-Friday without relocation assistance

This is a 12 month fixed-term contract


Why Mozilla?

Mozilla Corporation is the non-profit-backed technology company behind pioneering brands like Firefox, the privacy-minded web browser, and Pocket, the content discovery platform. More than 270 million people around the world use our products each month.

Along with 20,000+ volunteer contributors and collaborators all over the world, Mozilla Corporation’s staff are driven by our vision to be the trusted guide through a joyful internet. We design, build and distribute software that enables people to enjoy the internet on their terms.

 The Role

Mozilla is seeking a Senior Desktop Systems Specialist to be based in our Berlin office. Our business-savvy IT organization needs an enthusiastic advocate for enabling our user’s productivity and driving the Mozilla mission. You will surprise and delight our internal users by ensuring the best technology is available to them both individually and collectively. Mozilla is looking for you to build relationships on the virtual service desk, supporting on premises and remote employees while offering rare abilities to the Service Desk team. You will maintain a positive attitude and the aim to thrive in a dynamic, high-pressure environment.

You will respond well to written and verbal directions, retain ownership of incidents and problems, and provide continuous feedback to customers and IT partners. This entails working with the Service Desk team, Network Operations team, Audio Visual Collaboration team, and the Workplace Resources team while coordinating with outside vendors including the designated AV and telecom companies. You will be configuring and setting up Mac, Windows, and Linux laptops, desktops, desk phones, tablets, printers, and performing conference room checks on AV equipment.

As a Senior Desktop Systems Specialist at Mozilla, you will...

Administer SaaS applications like Google Workspace, Slack, Atlassian Suite

Resolve escalated issues in a fast-paced global support environment and provide appropriate follow-up

Use your problem-solving skills to diagnose and escalate network connection issues

Identify and determine AV issues with video conferencing software and hardware 

Manage LDAP user account operations and permissions

Proactively monitor upcoming software releases and patches that affect users

Assist with remote hands-on support of office infrastructure

Provide desk-side support for employees who require immediate attention

Perform software and hardware configuration across several platforms

Mentor and train other team members

Document all incidents and requests with detail, accuracy for both accurate metrics and to help build a rich IT knowledge base

Maintain conference room integrity through appropriate equipment/cable management. Advance housekeeping issues to appropriate parties. Ensure compliance with safety standards

Your Professional Profile

Demonstrated ability supporting Windows or Macs hardware in a enterprise environment

2+ years’ experience in SaaS support (Atlassian, Google Workspace, Slack) 

Ability to work proficiently with minimal daily guidance to meet deadlines

Effectively manage business and user requirements to determine priorities

Expertise in supporting various local and network-based printing technologies

Good communication, analytical, and leadership skills necessary for independent project work

Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills 

Ensure high quality customer service at all levels

High level of detail

About Mozilla 

Mozilla exists to build the Internet as a public resource accessible to all because we believe that open and free is better than closed and controlled. When you work at Mozilla, you give yourself a chance to make a difference in the lives of Web users everywhere. And you give us a chance to make a difference in your life every single day. Join us to work on the Web as the platform and help create more opportunity and innovation for everyone online.

Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

Mozilla understands that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are crucial to and enrich the company’s core mission.  We encourage applications from everyone, including members of all equity-seeking communities, such as (but certainly not limited to) women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions.

We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, as appropriate. Please contact us at to request accommodation.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race (including hairstyle and texture), religion (including religious grooming and dress practices), gender, gender identity, gender expression, color, national origin, pregnancy, ancestry, domestic partner status, disability, sexual orientation, age, genetic predisposition, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other basis covered by applicable laws.  Mozilla will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics or any other unlawful behavior, conduct, or purpose.

Req ID: R2044

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