Technical Support Specialist

Remote, USA

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From population genomics to high throughput COVID-19 testing, Color provides the technology & infrastructure for large scale health initiatives. Learn more.
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Named by Rock Health as the Best Digital Health Company to Work For, Color is a leading healthcare technology company. Color is building and delivering technology-enabled healthcare to millions of people. Through partnerships with public and private partners including governments, employers and health systems, Color’s infrastructure and software enables large populations to receive essential healthcare services directly where they live or work. This includes testing and telehealth services for preventive health and infectious disease management.
Since March 2020, Color has mobilized to address the pandemic by leveraging its platform to scale COVID-19 testing programs around the country. Color’s platform is used by more than 100 major employers, universities and public health institutions, such as the City of San Francisco, the State of California and PerkinElmer, community-based efforts in Oakland, and others, to deliver critical health programs. For more information about Color and its response to COVID-19, visit
By investing in the technology that ensures easy and affordable access to healthcare, Color is creating the infrastructure that will serve us for decades to come. Apply to join Color and do some of the most important work of your career. If you are not sure that you're 100% qualified, but are up for the challenge - we want you to apply!
As a Technical Support Specialist on our Site Operations team, you will have a direct impact on people’s lives by continuing to scale the availability and accessibility of COVID-19 testing and vaccines. We're looking for someone who is investigative, empathetic, and has great communication skills. In this role, you will prioritize all urgent customer requests, help build various types of configurations, and develop input strategies, while ensuring highly professional and efficient operations across each of the programs we support. This role is open to remote work outside of the San Francisco Bay Area! 

How You’ll Contribute:

  • Become an expert on all of the features and functions within Color’s software, internal systems, process flows, and tools 
  • Creatively address complex customer problems and own issues to resolution, both written and orally 
  • Create, set up, and QA system configurations for our testing, vaccine, and pre-release programs Work with the Site Operations leadership team to automate and streamline the customer onboarding process 
  • Help revise and document internal workflows and SOP documentation in order to scale individual program processes 
  • Support the greater Operations team with urgent configuration needs and remote troubleshooting

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Open availability to work a 40 hour work week that spans weekends and holidays as our business needs dictate 
  • 1-3 years of professional software and technical backend systems knowledge 
  • Django or similar backend system experience 
  • Problem solving skills - you enjoy being a creative thinker and strategic problem solver
  • The ability to customize the support experience to the needs of individual customers 
  • A strong interest in receiving and implementing feedback and focus on improvement 
  • Be comfortable with ambiguity and resilient when facing rapid change 
  • A willingness to learn constantly and work proactively 
  • Prior experience at a fast-growing startup 
  • Excellent time-management skills 
Shift 1: Tuesday-Saturday (varying times between 4A-4P PST) Shift 2: Sunday-Thursday (varying times between 4A-4P PST) 
Color is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Color prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Color conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Color requires anyone working onsite or visiting Color’s offices to confirm they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is timely requested and approved.  Please reach out if you have questions or concerns about this policy and how it may apply to your candidacy for a role with Color.
Job tags: Backend Django
Job region(s): North America
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