IT Help Desk Engineer at Imperfect Produce
San Francisco, CA, US
About Imperfect
Imperfect is a produce delivery startup on a mission to reduce food waste and to make fresh produce more affordable, accessible, and convenient. We source produce directly from farms, which would otherwise go to waste, and deliver it to customers' doors for an average of 30% less than grocery store prices. Since our start in 2015, our customers have saved millions of pounds of produce from going to waste.
Imperfect is more than just a produce box! In everything we do, we bring an appetite, lead with heart, embrace imperfection, and work to grow the movement. We aim to cultivate sustainable environments everywhere we go–whether in the office, warehouse, or field. By working at Imperfect, you’re helping build a more sustainable and effective food system. You’re helping fight food waste. You’re ensuring farmers are rewarded for their full harvest. You’re improving access to healthy food in food deserts. With each curvy cucumber and misshapen potato, you’re helping shape our world for the better.
We're headquartered in San Francisco with operations all over the country. Check our website to see if there is an Imperfect near you!
We're looking for folks who are positive, motivated, and ready to change the world. If that sounds like you, drop us a line!
About the Role:
Imperfect is looking for an IT Helpdesk Engineer to provide proactive support for information systems, software applications, and network infrastructure. The candidate will be supporting the helpdesk to prevent and resolve end user issues across HQ, multiple fulfillment centers and delivery operations. This position will provide technical expertise to solve immediate issues as well as develop procedures to educate and enable our end users to help themselves.
This is an exciting time to join us and to support the growing IT team at Imperfect. This position will report to the Director of Information Technology. If you are a critical thinker who is passionate about fighting food waste, we'd love to hear from you!


    • Support multi-location computer systems, windows servers, and network infrastructure
    • Develop policies, procedures, and self-help strategies
    • Support the implementation of IT systems in new facilities including warehouses and office spaces
    • Ensure security of data, network access, and backup systems.
    • Partner with technology vendors and business partners to ensure hardware and software solutions are configured to best practices
    • Provide onsite and remote technical support for all warehouse technology machinery
    • Maintain knowledge in emerging technologies to be able to recommend business solutions
    • Establish and maintain documentation and knowledge sharing to enable cross-training
    • Evaluate and assist with negotiating the purchase of new hardware and related software to improve our overall cost efficiency
    • Recommend and deliver solutions which streamline processes, implement automation when possible, and improve ease of use

Skills and Qualifications:

    • 5+ years supporting a helpdesk and IT infrastructure
    • Mastery of Mac OS and Windows operating systems
    • Proficient in Windows Server 2012 / 2016 with Hyper-V
    • Experience with firewall, routing, and switching equipment
    • Experience with implementation and fine tuning of managed Wireless solutions
    • Mastery of SaaS such as G Suite, O365, Slack, Zoom, Asana
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent experience
    • Confidence managing external partners and vendors
    • Demonstrated ability to solve complex business problems with technology
    • Background working in a fast-paced start-up environment

About You:

    • Excellent customer support skills
    • Effective time management skills
    • Self-motivated and able to work under direction as well as autonomously
    • Passionate about our mission to eliminate food waste, and create a better food system for all

Details of the Position:

    • Full-time exempt position reporting to the Director of Information Technology
    • Position is based out of our San Francisco headquarters in the Bayview, with the opportunity to work from home regularly
    • Infrequent domestic travel may be required
    • Salary and employee stock options commensurate with experience
    • Competitive benefits package includes healthcare, paid vacation, 401k, and a free weekly Imperfect box!

Physical Requirements:

    • A mix of sedentary and standing work
    • Standing desks and/or other ergonomic accommodations are available upon request
    • Walking, climbing stairs, and standing are required occasionally
    • Regular work with computer hardware, including keyboards, mice, printers, and monitors
    • Ability to relocate large screens and conference room equipment
Individuals seeking employment at Imperfect Foods are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
U.S. E-Verify Notice: Imperfect Foods participates in E-Verify in the United States. Imperfect will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.