Information Technology Fellow

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The Information Technology (IT) Fellow has the opportunity to work alongside the IT & Operations team to support Polaris's HQ Office.  This position will provide firsthand experience in maintaining, improving, implementing, and troubleshooting IT systems throughout the organization.

If you love fast-paced, innovative environments and can dive-in and learn on the go, Polaris is the place for you to hone your skills and make a difference.  As we expand our data systems and infrastructure, this position comes with great growth potential and direct interface with industry giants. 

Hiring Manager Lionel Luis

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining and repairing hardware and software
  • Providing basic networking, general technical support, and problem solving
  • Additional opportunities for major projects
  • Major projects will also include research, planning, and implementing new IT systems throughout the organization
  • Assisting with database administration

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with troubleshooting in a Windows network environment
  • Experience with object-oriented programming
  • Experience with Salesforce.com or other database/CRM applications

Required Qualifications

  • Commitment to human rights issues
  • Strong knowledge of Windows OS
  • Working knowledge of Mac OSX
  • Experience with basic computer hardware modifications
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with website development and maintenance
  • Strong creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn new software quickly
  • Strong, independent work ethic
  • Reliable and organized
  • Ability to teach others
 
 
 
 
 
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"Thanks to Polaris Project, I have a job, a home, and many friends that help me when I need it. I am making a life of my own."

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- Survivor of Labor Trafficking & Client of Polaris