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IT Support Specialist

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Company: Norstella
Location: Yardley, PA, United States
Date Posted:
Employment Type: Full Time
Job ID: R-367

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About Norstella

At Norstella, our mission is simple: to help our clients bring life-saving therapies to market quicker—and help patients in need. 
Founded in 2022, but with history going back to 1939, Norstella unites best-in-class brands to help clients navigate the complexities at each step of the drug development life cycle —and get the right treatments to the right patients at the right time. 
Each organization (Citeline, Evaluate, MMIT, Panalgo, The Dedham Group) delivers must-have answers for critical strategic and commercial decision-making. Together, via our market-leading brands, we help our clients: 
  • Citeline – accelerate the drug development cycle 
  • Evaluate – bring the right drugs to market 
  • MMIT – identify barrier to patient access 
  • Panalgo – turn data into insight faster 
  • The Dedham Group – think strategically for specialty therapeutics 
By combining the efforts of each organization under Norstella, we can offer an even wider breadth of expertise, cutting-edge data solutions and expert advisory services alongside advanced technologies such as real-world data, machine learning and predictive analytics. As one of the largest global pharma intelligence solution providers, Norstella has a footprint across the globe with teams of experts delivering world class solutions in the USA, UK, The Netherlands, Japan, China and India. 

Job description

The Technical Operations team deploys and maintains systems, hardware, software, and technology for all business units.  Working closely with the IT team, in this role as IT Support Specialist you will be working 2 core days in the Yardley office. You will work with the IT Helpdesk (Hybrid support team) and deliver exceptional support to our colleagues through the helpdesk. Reporting to the Service Delivery manager you will be responsible for issues and escalating where necessary. Provide advanced end user support, design and implement solutions based on team and end user feedback.   

Key duties and responsibilities 

  • Identify and implement new technologies for automation of manual tasks
  • Identify trends in common issues and offer suggestions for mitigation
  • Support integration following corporate acquisitions
  • Propose solutions to address complex problems
  • Be an escalation point for junior team members
  • Help to train and mentor junior team members
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders and third-party vendors to complete projects
  • Maintain a learning mindset
  • Hardware setup and configuration
  • Software setup and troubleshooting
  • Basic network troubleshooting
  • Joiners and Leavers support

Key requirements

  • Microsoft Windows/macOS
  • Microsoft 365 Platform (Exchange, Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, etc)
  • Azure Platform (Azure AD, Azure Virtual Desktop, Intune, etc)
  • Service Desk Implementation and Management
  • Experience with using a service desk system (ITSM Tool) i.e. ServiceNow, Remedy
  • MDM Platform Management
  • Process Improvement and Automation
  • Create Detailed Documentation, Provide Clear and Effective Communication
  • Maintain Knowledge Base, Both for Internal Use (Teammates) and External Use (End Users) 
  • Able to deliver and participate in projects 
  • Problem management experience 
  • Event management and moderating (Town halls and sales meeting participation) 
  • Configuration Management Database (CMDB)

Our guiding principles for success at Norstella

01:  Bold, Passionate, Mission-First   
We have a lofty mission to Smooth Access to Life Saving Therapies and we will get there by being bold and passionate about the mission and our clients.  Our clients and the mission in what we are trying to accomplish must be in the forefront of our minds in everything we do.    
02:  Integrity, Truth, Reality  
We make promises that we can keep, and goals that push us to new heights.  Our integrity offers us the opportunity to learn and improve by being honest about what works and what doesn’t.  By being true to the data and producing realistic metrics, we are able to create plans and resources to achieve our goals. 
03:  Kindness, Empathy, Grace  

We will empathize with everyone's situation, provide positive and constructive feedback with kindness, and accept opportunities for improvement with grace and gratitude.  We use this principle across the organization to collaborate and build lines of open communication.    
04:  Resilience, Mettle, Perseverance  

We will persevere – even in difficult and challenging situations.  Our ability to recover from missteps and failures in a positive way will help us to be successful in our mission.  
05:  Humility, Gratitude, Learning  

We will be true learners by showing humility and gratitude in our work.  We recognize that the smartest person in the room is the one who is always listening, learning, and willing to shift their thinking.   


  • Medical and Prescription Drug Benefits 
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) or Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Dental & Vision Benefits 
  • Basic Life and AD&D Benefits 
  • 401k Retirement Plan with Company Match 
  • Company Paid Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Education Reimbursement 
  • Paid Time Off & Company Holidays 
The expected base salary for this position ranges from $60,000 to $62,000. It is not typical for offers to be made at or near the top of the range. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, licensure or certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to base salary and a competitive benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.
Norstella is an equal opportunity employer. All job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability or handicap, medical condition, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), marital or domestic partner status, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, reproductive health decision making, or any other protected characteristic as established by federal, state, or local law.