McKay Brothers is a ten-year old company that provides telecommunications and data services to firms trading in global financial markets. We have retained our spirit of a bootstrapped start-up even as we have grown into an industry leader serving a roster of very sophisticated clients. 

We have an immediate opening for a Desktop Support position at the US headquarters in uptown Oakland, California. This is a full-time onsite position and will report directly to the IT/Facilities Manager.

The desktop/technical support responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Providing technical support related to staff desktop and facilities needs

  • Installing new hardware components for desktops

  • Installing operating systems and software in the desktop

  • Setting up network connections to desktops

  • Maintaining support documentation and training 

  • Training, debugging, and support use of productivity software - this includes Cloud based Enterprise and individual client level software

  • Track efforts through our ticketing system (Jira) - including ticket creation, follow-up, document, and closing completed tasks

 The business support function is wide-ranging and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Remote field operations support.

  • Facilities management (moves, desks, chairs, power, etc.) – this function of the role will require physical demands including bending, squatting and lifting up to 50 pounds

 Minimum qualifications include:

  • 4-year degree with some hardware/OS experience and/or 3-5 years work experience

  • Prior experience in desktop support role and/or Microsoft certification a plus

    • Windows, Apple, Android, and Linux (limited) operating systems are used.

    • Expectation is you have enough experience in one, or more, OS to learn the others quickly.

  • Experience with Jira or other ticketing system

  • Ability to manage and prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced environment

  • Self-starting mindset toward all duties

  • Systematic problem-solving approach and excellent communication skills

Employees will be required to complete a probationary period.  

Compensation & Benefits:

The Oakland, CA base salary range for this full-time non-exempt position is $65,000-70,000. Our salary ranges are determined by role, career level, and location. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

The Company provides a comprehensive benefits package including:  generous medical, dental & vision policies; 401(k) plan, currently with a company match; paid vacation; life insurance; AD&D; commuter benefits; and EAP. 


About McKay Brothers and Quincy Data

McKay Brothers and Quincy Data are the leading global providers of ultra-low latency wireless infrastructure and market data technology. The companies serve the most sophisticated and successful trading firms active in the global financial markets. McKay disrupted financial trading when it launched its first US wireless network in 2012. The companies’ service portfolio and geographic footprint have each grown steadily, and now extend to major financial centers across North America, Europe, and Asia. Most of McKay and Quincy’s services deliver the lowest latency available.  Importantly to the health of financial markets, we offer the best latency for any of our services on a level playing field basis to all clients.  Learn more at and 

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