Senior Technical Support Engineer
Primary Location: Portland, Oregon
We are looking for a Technical Support Engineer that is hard-working and committed to customer success. The Technical Support Engineer (TSE) should be comfortable living in both the Support and Engineering environments; translating internal Engineering-speak into clear concise directions for customers and vice-versa. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and fun Technical Support team. You will have significant career growth and opportunity with a company that has grown 100% year over year for the past three years!
The TSE is part of a team that is the contact for customers experiencing issues with installation, configuration, operation and management VMware Carbon Black solutions. They are, in many ways, the post-sale “face of VMware Carbon Black” and must be passionate about helping our customers solve problems.
The TSE will field queries via phone, email and web portal of the CRM solution. Queries will range in complexity from “how to” questions through involved debugging and forensic efforts when tracking down operational anomalies. The ability to visualize problems remotely is key to being successful in this role along with excellent analytic and troubleshooting skills. This is a great opportunity for someone with a background supporting commercial software that has a passion for diving into complex technical issues and also has an interest in building their Security expertise!
We have an incredibly talented team and a performance based and collaborative culture. You will be able to learn from some extraordinary colleagues and leaders as well as bring your own talents and ideas to the team to help us continue to grow the offerings.
This position preferred working hours are U.S. Mountain or Pacific timezone.
Essential duties & responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
What you’ll do:
Provide exceptional customer service while responding to phone, e-mail and online requests for technical support
Represent the customer to ensure serviceability and product quality issues are being tracked, prioritized, resolved, and incorporated into the product release cycle
Assist customers in the installation and deployment of VMware Carbon Black’s software products
Track and monitor all support cases to ensure timely resolution and follow-up
Clearly identify, document, and find solutions for customer issues and product problems
Escalate critical customer situations to the appropriate level of management and engineering expertise
Communicate technical issues and solutions to the engineering, QA, sales, and support teams as well as to the customer base
Participate in Knowledge Centered Service training to become a licensed publisher and contribute to the company knowledgebase
Model VMware core values: Execution, Passion, Integrity, Customers and Community
What you’ll bring:
5+ years relevant experience supporting a distributed software technology in a Windows and Mac, or Linux environment, ideally an agent based product
Preferred OSX or Linux platform experience with supporting technologies/products
Operational experience with SQL technologies
Experience in the enterprise security space
Experience supporting multiple, simultaneous engagements
Knowledge of VMware vSphere a bonus
Familiarity with software distribution, patch management, and anti-viral technologies
Excellent analysis and debugging skill
Programming experience a plus
Ability to function as an individual contributor and/or a member of a team
Ability to work a day shift with responsibilities several times a year for an on call after hours rotation
Category : Client Support
Subcategory: Technical Support
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2020-10-16
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