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Technical Support Engineer

Horizon3.ai

Horizon3.ai

IT, Customer Service
Germany
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

Summary:

The Technical Support Engineer plays a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operation of our company's customer-facing assets. In this position, you will be at the forefront of addressing and resolving technical issues while upholding a gold standard of customer service. You will collaborate closely with our Engineering teams and Customer Success Representatives, driving towards our key objective: best-in-class customer support. This role reports directly to the Senior Engineering Manager - Support Engineering.

Location: CET Time Zone (UTC+1),

Core Hours: 9am - 5pm CET

Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with the Engineering teams to identify, implement, and communicate technical solutions.
  • Oversee and manage our ticketing system, from issue inception to resolution, ensuring timely and effective communication with customers.
  • Act as the first line of defense, delivering live technical support, addressing issues with a customer-first mindset.
    • Linux (Ubuntu)
    • Docker
    • Bash
    • Python
    • Databases (Graph/Relational)
    • Specific technologies used:
  • Aid in product installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance in customer IT environments.
  • Contribute to the formulation and ongoing refinement of support policies and procedures.
  • Provide customer support during Central European Time Zone core business hours.
  • Regularly review and suggest improvements for the self-service knowledge base.
  • Attend regular training sessions and participate in product-focused workshops to enhance technical knowledge.

Competencies

  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical aptitudes.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication capabilities.
  • Time management skills, ensuring prompt responses and effective multitasking.
  • Empathy and patience, essential for understanding and addressing customer concerns.
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment, fostering collaboration with cross-functional units.
  • Proactive mindset, with a flair for identifying challenges and initiating innovative solutions.
  • Problem-solving mindset, with an ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues effectively.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related discipline, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3-5 years in an IT support, Infosec, or operations capacity.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in administering Linux environments.
  • Experience with cloud platforms, such as AWS is a plus.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles and best practices.
  • Certification in relevant IT disciplines or technologies can be an advantage.
  • Solid comprehension of IT systems, networking concepts, and containers (Docker primarily).
  • Familiarity with data-analytics tools like Datadog, Elasticsearch, and AWS Quicksight is a plus.

Work authorization/security clearance requirements

  • Must pass a criminal background check

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.