Applications Engineer

United Technologies   •  

Framingham, MA

Industry: Transportation

  •  

Not Specified years

Posted 55 days ago

Working as part of a growing post-sale technical support team, you will provide technical support to our certified system integrators and larger certified enterprise customers during the installation and servicing phase of our Global server which manages multiple access control products, video monitoring systems and 3rd party integrations. You will join a growing and capable team whose mission is to provide a superior customer service experience which is a critical cornerstone of the LenelS2 Security product and brand.

Our Technical Support Engineers provide technical problem resolutions to certified integrators by performing a system problem diagnosis while guiding integrators through step-by-step solutions, often while connected to the live system. Solutions include, but are not limited to, resolving username and password problems, uninstalling/reinstalling basic software applications, verifying proper hardware and software set up, assisting with troubleshooting various technical issues and providing advice on implementation techniques for the more complex enterprise feature / functions. Support will be provided by clearly communicating technical solutions in a user-friendly, professional manner. Representatives will use a variety of software applications to connect to the customer's system, connect to related LenelS2 components, examine sql database settings, and validate relevant network settings for devices communicating over the customer's network.

Responsibilities

  • Responding to and taking ownership for incoming phone calls and from customers inquiring on the installation, setup, operational programming and ongoing management of our Global systems
  • Gather Integrator, site and system information and determine the issue by evaluating and analyzing the symptoms
  • Accurately process and record call transactions using a computer and issue tracking software
  • Escalate deeper technical issues to your supervisor and development as required to drive to resolution
  • Offer alternative solutions where appropriate with the objective of restoring or improving system functionality
  • Use remote access capability to directly connect to the customer's system and employ our rich software toolset to evaluate configuration and network questions posed by the integrator
  • Follow up and make scheduled call backs to customers where necessary prior to closing the case
  • Stay current with product information, changes and updates
  • Follow a career path to become an SME (Subject Matter Expert) on one or more products and 3rd party integrations in order to provide second tier level support
  • Assist engineering and product management by providing feedback from customers on bug fixes and enhancement requests and other discrepancies observed in the field with hardware and software to constantly improve the functionality and flexibility of the product


Qualifications

  • Excellent working knowledge of SQL databases, queries, and commands
  • Solid understanding of web technologies, languages, and browsers
  • Familiarity with Linux commands and disk management
  • Attention to detail with excellent verbal and written communication skills (writing sample required)
  • Working knowledge of basic electronic devices, computers and related software
  • Familiarity or experience with troubleshooting techniques useful in diagnosing system software errors (will be tested)
  • Solid understanding of IP networking concepts such as the fundamental operation of TCP/IP, DHCP, routers, subnets, firewall
  • Experience supporting mission-critical systems by phone with remote login capabilities
  • Positive and customer-oriented attitude and proper phone etiquette
  • A strong aptitude for troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Multi-tasking capabilities. Able to manage multiple priorities throughout the day
  • Natural team player who enjoys a fast-paced technical support environment
  • Willingness to work the occasional late night or weekend day to provide scheduled support coverage
  • Participate in 24x7 on call support on a rotating basis
  • An understanding of and empathy for the customers


Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of networks and the impact of device traffic, network latency, and bandwidth on system performance
  • Enterprise-level corporate customer management experience