Solarwinds Inc. Technical Support Rep, Intermediate in Cork, Ireland

Opportunity Details:



Required Skills and Duties:

  • Respond to and/or initiate technical troubleshooting sessions with customers - via phone, email and remote sessions

  • Interact with customers at all levels, with demonstrated ability to communicate with both the very basic user to the technically advanced (Network Administrators, System Administrators)

  • Manage and work support tickets per industry best practices utilizing existing CRM systems

  • Effectively communicate technical information to non-technical customers

  • Coordinate the resolution of technical issues with Advanced Support Teams and escalate issues per pre-established guidelines

  • Contribute to our Knowledgebase (author and edit knowledge base articles)

  • Maintain working lab systems to facilitate reproduction of customer issues

  • Other related duties as appropriate and required

  • Reports to the Technical Support Manager


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent education and/or work experience

  • At least 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in Network/Storage/System Administration, including; Experience with installation, service and administration of a medium to large multi-server environments

  • Minimum 3-5 years supporting and administering network devices and systems including: routers, firewalls, switches, storage arrays, server domains and virtualisation technologies.

  • Knowledge of common network services like DNS, Web Servers (IIS, Apache), FTP Servers, Email Servers, and Database Systems Administration

  • Detailed knowledge and demonstrated experience with Windows Server 2003/2008 logging and reporting concepts

  • Demonstrated experience with the Microsoft Windows platform (XP, Vista, Win7, Windows Server (2000 - 2012 etc.)

  • Advanced troubleshooting experience across hetrogenious environments

  • Solid understanding of networking protocols TCP/IP, SMTP, FTP, HTTP, SNMP, Syslog, SSH etc.

  • Experience in a 24/7/365 work schedule environment

  • Professional certifications are a plus: Network+, CCENT, CCNA, MCSE, VCP etc.

  • Fluency in oral and written German is advantageous

This is a fantastic opportunity to get in at the ground level of an international powerhouse. APPLY Today to secure your chance for a new career with many advancement opportunities.


SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2016-8490

# Positions 1

Location IE - Cork

Category (Candidate Search) Support

Position Type Permanent