Solarwinds Inc. Technical Support Rep, Intermediate in Singapore, Singapore
SolarWinds: Delivering Unexpected Simplicity
Since our founding in 1999, SolarWinds’ mission has been to provide purpose-built products that are designed to make jobs easier for IT professionals, MSPs, and DevOps pros. We offer value-driven products and tools that solve a broad range of IT management challenges – whether those challenges are related to networks, servers, applications, storage, virtualization, cloud, or development operations.
If there is a piece of IT infrastructure anywhere in the world where performance matters, SolarWinds provides the technology to manage it.
SolarWinds presence in APAC is growing steadily! We are currently seeking professional a Technical Support Rep to join our Dynamic Team here in Singapore.
The role of the level 2 technical support and part of the 24x7 Global Technical Support team across various geographic location
Respond to and/or initiate technical troubleshooting sessions with customers, partners and distributors - via phone, web, email and remote session
Interact with customers at all levels, with demonstrated ability to communicate with both the technical and management (Network, System, Security, Database Managers) across various industries
Manage and work support tickets per ITIL best practices
Maintain working lab systems to facilitate reproduction of customer issues
Reports to the Technical Support Team Manager
Coordinate the resolution of technical issues with advanced technical support, development, QA team and escalate issues per standard operating procedure
Work closely with the Escalation Manager on escalated cases and prioritizing case
Demonstrate initiative in taking up more complex and challenging cases
Contribute to the central Knowledge-base (author and edit knowledge base articles)
Contributes and reviews the product development, design, releases, testing, recommend improvement to features and useability
Able to work weekend and public holiday (Rotating shift)
Loves to working in a fast-pace and technically challenged environment
Working knowledge with SQL, troubleshooting application logs and application support (.Net)
Strong interpersonal, communication and time management skills.
Ability to work under pressure (especially during incident/crisis management)
Good understanding of principles ITIL processes, incident/problem management, network protocols and broad range of IT technology
At least 3 - 4 years of demonstrated experience in Network Administration/System Administration including experience with installation, service and administration of a medium to large multi-server environment
Minimum 3 years supporting and administering network devices and systems including: routers, firewalls, switches, wireless access points across various brands (Cisco, Riverbed, Brocade, HP)
Expereince in deploying with various network monitoring systems (Advantages with Solarwinds products and Nagios)
Knowledge on monitoring protocol like SNMP, WMI,SMI-S, Common Information Model, Performance Counter.
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 Operating System logging and reporting concepts
Demonstrated experience with the Microsoft Windows and Linux platform
Solid understanding of networking protocols TCP/IP, SMTP, FTP, HTTP, SNMP, Syslog, SSH etc.
Passionate and ability to learn new technologies
Experience in a 24/7/365 work schedule environment
Professional certifications are a plus: CCNA, MCSE, VCP, SCP, etc.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent education and/or work experience
Mandarin and\or Cantonese speaking
Past experience with post-sales technical & application support
Past development background in .NET and SQL
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 2017-9262
# Positions 1
Location SG - Singapore
Category (Candidate Search) Support
Position Type Full-Time