Technical Support Engineer Technical Support Engineer …

in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Technical Support Engineer
Job summary
AWS Elemental is the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery and we are looking for a Technical Support Engineer to join our Global Technical Support Team.
In this role, you will own customer issues throughout their complete lifecycle while providing knowledgeable and responsive technical support for our enterprise customers. Our customers include small and large enterprise customers and includes on-premises, and cloud based workflows. You will be responsible for issue investigation, identifying software defects, in-depth and complex repro cases across multiple products and services, workarounds and researching cutting-edge or unfamiliar technologies. This is a complex, fast-paced, and high-throughput environment where frequent context shifting and multi-tasking is required. As an engineer on the team, there are additional expectations of leadership and expertise in multiple disciplines.

Key job responsibilities
In this role, you will:
• Track, investigate, and resolve customer questions and issues by phone and email at various levels of complexity and customer impact
• Act as an escalation point for the most complex and in-depth issues that potentially span multiple external and internal organizations while working independently
• Communicate directly with internal organizations to complete root cause analyses, issue investigation, workarounds and defect resolution
• Develop and implement the most complex repro cases to identify potential software defects, misconfigurations or issues in customer environments
• Use case management tools to manage and prioritize issues based on multiple factors including customer impact
• Act as a role model to other support engineers, leading discussions, proactively solving issues and identifying and removing blockers for the entire team
• Develop training material and documentation for both internal and customer-facing user community portals
• Deliver field support services to customers, including product troubleshooting, as well as basic implementation and ad hoc training services
• Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation for post-sale customer support

• A BS in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar discipline
• 7+ years of experience working in enterprise-level technical/customer support
• 5+ years of experience with Linux operating systems, particularly with networking and system administration
• 7+ years of experience with LAN configuration, Internet protocols, server applications and related troubleshooting tools

• Knowledge of compressed and uncompressed digital video and audio standards, especially around HEVC, H.264 and MPEG-2 technologies
• Knowledge of video packaging and delivery mechanisms such as HLS, DASH, CMAF, RTMP, UDP, and file based workflows
• Experience with Cloud Computing, especially Amazon Web Services
• Experience analyzing and troubleshooting RESTful web API calls
• Experience with CentOS or RedHat Linux distributions
• Experience with Salesforce and/or JIRA
• Familiarity with one or more Linux-based scripting language (e.g. Python, Bash, JavaScript, etc.)
• Excellent hardware/software problem-solving skills and ability to navigate challenging situations in a professional manner with minimal guidance
• Experience with MySQL, PostgreSQL, Apache, SNMP, Wireshark, or MPEG Transport Stream analyzers
• Experience with Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) (e.g. AWS CloudFront , Akamai, EdgeCast, Level 3, Limelight)
• Strong written, verbal, and documentation skills to effectively communicate with customers and peers
• Ability to effectively gauge customer impact and temperature to prioritize issue investigation
• Ability to multi-task and quickly shift focus throughout the day depending on priorities
• Ability to work effectively within and across teams
• Ability to work independently and gauge priority of multiple competing tasks

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