Dell Sr Technical Support Analyst, Ent Tech Services_182451BR in Bedford, Massachusetts
Acts as a remote customer advocate to champion specific customer needs in collaboration with field team. Applies systems analysis techniques and procedures to determine hardware or software systems functionality. Applies technical knowledge to analyze and use highly technical troubleshooting tools and content and analytical practices; uses operational and diagnostic procedures to diagnose and resolve issues in unique and often complex customer environments. As a 24X7X365 organization, shift work, holidays, weekends and on-call responsibilities may be required. Assesses when it is necessary to engage or escalate to more senior resources to resolve more complex issues. Contributes and develops knowledge-based articles; may perform senior or expert level tasks for assigned products and skills; prepares articles for other TSEs and/or customers regarding technical solutions. Understands and uses sphere of influence extending outside of the department. Determines which tool(s) to use to resolve issues including running tests and be able to identify when deviation from the available troubleshooting tools and documents is appropriate. Effectively communicates procedural and technical issues to internal and external customers in a fast paced and customer critical environment. Interfaces directly with customers at different stages of problem resolution process including understanding issues customers are facing, communicating plans for resolution, explaining developments, and conveying resolution. Maintains a closed-loop communication style that ensures proper and consistent documentation in service request case notes; assuring all appropriate individuals are notified of ongoing issues and problem resolution status. Manages own schedule of cases, which includes determining priority levels and negotiating and setting expectations with customers. Validates technical information and issues early warning and disseminates information as needed. Mentors and/or coaches less experienced TSEs, Helps develop and participate in presentations and informal training for other TSEs. Participates in eServices content creation (self-service) and maintenance such as Chat, Knowledge base content, Support forums, etc.; regularly submits content to the knowledge database. Participating in and possibly leads conference calls with customers Knows their audience and articulate accordingly. Reviews technical solution articles for accuracy and completeness, and give feedback to the authors. Systematically gathers relevant information and analyzes a broad range of factors while working to diagnose and resolve issues. Works toward becoming subject matter expert in a particular area or areas.
Dell is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell encourages applicants of all ages.
REQUIRED/MUST HAVE SKILLS
Customer-first mindset with strong verbal and written communications skills
OS and System Administration experience: Unix/Linux, Windows in complex Client/Server environments. Familiarity with LDAP or Microsoft Active Directory Domain Controller a plus.
Strong networking and web server protocol experience such as: TCP/IP, HTTPS and DNS, with working knowledge of NFS, SMB, FTP as well as PKI and Digital Certificates.
Desired/Highly Desired SKILLS
Experience with Enterprise level directory services: Authentication, LDAP
Experience with Virtual Environments including Hypervisors and preferably VMware VSphere or vCenter