Technical Support Engineer ( L1)

Into online video or multimedia technologies, love editing your own videos or discovering the latest video streaming platforms or just keen to learn new technologies ?
Passion for new web, SaaS and Cloud based technologies?
Customer focused and analytical ?

If so Euro London Appointments might just have the ideal opportunity for you to start the New Year in a 6 month Fixed-Term contract with longer term prospects potentially available !
We are currently recruiting for a talented and customer-experience focused Tier 1 Technical Support Engineer on behalf of a leading international video technologies client.

The position will initially be a Fixed Term Contract for 6 months with the potential to become permanent for the right candidate.

This is an ideal opportunity for a junior level Technical Support Engineer with a strong academic and entry level professional background in Windows /MAC OS and Databases to gain experience in an fast-expanding company with a reputation for cutting-edge technologies, delivering some of the highest quality video experiences on the market.
As part of the front-line team you'll need to forge strong relationships with clients who will rely on your excellent grasp of product ( after full training) , analytical skills, troubleshooting flair and rigorous documenting of issues to solve basic to complex issues relating to the product's functionality and usage.

You'll be trained on the product, learn from others, grow your skills and accelerate you career , all within a friendly, encouraging and highly-motivated team.
Key responsibilities :
● Working tickets via web-based ticketing system, over phone, or via live chat
● Positively representing the company and developing a beneficial experience in all customer interactions
● Prioritizing support tickets and exercising individual judgment based on issue severity
● Working closely with other Support team members to provide a great user experience
● Actively contribute to our client's internal Knowledge Base
● Writing and maintaining product documentation/FAQ's/support materials
● Replicating, describing and troubleshooting simple bugs and product issues
● Writing and maintaining clear and complete records in ticketing system of actions taken
● Be friendly, efficient, and dependable, providing timely updates to customers
● Escalating and working with Engineering & Development on complex customer issues
● Undertaking other duties as assigned by supervisor

Required skills

● Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and ideally fluency in German or Italian ( not essential)
● Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills. Ability to learn and pick up new skills quickly through training and independent learning.
● Strong Windows/Mac OS/browser troubleshooting knowledge
● Great teamwork and personable/friendly collaboration skills in a medium sized team environment.
●You have an inquisitive nature and enjoy playing around with demo versions of new technologies in your spare time, as well as self-learning.
● Ability to excel in a fast-paced process-oriented environment, embracing change and showing good judgement. Ideally you have experience working under pressure in a previous role , meeting deadlines and SLAs.
● Ability to work proactively and function in a self-directed and independent manner when required

Preferred Skills:

● Software testing experience
● Video production and editing experience through studies , work or as a hobby. Can be taught to the successful candidate though.
● Knowledge of hardware maintenance / troubleshooting

Required Education/Experience:

● BSc degree preferably in Computer Science or similar
● At least one solid experience of around 1 year ( through internships or full-time work/contracts) in a fast-paced, externally facing technical support role focused on SaaS/Web/Cloud-based technologies.

Languages Spoken

● English written and spoken fluency is essential.
● German or Italian fluency is highly desirable but not essential.

So if you'd like to grow your career in a world-leading international organization focused on creating innovative online video experiences for thousands of academic and corporate customers daily, why not apply today ?

Consultant

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Oliver Astington

Team: IT & Technical

I specialise in: International & Multilingual IT and Technical Recruitment across the UK and Western Europe

Languages: English, French & Spanish (also learning Italian)

I’ve been at Euro London since: 2010

About me: I have evolved with Euro London from consultant to senior and principal consultant since December 2010. I completed my Bachelors Degree in Modern European Studies and Masters Degree in Modern Language studies at the University of Nottingham with studies in France and Spain from 2005-2010 and have subsequently used my passion for Europe, European languages and international business to develop long-standing relationships with international businesses and candidates as well as investment in helping international candidates find job opportunities that will help them grow their careers. Outside work I regularly travel throughout Europe and beyond, enjoy outdoor sports and  reading about  Modern European history and politics. 

Fun fact: I have lived in 4 European countries , UK, France, Spain, Belgium.

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