Support Engineer

Short Description

SAP is hiring a Support Engineer who can Monitor and address all escalations from your Platinum customers to yourself or the escalation email group.

Job Description

  • Monitor and address all escalations from your Platinum customers to yourself or the escalation email group(s) 
  • Aim to provide a consistent level of mentoring and resolution assistance to the Service Desk team  
  • Action escalation requests according to time zone priority 
  • Update the Customer Success Manager on a weekly basis Work with the Customer Success Manager to identify any training needs that may become apparent for the Priority team analysts in Service Desk 
  • Research and document issues at a much deeper level than basic resolution and providing detailed data on the issue and its resolution-to both customers and sales teams 
  • Address any warm issues that have the potential to turn into hot escalations with high visibility 
  • One-on-one mentoring and/or technical knowledge transfer to the Service Desk team will be required on an on-going basis  
  • Use SLA timescales to assess overdue tickets and to work with the Service Desk team to resolve or to resolve yourself where urgency is needed  
  • Report on tickets worked on a daily basis to the Customer Success Manager using a simple format and highlighting areas that need further attention  
  • Always keep sales execs and customers up to date for owned tickets  
  • Covering secondary Platinum accounts for colleagues during their absence Assist with drafting incident reports following any high-profile outage or customer impacting error

  • MSc/MBA in IT related discipline and equivalent technical and customer relationship experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a technical support position preferably with a telecom-related company   
  • Proficiency with PC workstations, basic software, and applications
  • Intermediate knowledge of telecommunications, networking, and Internet Protocol essentials 
  • Solid knowledge of network access, server functionality & troubleshooting
  • The user experience of Windows and Linux Operating Systems 
  • Working knowledge of mobile devices and web protocols (SMPP, HTTP, etc) 
  • Working knowledge of SQL 
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux command line interface (shell) 
  • You will have excellent (English language) communication skills written and spoken  
  • Self-motivated individual; able to work independently
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and take on multiple assignments 
  • Exposure to Self Service portals an advantage
  • Exposure to SAP CRM or a customer support ticketing system an advantage
  • Exposure to business intelligence / big data reporting tools (e.g. Business Objects)  ITIL foundation certification an advantage

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Support Engineer
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