Technical Support Engineer – West

As a Technical Support Engineer, you will provide top notch support to AtScale customers for diagnosing, reproducing and resolving issues with our solution. You will troubleshoot issues in multiple types of environments, take ownership of issues, and work closely with our support team and engineering in resolving customer issues. To be successful in this role, you must be a motivated self-starter, committed to ongoing self-education, possess strong customer service and communication skills and have excellent technical problem solving skills.


  • Resolve customer problems via telephone, email or remote access
  • Maintain customer loyalty through integrity and accountability
  • Research customer issues in a timely manner and follow up directly with the customer with recommendations and action plans
  • Escalate cases to management when customer satisfaction comes into question
  • Escalate cases to the engineering team when the problem is beyond the scope of technical support or falls out of the support team’s expertise
  • Maintain control and management of the overall resolution for any escalated case, even when cross-functional groups are involved
  • Leverage internal technical expertise, including development engineers, knowledge base, and other internal tools to provide the most effective solutions to customer issues
  • Create knowledge base content to capture new learning for re-use throughout the company and user base
  • Participate in technical communications within the team to share best practices and learn about new technologies and other ecosystem applications
  • Participate in the weekend on-call rotation with other Technical Support Engineers

Experience and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Enterprise software support customer facing experience
  • Experience with supporting Java applications running on Linux
  • Familiarity with JVM, JRE, JDK, garbage collection
  • Strong knowledge of networking concepts (TCP/IP, DNS, etc.) and ability to troubleshoot complex networking issues in a Linux environment
  • Experience with database or in a big data platform/company a plus
  • Knowledge of system administration a plus
  • BI tools experience a plus
  • A strong desire to perform the support engineer role and to work with customers on a daily basis, document cases properly, create knowledgebase articles and follow team guidelines
  • Passionate, enthusiastic, energetic team player
  • Understands the need for mentoring and sharing of knowledge
  • Commitment to high quality
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and need to able to answer questions directly
  • Strong in problem solving and logical thinking
  • Ability to quickly learn and pick up new technical concepts

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