Associate Escalation Technical Support Engineer

Department: Tech Support

Req ID: R33914

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Associate Escalation Technical Support Engineer

  • San Francisco, Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Full time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

We're looking for an outstanding Escalation Engineer. You will provide an extraordinary customer service experience by problem identification and resolution on Citrix ADC. Do you have 2 years of proven ability in Enterprise support team? Then we'd love to speak with you!

Position Summary

Working as the last point of escalation, you will apply your problem solving skills to isolate, analyze, and provide resolution to customer inquiries. The pace is fast and the job is exciting and the teamwork makes this opportunity one that is very rewarding.

Primary Responsibilities

Independently defuses sophisticated customer situations by using appropriate communication planning and follow-through that helps drive confident communication.

Independently resolve the most technically complex, critically important or politically hot customer issues.

Be an effective technical interface between the customer and 3rd Level Engineering / Product Development by providing clear issue documentation and using productive multi functional working relationships with senior-level players in their area of expertise.

Provides problem report prioritization for Engineering in at least one Citrix Networking product.

Collaborate with other teams to write & review complex technical articles and case studies for the knowledgebase using the customer reported cases, product specifications, and multifaceted experience.

Act as an authority in at least one of our Citrix Networking products and demonstrates a solid grasp of at least one adjacent product.

Develop and review advanced technical training for internal and external audiences across multiple products or components.

Participation in a 24x7 on-call rotation.

Participate in projects as a collaborator or sub-team leader.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience in a Tech Support environment including a minimum of 1 year within an Escalation-level team collaborating with Engineering to resolve problems within Enterprise-level customer environments.

  • Possesses strong critical thinking and problem resolution skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, to be able to communicate with senior management.

  • Practical understanding of the OSI model.

  • Must possess a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

  • Solid understanding of: Linux operation system (boot process, iptables, cron, udev, nfs, etc.). Load balancing, Routing, switching, VLAN, firewall, etc. Common protocols (such as TCP/IP, NAT, DHCP, DNS etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

CCNA, CCNP, Certificate of MCSE or CCIE.

AWS, Azure and other Cloud solution provider.

Shell, Python, or Perl Scripting languages

Firewall/DMZ configuration

Functional Area:

Tech Support

What you’re looking for:

Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits

We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

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