Senior Technical Support Specialist

Ref#: 28049

Function: Technical Support

Location: Canada, ON, Waterloo

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OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

The opportunity:

Want to work with 85% of the world’s top brands and more than 100,000 customers in 140 countries? With OpenText Customer Support you have the chance to help our customers use our world class software and making them wildly successful! No two days will be the same as you’ll face new challenges and opportunities when working in our fun & collaborative atmosphere.

For more than two decades, OpenText™ has produced innovative online solutions that change the way organizations conduct their business and the way people gather, store and use information. Our Enterprise Information Management (EIM) technology is leading the industry. We have earned the trust of the world’s top Fortune 500 companies and helped these organizations flourish, lower costs, reduce information governance and security related risks and support their digital transformation.

Our Senior Technical Specialist position offers you an opportunity to learn exciting technologies which would enable you to support our customers. Critical thinking is something that you’ll leverage on an ongoing basis as each customers situation is unique therefore you will need to be creative with your solutions. Our strong team-based environment ensures that if you get stuck or need some help, you’ll always feel supported.

You are great at:

Representing OpenText acting as first point of contact for all technical inquiries regarding ECM and its integration into external environments.

Utilizing exceptional written and verbal communication skills while supporting customers via telephone or email, while demonstrating a high level of customer focus and empathy

Meet established service delivery guidelines and key performance indicators that are measured through customer satisfaction surveys, phone-based activities, and schedule adherence.

Show an understanding of the customer environment and product enabling resolution of complex technical issues and providing alternative support options which may not be related to OpenText products directly.

Act as a key point of contact for customer follow up and incident management, while maintaining updates and resolution.

Collaborating on cross-team and cross-product technical issues with a variety of resources including development to document software defects and customer suggestions.

Contributing to the knowledge base by authoring and editing articles to share current information with team members.

Work under general guidance with results reviewed periodically, seeking approval from others on matters outside of job or role as needed.

What it takes:

5+ years previous experience working within a technically focused environment

Focused on scoping problems and strong troubleshooting ability

University/College degree within a related discipline or equivalent work experience

Customer centric attitude

Eager to learn new technologies

Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively

Positive attitude, patience, understanding, dedication and commitment

Strong attention to detail and the ability to grasp concepts quickly

Depending on the need of the business, working a later shift or participating in a 24x7 on call schedule may be required

Any combination of the following skills or knowledge is a must:

Good foundation/knowledge working with Windows OS/Linux OS

Windows and Linux Servers

Knowledge of Web Servers and HTML (ie. Tomcat or MS IIS) -

Experience working with relational DBMS (Oracle, MS SQL Server) -

Understanding of Networking principles

XML and-or HTML experience

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of sex, national origin, disability or race. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com.

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