Support Escalation Engineer
Location:
Irving , Texas
Posted:
October 16, 2017
Reference:
1072450
As cloud goes main stream, Azure leads the way. Azure’s continued success depends on providing customers a world class support experience. Love services, support in the cloud? Customer obsessed? Data Driven? Collaborator? Communicator? Troubleshooter? Debugger? Then come & join ARR team to Lead, Serve, and Make the Difference.

Azure Rapid Response (ARR) team is OneService Team Award winner and a true global team staffed in America, Asia, and EMEA. We provide end-to-end Azure solution support for the most critical enterprise customers and the top StartUp’s. We are looking for true technical leaders to join us and lead the way!
The successful candidate should demonstrate great accountability, customer obsession and technical leadership. Beyond troubleshooting complex technical problems and managing critical situations, the candidate should be passionate of driving bigger impacts – being increasing customer values, improving diagnostic tools and/or driving product feedback.

Responsibilities include:

- Ability to build business relationship with key customer contact
and TAM, and enhance the trust.
- Ability to quickly identify customer issues to specific Azure
Services or Azure Platform; and being able to conduct in-depth
diagnostics on Azure platform and services, and be able to
work with Engineering group effectively.
- Respond to and resolve critical customer issues.
- Develop tools, scripts to automate troubleshooting activities
and explorer diagnostic opportunity on Tenant based
monitoring/alerts.

QUALIFICATIONS:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or 5 years of business
experience.
• 5 years of IT or Technical Customer OR Product support
experience.

SOFT SKILLS

• Customer communication & situation management.
• Accountability & team work.
• Driving Cross-team engagement/collaboration.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Subject Matter Expert knowledge of one or more of the following domains:

• Azure Core Platform (Compute, Storage, Networking)
• Subject Matter Expert of OS System admin (Windows, Linux),
and Networking
• Data Platform: SQL, Azure DB
• Application development & debugging experience (c/c++/c#,
Python, Node.JS, etc.)
• Azure Application development or support experiences with
Azure PaaS services (Redis Cache, Service Bus, Event Hub,
Cloud Service, IoT suite, Mobile Apps, etc.)
• Web Site troubleshooting and coding experience: IIS, Azure
Web Apps, PHP, Apache, Tomcat, WordPress, etc.
• Bigdata: HDInsight/Hadoop, Machine Learning, Azure Stream
Analytics
• Identity and Authentication, SSO/Federation, AD/Azure AD,

EXPERIENCE

• At least 5 years of IT or Technical Support experience (in Tier
3).

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION

• B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:
Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com.

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