Support Escal Eng, Services & Support on the Lync product in Dallas, TX


TitleSupport Escal Eng
CategoryCustomer service & support
LocationDallas, TX
DivisionServices & Support
ProductLync
Date AddedMarch 28, 2015
Open Positions3

Unified Communications Enterprise Support
Support Escalation Engineer
Generalist
Are you ready for the Next Generation? Be on the cutting edge of Microsoft technologies by joining our Enterprise Unified Communications Support team! Learn the nuts and bolts of our revolutionary new enterprise communications and collaboration products - Microsoft Lync and Exchange Unified Messaging Services. Imagine having the resources to influence tomorrow's reality today, and having fun while you do it. That's Microsoft. Right now, we're looking for people who think big and dream big - people a lot like you. If you're ready to discover just how far your talents can take you, read on...

The Opportunity
Work in a team environment at one of our US global escalation sites to enable Lync engineers and architects to maximize the usefulness or our products, including Lync and Office Communications Server and their integration into PBX systems, VoIP solutions, Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging and video conferencing solutions. Our product support teams are structured by product category, so that every customer has access to highly focused assistance and expertise. Support Escalation Engineers may also be required to support the Cloud offering equivalents of Lync and Exchange UM and work with several peer support groups and the appropriate backend operations teams to assist in resolving complex customer issues.
Those who work in the Unified Communications organization are passionate about technology and helping others. They must be highly observant and skilled in detection in order to resolve issues. This requires empathy, outstanding logic skills, the ability to think differently than the crowd, and a genuine desire to help people do their best. Successful candidates should also be able to manage a diverse number of work items from different customers and be able to prioritize and multitask effectively throughout the working day. Some on-call and weekend or late night shift responsibilities may be required on occasion.
Product support offers many opportunities for specialization and advancement, and support engineers receive world-class training in order to stay on top of emerging technologies. Team members have the freedom to pursue the types of products that interest them most or pursue training in new products at any time to expand their skills and advance their careers.

Responsibilities:
Represent Microsoft and communicate with corporate customers via telephone, written correspondence, or electronic service regarding technically complex escalated problems identified in Microsoft software products, and manage relationships with those customers. Frequently, these problems will not only be technically complex, but will be politically charged situations requiring the highest level of customer focus skills.
? Receive escalated, technically complex mission critical or politically hot customer issues, and maintain ownership of issue until resolved completely.
? Solve highly complex level of escalated problems, involving broad, in-depth product knowledge or in-depth product specialty.
? Acquire & coordinate resources from other product support groups as needed to resolve complex, multi-product customer issues.
? Represent Microsoft professionally during occasional customer facing on-site engagements.
? Act as technical lead, mentor, and role model on a team of engineers; provide direction to others, review solutions and articles, etc. Mentor new Support Engineers.
? Develop and deliver technical training to other engineers.
? Maintain strong working knowledge of pre-release products and take ownership for product improvement in key product areas.
? Report software bugs and customer suggestions.
? Write complex technical articles, sample scripts and diagnostic rules to improve engineer and customer product knowledge and supportability.
? Assist with selection of new team members.
? May act as technical focal point in cooperative relationships with other companies.

Qualifications:

Required:
? Minimum of 3 years of experience in systems development, network operations, software support or I.T. consulting.
? Solid understanding of client/server, networking, and Internet technologies fundamentals.
? Previous experience deploying, administrating and/or supporting an enterprise instant messaging, real time communications solution or enterprise messaging solution such as OCS/Lync, Jabber, Exchange, or Cisco WebEX.
? Alternatively, a candidate with in-depth hands on experience in the deployment and management of Lync or OCS into an existing PBX/iPBX/VoIP environment or the deployment and management of a non-Microsoft VoIP solution such as Cisco Call Manager, Siemens OpenScape, and IBM Sametime will be considered.
? Ability to analyze and interpret data captures and trace logs to resolve customer issues in production environments specific to authentication, network connectivity, messaging, SIP or VoIP and Unified Communications.
? Strong Network and/or VoIP experience with underlying technologies such as Routing & Switching Protocols, TCP/IP, DNS, QoS, SIP, VLANs, and WAN protocols and technologies.
? Initiative to develop expertise on new technologies beyond the provided classroom training.
? Candidates with strong and lengthy experience in supporting complex, enterprise networking products and networking operating systems (preferably Windows Server but not limited to) for 3 years or more will be considered even when the above qualifications may not all be present.
? Candidates must also have strong customer service, accurate and logical problem solving, communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment.
? Full Microsoft certifications for the products we support is required within one year of employment.

Recommended:
? Strong knowledge of VoIP, PSTN converged voice and data IP communications packages, VoIP Hosted PBX, SIP trunks, all-in-one voice and video web conferencing, network monitoring, and diagnosis is preferred.
? The ideal candidate will have a four year degree in C.S. or E.E. and a minimum of three years product support experience or the equivalent in work experience.
? Prior knowledge of the products to be supported, and other networking products and/or networking operating systems, is highly recommended.
? Programming and debugging skills are a plus but not required. The ability to read and analyze network traces is ideal.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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Unified Communications Enterprise Support
Support Escalation Engineer
Generalist

Are you ready for the Next Generation? Be on the cutting edge of Microsoft technologies by joining our Enterprise Unified Communications Support team! Learn the nuts and bolts of our revolutionary new enterprise communications and collaboration products - Microsoft Lync and Exchange Unified Messaging Services. Imagine having the resources to influence tomorrow's reality today, and having fun while you do it. That's Microsoft. Right now, we're looking for people who think big and dream big - people a lot like you. If you're ready to discover just how far your talents can take you, read on...

The Opportunity
Work in a team environment at one of our US global escalation sites to enable Lync engineers and architects to maximize the usefulness or our products, including Lync and Office Communications Server and their integration into PBX systems, VoIP solutions, Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging and video conferencing solutions. Our product support teams are structured by product category, so that every customer has access to highly focused assistance and expertise. Support Escalation Engineers may also be required to support the Cloud offering equivalents of Lync and Exchange UM and work with several peer support groups and the appropriate backend operations teams to assist in resolving complex customer issues.
Those who work in the Unified Communications organization are passionate about technology and helping others. They must be highly observant and skilled in detection in order to resolve issues. This requires empathy, outstanding logic skills, the ability to think differently than the crowd, and a genuine desire to help people do their best. Successful candidates should also be able to manage a diverse number of work items from different customers and be able to prioritize and multitask effectively throughout the working day. Some on-call and weekend or late night shift responsibilities may be required on occasion.
Product support offers many opportunities for specialization and advancement, and support engineers receive world-class training in order to stay on top of emerging technologies. Team members have the freedom to pursue the types of products that interest them most or pursue training in new products at any time to expand their skills and advance their careers.

Responsibilities:
Represent Microsoft and communicate with corporate customers via telephone, written correspondence, or electronic service regarding technically complex escalated problems identified in Microsoft software products, and manage relationships with those customers. Frequently, these problems will not only be technically complex, but will be politically charged situations requiring the highest level of customer focus skills.
? Receive escalated, technically complex mission critical or politically hot customer issues, and maintain ownership of issue until resolved completely.
? Solve highly complex level of escalated problems, involving broad, in-depth product knowledge or in-depth product specialty.
? Acquire & coordinate resources from other product support groups as needed to resolve complex, multi-product customer issues.
? Represent Microsoft professionally during occasional customer facing on-site engagements.
? Act as technical lead, mentor, and role model on a team of engineers; provide direction to others, review solutions and articles, etc. Mentor new Support Engineers.
? Develop and deliver technical training to other engineers.
? Maintain strong working knowledge of pre-release products and take ownership for product improvement in key product areas.
? Report software bugs and customer suggestions.
? Write complex technical articles, sample scripts and diagnostic rules to improve engineer and customer product knowledge and supportability.
? Assist with selection of new team members.
? May act as technical focal point in cooperative relationships with other companies.

Qualifications:

Required:
? Minimum of 3 years of experience in systems development, network operations, software support or I.T. consulting.
? Solid understanding of client/server, networking, and Internet technologies fundamentals.
? Previous experience deploying, administrating and/or supporting an enterprise instant messaging, real time communications solution or enterprise messaging solution such as OCS/Lync, Jabber, Exchange, or Cisco WebEX.
? Alternatively, a candidate with in-depth hands on experience in the deployment and management of Lync or OCS into an existing PBX/iPBX/VoIP environment or the deployment and management of a non-Microsoft VoIP solution such as Cisco Call Manager, Siemens OpenScape, and IBM Sametime will be considered.
? Ability to analyze and interpret data captures and trace logs to resolve customer issues in production environments specific to authentication, network connectivity, messaging, SIP or VoIP and Unified Communications.
? Strong Network and/or VoIP experience with underlying technologies such as Routing & Switching Protocols, TCP/IP, DNS, QoS, SIP, VLANs, and WAN protocols and technologies.
? Initiative to develop expertise on new technologies beyond the provided classroom training.
? Candidates with strong and lengthy experience in supporting complex, enterprise networking products and networking operating systems (preferably Windows Server but not limited to) for 3 years or more will be considered even when the above qualifications may not all be present.
? Candidates must also have strong customer service, accurate and logical problem solving, communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment.
? Full Microsoft certifications for the products we support is required within one year of employment.

Recommended:
? Strong knowledge of VoIP, PSTN converged voice and data IP communications packages, VoIP Hosted PBX, SIP trunks, all-in-one voice and video web conferencing, network monitoring, and diagnosis is preferred.
? The ideal candidate will have a four year degree in C.S. or E.E. and a minimum of three years product support experience or the equivalent in work experience.
? Prior knowledge of the products to be supported, and other networking products and/or networking operating systems, is highly recommended.
? Programming and debugging skills are a plus but not required. The ability to read and analyze network traces is ideal.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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Unified Communications Enterprise Support
Support Escalation Engineer
Generalist
Are you ready for the Next Generation? Be on the cutting edge of Microsoft technologies by joining our Enterprise Unified Communications Support team! Learn the nuts and bolts of our revolutionary new enterprise communications and collaboration products - Microsoft Lync and Exchange Unified Messaging Services. Imagine having the resources to influence tomorrow's reality today, and having fun while you do it. That's Microsoft. Right now, we're looking for people who think big and dream big - people a lot like you. If you're ready to discover just how far your talents can take you, read on...

The Opportunity
Work in a team environment at one of our US global escalation sites to enable Lync engineers and architects to maximize the usefulness or our products, including Lync and Office Communications Server and their integration into PBX systems, VoIP solutions, Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging and video conferencing solutions. Our product support teams are structured by product category, so that every customer has access to highly focused assistance and expertise. Support Escalation Engineers may also be required to support the Cloud offering equivalents of Lync and Exchange UM and work with several peer support groups and the appropriate backend operations teams to assist in resolving complex customer issues.
Those who work in the Unified Communications organization are passionate about technology and helping others. They must be highly observant and skilled in detection in order to resolve issues. This requires empathy, outstanding logic skills, the ability to think differently than the crowd, and a genuine desire to help people do their best. Successful candidates should also be able to manage a diverse number of work items from different customers and be able to prioritize and multitask effectively throughout the working day. Some on-call and weekend or late night shift responsibilities may be required on occasion.
Product support offers many opportunities for specialization and advancement, and support engineers receive world-class training in order to stay on top of emerging technologies. Team members have the freedom to pursue the types of products that interest them most or pursue training in new products at any time to expand their skills and advance their careers.

Responsibilities:
Represent Microsoft and communicate with corporate customers via telephone, written correspondence, or electronic service regarding technically complex escalated problems identified in Microsoft software products, and manage relationships with those customers. Frequently, these problems will not only be technically complex, but will be politically charged situations requiring the highest level of customer focus skills.
? Receive escalated, technically complex mission critical or politically hot customer issues, and maintain ownership of issue until resolved completely.
? Solve highly complex level of escalated problems, involving broad, in-depth product knowledge or in-depth product specialty.
? Acquire & coordinate resources from other product support groups as needed to resolve complex, multi-product customer issues.
? Represent Microsoft professionally during occasional customer facing on-site engagements.
? Act as technical lead, mentor, and role model on a team of engineers; provide direction to others, review solutions and articles, etc. Mentor new Support Engineers.
? Develop and deliver technical training to other engineers.
? Maintain strong working knowledge of pre-release products and take ownership for product improvement in key product areas.
? Report software bugs and customer suggestions.
? Write complex technical articles, sample scripts and diagnostic rules to improve engineer and customer product knowledge and supportability.
? Assist with selection of new team members.
? May act as technical focal point in cooperative relationships with other companies.

Qualifications:

Required:
? Minimum of 3 years of experience in systems development, network operations, software support or I.T. consulting.
? Solid understanding of client/server, networking, and Internet technologies fundamentals.
? Previous experience deploying, administrating and/or supporting an enterprise instant messaging, real time communications solution or enterprise messaging solution such as OCS/Lync, Jabber, Exchange, or Cisco WebEX.
? Alternatively, a candidate with in-depth hands on experience in the deployment and management of Lync or OCS into an existing PBX/iPBX/VoIP environment or the deployment and management of a non-Microsoft VoIP solution such as Cisco Call Manager, Siemens OpenScape, and IBM Sametime will be considered.
? Ability to analyze and interpret data captures and trace logs to resolve customer issues in production environments specific to authentication, network connectivity, messaging, SIP or VoIP and Unified Communications.
? Strong Network and/or VoIP experience with underlying technologies such as Routing & Switching Protocols, TCP/IP, DNS, QoS, SIP, VLANs, and WAN protocols and technologies.
? Initiative to develop expertise on new technologies beyond the provided classroom training.
? Candidates with strong and lengthy experience in supporting complex, enterprise networking products and networking operating systems (preferably Windows Server but not limited to) for 3 years or more will be considered even when the above qualifications may not all be present.
? Candidates must also have strong customer service, accurate and logical problem solving, communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment.
? Full Microsoft certifications for the products we support is required within one year of employment.

Recommended:
? Strong knowledge of VoIP, PSTN converged voice and data IP communications packages, VoIP Hosted PBX, SIP trunks, all-in-one voice and video web conferencing, network monitoring, and diagnosis is preferred.
? The ideal candidate will have a four year degree in C.S. or E.E. and a minimum of three years product support experience or the equivalent in work experience.
? Prior knowledge of the products to be supported, and other networking products and/or networking operating systems, is highly recommended.
? Programming and debugging skills are a plus but not required. The ability to read and analyze network traces is ideal.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
Apply for this job at Microsoft