.Net Engineer, Technical Support - Principal

Technical Support @ Waltham, MA, United States

Job Summary

About the Team/Product:
Sitefinity is an ASP.NET based Content Management System (CMS) that enables the construction of dynamic, fully editable Web sites. Sitefinity provides the tools for quick and easy construction of a wide variety of attractive and functional Web sites.

Designed with both usability and extensibility in mind, Sitefinity is engineered to make managing a website a positive, empowering experience. Because it’s built on a cutting-edge code-base, Sitefinity is best equipped to meet the long-term needs of today’s businesses, including tackling the fast-paced world of mobile.

About the Role:
We are currently on the lookout for a Principal/Senior Tech Support Engineer (exact level depends on experience) to join our Sitefinity CMS Team.  In this very technical role you will be a part of a product team and will be helping customers troubleshoot, develop and deploy bleeding-edge business solutions. You’ll be given the opportunity to learn the Sitefinity platform inside-out and will be working with some of the world’s leading Fortune 500 companies.  As you work hand-in-hand with our customers, you’ll be among the first to hear their direct product feedback and will have the chance to influence the product roadmap. As our support is legendary and we pride ourselves for it, we are only looking for the best of the best. So are you ready to join us?
  • Take ownership and manage customer cases and customer expectations effectively and professionally. Communicate clearly and precisely with customers to determine expectations for resolutions and provide workarounds to product defects;
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose customer issues using a variety of resources, including documentation, knowledge base, bug database, source code, and the world wide technical and field teams via email aliases.
  • Document technical information in online knowledge base and assist others to do the same;
  • Identify defects on the product and enter clear and precise information on how to reproduce them using the bug tracking system. Provide additional information to Development as needed to resolve bugs;
  • Learn new product features and technology.
  • Participate in department wide projects such as councils and process improvements
  • Work with client development projects to examine their problems and propose an appropriate solution - could be the case you come out with an extremely innovative solution which turns into a product/ feature implementation
  • Liaise our customers with the product team - communicate bug reports and feature requests
  • Come up with ideas for technical content – demos, blog posts, or anything that might be helpful for both current and potential customers
About You:
The role calls for a technically adept individual (well aware of the .NET platform, with programming knowledge in HTML, ASP.NET Web Forms/ MVC), C#, T-SQL, JavaScript, CSS, jQuery, Ajax who also enjoys the day-to-day communication with others. If you are looking for a chance to join a team and a company globally recognized for its cutting-edge products, a constant stream of exciting challenges and a broad range of resources to solve them, informal, friendly and knowledge-sharing environment with open communication and smart people around you, this is the perfect career for you.

Required Skills:
  • Be adept with .NET platform and have programming experience in HTML, ASP.NET Web Forms/ MVC, SQL Server, C#, T-SQL, JavaScript, CSS, jQuery, Ajax
  • Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills, whether in C#, JavaScript, CSS, SQL, HTTP or knowing how to use Google Chrome DevTools troubleshooting features
  • Be willing to learn new technologies and eager to constantly improve your technical skills
  • Be a great listener, have the ability to dig deep into an issue and have the skills to effectively troubleshoot and communicate with customers and colleagues
  • BS/MS in Computer Science (or relevant experience) and at least 3 to 5+ years of knowledge/experience
Other Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of Web technologies a plus – JavaScript, CSS, SEO, Web optimization, Google Analytics, CDN, performance tuning, SSL/TLS, basic InfoSec knowledge, basic networking
  • Developer background a plus
  • Experience on cloud-based services such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with relational databases such as Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle
  • Experience with tools such as Microsoft Visual Studio and SQL server management Studio.
  • Spanish and/or Portuguese language skils are a plus

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