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Principal Technical Support Engineer

Company: CommScope
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

In our 'always on' world, we believe it's essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do.Ruckus Networks Customer Support and Services (CSS) is a globally distributed team functioning with a unified operations model. We are excited to be modernizing our business with a clear focus on the Customer's Experience.How You'll help us connect the world:ThePrincipalTechnical Support Engineer (TSE) takes ownership of customer reported network issues in order toprovide assistance toquickly restore service and provide problem resolution.PrincipalTSEs are also responsible for reproducing customer reported issues in a lab environment and working with engineering on new and existing defects.KeyResponsibilities:As a Principal Technical Support Engineer, primary responsibility is to provide technical assistance to Ruckus Premium (BullDog) accounts.Interact with our customers to promptly troubleshoot andisolateto root cause and provide a resolution to customer issuesReplicate customer problems in the Support labWork closely with Engineering to resolve escalations and bugsProvide on-going regular updates to sales, internal management and the customer on the progress of assigned casesAs part of this role, you may be requested to work a 'staggered work week',i.e.Sunday through Thursday or Tuesday through SaturdayMust be available for inclusion in rotating on-call rosterMust have flexibility in work hours to work on customer issuesDocument customer and engineering interactions and technical action plans.Provide necessary updates to management and field teams for high profile technical escalations.Assist in development of knowledge articles, troubleshooting guides and internal trainingProvide ongoing coaching and mentoring within the teamAttend regular customer and internal conference calls for high profile cases and escalationsStrict adherence to Service Level Agreement KPIsRequired Experience:8+ years of experience working in the networking space5+ years of experience working in a TACExcellent written and oral communication ability, including formal presentation skills to customers, partners, Ruckus accounts and support teamsExcellent understanding and applied knowledge of TCP/IP, L3 routing, L2 switching, Multicast, firewalls, QOSSolid understanding and troubleshooting skills with wireless technologies 802.11x, WLAN authentication, encryption, EAP, PSK, Radius, AAA, DNSExpertise of wireless deployments - AP's, Controllers, Client associations,etcExcellent understanding of RF transmission and antenna behaviorTechnical expertise in troubleshooting and resolving complex Layer 2/3 and/or wireless issues in multi-vendor environmentsExperience providing support to direct customers, resellers, and field personnel in resolving company product related issuesAbility to provide technical guidance to other membersinthe teamExperience working in a support lab environment for problem replicationExperience documenting the sequence of events related to resolving customer technical issuesProficient with analyzing data traces from protocol analyzers such as WiresharkExperience with traffic generators such as Spirent and IXIABachelor or diploma in a computer related field or equivalent work experienceYou'll excite us if you have:Experience with Wireless survey tools likeEkahauWorking Knowledge of Salesforce and JIRA.Multiple language skillsExperience with scripting: Bash, Python, Perl,etcExperience working with LinuxExperience working in (or with) a vendorRelevant industry accreditations/certifications: CWNA, CWAP, CCIE, CCNP, JNCP,etcExcellent communication/interpersonal skills to clearly and simply articulate ideas, frame problems, and offer solutionsStrong interpersonal skills with a focus on customer satisfactionA belief in ownershipAbility to drive for results and meet tight deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detailsMust maintain a professional attitude, demeanor and be highly motivated and self-directedEncourages and accepts feedback#LI-RB1Our salary ranges consider a wide variety of factors including but not limited to benchmarking by independent third-party consultants, skill sets, years of experience, training, education, geography, and other business needs. Depending on experience, the range can be higher for candidates with exceptional experience and a demonstrated history of successful performance.The expected salary range for this position is $135,600 -176,200.The Candidate will be rewarded with a comprehensive benefits package, including, medical, dental, and vision plans, life and accidental death insurance, a 401(k) plan, and participation in the Company's Incentive Plan. Candidates starting with the Company will be eligible for eleven paid holidays in a full calendar year, two weeks of paid vacation (prorated based on start date), as well as other leave options.Why CommScope:CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn.Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere.With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow.

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next.....come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at You can also learn more about CommScope's accommodation process and EEO policy at;;

Keywords: CommScope, San Jose , Principal Technical Support Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , San Jose, California

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