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Technical Support Engineer

Job Code TS-110

Working as part of a growing post-sale technical support team, you will provide technical support to our certified system integrators and larger certified enterprise customers during the installation and servicing phase of our access control products, video monitoring systems and 3rd party integrations.  You will join a growing and capable team whose mission is to provide a superior customer service experience which is a critical cornerstone of the S2 Security product and brand.

Our Technical Support Engineers provide technical problem resolutions to certified integrators by performing a system problem diagnosis while guiding integrators through step-by-step solutions, often while connected to the live system. Solutions include, but are not limited to, resolving username and password problems, uninstalling/reinstalling basic software applications, verifying proper hardware and software set up, assisting with troubleshooting various technical issues and providing advice on implementation techniques for the more complex enterprise feature / functions. Support will be provided by clearly communicating technical solutions in a user-friendly, professional manner. Representatives will use a variety of software applications to connect to the customer’s system, connect to related S2 components, examine SQL database settings, and validate relevant network settings for S2 devices communicating over the customer’s network.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to and take ownership for incoming phone calls and from customers inquiring on the installation, setup, operational programming and ongoing management of our access control (SMS) and video management (VMS) systems.
  • ​Gather Integrator, site and system information and determine the issue by evaluating and analyzing the symptoms.
  • Accurately process and record call transactions using a computer and issue tracking software.
  • Efficiently and effectively escalate deeper technical issues to your supervisor and S2 development as required to drive to resolution.
  • Offer alternative solutions where appropriate with the objective of restoring or improving system functionality.
  • Use S2’s remote access capability to directly connect to the customer’s system and employ our rich software toolset to evaluate configuration and network questions posed by the integrator.
  • Follow up and make scheduled call backs to customers where necessary prior to closing the case.
  • Stay current with product information, changes and updates.
  • Follow a career path to become an SME (Subject Matter Expert) on one or more products and 3rd party integrations in order to provide second tier level support.
  • Assist engineering and product management by providing feedback from customers on bug fixes and enhancement requests and other discrepancies observed in the field with our hardware and software to constantly improve the functionality and flexibility of the S2 product.

Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail with excellent verbal and written communication skills (writing sample required).
  • Working knowledge of basic electronic devices, computers and related software.
  • Familiarity or experience with troubleshooting techniques useful in diagnosing system software errors (will be tested).
  • Solid understanding of IP networking concepts such as the fundamental operation of TCP/IP, DHCP, routers, subnets, firewall.
  • Experience supporting mission-critical systems by phone with remote login capabilities.
  • Positive and customer-oriented attitude and proper phone etiquette.
  • A strong aptitude for troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Multi-tasking capabilities.  Able to manage multiple priorities throughout the day.
  • Natural team player who enjoys a fast-paced technical support environment.
  • Willingness to work the occasional late night or weekend day to provide scheduled support coverage.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Integrator installation experience supporting competitive integrated access control and security platforms - card readers, motion detectors, strikes, maglocks, DSMs, alarm panels
  • Integrator installation experience supporting competitive video management systems including IP cameras, DVR and NVR systems from multiple manufacturers.
  • Working knowledge of SQL databases
  • Working knowledge of the Ubuntu Linux or related OS.
  • Working knowledge of Computer and Wireless Networks and the impact of device traffic, network latency, and bandwidth on system performance.

Interested? Please reference the job code TS-110 and contact us at jobs@s2sys.com
 

S2 Security Corporation does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or placement agencies.  All unsolicited resumes submitted referring to one of our current postings or otherwise are deemed unsolicited and will be considered the property of S2 Security Corporation, and S2 Security Corporation will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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About S2 Security

S2 Security Corporation, headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts, is an internationally recognized innovator in the field of IP based integrated physical security management products.

S2 was founded in 2002, is profitable, growing steadily, and is privately held by a group of individual investors including a number of its employees. If you enjoy an opportunity where product ease of use and service come first in a flexible, self-motivated environment, then S2 is right for you. Results count for everything here, and a minimum of bureaucracy will keep you close to the action.

S2 develops and markets a family of network appliance products that manage all aspects of a commercial building’s physical access control, alarm monitoring, and video security infrastructure. By leveraging the power of networking technology, S2 brings users an unprecedented level of control over enterprise security. Our product line, available in a number of languages, is continually improving because we listen to our customers and work with them to build the best products available.

Employees of S2 are passionate about our products and excited to work where their input can be seen on the product line. We strive to be world class and innovative in the IP based physical security industry. All employees are encouraged to think outside of the box and their voices are always heard.

S2 offers a full suite of benefits and a casual work environment. Please reference the Job Code when applying for a job.