VMware Application Support Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

As a Applications Support Engineer you will be providing support to customers, using VMware products, in isolating, diagnosing, reproducing and fixing technical issues in a timely manner. To be successful in this role, you are a motivated self-starter and self-learner, possess strong customer service and technical analytical skills; and be someone who welcomes challenges.

Essential Functions:

  • You will resolve customer’s issues via the telephone, email or Webex session

  • Regular follow ups with customers with recommendations, updates and action plans.

  • Bring up issues a timely according to Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Demonstrate internal technical expertise, including peers, mentors, knowledge base, community forums and other internal tools, to provide the most effective solutions to customer issues.

  • Build new knowledgebase articles to bring together new learning’s for reuse throughout the organization.

  • Participate in technical communications within the Technical Support Team to share best practices and learn about new technologies.

  • Focus on an area of technical specialization and attend technical trainings,

  • Read and work with other Technical Support Engineers on cases which will help cultivate that expertise.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Deep understanding of Server PC Architecture

  • Experience resolving system crashes and hardware related issues

  • Understanding of modern IT production datacenter, hosting operations and End Users ecosystem.

  • Desktop operating system configuration, security and optimization.

  • Experience with desktop virtualization products/solutions

  • Excellent knowledge of Operating Systems including (Windows 2000, 2003, XP / Linux)

  • Understanding of computer architectures (server, storage and network)

  • Experience Solving problems 3rd party application integration

  • Solid skills fixing complex desktop deployments

  • Authority level in Microsoft Windows Management

  • Windows Enterprise Administration

  • Active Directory and GPO implementation

  • Sysprep, OS imaging, and automated deployment tools

  • General Desktop systems management

  • Terminal Services and RDP

  • Remote connectivity, Windows networking

  • Work experience of 5+ Years in Technical domain

Educational Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience in providing voice based Technical Support is a key requirement

  • Experience in Virtualization & Cloud computing will be preferred

  • VDI Certification will be an added advantage

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