Technical Support Analyst/Advisor

Print this job
Reference Number:
Preferred Degree:
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Country:
Job Location:
Number of Jobs:
Experience (Years):
Job Description

Our Client in the IT Security Industry is looking We for technically minded individuals with strong troubleshooting skills to be part of their dynamic technical support team.

Not only will you will be able to help our customers resolve technically complex issues but you will also be working closely with the Engineering, Sales Engineering and other cross functional teams to provide feedback for improving the product quality and reliability of our products.

You will also be involved in identifying opportunities for process and procedure enhancements to drive efficiency and customer service satisfaction levels. This position is very challenging with great room for growth in Ottawa!

We are looking are looking for IT Security professionals with specific language skills:

Fluent in German, Italian, French, Mandarin, or Japanese



Primary Responsibilities


  • Take ownership of technically complex customer reported issues from web and phone and work closely with the customer until it is completely resolved working with senior support engineers 
  • Document relevant information and ensure that the customer communication is handled in a timely manner throughout the lifecycle of the issue until it is completely resolved 
  • Resolve customer reported issues working closely with the Engineering, SE and other cross functional teams and provide feedback to Engineering for improving the product quality and reliability
  • Setup the test environments as necessary for replication of the customer reported issues and provide the documentation on these setups
  • Ensure that the work performed meets the quality standards within acceptable time schedules and customer commitments while working with the Technical Support members, Management, Engineering and other cross functional teams 
  • Ensure that customers are treated with highest degree of respect and drive operational excellence through quality closures and proper escalation of issues 
  • Work closely with the Engineering and Product Marketing teams on new technology introductions and remain technically competent with all products 
  • Work closely with Engineering to resolve escalated Software and Hardware issues to ensure quality products for our customers
  • Ensure that he/she is available to work in shifts and flexible with overall coverage for technical support to include weekends
  • Position may require working weekends.
  • Create and maintain knowledge base content for peers and customer use and reference



Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  •  2-4 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 1+ years in dealing with standard security practices
  • 1+ years of experience in Internet security products involving any of the technologies like Stateful Firewalls, VPN's, PKI, Anti-Virus, IPS, SSL and other security products
  • 1+ years of experience in supporting the products related to Network Security
  • Understanding of LAN & WAN Network topologies, strong knowledge of TCP/IP Protocol Suite, LAN/WAN access technologies, Internet Security Architectures and Routing 
  • Knowledge of managed switches, VLANs and switching protocols
  • Experience with the implementation, configuration and management of network security products (Firewalls, IPS, VPNs including IPSEC and SSL ) 
  •  Knowledge of Internet devices like Routers, Switches, Load Balancers, Application Proxies, etc., is required.
  • Experience in Security Engineering in heterogeneous environments involving both Windows Networks including Active Directory, Radius, Digital Certificates and various versions of Linux
  • Ability to work independently and also in a team with strong trouble shooting and diagnostic skills applicable for medium to enterprise networks
  • Candidate must have a strong customer orientation, excellent phone etiquette and an excellent work ethic to meet staffing attendance requirements 
  • Candidate should also possess excellent communications skills and be able to work under pressure with calmness and composure 
  • Experience with network troubleshooting at the packet level
  • Must be Bilingual: Fluent in German, Italian, French, Mandarin, or Japanese


  • Experience with installation, configuration and management of network security products (Firewalls, IPS, VPNs) 
  • Professional certifications from Cisco, Microsoft, ICS2, GIAC, etc. 
  • Work experience relating to supporting wireless products 
  • Experience with protocols including RIP, OSPF and BGP

Print this job