Windows UEX Support Engineer with French or German

Employer: Microsoft
Domain:
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 26.08.2019
    Short company description

    It’s a time of exciting change and new thinking at Microsoft. We’re focused on improving the day-to-day lives of our customers, delivering meaningful impact through ground-breaking technology and providing a truly unified experience.

    Through incredible services like OneDrive and Xbox Live powering a Mobile First, Cloud First world, we deliver a positive blend of work and play across different devices, locations and users. Across digital life, we’re reinventing productivity.

    In order to fuel this change, we need people prepared to challenge convention, question the status quo and collaborate with likeminded individuals that don’t fear failure but see it as a necessary step toward making a mark on the world.

    If shaping a better, more exciting future is what motivates you, you’ll be in good company.

    Find out more and apply.

    Requirements

    This is an external staff position. Your employer will be a third-party supplier, in service for Microsoft.

    Customer Service & Support
    Do you want to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more?
    Do you want to work in an open and inclusive environment where diverse perspectives are celebrated?
    If you love talking to and learning from customers and are excited about working with brilliant technical minds, we want to talk to you.

    In Customer Service and Support, we are focused on how we can Empower, Help, and Advise Microsoft customers. We engage in solving complex problems for customers, we collaborate and knowledge share with each other, and we innovate on solutions to enable our customers to make the most of Microsoft products.
    Our team is geographically distributed, we speak many languages and we come from a variety of cultural backgrounds. We are rapidly expanding, and we are looking for talented people with a passion for solving complex issues and an obsession for customer happiness.
    Our culture is built around attributes that drive our every decision and our every action:
    Customer Obsession - we exist for and because of the customer. We need people who share that passion and drive to make our customers experiences easy, insightful and trusted.
    Growth Mindset - we value all perspectives and reward individuals that poke at the edges of what they know to be true. We are seeking people that think differently and are biased toward action to accomplish great things.
    Diverse & Inclusive - we enable people who bring a contemporary view to shape our internal teams and encourage all to feel included.
    One Microsoft - we collaborate and value the work of others, combining their learnings with our own to make a better outcome for our customers.
    Making a difference - we drive impact by looking for ways to continually improve our day to day responsibilities and the connections between our work and others.


    About the Role…

    Support Engineers (SE) serve as frontline technical resources for Microsoft’s customers and partners via phone, email or web. They deliver unique value by collaboratively and reactively solving customer problems, providing proactive support advice, contributing to product quality and enhancements and creating self-help assets to broadly reach more customers.

    You will be part of a team responsible for providing an outstanding technical support experience to our business customers. From problem identification to full resolution, you will own and manage the customer experience over the phone and Web. When needed, you will collaborate with others to engage subject matter experts, Engineering (Product Groups) or Management. Your day to day job will be about providing both technical expertise (either on your own or by involving your colleagues) and about being an excellent communicator and a service oriented professional. You will be given the opportunity to become a subject matter expert in one or more areas and receive guidance and mentorship from your colleagues.

    Required Qualifications:

    3+ years in a customer facing service role in any capacity
    English Language: fluent in reading, writing and speaking. If English is not native language, proficiency test results is a plus (. TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge English Exams)
    To speak French/German fluently

    Preferred Qualifications:

    2+ years of experience in technology, support, training, consulting, architecting, development, network, data center operations, IT admin or operations or equivalent education

    TechnicalAcumen:
    We are looking for candidates who have a growth mindset and strongly believe that knowledge can be developed with effort and persistence. Also helpful is a strong technical background, experience, and knowledge in one or more of the technologies below:

    We are looking for talents that possess:

    Good understanding of:
    Windows Operating system, including Servers
    Administrator or troubleshooting skills on the mentioned components/technologies mentioned above
    Understanding of the Windows System Architecture
    Current Microsoft IT Certification preferred (Ex. MCSE, MCSA, MCSD, MCTS) or any other certification, such as ITIL, CompTIA
    Any of the following technologies/ components would be an advantage:
    RDS (Remote Desktop Services)
    System management and scripting technologies, such as WMI, PowerShell
    Printing
    AppV (Application Virtualization)
    User Interface & Modern Apps, like Windows Explorer
    App Installation & Update
    Applocker
    DCS (DC Desired State Configuration)

    We welcome applications from all potential & passionate professionals who really want to pursue their technical career with customer interaction in the world of Support Engineering.
    Please note that working hours might change according to business needs. Though schedule changes are not frequent, you will need to have flexibility to accommodate changes as needed.

    Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

    Responsibilities

    Core Responsibilities:

    Scope a customer’s issue by collecting the relevant facts and investigate the problem by doing your own research and by involving other teams as needed.
    Consult and collaborate with your immediate peers or colleagues around the world and with management and engineering to resolve service issues
    Act internally as a customer advocate.
    Empower customers to find information, self-solve when they decide to, and learn more about Microsoft products, services and support.
    Advise customers on how to gain additional value from their Microsoft products.
    Document your technical work and research to help your colleagues, improve the product, and improve the support experience.
    Maintain a proactive approach to customer happiness, identifying customer satisfaction concerns and managing customer expectations.

    Other info

    We welcome applications from all potential & passionate professionals who really want to pursue their technical career with customer interaction in the world of Support Engineering.
    Please note that working hours might change according to business needs. Though schedule changes are not frequent, you will need to have flexibility to accommodate changes as needed.

    Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.