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Technical Support Specialist

IBM Middle East

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: RP805-575

Job description / Role

Introduction:
A Technical Support Representatives at IBM is a front-line position supporting our products and making sure they are at their best for our customers. With over 100 years in technology, IBM has built a strong reputation of quality service and this role ensures we continue to deliver on that promise. If you enjoy helping people with technical issue, you'll love your career at IBM.

Your Role and Responsibilities:
- Support Engineer provides remote technical support assistance to clients and IBM technical personnel as part of the WW AIX or IBM i Remote Technical Support team.
- A person interested in this role will have key responsibilities to become a worldwide technical expert in one or more components of AIX or IBM i (such as networking, file systems, Kernel, DB2, Save/Restore ), become an effective communication channel between IBM clients and IBM management, and work with technologies such as open source, cloud, virtualization, and security.
- To be successful, a person should demonstrate the excellent communication skills (written and verbal), a passion for continuous learning and a willingness to manage and solve complex technical problems.
- The skills required for this position span communication skills, situation management skills, and technical abilities.

Key Responsibilities:
- Responding to client queries and providing initial remote technical software support in a timely manner
- Maintaining highest client satisfaction and relationships even in severe and pressurized situations
- Interacting with client and IBM functions consistently until problem solution
- Performing problem management and end-to-end problem ownership by analyzing
- problems/situations and understanding problem impact on client business
- Employing IBM's standard support delivery methodologies and tools
- Logging all related activities for each customer query and handling client data securely
- Performing in international software support delivery processes and environments
- Responding to client queries and providing initial remote technical software support in a timely manner
- Maintaining highest client satisfaction and relationships even in severe and pressurized situations
- Interacting with client and IBM functions consistently until problem solution
- Performing problem management and end-to-end problem ownership by analyzing
- problems/situations and understanding problem impact on client business
- Employing IBM's standard support delivery methodologies and tools
- Logging all related activities for each customer query and handling client data securely
- Performing in international software support delivery processes and environments

Requirements

Required Professional and Technical Expertise:
- Relevant University degree, ideally in engineering (i.e. computer engineering and software engineering)
- 2 -3 years experience working in the area of Customer support
- Fluency in English is a must

About Business Unit:
IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world's most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

Your Life at IBM:
What matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM:
IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You at IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: Master's Degree Commissionable: No

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

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