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Technical Support Engineer - Sydney, Australia

Verkada

Verkada

IT, Customer Service
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Saturday, August 28, 2021
Who We Are
Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.
Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.
Founded in 2016 with more than $460M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 15 offices across three continents, 1,600+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.
The Role
Verkada is expanding rapidly in the APAC region. We are looking for Technical Support Engineers to support our growing base of enterprise customers in our Sydney office. As a member of Technical Support, you will join a skilled team supporting the entire line of Verkada cloud-managed building security products. Working independently and collaboratively, you will solve technical issues and advise customers on our platform. Our team is the bridge between customers, Engineering, and Product Management. If you want to make an impact and advance your career in the cloud-managed IoT space, we'd love to hear from you!

Responsibilities

  • Full-stack troubleshooting of the entire Verkada platform including, network, hardware, software, and electrical issues
  • Provide best practice design, installation, and configuration expertise to enterprise customers
  • Communicate complex technical matters to customers both orally and in writing
  • Own customer issues from creation to resolution
  • Diagnose and correct limitations with existing software applications
  • Proactively review and correct issues with programs and products
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Product teams to test new products and identify bugs
  • Write technical knowledge base articles and whitepapers
  • Staying up to date on the latest products and industry technologies
  • Build tools and processes that will scale

Requirements

  • 2+ years experience in a technical support engineering or IT role
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in related technical discipline: Networking, Telecommunications, Systems Administration, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Cybersecurity from an accredited college
  • Strong understanding of network fundamentals: HTTP/HTTPS, TLS, VLANs, TCP/IP, DNS, NAT, DHCP, 802.11, firewalls, Ethernet/Cabling, PoE, and software systems
  • Experience with electrical, Linux, APIs, Python or other coding languages is a plus
  • Ability to communicate complex technical matters both orally and in writing
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Industry certifications are a plus: CCNP, CCNA, CCENT, CCDA, CWNP, CWNA, MCSE, CEH, Network+, Security+, A+
Sydney Office Employee Benefits
Verkada is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all employees and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:
• Generous medical, vision, & dental insurance coverage
• Fertility benefits
• Fitness/wellness allowance
• Monthly commuter benefits
• Daily allowance for in-office meals
Verkada Is An Equal Opportunity Employer
As an equal opportunity employer, Verkada is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. All applicants for positions at Verkada will be treated without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
We strive to be a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is support for members and allies of our internal communities like Women at Verkada, Pride at Verkada, Multicultural at Verkada, and Parents at Verkada.