Sr. Technical Support Engineer - Tokyo, Japan

Customer Care
190001GT Requisition #
Sr. Technical Support Engineer - Tokyo, Japan

In this role you will use independent judgment to interact with customers to investigate, identify and create solutions via email, or phone to investigate, identify and create solutions. Performing a 2nd level diagnosis, troubleshooting and resolution of complex customer issues on a range of software products and subsystems, in order to ensure customer satisfaction is always at the highest possible level.

What You’ll Do:

In this role, the primary responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Attempt to isolate, reproduce and resolve problems using available systems and tools, and investigate potential workarounds for verified defects.
  • Maintain the customer incident tracking system (Salesforce) with regular updates and resolution details. Information to include symptoms, diagnosis, actions and all relevant data.
  • Participate in the creation of Knowledge Base articles, solutions and other related support collateral
  • Be the escalation support interface with customers and partners when necessary and to ensure that the company is always represented in the most positive manner at all times.
  • Interface with Subject Matter Experts, where the problem cannot be resolved at a frontline support level.
  • Help to set the correct problem resolution expectations and to provide timely progress reports to the appropriate levels of the support organisation.
  • Perform other related support duties, as required by the company.
  • Attend training courses to sustain/enhance product knowledge and work in accordance with the policies and procedures outlined within the quality assurance documentation.

About You:

In order to succeed in this role, the candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills:
  • Good inter-personal and communication skills, both orally and written
  • Excellent problem determination and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to cope under pressure and work to stringent timelines
  • Have a technical background in accordance with the requirements set out below 
  • BA or BS in Computer Science or Engineering, or related technical fields
  • Fluent in both Japanese and English
Prior work experience:
  • 5+ years of software technical support and/or development, or other relevant experience
Specialised skills and knowledge:
  • Operating systems: Windows Server and Linux
  • TCP/IP Networking
  • Web technologies: XML/ASP/JSP, web servers (IIS, Apache/Tomcat), HTTP, SOAP
  • Databases: MS SQL, Oracle
Experience in the following areas would be a plus:
  • Programming knowledge and experience (.Net, Java, etc.)
  • CRM knowledge: Siebel, SAP, Salesforce, etc.
  • Social media such as Line
  • VoIP product (SIP) and/or telecom switch
  • Call/Contact centre business

About Us

Genesys® powers more than 25 billion of the world’s best customer experiences each year. We put the customer at the centre of everything we do and passionately believe that great customer engagement drives great business outcomes. More than 11,000 companies in more than 100 countries trust the industry’s #1 customer experience platform to orchestrate omnichannel customer journeys that eliminate silos and build lasting relationships. With a strong track record of innovation and a never-ending desire to be first, Genesys is the only company recognised by top industry analysts as a leader in both cloud and on-premise customer engagement solutions. Connect with Genesys via, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and the Genesys blog. 

Genesys is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. #LI-JM1

Please note that Genesys will not accept resumes from agencies at this time.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Japan.

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