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Technical Support Engineer


Bristol - Full Time



For more than two decades, Telestream has been at the forefront of innovation in the digital video industry, pioneering file-based video transcoding and high-quality media exchange over IP networks. Telestream provides world-class live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions that allow businesses and consumers to transform video on the desktop and across the enterprise. Many of the world's most demanding media and entertainment companies such as CBS, BBC, CNN, FOX, CBC, ITV, Comcast, Direct TV, Time Warner, MTV, Discovery, Vodafone and Lifetime, as well as a growing number of users in a broad range of business environments, rely on Telestream products to streamline operations, reach broader audiences, and generate more revenue from their media. If you're looking for an industry leader in the high growth area of video, Telestream is for you.

Technical Support Engineer - UK or Poland

Job Description

The Technical Support Engineer is one of the most important roles within any organization - responsible for issue tracking, advanced troubleshooting, escalation and resolution all while maintaining clear communication with the impacted customer. Those forms of contacts may include: ServiceCloud, phone, email or teleconferencing. Advanced duties can come in the form such as (but not limited to) database queries/scripts, recreation of issues in lab environments, working with development and 3rd Party hardware/software vendors to identify solutions, and more. We are looking for an individual who thrives in challenging situations and is passionate about solving complex issues and supplying unique solutions. We see this as an integral role within the company to ensure best-in-class customer support and satisfaction.


Customer Support

Responsible for first call customer response, trouble ticket generation, incident diagnosis and troubleshooting, problem resolution and customer escalation through root cause analysis.
Assisting other teammates as needed to collaborate on resolutions.
Write and maintain documentation concerning the support processes, internal tools and scripts, including training material.
Communicate customer needs internally to immediate management, Sales/Professional Services, product and Development Groups.
Communicate with customers throughout the case lifecycle and initiate customer call back after problem resolution to ensure customer satisfaction.
Participate in on-call rotation for off-hour support and rotating shift to staff 24x7 global support model. Ability to participate in on-call rotation is a must.
Assist in the identification of application hardware/software failures that can be addressed through patches, upgrades configuration changes, solution redesign and software development (bug reporting and solution implementation).
Responsible for SLA adherence in terms of first response and resolution times to ensure that service objectives are met.
Additional or different duties may be assigned from time to time
Employee must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions:

○ Can get along with other coworkers or peers without exhibiting behavioral extremes
○ Perform work activities requiring negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking to others
○ Respond appropriately to constructive criticism from a supervisor/manager

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in computer sciences or related field of study or equivalent combination of education and experience.
5+ years' experience in Information Technology and/or Software Support
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative style
A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
Proven technical and analytical skills
Ability to Understand complex workflows across multiple servers and mediums
Solid experience in problem analysis and resolution of software problems
Proven ability to function in a self-directed environment
Troubleshooting skills including but not limited to:

○ Digital Video formats / codecs (MXF, mov, mp4, mpeg2, h.264, h.265 etc)
Windows Server, 2012, 2016, 2019+ environments
Databases MSSQL, Basic Availability Group
Cloud Storage (S3, Azure, etc)
Server hardware technology
Local Disk (SAN, NAS, Stornext, etc)
Remote access (VPN, Webex, RDP)
Customer support/escalations
Networking- FTP, CIFS, Tcp/ip, UDP, Wireshark, Fiber/Switches/HBAs
Knowledge Management with strong skills in technical writing


Desired Qualifications:

Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
Persuasive with details and facts, skill for setting customer's expectations
High comfort level working in a diverse, rapidly changing customer service environment
Candidate must be able to work within a flexible team and independently with minimal management oversight
Troubleshooting skills including:

○ Avid, Final Cut, Adobe Premiere experience
APIs- WebServices, Enterprise Connect, REST
Experience with MS Office, Salesforce, Jira
Supermicro, NVIDIA, SDI Cards
Any experience with transcoding (Vantage)