NOC Support Engineer
Edgecast - Santa Monica, CA

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EdgeCast’s Network Operation Center (NOC) Support Engineer is responsible for the 24/7/365 monitoring of the EdgeCast Content Delivery Network and the customers that use it. This network comprises of hardware, software and network technologies. The NOC Support Engineer will be the primary response and point of contact for all customers with the intent of resolving more than 85% of the issues.
The NOC Support Engineer will have the authority to escalate cases outside of their ability to additional groups within EdgeCast when necessary and follow through to a timely resolution. The position will be expected to interact heavily with various customers using phone, chat or email to promptly resolve issues ensuring customer satisfaction.

  • Serve as primary responder for all server issues and customer complaints, monitoring the progress of events and supplying the client, partner or vendor with updates
  • Monitor all of the global EdgeCast servers, applications, network devices and connections along with customer traffic, using specific custom built tools
  • Work with the systems and network administration teams to resolve complex issues within specific service level agreement times
  • Work directly with EdgeCast customers to resolve technical issues and questions
  • Perform basic systems troubleshooting and management, coordinate with appropriate EdgeCast teams when necessary
  • Provide thorough research of customer-facing issues and provide report to escalation teams prior to escalation
  • Update customers regularly on ongoing trouble tickets and provide full report of issues
  • Continue to learn and update internal knowledge base of new support solutions

  • 4-year degree in a technical discipline preferred (or equivalent experience)
  • Must have full understanding and experience maintaining, managing and monitoring remote servers running Linux
  • Must have working knowledge of network troubleshooting, traceroutes, pings, Gomez and Keynote
  • Able to monitor entire CDN infrastructure via various tools and open proper tickets with the appropriate information for a quick resolution
  • Ability to quickly and efficiently address customer needs by providing solutions to customer issues or
  • escalating to another support group when necessary
  • Strong preference for individuals with direct experience in streaming media (Flash and WMS) and background with HTTP/HTTPS and internet protocols
  • The candidate must have a strong customer service orientation with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly to our customers in regards to issues
  • Possess the ability to translate a complex problem into a simpler language for the customer and vice versa
  • Flexible to cover other shifts as needed in a 24/7/365 NOC environment
  • Must be willing to work night (10pm-6am) and/or swing (2pm-10pm) shifts, including weekends

  • Highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Resource oriented persona with the ability to adapt to a constantly changing technical environment
  • Energetic and fast paced individual who thrives in a high growth, entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent organizational and follow up skills
  • Strong communicator with the ability to build relationships at all levels of an organization
  • Ethical, fair and of high integrity

  • Matching 401K
  • Choice of 1 HMO or 2 PPO plans.
  • Employee Referral Bonus program
  • Corporate Discounts on Entertainment, Dining, Shopping, Computers, Gym Membership
  • Beautiful Santa Monica location
  • Excellent career growth potential
Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA M/F/D/V