Job type full-time
Full job description
Stay remote! if you embrace change and enjoy working in a fast paced environment - this is a career opportunity to join a hyper-growth inc 5000 tech company with big plans.
About us cloud:
Clients like under armour, netapp, garmin, 24-hour fitness, amerigas, l.lBean, siemens, and the us department of state depend on us cloud to keep their critical microsoft infrastructure runningIn other words, when their help desk needs help, we’re the ones answering the red phone.
Opportunities to progress in your career go hand-in-hand with rapidly growing companiesOur team members have more opportunities to shift concentrations, tackle new technologies, or step into leadership roles as our business continues to expandAnd because our engineers are at the apex of our company’s focus, you also have a voice – to weigh in and make us cloud the future you want.
Keys to success:
As a premier support engineer, your focus will be to represent us cloud in communications via onsite, phone, email, and web to assist clients and partners in deploying, operating and troubleshooting microsoft technologies such as windows server and desktop, office 365, azure, sharepoint, exchange, sql, skype, system center and dynamicsYou will have the opportunity to foster positive client relationships while effectively managing challenging situations and driving client success.
Must be a subject matter expert in: all things sql server, on-prem and cloud, administration and development.
Your key business metrics will be to:
Obtain high client and partner onboarding and ticket satisfaction
Drive client success and adoption of microsoft technologies
Reduce time/cost to onboard and resolve tickets
Provide high quality data to help drive service improvement
Support management – 50%
Serve as an escalation point for client tickets.
Participate in proactive account management, spot performance issues, analyze problems, develop solutions to meet client needs, represent them.
Provides the most effective method of service delivery by analyzing trends and common themes across clients.
Create deliverables to address common premier client needs & support mobile-first, cloud-first strategy, share intellectual property with others.
Engages in strategic service delivery planning to strengthen targeted client relationships.
Gathers client impressions of products and services and integrates this feedback into decision making.
Seeks information about the underlying needs of clients.
Allocates and aligns resources to optimize the client experience.
Develops and communicates realistic performance goals and standards.
Builds plans that consider potential obstacles and immediate and long-term consequences.
Demonstrates expertise in a specific solution, or several products, feature functions, or services.
Provides stakeholder assistance throughout deployment to avoid/resolve technical issues.
Support execution – deliver results through teamwork & optimizing business results – 35%
Seeks opportunities to drive business results by collaborating with multiple team members.
Identifies opportunities to articulate business value and grow client/partner relationships in alignment with us cloud business priorities.
Provides and drives actionable feedback across groups about the client/partner experience and competitor threats.
Modifies existing intellectual property (ip) or, where applicable, creates new content.
Leadership and growing the business - 15%
Consistently apply “lessons learned”, model personal accountability & teamwork.
Demonstrates an understanding of his or her role and contribution to client change management and adoption initiatives.
Understands client requirements and can map the adoption and optimization of microsoft technology solutions accordingly.
Contribute & participate with meetings to articulate premier offerings to all clients; share knowledge thru communities, adapt for clients.
Cultivates relationships, credibility, and loyalty with clients and partners intentionally by sharing relevant business expertise.
5+ years’ supporting microsoft sql databases systems (on-premise and cloud)
2+ years’ supporting/maintaining sql server database system (rdms technologies and/or sql language)
Proficient in sql server, azure database, azure managed instance, azure virtual machines
Experience with sql reporting servicesExperience with power bi report server and power bi paginated reports a plus
Strong knowledge of hypervisor and infrastructure api technologies, private and public infrastructure solutions (azure, vmware, hyper-v)
Skilled in performance tuning, high availability (ha) and disaster recovery (dr) options
8+ years’ experience in microsoft technologies
5+ years’ experience in windows server
Experience in active directory/azure ad, and dns
Relevant certifications in microsoft technologies
Technical proficiency in and learning attitude towards microsoft and related technologies
Proven ability to work virtually
Communication skills – spoken and written english (including technical writing)
Analytical problem solving
Education: bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math preferred.
Prior roles: technical consulting experience, or support experience in a second or third tier.
What it’s like to work at us cloud:
Us cloud has the personality of a high-growth start-up, but we’re built on 20+ years as a successful microsoft service providerThat brings financial stability and consistency of purpose not seen in most entrepreneurial organizations.
At us cloud, we believe that the kind of culture that helps our team members thrive has a direct result on our clients’ satisfactionSo, to be the leading microsoft support provider, we focus on fostering a happy, healthy place for you to do your best workWe offer the following:
Company paid benefits
Free health insurance (hsa)
Unlimited paid time off (pto)
401k plan + match
Short term and long-term disability
Employee assistance program
Additional benefits offered
Medical ppo plan
Dental & vision coverage
Legal shield (legal & identity theft coverage)
Flexible work schedule
Cell phone & internet stipends paid monthly
Dog friendly offices
Free starbucks, soft drinks, and snacks
Employee referral program
Fun company events
We are also getting ready to move into our new home – 50,000 sqFtOf office space in des peres we own and are building out as a state-of-the-art tech services hub and us cloud hqWe are all working from home right now but anticipate being in our new digs early 2022.
Us cloud is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our companyWe do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, dietary preferences, gender, sexual orientation, age, fashion sense, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or political leaningsCome as you are.