Dell - Technical Support Engineer

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Technical Support Engineer on our Hyper-Converged Infrastructure team in Cork.

We go out of our way to give our customers the help they need. Our Enterprise Technical Support team specializes in our most highly technical and sophisticated products – from IT hardware and software to servers, networking, storage and the cloud. Issues can span installation, operation, configuration, customization, performance and usage. Fully trained on the latest upgrades or new products, the team can diagnose the problem and recommend the right solution remotely by telephone, e-mail, chat or online.

Key Responsibilities

  • Applies systems analysis techniques and procedures to identify hardware or software problems.

  • Uses operational and diagnostic procedures to diagnose and resolve issues in unique and often complex customer environments.

  • Determines which tool(s) to use to resolve issues including running tests and be able to identify when deviation from the available troubleshooting tools and documents is appropriate.

  • Assesses when it is necessary to engage or escalate to more senior resources to resolve more complex issues.

  • Effectively communicates procedural and technical issues to internal and external customers in a fast paced and customer critical environment.

  • Monitors and tracks all service calls, provides call status updates at regular intervals and communicates status to customers using Call Tracking Databases

  • Manages own schedule of cases, which includes determining priority levels and negotiating and setting expectations with customers.

  • Works toward becoming subject matter expert in one or more areas

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience) in computer science, engineering or related discipline and 2+ years’ experience in an I.T. or tech support role.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving, researching and documentation skills.

  • Fluency in troubleshooting skills, methodologies and processes.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving hardware issues

  • Experience in administration, management and troubleshooting of virtualized environments. Knowledge of VMware vSphere, vSAN, ESX, NSX is desirable.

Desirable Requirements

  • Fluency in a European language (other than English): French, German, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, Dutch or Russian.

  • Familiarity with Dell PowerEdge Servers – administration and troubleshooting

  • CCNA, CCNP, VCP, VCAP, Redhat, Dell certifications


We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

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