Technical Support Engineer – Intern
Location: Ballincollig, Cork, Ireland
Start Date: March 2022
The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
VMware is the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Our Global Support organization brings together an extraordinary and diverse group of people that supports over 250,000 companies in 100+ countries.
Our people are at the core of everything we do. We deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Do you crave a work environment of energy, innovation, and collaboration? Then come be part of our team. Work Here. Transform Everywhere. Visit: http://careers.vmware.com.
Technical Support Engineers (TSEs) are the life blood of Global Support, passionate about helping VMware customers and committed to solving their most complicated issues in a timely fashion. As a Technical Support Engineer, you are the trusted ally of our customers and the expert they turn to for troubleshooting, diagnosis, and resolution. Our Technical Support Engineers are the “face” of VMware to IT professionals world-wide.
When you join our exciting Intern program as a Technical Support Engineer, you will learn and support our latest technology, get trained to full professional Engineer standard and receive mentoring from former graduates. Intern TSE’s who deliver outstanding customer satisfaction are well-positioned for future Graduate opportunities across various disciplines.
Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over your 6 months you will work toward completing?
An Intern will undergo a substantial skills development training program focused on learning our core products, tools & processes. After an 8-week onboarding program that includes technical and soft-skills training, you will shadow and collaborate with fellow Intern TSEs to learn the skills and habits necessary to deliver unparalleled customer experiences. Within 12 weeks, you will begin engaging directly with VMware customers and partnering with them to resolve issues.
To be successful in this role, you must be a motivated self-starter and resourceful learner, possess strong customer interaction and problem-solving skills, and be able to prioritize multiple requests and work assignments. If you are someone who embraces new technology, enjoys continuous learning, and desires a collaborative work environment, we encourage you to explore this opportunity with VMware Global Support.
What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?
Our Technical Support Engineers are trusted advisors and experts that VMware customers seek out when they have a question or issue. The responsibilities for this role include:
Engaging with VMware customers via chat, email, and phone
Troubleshooting with customers and/or reproducing issues in a lab environment
Consistently documenting your interactions with customers or internal stakeholders regarding an issue, its scope and the steps taken to diagnose & resolve it
Partnering with internal stakeholders like engineering, field teams and other technical experts
Collaborating with experienced engineers to troubleshoot complex environments, review logs and communicate detailed action plans
Researching issues via our internal knowledge base
Creating and updating knowledge base articles, as required
Completing various training programs designed to further enhance your skills
What is the leadership for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?
This position reports to a Technical Support Manager based in our Ballincollig, Cork office but you will collaborate with internal teams and a dedicated Intern Program Technical Lead. Your Team Lead and your Technical Lead will provide guidance and coaching to help you achieve your maximum potential. We value fresh ideas, innovative thinking, and constructive feedback. Team members are encouraged to challenge the status quo and invent better ways of delivering support. Our culture is one of possibility. Everyone is empowered to develop new ways to achieve success.
Where is this role located?
The location of this role is based in our VMware office in Ballincollig, Cork. Work will be done from the office some days during the business week but can be performed virtually from anywhere within Ireland.
What are the perks of working at VMware as an Intern?
You will be in a work environment that promotes your health and wellbeing through flexible working hours, EPIC 2 Days Off and other Wellness Actives.
Grow your career through various programs such as Women Connecting Women Mentorship Program, involvement in our DE&I Power of Difference Communities and a range of fun social activities and specific Intern Learning and Development Tracks.
You will have the opportunity to build your network across the EMEA region and beyond and give back to your local community with 8hrs of VMware Service Learning.
Category : University and Recent Grads
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-09-20
VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at http://careers.vmware.com.
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