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Sales Engineer - West

Technical Services | Palo Alto, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

Instart Logic accelerates cloud application delivery for the world’s most performance-obsessed organizations, including One King’s Lane, wine.com, Shutterstock, Washington Post and Kongregate. Instart Logic is the first cloud application delivery service in the world to extend beyond the limited backend-only cloud architectures of the past with an innovative new intelligent client-cloud platform delivered as a service. This new approach is based on software-defined architecture rather than hardware and network scale.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to work independently to resolve technical issues with Instart Logic’s products and infrastructure as reported by our customers and internal team.

  • Consistently follow up and update the CRM Tool in a prompt manner for all support cases until the closure of a case. Ensure response times and update intervals adhere to the Instart Logic’s customer SLA agreement.

  • Develop internal and customer-facing documents/knowledge based articles to be published.

  • Communicate and coordinate customer needs and RFEs to our development, operations, and sales staff.

  • Be part of 24x7 support rotation schedule.

  • Provide active feedback to Engineering Team regarding product improvements from operations/customer perspective.

  • Work with Sales Teams at different stages of customer onboarding including demo/configuration help, POC, etc.

  • Follow Instart Logic’s Support Process

Requirements

  • BS/MS in computer science

  • 7+ years of experience as a Customer Support Engineer

  • Front-line support experience and direct interaction with the customers is a must

  • Strong individual contributor proficient in scripting languages such as Python and Shell

  • Excellent understanding of technical fundamentals of the Internet and OSI Stack

  • Solid knowledge of internet protocols such as HTTP, SSL, and DNS as well as the ability to use diagnostic tools such as log analysis, traceroute, and ping

  • High familiarity with Linux platform and command line utilities

  • In depth knowledge of web application stack as well as ability to diagnose the web front-end using browser developer/diagnostic tools

  • Excellent communication skills with both internal teams and external customers. Support issues may involve live customer interaction over the phone.

  • Ability to understand a customer problem or question and quickly help them resolve the issue

  • Excellent writing skills as most communication will be in written form

  • Ability to execute in a cross-functional technical team

Desirable Requirements

  • Startup experience!!

  • Experience with deploying a new product and then supporting it through the lifecycle

  • Familiarity with distributed systems/SAS service development and deployment model

  • Familiarity with performance related products/services like WOC, CDN, and ADC

  • Some understanding and ability to code LUA