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Lead Technical Support Engineer - Linux


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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Kronos is hiring an Engineering Support Lead who requires customer focus, excellent written and verbal communication, organization and the ability to work both alone and as part of a team.

• Provide access and support to engineers in multiple geographies as a team lead
• Will represent the team in the meetings and should have strong presentation skills
• Troubleshoot technical issues in a variety of applications in close collaboration with team members
• Liaison between engineering, cloud, and IT departments
• Triage support tickets and ensure they are responded to within stated SLAs
• Resolve Support tickets and assist other members as needed
• Coordinate with other geography support teams to hand off critical issues
• Track outages and root causes for all outages
• Facilitate and lead collaborative working sessions for issues blocking engineering
• Provide status updates on blocking issues to engineering on a regular basis
• Lead team on improving processes to reduce support requirements


This role requires 5 years of support experience Or 5-7 years of engineering experience with a strong support mindset.
• Should demonstrate strong leadership skills with excellent technical and troubleshooting experience and can be a role model for the existing team members
• Must have Attention to detail and should be a highly motivated individual and a good team mentor who can run projects independently and can drive it to completion with minimal guidance
• Scripting experience is a plus
• Experience troubleshooting complex applications is required
• Linux experience is a must
• Experience with Google cloud deployments / Right scale / Redis, RabbitMQ, OpenAM will be an added advantage
• Nice to have experience in Jira, Confluence, VersionOne, Sonarqube, Blackduck, Checkmarx


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EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.