Customer Support Engineer

Location: Shanghai, Shanghai Shi CN


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 207367

Position Title: System Support Field Engineer II

External Description:

Job Description

Job Title: Customer Support Engineer

Location: Shanghai

Country: China

Worker Type: Full time


Account Support

  • Responsible for delivering all on-site services as well as interfacing directly with customers
  • Provides written and oral activity reports to management and customers
  • Work with senior Customer Service Representative of complex Change Controls implementations such as node merge, expansion
  • Develop effective working relationships at the operation level and above within the customer environment
  • Investigates and resolves OS and Teradata incidents based on existing information
  • Provides written and oral customized activity reports as required.

Proactive Support

  • Review and analyze system logs
  • Identify potential actions to resolve errors
  • Create Output Action incidents
  • Assist with customer report development

Technical Support

  • Coordinates activities associated with product/service resolution issues
  • Logs problem resolution maintains databases
  • Initial problem triage
  • Research knowledge base for known solutions to known problems
  • Identification and management of duplicate incidents
  • Populate work flow documents
  • Extract logs, dumps, error files from customer systems
  • Prepare and transmit source upgrade files
  • Presents and gains agreement for problem isolation, solution creation and implementation plans
  • Isolate standard problems
  • Diagnose hardware problems
  • Provide remote support to on site resources
  • Provides Priority one support and participates in System Recovery actions

Knowledge Management

  • Identifies gaps in knowledge applications and improve it
  • Create and maintain generic upgrade and change templates

 Process and Infrastructure

  • Participates in requirement gathering process and user testing
  • Monitors incoming work queue
  • Backlog management incident ownership and follow up
  • Backlog management

Project/Program Management

  • Work closely with senior CSR(Customer Service Representative ) for project planning and implementation
  • Works on multiple projects or a project with global scope
  • Tracks, updates, communicates project status, scheduling and documentation 

Customer Relations

  • Develop and maintain working relations with customers in designated Accounts/territory.
  • Advise customers about service and service delivery, including maintenance agreements and SLAs.
  • Respond to customer opportunities, issues and complaints in a timely manner.
  • Visit each assigned customer at the customer’s request or at least once a quarter.
  • Develop relationships and interact with internal customers (Teradata Service Consultant, SSM(Support Svcs Manager), CSM(Critical Systems Management), Service Management Function, Service Implementation Managers, CSO(Critical Support Office),GTS(Global Technical Support)/GSC(Global Support Center), Spare parts Management, PS leader, AE/STL ).

SLA Performance and Accounts delivery /Individual Productivity

  • Monitor SLA performance against target for assigned accounts/territory.
  • Perform root-cause analysis and preventive measures for repeated escalations.
  • Analyze issues for missed targets and implement corrective actions.
  • Ensures that the Teradata Environment is proactively managed to meet customer’s goals
  • Engage all Teradata installations and upgrades, providing overall technical leadership for the end-to-end installation and change process
  • Continue improve operation productivity with aligned global process.
  • Owner of data integrity in My Work, My Time and CIS(Customer Information System) etc… Field Operation Tracking system for the assigned accounts/territory.
  • SW Release Management - Set up a “Patch Cycle Process” for all mega majors or top customers.
  • Comply with CC(Change Control) Best Practice, Implementation Planning and Reporting, SHL/ABL Updates (100%)

People Management

  • Participate the teamwork and team communications, positive feedback and escalation the issue to the delivery team leader or assigned mentor .
  • Participate individual and team meetings on a regular basis.
  • Plan and manage vacation effectively to meet daily availability goals.

Financial Management (impacts the P&L)

  • Promote and manage out of scope time-and-material (T&M) activities.
  • Manage expenses effectively (overtime, T&E, parts, assets).
  • Be responsible for physical assets including tools, test equipment, vehicles, etc. and service parts, both assigned (PPK) and loaned (issued on a work order).
  • Manage parts usage and service parts returns including surplus stock, loaned parts and PPK adjustments.
  • Manage employee-related and miscellaneous expenses.
  • Support TSC in managing accounts receivable issues .

GTS/GSC and CSO Coordination

  • Take accountability and lead for customer incident queues created and worked within the TACC, GSC and R&D Division.
  • Conduct on-going, open communications with assigned GTS Service Coordinator on a daily basis.
  • Support the GTS/GSC Service Coordinator in managing SLA performance.
  • Consult with the Global Technical Support/GSC/CSO Service Coordinator on service delivery escalation, both proactive and reactive.
  • Consult with the GTS(Global Technical Support) Service Coordinator on the best of use of resources from the 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in computer technology or related fields.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in both Chinese and English. 
  • Good working OS knowledge of LINUX, Windows, UNIX.
  • Good understanding of database and SQL.
  • Experience/exposure in Mid-range UNIX/Linux systems hardware maintenance.
  • Exposure to TCP networking for UNIX environment.
  • Exposure to Shell Scripting & Programming.
  • Teradata Certified Professional is a plus
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office components and personal computers
  • Carry 7x24 customer hotline pager on rotation
  • Ability to work during weekends or holidays as necessary
  • Strong teamwork
  • Would like to work at customer site or virtual office.


City: Shanghai

State: Shanghai Shi

Community / Marketing Title: Customer Support Engineer

Job Category: Customer Support

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