System Support Engineer

Location: Melbourne, Victoria AU


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 207387

Position Title: System Support Field Engineer II

External Description:


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Position Description

Teradata has a vacant position for a Customer Services Representative [CSR]. For security clearance purpose the successful candidate must be an Australian Citizen.


  • This role will be responsible to provide on-site support for Teradata Database customers. Typically these customers have 24x7 contracts, and the successful applicant must be prepared to be on-call as required for around 18 weeks a year.
  • This role is responsible for the overall Teradata platform availability, proactive maintenance, all technical issue management, escalation, resolution and technical leadership in the strategic planning and implementation of support services for the customer site.
  • This person will be looking after the system's UNIX/Windows/Linux operating system, Teradata Database, Hadoop, Aster SW, VMWare, TDVM and hardware. Pro-active maintenance is the key in this role. In house SW/HW and soft-skills training is available and high encouraged to grow the successful applicant's skill.
  • The position requires a planned account management view as well as an understanding of the day to day operational aspects of the customer.
  • Management of service delivery issues [break and fix].
  • Ensure completion of service deliverables and provide leadership during crisis situations.
  • Management of the escalation process.
  • Meet with customer on a periodic basis to discuss service delivery and deliverables.
  • Task management of designated account support from BAU and project perspective.
  • Assure clear management reporting and management communication to both internal and external stakeholders for BAU or Project activities
  • Liaise/engage and manage 3rd party support teams as necessary.
  • Lead and manage development of the implementation plans for system change and/or new implementations.

This role requires the individual to:

  • Have a valid drives licence
  • Security clearance [Baseline]
  • Respond to all the calls from the customer or on-site diagnostics as scheduled 24x7 basis
  • Perform OS/Database Software upgrades.[Teradata, Hadoop, Aster]
  • Perform preliminary software problem investigation and diagnostics collection.
  • Perform hardware break-fix and upgrades.
  • Manage system based Change Controls for O/S, Teradata and HW environment.
  • Escalation management and escalate unresolved issues as per the escalation process.
  • Provide feedback to the customer for reported issues.
  • As per the Customer Support Contract provide the Site and Service and availability reports.
  • Spare parts management.
  • System Health Check Review, System management reporting and oversight of technical support issues.
  • Software release management, including review and recommendations on software
  • Understand and be responsible for delivery scope management in accordance   to support and maintenance contract.
  • This is a customer facing role and may require some travel with-in the territory.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements:


  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in computer technology or related fields.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in local language.
  • Experience and general working knowledge  of UNIX or Linux. This could be in the form of Linux Admin or high level user.
  • Experience with Teradata client software, networking, host operating systems, and utilities is a plus. (To help in timely identification and resolution of customer incidents).
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office components and personal computers (for generating the many reports required by the customer).
  • Have Government Security clearances
  • DBA/SQL knowledge/experience in Databases such as Oracle, Informix is preferred.
  • Aster, Hadoop knowledge/experience is preferred.
  • Cloud knowledge desirable
  • VMware installation, configuration, support knowledge desirable


City: Melbourne

State: Victoria

Community / Marketing Title: System Support Engineer

Job Category: Customer Support

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