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Technical Support Specialist

Req id:  29294

Waterloo, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The opportunity: 


The OpenText Archiving Services technical team is currently searching for a technically dynamic and resourceful individual who has the ability to provide exceptional technical customer support in a challenging and rewarding environment. The incumbent will be joining a team that provides world-class technical customer support to a variety of enterprise customers while working across business units to ensure that customer satisfaction is met in every form. Their focus will be on supporting the Archive Server Data Archiving solution within complex customer environments while suggesting techniques and tools for application development. 


You are great at: 


  • Representing OpenText acting as the first point of contact for all technical inquiries regarding ECM and its integration into external environments. 
    • Utilizing exceptional written and verbal communication skills while supporting customers via telephone, email, social/chat, and Remote control while demonstrating a high level of customer focus and empathy
    • Meeting established service delivery guidelines and key performance indicators that are measured through customer satisfaction surveys, phone-based activities, and schedule adherence.  
    • Performing in-depth analysis of customer issues to help determine causes, workarounds, and solutions which may or may not be related to OpenText products directly. 
    • Showing an understanding of the customer environment and product 
    • Acting as a key point of contact for customer follow-up and incident management, while maintaining ITSM with updates and resolution. 
    • Collaborating on cross-team and cross-product technical issues with a variety of resources including development to document software defects and customer suggestions.  
    • Contributing to the knowledge base by authoring and editing articles to share current information with team members. 
    • Using professional/technical knowledge, guided by known practices and established precedents, make decisions within defined parameters to impact schedules and deliverables of the project/function. 
    • Working under general guidance with results reviewed periodically, seeking approval from others on matters outside of job or role as needed. 


What it takes:


  • 2+ years of previous experience working within a technical support environment
    • University/College degree within a related discipline or equivalent work experience
    • Solid foundation working with Windows and Linux OS, and any scripting, (ie. Java, SQL, CGI, Perl, .NET or C++)
    • Knowledge of Web Servers and HTML (ie. Tomcat or MS IIS)
    • Experience working with relational DBMS (Oracle, MS SQL Server)
  • Understanding of Networking and network technology
    • Strong desire to provide exceptional customer support efficiently with a high focus on first-call resolution
    • Proven experience working in a fluid environment that is ever-growing and changing
    • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively
    • Positive attitude, patience, understanding, dedication, and commitment 
    • Strong attention to detail and the ability to grasp concepts quickly and have a thirst for knowledge.




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Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

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With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

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Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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