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Technical Support Engineer

Sales Business Administration

United Kingdom, Hammersmith

Requisition ID

999007622

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Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,900+ customers and partners access the world's most trusted platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at www.medidata.com and follow us @medidata.

 

Your Mission:

The Technical Support Engineer is a technical expert who acts as the primary contact between first/second line support and core engineering teams. He/She handles work requests (which can be internally or externally generated) that have been routed for diagnosis and implementation while regularly updating internal and/or external customers. The Technical Support Engineer will handle work requests directly, or solicit assistance from the core engineering teams within the R&D team for non-known issues/defect reporting. The Technical Support Engineer would also identify applications defects, then test and document them for the core engineering teams to fix as part of the product. The Technical Support Engineer is a seasoned analyst who has a proven record of satisfying clients. He/She is a reference point for the entire team on various application topics and is able to resolve most of the items escalated from the first/second line support.

 

Responsibility Overview:

  • Provide support for internal and external customers
  • Manage work requests that describe particular issues, software bugs or customer problems
  • Develop appropriate fixes or SQL scripts to resolve customer problems, or identify existing scripts or patches that must be applied
  • Provide general process analysis and make recommendations for improvements
  • Participate in weekly on-call rotations for off-hour critical issues escalation
  • Distinguish between application database, operating system, network, and hardware problems and properly take ownership of issues through to resolution
  • Present complex technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Provide accurate and complete problem resolution documentation for future reference and management reporting 
  • Take part in the creation and maintenance of knowledgebase data
  • Continually increase subject matter knowledge on Medidata products
  • Interact with other Medidata teams to ensure application efficiency, effectiveness and conformance with regulatory and legislative controls
  • Reproduce technical problems, diagnose causes, identify temporary and long-term solutions and communicate status updates to clients

 

 

Your Competencies:

  • Provide support for customers
  • Manage work requests that describe issues, software bugs or customer problems
  • Develop appropriate fixes or SQL scripts to resolve customer problems, or identify existing scripts or patches that must be applied
  • Participate in weekly on-call rotations for off-hour important issues escalation
  • Distinguish between application database, operating system, network, and hardware problems and properly take ownership of issues through to resolution
  • Present complex technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Provide accurate and complete problem resolution documentation for future reference and management reporting
  • Take part in the creation and maintenance of knowledgebase data
  • Reproduce technical problems, diagnose causes, identify temporary and long-term solutions and communicate status updates to clients

 

Your Education and Experience:

  • Basic experience with Ruby and HTML code
  • Java debugging knowledge in Eclipse or Netbeans Java IDE
  • Knowledge of Tomcat Apache webserver
  • Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL specific training/work experience
  • Basic experience with C#, Java, Visual Studios and ASP.NET

 

 

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 

 

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