Technical Support Engineer II 201762

Omaha, NE /
Customer Success – Technical Support /
Full time
Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit ‪ EllieMae.com to learn more.

The Customer Support Engineer acts as a subject-matter and product-area specialist to provide support to our customer base utilizing Ellie Mae products, services, platform technologies, and workflows.  As an escalation point, the Customer Support Engineer endeavors to deliver complete resolutions in a timely and consistent manner to address our customers’ questions, concerns, and errors encountered in their use of, and interaction with Ellie Mae product and services within their business.  The Customer Support Engineer may be deployed virtually to manage and drive resolution of escalated customer issues, and is routinely called upon to assist support analysts in complex troubleshooting efforts. 

Key Responsibilities

    • Develop and effectively apply learned technical and domain expertise to assist customers and team members in the intended and proper use of Ellie Mae software solutions.  
    • Resolve complex problems reported by the customer to the agent in a timely manner with minimal assistance for 95% of all cases assigned at six-month’s tenure in the role while maintaining a satisfactory level of customer satisfaction. 
    • Drive service level attainment to departmental standards. 
    • Recognize systemic customer-impacting problems, and respond appropriately per departmental procedure. 
    • Understand and follow company and departmental guidelines and policies for customer interaction/customer service. 
    • Adopt and exhibit core behaviors toward teamwork and professionalism as defined by departmental standard. 
    • Drive customer interactions as set forth by department policy and procedure. 
    • Manage case backlog to departmental standards. 
    • Thoroughly and accurately document details of all customer interactions in appropriate case management system. 
    • Mentor and assist Team Members in workload and understanding of the systems and departmental policies and procedures. 
    • Provide after-hours coverage on a rotational basis. 
    • Work with Development and Product Management team to prioritize customer reported issues. 

Basic Qualifications  

    • 5 years’ experience and a Bachelor Degree or equivalent. 
    • Possesses an ability to manage own time to department and team standards and expectations. 
    • Possesses job-relevant domain (Mortgage Banking Industry) and technical knowledge to a degree commensurate with the responsibilities of the role. 
    • An ability to analyze and decipher application logs.  
    • Collaborates: Partners and works collaboratively to meet shared objectives. Cooperative; Fair; Trustworthy. 
    • Communicates Effectively: Develops and delivers, by written and oral communications, information which is clear, salient, and audience-appropriate.  Listens attentively; Adapts communication style to the audience and setting; Communicates effectively in large and small groups, and one-to-one. Deliver salient information and complete solutions with confidence. 
    • Customer Focus: Exhibits a sense of dedication to meeting the expectations and requirements of the customer. Actions are considerate of customer need and perception; Builds and maintains functional and appropriate relationships; Gains trust and garners the respect of the customer. 
    • Drives Results: Is able to consistently demonstrate achievement of results toward goals and objectives.  Persistent; Empowered; Promotes and appropriately encourages others to meet/exceed goals. 
    • Manages Complexity:  Possesses the capability, capacity, and patience to collect and consider complex, large quantities, and/or potentially contradictory information in the process of triage, problem analysis, and resolution.  Critical thinking; Problem solving. Obtain relevant diagnostic information and apply to issue analysis and resolution efforts. Is skilled in the applied techniques and methods of software support, troubleshooting, and issue diagnosis. 
    • Nimble Learning: Willingly and actively learns through experimentation and problem solving.  Curious; Learns concepts quickly; Seeks knowledge. Ability to learn and apply the use of department, job, and role specific policies, processes, procedures and technologies. 
    • Exhibits a willingness and desire to learn diverse, job-appropriate technologies and technical skills.  Capacity to understand technical concepts, processes, procedures, and tools. An aptitude for technical problem solving, including the ability to learn and adopt new technical concepts, processes, and troubleshooting procedures. 
    • Demonstrate competency in interpreting scripting languages such as VB and JavaScript. 
    • Proven effectiveness in a role that requires multi-tasking and strong customer soft-skills 
    • Experience working in a SaaS environment. 
    • Familiar with ITIL best practices including, but not limited to Incident Management, Change Management and Problem Management. 
    • An ability to demonstrate basic competency in scripting languages such as VB and JavaScript. 

Preferred Qualifications 

    • Familiarity with, and understanding of Splunk and Kibana for reading logs and troubleshooting application issues  
    • Certified in ITIL  
    • Beginner level knowledge in programming in .NET or JavaScript. 
    • Basic understanding of Database architecture and SQL queries.  
    • Strong knowledge of network tool and technologies, i.e. PING, Traceroute, nslookup, etc. 
    • Possesses a basic understanding of web technologies and REST APIs and HTML. 
    • Decision Quality: Makes sound, timely decisions toward agreed upon personal, company, and departmental/team objectives and goals.  Consistently demonstrates good judgement; Considers relevant factors; Applies good practices and methodology to decision making. Understands and appropriately balances and prioritizes work efforts to operational needs. 
    • Drives Engagement: Actively works to motivate and create a climate of high-engagement and orientation toward achievement of objectives and goals.  Empowers; Invites input; Fosters visibility and ownership. 
    • Manages Ambiguity: Demonstrates an ability to remain productive and function effectively in the role when situations are uncertain, unclear, or where situational information is not complete.  Adaptable; Flexible; Resilient 
    • Plans and Aligns: Successfully applies effort toward the planning and prioritization of work efforts necessary to support and satisfy commitments aligned with organizational goals.  Objective oriented; Develops initiatives and actions to support objectives; Anticipates and adjusts; Plans for contingencies. Plan and self-manage work efforts to goals and department/team objectives. 
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Ellie Mae is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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