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Technical Support Specialist

Ottawa, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
Fortinet is looking for an experienced Technical Support Specialist to join our Ottawa office to provide exceptional customer service and technical help for our loyal customers.

The Support Specialist is an escalation point for Fortinet partners and will also interface with QA and development to solve customer problems and identify bugs through replication and testing.

Job Responsibilities:
    • Basic troubleshooting on the core Fortinet products - Fortigate • Collection, analysis and change recommendations of configuration information • Collection and analysis of customer system information • Recommend corrective actions based on analysis • Provide Customer education where needed due to gaps in networking, product knowledge etc. • Consultation of technical documentation, bulletins and release notes for known problems • Reproduction of customer environments on lab equipment; work to isolate and solve problems; recommend potential new solutions. • Follow up on technical cases including proper escalation and management of the case until case closure. • Manage customer communications and expectations until the closure of each case; conduct and lead customer management meetings regarding escalation

Job Experience Required:
    • 1-2 years of experience in a technical support or system administration role in a networking/security company or equivalent education • Deep working knowledge of operating systems -- Windows, OSX, Linux • Strong understanding of TCP/IP, routing protocols, L2/L3 switches. • Experience with security products -firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPN, virus scanning. • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills • Previous call center experience, preferably supporting data networking products and/or security products is desirable. • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Educational Requirement:
    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience is desirable.
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security features without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks number one in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 450,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses.
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Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and the market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integr...

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1001-5000 employees