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Job Title:  Customer Technical Support Specialist

Req ID:  30962
Job Category:  Information Technology

pune, MH, IN, 411004


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Customer Technical Support Specialist provides specialized technical support for STERIS Sterile Processing and Connectivity software products.  This position provides part front-line user support for the software, as well as specialized support for issues requiring additional expertise and experience.  Expert analytical and problem-solving skills and a broad understanding of STERIS software are required to independently troubleshoot problems related to software, including internal software issues and external factors such as printers, networking, and configurations of servers and databases.  Such work requires examining and analysing application and operating system log files and diagnostics, providing backup support to the Specialists for issues that are more complex, and collaborating with Customer IT staff to troubleshoot complex issues.  The Specialist also provides advanced implementation support and remote installation and upgrading of STERIS software and is expected to be fluent in managing a broad array of software and interface projects without assistance.  Additional responsibilities include handling Customer requests such as coding scripts to perform complex data updates, loads and requests; coding and delivering complex custom queries and reports; assisting software development staff in testing new versions of the software; and providing in-depth analysis of issues and error reports for development staff.


Actual percentages of time may vary based on assignments within the team.  Some team members will focus primarily on implementation support, others on existing Customer support (upgrades and Customer projects), and others on direct front-line support.
Direct front-line Technical Support of Customers.
a.    Provides mix of front-line and second-line telephone and/or desktop/server support via remote connection to customer servers.
b.    Participates in 24/7 technical support coverage on rotational basis.
c.    Designs complex custom reports/queries using proprietary software and MS SQL Server.
d.    Performs complex bulk data updates, manipulations, and investigations as needed for Customers.
e.    Analyses log files and application and system diagnostics and metrics to identify advanced problems or issues.Collaborates with Customer IT staff to troubleshoot complex issues.
f.    Provides backup support to Specialists.
g.    Documents activity, issues and resolutions for Customer support issues.
Implementation and upgrade support
a.    Provides advanced technical expertise for implementation and upgrade calls with Customers.
b.    Assists and advises Customers with server and workstation set-up.
c.    Loads data into Customer servers and assists on complex data issues.

Duties - cont'd

​​​d.    Performs all setup, installation, and configuration tasks for STERIS software and interfaces independently.
e.    Coordinates technical activities and tasks with Customer IT counterparts and assists Specialists with topics requiring advanced expertise or experience.
f.    Document activity and interactions with customer implementations and upgrades.
Testing and Documentation support (10%)
a.    Assist in testing new proprietary software.
b.    Identifies areas of software, implementation, installation or maintenance requiring improved documentation.
c.    Writes, reviews and publishes documentation to support software.

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering General

Required Experience

Graduate degree. Prefer degree in computer science, scientific, engineering or closely related field.
3-7 years of experience working in technical support of computers, network, applications, etc.
Experience in programming in MS Access, Java, Visual Basic, C# or similar language, MS SQL Server.
Experience with the configuration of personal and laptop computers, printers, and various other hardware and software required.
The ability to diagnose hardware repairs on computers and equipment. 
Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate with customers via phone and email.
Must exhibit strong problem-solving and analytical skills to understand complex problems and situations.
Must demonstrate attention to detail and responsibility in performing tasks.
Ability to communicate well in high-pressure situations.
Ability to independently research and investigate problems in highly complex and variable environments.
Ability to mentor and support less experienced team members.
Physical location that is able to access high-speed internet(cable modem) with capability to retain a permanent IP address.


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  30962
Job Category:  Information Technology

pune, MH, IN, 411004

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