Service Engineer 1

Vancouver Canada
Job Terms:
$30-35.46/hr CAD
Start date:
Posted By:
Stephen Charles-Kendall

Job Description:

Service Engineer {18 months contract – Vancouver B.C Canada, remote/locally}

The Coalition is seeking a passionate and driven individual to join the Live Operations team and provide specialized support for our experiences. This role will support the Online Team in maintaining the day-to-day operational health of our applications and infrastructure for the delivery of our online experience to end users. In the event of an operational issue, the Support Specialist will be responsible for responding to and performing initial incident investigation in a timely fashion. This will involve working in tandem with both internal and external groups to see issues to resolution.

The Team:
The Coalition is a Microsoft first-party development studio located in downtown Vancouver, Canada. We are the official home of the Gears of War franchise, and our objective is to forge the future of the IP and push the limits of Microsoft’s entertainment platforms and devices.

Typical Day in the Role:
• Capture and entry of operational issues in the Ops Issue Management System
• Communicate with partners on issue investigation status and incident resolution
• Use various tools to perform incident investigation and to help determine root cause
• Communicate findings to Online Team and update information in the Issue Management System
• Document commonly encountered issues and their resolutions
• Review error reports and investigate cause for most common errors for each application
• Help facilitate the scheduling, review, and deployment of application updates
• Maintain operational equipment and monitoring infrastructure to ensure all systems are operational and ready for troubleshooting.
• Identify opportunities to streamline operations, optimize support efforts, and improve incident handling processes

Flex hours or remote?
Remote is OK - hours will vary as some shifts will involve non-business hours (outside of 9-6PM PST), M-F, 40/hours week,)

Performance indicators Years of experience required:
• 1 year of working in a service desk environment ideally supporting a client or web application
• Ability to write detailed and accurate descriptions of complex issues, reproduction steps, and resolutions
• Familiarity with investigative tools such as Azure Data Explorer, Splunk, Elastic Search, Fiddler, and Wireshark. Ideally experience with Azure Data Explorer.
• Capable of constructing data queries and performing data analysis is essential.
• Experience working with complex enterprise systems, networks, and services
• Experience with various programming, query, and scripting languages would be an asset. Ideally experience with KQL.
• Must be able to work weekends and holidays on a regular basis
• Games experience a strong plus

Other Skills:
• Methodical, self-starter, proactive attitude
• Problem solving and troubleshooting skills
• Well organized with strong attention to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly
• Ability to stay focused in a high-pressure, team environment

Degrees or certifications required:
Bachelor’s degree is not required