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Thursday, March 2, 2023
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* Japan

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

■ About Lenovo culture

Our culture defines us…it's our DNA. We call it the “We Are Lenovo” culture and it's the values we share and the business practices we deploy. It's how we address our day-to-day commitments. The “We Are Lenovo” culture is embodied in the statement: We do what we say, we own what we do, and we like to constantly wow our customers

・CUSTOMERS in everything we do

・Global TEAM players guided by integrity and TRUST

・ENTREPRENEURS committed to driving change

・INNOVATORS who relentlessly pursue new idea

Our culture is what has enabled us to consistently raise the bar on delivering break-through innovations, award-winning designs, and strong financial performance.

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◇Position Description◇

■ About Organization

The Lenovo SSG Premium Services Technical Support Engineer is a critical member of the Lenovo SSG Premium Services team. Strong technical skills, complex problem collaboration skills, as well as outstanding customer support and professional communications skills are essential to ensuring the best possible customer experience while resolving a high percentage of customer incidents. Technical Support Engineers must resolve the most complex customer problems, often collaborating with OEM software and hardware Level 3 support teams.

Premium Services Technical Support Engineers must be experienced remote support agents, having strong technical troubleshooting skills in networking, storage, and Operating Systems. Industry leading certifications, with comprehensive server software problem resolution skills for major OEM server operating system software and hypervisors, as well as sophisticated hardware tuning, configuration, and performance management skills are required. Strong network infrastructure and security skills are also required. Excellent language, customer issue handling, and communications skills are essential to this position. Candidates may undergo a detailed interview process consisting of technical scenarios, customer skill vetting, as well as role play interviewing and hands-on problem recreation and problem resolution testing.

■Key Responsibilities: 

• Serve as the primary point of contact for SSG Premium Services hardware, software, and overall problem resolution, interfacing and collaborating with Level 1 agents, Level 3 OEM agents, and hardware and software development teams.

• Ownership of all software, hypervisor, configuration, infrastructure, and usability issues

• Resolve complex, collaborative calls working with Level 3 teams and HW/SW development teams, as well as hardware problem determination and hardware services delivery providers

• Ensure customer incident resolution at industry leading incident closure rates

• Maintain outstanding customer satisfaction scores, with the professional communications and soft skills necessary to defuse difficult customer situations and work to problem resolution

• Accurately diagnose problem severity levels and prioritize call loads appropriately

• Recreate customer issues when needed, using logs, system management tools, and industry standard problem resolution tools and protocols

• Generate accurate, high quality trouble ticket, incident documentation, and knowledgebase updates, as well as other customer and problem documentation as required

◇Position Requirements:◇

■Must Have – essential

• One to Five years of contact center experience in similar Intel based hardware environments

• Prior experience as a Level 2 support engineer 

• Troubleshooting from a solution level for appropriate data collection (logs) and isolation: architectural level and interfaces between componentry and the data flow

 - Networking troubleshooting skills (i.e. Internet protocols)

 - Software oriented troubleshooting from the Operating System level 

• Storage troubleshooting knowledge/skills (software defined storage in Azure Stack, NetApp)

• Expert technical knowledge of VMware, Microsoft, Red Hat, and SUSE operating systems

• Deep technical expertise in industry standard systems management tools

• Language: 

 - English speaking and written skills required

 - Native Local language is required: Japanese/Korean language


• Storage: NetApp NCSE or any other storage certificate strongly preferred

• VMware: VCP6-DCV, VCIX6-DCV strongly preferred

• Nutanix: NCP NCAP strongly preferred

• Microsoft: Certificate relates to Azure, MCSA and MCSE certifications (server operating systems, infrastructure, and cloud)

• Red Hat: RHCSA, RHCE, RHCA (Datacenter, Cloud)


Additional Locations
* Japan
* Japan