Support Engineer

Microsoft | Posted 25-11-2021

Lisboa (Sharepoint)

Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission.
With over 15,000 employees worldwide, the Microsoft Customer Experience and Success (CEnS) organization is responsible for the strategy, design, and implementation of the Microsoft end-to-end customer experience. This newly expanded organization reflects the Microsoft ambition to be known as a customer experience company, ensuring our Microsoft mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more is enabled by delighting customers and consistently exceeding their expectations in every interaction through a connected customer experience.
Microsoft has a tremendous opportunity to exceed customer expectations and drive greater customer loyalty and trust, which leads to greater satisfaction, retention, and growth. The CEnS organization is looking for people with a passion for delivering customer success to help us build a future where customers come to us, not only because we provide industry-leading products and services, and also because we provide a differentiated and connected customer experience that is rooted in our commitment to delivering on customer outcomes.
Support Engineers (SE) serve as frontline technical resources for Microsoft customers and partners via phone, email or web. They deliver unique value by collaboratively and reactively solving customer problems, providing proactive support advice, contributing to product quality and enhancements and creating self-help assets to broadly reach more customers. You will be part of a team responsible for providing an outstanding technical support experience to our business customers. From problem identification to full resolution, you will own and manage the customer experience over the phone and Web. When needed, you will collaborate with others to engage subject matter experts, Engineering (Product Groups) or Management. Your day to day job will be about providing both technical expertise (either on your own or by involving your colleagues) and about being an excellent communicator and a service oriented professional. You will be given the opportunity to become a subject matter expert in one or more areas and receive guidance and mentorship from your colleagues.


Your Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the customer support experience with Microsoft
  • Own, troubleshoot and solve customer technical issues, using collaboration, troubleshooting best practices and transparency within and across teams (e.g. swarming)
  • Identify cases that require escalation (either technically or strategically)
  • Create and maintain incident management requests to product group or engineering group
  • Contribute to case deflection initiatives, automation and other digital self-help assets to improve customer and engineer experience
  • Provide ramp activities, knowledge sharing, technical coaching and mentoring
  • Drive technical collaboration and engagement outside of CSS (Product Engineering teams, Services, Support, Regions)
  • Lead or participate in building communities with peer delivery roles; may be workload or specialty specific


Language Qualification
English Language: confident in reading, writing and speaking.
French Language: confident in reading, writing and speaking would be a plus but not a requirement.
Essential Technical Experience
  • Knowledge of SharePoint/Project Online.
  • Knowledge of Planner
  • Basic support experience of investigating and troubleshooting SharePoint or Project issues.
  • Basic knowledge using PowerShell.
  • Good knowledge of Windows OS, 7, 8 and 10 (Program Files, Control panel, where to find things, registry, Processes, services).
  • Good knowledge of Office 365 technology
Additional Technical Experience
  • Basic skills in troubleshooting, communication, and collaboration.
  • Basic understanding of Office integration with different platforms: Windows, 3rd party network shares/OS, mobiles, SharePoint, OneDrive.
  • Understanding of general troubleshooting methods.
We Are Looking for People Who
  • Are customer focused, culturally aware and enjoy providing the highest level of customer experience
  • Are genuinely interested in technology, smart and intellectually curious
  • Are technically credible and have troubleshooting skills
  • Have excellent communication skills both spoken and written:
o Are fluent in the English language
o As a plus are fluent either in French, German, Russian, Italian or Spanish Language skills

  • Work with passion, while having fun, and act in an honest and ethical manner
  • Seek a challenging work experience and are able to work well under pressure and meet commitments.
  • Want to learn and gain greater expertise in their field
  • Are interested in a wide range of professional development opportunities
Qualifications Desirable:
  • Exposure working with customers on the Cloud, e.g. Microsoft Cloud products such Office 365 and/or Dynamics 365
  • MCSE/MCSD qualification or job experience.
  • Degree qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Vendor qualifications or other advanced professional qualifications.
  • ITIL/Service Management experience.

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and / or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire / transfer and every two years thereafter.
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.
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