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Senior Principal Engineer, Technical Support - 1:1 Customer Engagement

Job Category: Client Support
Location: UK - Reading

Meet Our Team:

This is an opportunity to join the Global Client Support (GCS) Team of Pegasystems. GCS delivers technical guidance and help resolve requests for some of the biggest and hottest brands in the world. This is an excellent time to learn new cutting-edge technology and work with a driven, international team in our Reading location. 

Picture Yourself at Pega:

You will be part of an ‘as-a-Service’ organization that operates 24x7x365 for our clients. You will serve as the first point of contact to understand their problems, troubleshoot them and drive quality solutions in accordance with Pega’s service level agreements. In this role, you will drive customer success and loyalty by providing superior support services for Pegasystems’ Software as a Service (SaaS) Products and Applications. 

What You'll Do at Pega:

• We are an “as-a-Service” company, operating 24x7x365 for our clients. As a result, you will be expected to be open to shift work and/or on-call to attend to incidents when they occur. 
• You will apply your knowledge and technical competence on Pega products and services to support client incidents every day. 
• You will collaborate with Product and Application teams as needed to research problems and provide solutions to our clients in time critical situations. 
• You will strive to maintain solid customer relationships by handling their questions and concerns on their support incidents with speed and professionalism. 
• You will drive support incidents with proactive actions to avoid escalations and thereby meeting Pega’s service level agreements. 
• You will mentor new members in the team on the technical and process front - provide them with assistance in driving support incidents as needed. 

Who You Are:

• You possess strong technical skills and the aptitude for quickly understanding complex enterprise application issues, client’s end-to-end application deployments, products and underlying architecture to solve problems. 
• You demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills, including poise in pressure situations. 
• You are a team player; you like to collaborate with different teams and drive results despite conflicts. 
• You are flexible to on-call rotation needs, open to work in shifts including weekend coverage as per client needs. 
• You are passionate about self-learning and knowledge sharing within the team with respect to new technology. 

What You've Accomplished:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a product support, development or troubleshooting capacity. 
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming concepts, preferably Java is nice to have. 
  • Analyzed, troubleshot, and resolved enterprise application issues. 
  • Knowledge of KAFKA and/or Cassandra. 
  • Ability to rapidly gain in-depth knowledge of existing and new Pega products. 
  • Ability to learn new technologies very quickly and resolve any problems involved in integrating new technologies with our in-service products. 
  • Must be able to work autonomously or as part of a team to support and contributes to a cohesive overall organization. 
  • Very good communication skills 
  • Degree in Computer Science or similar

Pega Offers You:

  • A highly collaborative environment for the designing and development of new ideas and features.
  • An ever-changing business landscape that adapts, scales and performs.
  • A culture where employees engage deeply, own outcomes and lead from the front. 
  • Many opportunities of development.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package. 
  • An inclusive, agile, flexible, and fun work environment.
Job ID: 19488

Inclusion and Diversity – Inclusive is one of our values at Pega. Pegasystems is committed to inclusion and diversity and strives to foster a fair and inclusive environment for all. We believe Pega can achieve more when we create a culture that inspires each of us to fully contribute each and every day. We encourage diverse thinking and collaboration for better outcomes for all. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

We encourage candidates of all backgrounds and skillsets to consider opportunities at Pega. At Pega, we focus on the skills needed to be successful and we know that our employees can thrive even if they don't possess a traditional background. If you like the sound of this role, but are not sure if you are the right person, please consider applying. We would love to hear from you!

As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Pegasystems will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other category protected by law.

Accommodations – If you require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (US only) or comparable regional regulations in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact us here.

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