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Technical Support Engineer- wireless

Req ID:  75787

San Jose, California, United States

In our ‘always on’ world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do.

Ruckus Networks Customer Support and Services (CSS) is a globally distributed team functioning with a unified operations model. We are excited to be modernizing our business with a clear focus on the Customer’s Experience.  


How You'll help us connect the world:


The Technical Support Engineer (TSE) takes ownership of customer reported network issues in order to provide assistance to quickly restore service and provide problem resolution.  Principal TSEs are also responsible for reproducing customer reported issues in a lab environment and working with engineering on new and existing defects. 



Key Responsibilities: 


As an experienced l Technical Support Engineer, primary responsibility is to provide technical assistance to Ruckus Premium (BullDog) accounts. 

Interact with our customers to promptly troubleshoot and isolate to root cause and provide a resolution to customer issues 

Replicate customer problems in the Support lab 

Work closely with Engineering to resolve escalations and bugs 

Provide on-going regular updates to sales, internal management and the customer on the progress of assigned cases 

As part of this role, you may be requested to work a ‘staggered work week’, i.e. Sunday through Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday 

Must be available for inclusion in rotating on-call roster 

Must have flexibility in work hours to work on customer issues 

Document customer and engineering interactions and technical action plans. 

Provide necessary updates to management and field teams for high profile technical escalations.  

Assist in development of knowledge articles, troubleshooting guides and internal training 

Provide ongoing coaching and mentoring within the team 

Attend regular customer and internal conference calls for high profile cases and escalations 

Strict adherence to Service Level Agreement KPIs 


Required Experience: 


Bachelors or Masters with 5+ years of experience working in the networking space 

5+ years of experience working in a TAC 

Excellent written and oral communication ability, including formal presentation skills to customers, partners, Ruckus accounts and support teams 

Excellent understanding and applied knowledge of TCP/IP, L3 routing, L2 switching, Multicast, firewalls, QOS 

Solid understanding and troubleshooting skills with wireless technologies 802.11x, WLAN authentication, encryption, EAP, PSK, Radius, AAA, DNS 

Expertise of wireless deployments – AP’s, Controllers, Client associations, etc 

Excellent understanding of RF transmission and antenna behavior 

Technical expertise in troubleshooting and resolving complex Layer 2/3 and/or wireless issues in multi-vendor environments 

Experience providing support to direct customers, resellers, and field personnel in resolving company product related issues 

Ability to provide technical guidance to other members in the team 

Experience working in a support lab environment for problem replication 

Experience documenting the sequence of events related to resolving customer technical issues 

Proficient with analyzing data traces from protocol analyzers such as Wireshark 

Experience with traffic generators such as Spirent and IXIA 

Bachelor or diploma in a computer related field or equivalent work experience 


You'll excite us if you have:


Experience with Wireless survey tools like Ekahau 

Working Knowledge of Salesforce and JIRA. 

Multiple language skills 

Experience with scripting: Bash, Python, Perl, etc 

Experience working with Linux 

Experience working in (or with) a vendor 

Relevant industry accreditations/certifications: CWNA, CWAP, CCIE, CCNP, JNCP, etc 

Excellent communication/interpersonal skills to clearly and simply articulate ideas, frame problems, and offer solutions 

Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on customer satisfaction 

A belief in ownership 

Ability to drive for results and meet tight deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to details 

Must maintain a professional attitude, demeanor and be highly motivated and self-directed 

Encourages and accepts feedback 




Our salary ranges consider a wide variety of factors including but not limited to benchmarking by independent third-party consultants, skill sets, years of experience, training, education, geography, and other business needs. Depending on experience, the range can be higher for candidates with exceptional experience and a demonstrated history of successful performance.


The expected salary range for this position is  $118,200.00-153,700.00.  The Candidate will be rewarded with a comprehensive benefits package, including, medical, dental, and vision plans, life and accidental death insurance, a 401(k) plan, and participation in the Company’s Incentive Plan. Candidates starting with the Company will be eligible for eleven paid holidays in a full calendar year, two weeks of paid vacation (prorated based on start date), as well as other leave options.





 Why CommScope:

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. 

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at

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