Client Support Specialist - Waltham, MA


Zixi is looking for an energetic Individual to join our growing client support team.

He/She can grow their career with the industry expert in video over IP delivery.  We are committed to providing companies of all sizes and complexities the highest quality content delivery, no matter the scale, device, or distance.  It’s why more than 500 of the world’s leading media companies rely on Zixi to deliver video for live events, live linear and OTT.

Zixi has been leading the way in video transmission technology for over a decade, which means when you join the Zixi team, you are collaborating with the best and brightest in the industry.  We pride ourselves on our flat structure and driven culture; we all participate to deliver new solutions to our customers.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain comprehensive Helpdesk incidents log for analysis, trending, tracking and performance
  • Diagnose, prioritize and resolve a variety of both company and customer related network or server related issues
  • Provide event services support to customers, as needed
  • Function as an escalation point for customers by providing first level support on Zixi-enabled platforms
  • Mentor and lead new support team members
  • Provide instructions for procedural and technical issues
  • Work with technical and pre-sales teams to strategize customer solutions
  • Maintain and evaluate IT inventory
  • Support and assist Zixi staff in resolving customer issues

General Requirements:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to take initiative, to see issues through to resolution
  • Strong written and verbal communication, with highly professional customer service skills
  • Position is ON-SITE, based out of Zixi’s Waltham, Massachusetts headquarters (Candidate is expected to work full time out of our headquarters location)
  • Must be available as needed for evening and weekend on-call support coverage (additional weekend and overtime compensation provided)

Technical Requirements:

  • Experience installing and troubleshooting client devices, network and software issues
  • Seasoned knowledge in administering Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Experience working with firewalls, routers and VPNs
  • Understanding of basic networking protocols, IP addressing and routing
  • Knowledge of video streaming and associated protocols is highly desired
  • Cloud technology experience, such as CDNs, AWS, Google, Microsoft Azure or others, is desirable
  • Experience using a variety of mobile devices

 Language Skills:

  • Ability to analyze and interpret documents, such as policy and procedure manuals, maintenance instructions, and other related documentation
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries from other employees or guests
  • Fluency in English required, second language a plus
  • Ability to write detailed instructions and correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations

 Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years general computer skills, with basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Outstanding organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills, as well as excellent attention to detail
To apply, send resume and cover letter to with the desired position included in the subject of the e-mail.