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Salient Systems

Technical Support Representative


Job Title: Technical Support Representative

Location: Austin, TX

Salient is an industry leading manufacturer of next generation Enterprise Security Solutions that raises the bar for anytime, anywhere access for video surveillance and we are looking to enhance our customer support infrastructure. An upbeat, positive attitude alongside a knack for finding the root cause of complex technical issues for end users will ensure success in this role.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Represent Salient as the first point of contact for our end users to help alleviate technical issues
  • Guide end users to troubleshoot and alleviate pain points they encounter
  • Track, manage, and resolve issues reported using a variety of tools including
    • Internal technical guides
    • Wireshark
    • iSupport
  • Provide streamlined communication to the team regarding issue statuses, as well as identify repeat and/or critical issues

The Technical Support Representative will be primarily responsible for supporting customers by taking phone calls and emails regarding technical issues that need resolution. 

The Technical Support Representative will address, troubleshoot, and resolve these issues as well as use web-based CRM applications to log, track, and close these incidents. Other tasks and project opportunities may be available as the company grows. 

This position reports to the Support Team Manager. No Travel required. Position is onsite at the Austin, TX location.


We are open to a variety of candidates with great interpersonal communication skills, a technical background, proven ability for problem solving, and other qualifications as outlined below.

Must haves:

  • Excellent communication skills
    • Talking through problems without losing your cool isn’t for everyone
  • A basic understanf of network communications
    • Think “what is an IP address, what is a local network, and what is a VPN?”
  • A natural passion and ability for problem solving

As well as one of the following:

  • 1+ years of experience as technical support rep in a related field
  • Associates of Science (C.S., Network Technology, etc.)
  • Relevant Independent Courses (i.e., bootcamps/certification programs/accredited courses in network tech) and 4+ years of experience as technical support rep in a related field

Additional qualifications that would prove beneficial:

  • iSupport experience, or experience with other incident tracking systems
  • Wireshark capture, filter, and logging experience
  • Thorough grasp of Windows and Windows Server OS including hardware, software, and network management/diagnostic toolkits
  • Extended experience with customer service and direct interactions with customers
  • Fluency in Spanish


Salary is commensurate upon experience and is competitive with entry/junior level positions.

Salient Systems provides an excellent benefits package including; partial employer paid health insurance, employer sponsored life, short-term, and long-term disability insurance, voluntary dental and vision insurance, 401(k), and flexible PTO. We foster a culture of collaboration through supporting team building events and continuing career growth and development.

Please submit resumes to:

Nancy Schaeffer |