Technical Support Engineer (EMEA)

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 3 months ago


SQL (junior)
Confluence (regular)
JIRA (regular)
Linux (regular)
Who is GraphAware?
We are an international team of graph experts helping organisations gain a competitive edge by applying graph & machine learning technologies. 

Our product, Hume, enables mission-critical graph analytics and is used worldwide to enforce the law, combat financial fraud, discover new medicines, and much more. Graph technologies were marked as an important Critical Enabler by Gartner. Hume has a validated potential to take GraphAware from a $5M to $100M company in 10 years and you can join us on that journey.

What is the Technical Support Engineer role about?
As a Technical Support Engineer, you will be a key person in ensuring the success of our Hume customers within the Customer Excellence team. You will directly interact with customers to diagnose their issues, troubleshoot them and provide solutions in close collaboration with internal and partner development teams. If you enjoy having a hands-on modern tech stack, support innovative customers and would like to work in an engaging, collaborative and fostering culture – this could be the position for you.

What does a typical day look like?
  • Scan news on Slack, Zendesk, and occasionally email (information is kept in Zendesk, Jira, Confluence or Aha! – we are efficient!)
  • Sync up with the APAC support colleague before the end of the work day in Australia 
  • Look over priorities and plans for the day
  • Check if there are any ongoing urgent/priority tickets and continue in the search for a timely resolution
  • Attend scheduled internal and external meetings
  • Keep up with latest product and technology updates 
  • Actively use Hume to be well aware of the best-practices, limitations and other tricks
  • Record and write down all necessary pieces of information in systems to keep the whole team on the same page

Are you GraphAware’s next Technical Support Engineer?
This opportunity is best suited for an engineer who has a proven track record in technical support positions. Moreover, our company values need to resonate with you:

  1. Strive for excellence
  2. Sense of ownership
  3. Driven by customer success
  4. True team player
  5. Believe in the value of graph technologies

Main responsibilities of the role: 
  • Own, troubleshoot and solve technical issues including deployment and configuration 
  • Interpret and analyse log data and/or customer narratives to troubleshoot issues
  • Identify cases that require escalation (technical or strategic) for timely resolution
  • Take necessary steps to quickly mitigate disruptions by recommending workarounds
  • Investigate cases and conduct incident reviews to determine root causes of issues
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other teams and experts to arrive at the best solutions 
  • Establish solid technical understanding of Hume and customer’s use cases
  • Advise and educate customers on the features and capabilities of Hume
  • Provide internal feedback regarding trends and observances, and work with them to define and drive fixes and enhancements to address customer needs
  • Curate content of Knowledge base and suggest improvements for product Documentation. 
  • Contribute to automation and other self-help assets to improve customer/engineer experience
  • Cover support for customers in the EMEA region and continuity for APAC region, with emergency off-hours work
To succeed, we believe, you need to have the following skills:

Technical skills

  • 3+ years in a customer facing technical support role
  • Fluent English, spoken and written, with ability to express yourself with confidence and diplomacy
  • Computer Science or similar background and/or equivalent work experience
  • Experience supporting JVM based applications
  • Docker experience in practical use
  • Proficiency in Linux system usage and basic configuration
  • Database skills – basic administration and the ability to write SQL queries
  • Data integration and ingestion experience (eg. with Apache NiFi/Camel or similar)
  • Enterprise cloud experience with any of the major cloud providers
  • Bonus technical skills
  • Knowledge of graph databases, such as Neo4j
  • Scripting skills or the desire to learn them
  • Experience with authorization models (access control, roles, permissions)
  • Understanding of internet technologies – firewalls, web servers, proxies, etc. 
  • Understanding of systems administration, storage technologies and virtualization
  • Understanding of OAuth based authentication and other auth mechanisms
Soft skills
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively
  • Ability to prioritise and manage time under pressure, focusing on high-impact actions
  • Analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving expertise with attention to detail
  • Capacity to quickly react in fast moving events
  • Proactivity and drive, coming up with new ideas

What we offer
We offer an opportunity to play an important role in a global technology company with a very unique company culture and to participate in the evolution of innovative product. Hume is already being used by leading companies in multiple industries. We are currently entering a new era in the life of the company with great challenges ahead of us – people are key pillars in our strategy. Working at GraphAware means:

  • Place where you can actually influence how we do things
  • Open environment for own initiative and creativity
  • Working for an attractive international advanced-tech company
  • Opportunity to gain and share the knowledge 
  • Strong support from the manager as well as the team
  • Significant potential for professional growth
  • Flexibility to balance your personal life and work
  • Fun environment and great hybrid office culture
  • Participation in GraphAware’s share scheme program

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