Technical Support Specialist

Technical Support Team

If you are looking for a fun, dynamic work environment, Funambol is the company for you. Funambol is the leading personal cloud solution used by mobile operators, device manufacturers, portals, service providers and software companies around the world.
We are looking for a technical support specialist to join our Operations Team. The candidate must have genuine enthusiasm for technology and working with people.

Major Duties

The candidate should be able to manage multiple priorities, while continuing to provide great service to all of our customers. You must be detail oriented and have a strong technical aptitude. We are looking for someone who likes working with other people in a fast-paced environment. This is a great opportunity for someone to gain valuable technical experience for a future in Quality Assurance, Development, Operations or a Professional Services/Consulting position.


  • Prioritizing problem report issues of varying severity and managing the resolution of all issues within accepted service levels
  • Collaboration with your peers, engineering, product management and our users to resolve client issues while actively contributing to a growing knowledgebase
  • Provide proactive monitoring of all production systems
  • Systems administration of production systems and servers
  • Systems and performance testing

Required Technical Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of 1 - 2 years of experience in one or more of the following disciplines (recent university graduates with significant computing experience will be considered): Technical support for a complex software system; Quality assurance; Systems administration; Programming
  • Hands-on experience with *nix environments
  • Solid troubleshooting skills, ability to analyze customer problems and perform initial diagnosis of problems
  • Familiarity with web/application servers (Apache, Tomcat, Weblogic, JBOSS, etc) and/or web presentation technologies (HTML, JavaScript, Flash)
  • Computer Science degree preferred, BUT not required
  • Programming experience with Perl/Java/C++ programming a plus
  • Strong communication and written skills; desire to learn and the ability to quickly acquire and apply technical knowledge; attention to detail; strong work ethic; team player; ability to thrive in a fast-moving, dynamic environment
  • Must be able to work on-call

Additional Information

This position is in Pavia (Italy) or Leiria (Portugal). Please email us your resume at Please make sure that your resume addresses the position requirements. No phone calls or agencies, please.