Field Support Engineer

Date:  Aug 5, 2022

Indiana - Remote, IN, US

Company:  NCA - NEC Corporation of America

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Title: Field Support Engineer - Biometric Equipement


We are currently seeking a Biometrics Field Support Engineer to join our passionate and dedicated team. You will be working from your home office in Indiana, responding to service/support calls to provide installation and post installation support of NEC Biometrics Solutions, including Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems and Facial Recognition Systems.


What you can expect in your role:


You will be responsible for system support to include first level software support, as well as hardware support. This person, and position, should be at a level that permits and requires the individual to take control and make necessary decisions to resolve routine situations with minimal impact to the Customer.  In situations where critical system downtime may occur, with software or next level support not available at that point, the incumbent will be expected to act on self initiative to make necessary corrective action, if possible, or take appropriate action up the chain management. In this position you will provide installation and post installation support of NEC Corporation of America, (products) at customer locations in Indiana State Police and possibly other locations throughout North America. The FE level position is responsible for total system hardware and software support. As such, he/she will not only provide hands on technical assistance but also remote support to all users of the AFIS product. You will need to be capable of diagnosing and correcting difficult and intermittent hardware and software malfunctions arising from design deficiencies, data errors, component failures, and environmental issues. This requires a high degree of diagnostic ability and complete understanding of contemporary operating systems and AFIS applications.


What we are looking for:

(1) Maintain high customer satisfaction through professional and ethical conduct with first class customer service and excellent business manner
(2) Ability to troubleshoot (locally and remotely), Windows and Linux based Servers, workstations and have partial hands on experience with the user applications.
(3) Knowledge of Linux OS and first level Oracle Data Base.
(4)Ability to analyze logs to make a determination as to cause of problems and to suggest effective problem solutions.
(5) Troubleshoot and install patches for a variety of AFIS applications.
(6) Provide direct oncall site support, as needed.
(7) Keep customers updated with providing timely and accurate services and information


NEC is consistantly recognized as one of the 50 most innovative companies globally.  (by Boston Consulting)



Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC Corporation of America (NEC) is a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate. NEC creates the social values of safety, security, fairness and efficiency to promote a more sustainable world where everyone has the chance to reach their full potential.


With a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, we deliver one of the industry’s strongest and most innovative portfolios of communications, analytics, security, biometrics, and technology solutions that unleash customers’ productivity potential. Through these solutions, NEC combines its best-in-class solutions and technology to solve today’s most complex business problems. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in 140 countries and $27 billion in revenues. Backed by 123 years of innovation and experience, NEC knows what it takes to change and stay ahead of technology's continuous evolution. It is our capability to leverage decades of award-winning technologies and research that has enabled NEC to remain an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) leader and through problem resolution, bring new value to people, organizations, and society.


NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


EOE-Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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