Technical Support Analyst - Calgary, AB

About Pason

Pason is an industry-leading service provider of proprietary instrumentation and data technologies for the onshore and offshore drilling industry in North and South America, and we are expanding our operations internationally. We thrive on identifying challenges at the wellsite, and then developing unique solutions for our customers. We have created an energized, focused, and relaxed work environment that empowers each team member to push the envelope of traditional thinking to create new solutions to old problems. We place considerable focus on a culture that nurtures imagination in an atmosphere where people are free to perform to their fullest potential in an open and friendly environment.

The Team

Pason’s Technical Support team is the first group called by Pason’s field technicians and external customers when there is an issue with a Pason product on a rig, and the team is critical to the smooth functioning of Pason operations. The group takes an average 300 calls per day, and identify, investigate, diagnose, and solve technical issues for our clients. When necessary, we escalate issues to the appropriate development team within Pason. This requires working in conjunction with a wide variety of departments, and technical knowledge of Pason’s product and oilfield solutions. The approximately 20 Technical Support Analysts at Pason  focus on providing exceptional customer service for both external and internal customers, creating and maintaining positive customer relations, and ensuring a high degree of customer satisfaction.

The Role

We are looking for a Technical Support Analyst to provide technical, software and hardware support in a 24/7 service desk environment.The successful candidate will utilize their strong communication, analytical and critical thinking skills to assist our clients in trouble shooting and resolving issues during deployment and ongoing use of Pason products & services. The role requires an individual who is committed to working through complex problems with a high level accuracy and with a focus on providing exceptional customer service.  This position will support over 200+ Pason field technicians and diverse client base. Rotating shift work is required, and shifts include a combination of 12 hour and 10 hour shifts.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide in depth support to Pason clients requiring assistance with Pason products and services
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex software, hardware and technical issues for clients
  • Identify and escalate situations requiring a field technician when necessary
  • Collaborate with development staff to recreate problems in test environment
  • Remote trouble shooting using variety of different software tools
  • Log all help desk interactions with clients and field technicians
  • Track issues to resolution and update Pason’s knowledge base
  • Stay current with Pason’s products and software changes and updates
  • Actively contribute to on-going process improvement

Essential job requirements

Education
  • A post-secondary diploma/certificate in Information Technology or equivalent would be considered an asset
Experience
  • 2+ years of technical support experience including Windows 2K/NT/XP, Linux, real-time data acquisition and networking

  • Experience in the oil and gas industry would be an asset

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Experience providing technical support to remote clients
  • Excellent telephone, verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • The ability to identify, isolate and communicate problems from and to all levels of users
  • Dedicated commitment to customer success
  • The ability to work well under pressure, in a stressful environment.
  • Must excel in a fast-paced, agile environment where critical thinking and strong problem solving skills are required for success
  • Willing to work in a 24 X 7 environment and rotate through multiple shifts

Working at Pason

Pason promotes a healthy lifestyle within and outside the workplace. Employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Competitive base salary compensation, discretionary performance bonus, and a comprehensive benefit program
  • Access to on–site amenities such as fitness and workout rooms; pilates and yoga classes
  • Foosball, ping-pong, and an outdoor ball hockey area
  • Summer barbeques and other Pason-sponsored social / community activities held throughout the year

Application Process

If this sounds like Your Pason, and you are seeking a dynamic work environment where you will join a talented group of imaginative and creative people, then we would like to hear from you. We invite you to forward your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with “Technical Support Analyst” in the subject field. No telephone calls please. We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Visit our website for more information about Pason at www.pason.com.

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