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Graduate, Technical Support (German Speaker)



IT, Customer Service
Johannesburg, South Africa
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023


We’re a leading, global security authority that’s disrupting our own category. Our encryption is trusted by the major ecommerce brands, the world’s largest companies, the major cloud providers, entire country financial systems, entire internets of things and even down to little things like surgically embedded pacemakers. We help companies put trust—an abstract idea—to work. That’s digital trust for the real world.


We are in the market for a Graduate, Technical Support with native, bi-lingual or business proficiency in German to join our Technical Support team.

As Graduate, Technical Support (German Speaker) you will be the primary point of contact for our customers and will partner with our product, engineering and marketing teams to resolve customer issues, drive improvements and set customers up for success. DigiCert’s Technical Support team exhibit high energy, deep technical skills and a drive to get things done.

This is a remote position.


  • Deliver world-class customer service to resolve customer concerns and retain customers
  • Build successful long-term relationships with external clients to ensure customer loyalty
  • Partner with technical support engineers to resolve issues reported by customers
  • Engage with internal and external customers via support tickets, email, phone, and chat
  • Receive inbound customer emails or calls and place outbound follow up emails or calls during scheduled hours to provide a delightful customer experience at all times
  • Achieve productivity related targets including support tickets processed, average response time, average time to close, etc.
  • Actively contribute to Web self-help by using Knowledge Centred Support (KCS) principles
  • Gather accurate information and document customer issues in our CRM tool
  • Remain up to date with all aspects of the SSL certificate products to meet customer needs at all times


  • Native, bi-lingual or business proficiency in German (mandatory)
  • Computer Science, Information Systems or Information Technology qualification (strongly preferred)
  • 0+ years technical support or IT client interfacing experience
  • Basic understanding of Internet principles, terminology and functionality
  • Basic understanding of networking protocols and devices, web servers and VPN
  • Understanding of PKI, SSL, Code signing, HTML, DNS, S/MIME, SMTP, and networking protocols (advantageous)
  • Familiarity with UNIX script commands, website/web server administration (advantageous)
  • Administrative knowledge of Microsoft Windows Servers, Apache (OpenSSL), Linux and other Server administration (advantageous)
  • Certifications such as CISSP, MCSE and CCNA (advantageous)
  • Adaptable, versatile, customer obsessed, solution-oriented, proactive and passionate about technology


  • Provident Fund
  • Medical Aid + Gap Cover
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Education Support Program
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Sabbatical

DigiCert is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, DigiCert prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified person with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.