Senior Technical Support Engineer - OpenStack in Barcelona

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Job Description

The Red Hat Success team for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) is looking for a Senior Technical Support Engineer to join us in Spain. In this role, you will provide an excellent customer support experience for our enterprise subscription customers. You’ll become a trusted adviser to enterprise-level customers, partner closely with them, and help us continually prove our value as you troubleshoot and resolve their technical issues for the portfolio of Red Hat’s cloud computing solutions to meet customer business needs both online and over the phone.

As a Senior Technical Support Engineer, you will work with key customers on-site and remotely to build a relationship of trust and confidence between Red Hat and the customer engineering, development, and operations teams. You will also become an expert in one or more Red Hat’s solutions like Red Hat OpenStack Platform. Many of your customers will be other engineers, so developing your technical skills will be crucial. Successful applicants must reside in a country where Red Hat is registered to do business.

What you will do

  • Ensure customers get the maximum value from and easily use our solutions and subscriptions
  • Support customers by responding within the designated service-level agreement (SLA) period to incoming requests for help and problem reports, through conversations on customer portal, AV conference calls, and remote control sessions
  • Investigate and troubleshoot issues for our customers while understanding their business needs
  • Actively update our customers and ensure they are satisfied with our support service
  • Collaborate with other engineers and developers to develop creative solutions for our customers, including product fixes
  • Share your knowledge gained from troubleshooting issues by contributing to the global Red Hat knowledge management system; present troubleshooting instructions and solutions to other engineers within the domain
  • Manage customer cases and maintain clear and concise case documentation
  • Participate in case review conference calls with customers when needed
  • Travel regionally to visit customers when needed, following Red Hat’s COVID-19 guidelines

What you will bring

  • Linux or UNIX system administration experience
  • Technical knowledge of and actual experience with the Linux kernel and networking
  • Fundamental understanding of the Red Hat OpenStack Platform architecture and administration experience across all working components
  • Advanced troubleshooting and debugging skills; passion for problem-solving and investigation
  • Demonstrated premium customer service experience or prior technical support experience; desire to go above and beyond in assisting customers
  • Ability to manage and grow existing enterprise customer and partner relationships by delivering high-quality support

The following skills and experience are a plus:

  • Scripting or programming in languages like Bash or Python
  • Configuration-management software: Ansible, Puppet
  • Ceph, data storage in the cloud
  • Kubernetes/Docker, other container-related technologies
  • Software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and cloud networking
  • Professional experience in the telco industry



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