Technical Support Engineer - Red Hat Ceph Storage

Company description:[

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

]Job summary:

The Red Hat Enterprise Cloud Technologies Support team is looking for a Technical Support Engineer with big data and software-defined storage experience to join us in the U.S. In this role, you will provide high-level technical support and engineering services to telco customers and become an expert on the Red Hat Storage portfolio, including Red Hat Gluster Storage and Red Hat Ceph Storage. You'll perform basic investigation and troubleshooting to resolve difficult issues and partner closely with other support engineers to provide the best possible experience to Red Hat's enterprise customers. Red Hat has offices across the U.S. and Canada and home-based, remote candidates will also be considered. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities:[

  • Provide technical support and engineering services to the subscribers of the Red Hat Storage portfolio, including Red Hat Ceph Storage

  • Diagnose problems, troubleshoot customer issues, and find solutions to these issues

  • Engage customers by responding to incoming calls and chat and web-based inquiries

  • Regularly collaborate with in-house support engineers and developers to produce creative solutions and improve customer satisfaction

  • Record customer interactions like investigation, troubleshooting, and the resolution of issues

  • Become an expert on the Red Hat's storage portfolio

  • Share your experience and findings by contributing to the Red Hat knowledge management system

  • Write and publish blog posts, whitepapers, and knowledge base articles

]Required skills:

  • 2+ years of experience as a support or development engineer storage or cloud technologies on Linux, or closely related experience within an enterprise environment

  • Experience with Linux operating system installation, configuration, upgrade, and maintenance and a good understanding of Linux command line tools

  • Development-level experience with Python and experience writing patches

  • Advanced troubleshooting and debugging skills; passion for problem-solving and investigation

  • Outstanding communication skills in English

  • Commitment to providing the best experience possible for Red Hat's customers

The following are considered a plus:

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or other Linux certification; RHCE must be earned within 120 days of the starting date

  • Experience with software-defined storage solutions like Red Hat Ceph Storage and Red Hat Gluster Storage

  • Experience with tcpdump analysis, NFS, CIFS, and containers

  • Experience with Red Hat OpenStack Platform or Red Hat OpenShift

  • Upstream involvement in open source projects, including submitting patches upstream, is a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field; engineering or computer science is a plus

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