Red Hat Associate Technical Support Engineer - OpenStack in Seoul, South Korea

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

Provide an excellent customer support experience for our enterprise subscription customers. The Red Hat Customer Experience and Engagement (CEE) team is looking for an Associate Technical Support Engineer to join us in Seoul, South Korea. Unlike most software companies, we don't sell software licenses or "break-fix" pay-per-incident support. Instead, we sell subscriptions that include an unlimited number of support incidents, product documentation, security patches and updates, and upgrades to the newest versions of our software. In this role, you will be a trusted adviser to enterprise-level customers and partner closely with them and help us continually prove our value to our customers as you troubleshoot and resolve their technical issues for the portfolio of Red Hat cloud offerings to meet their business needs both online and over the phone. You'll work with key customers both on-site and remotely to build a relationship of trust and confidence between Red Hat and the customer's engineering, development, and operations teams. You will also become an expert in one or more Red Hat offerings like Red Hat OpenStack Platform. Many of your customers will be other engineers, so developing your technical skills is imperative. We'll need you to clear the Red Hat certifications applicable for the products you specialize in, i.e. the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Ensure customers get the maximum value from and easily use our offerings and subscriptions

  • Support customers by responding within the designated SLA to incoming calls as well as chat and web-based inquiries about our technologies

  • Investigate and troubleshoot issues, developing solutions for our customers while understanding their business needs

  • Exceed customer expectations by providing outstanding customer service

  • 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 case review conference call with customers when needed

  • Travel regionally to visit customers when needed

Required skills

  • 2+ years of Linux or UNIX system administration experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience within the enterprise IT sector

  • Great technical knowledge and actual experience of the Linux kernel and networking

  • Fundamental understanding of the OpenStack architecture and administration experience across all working components

  • Basic troubleshooting and debugging skills, with a passion for problem solving and investigation

  • Demonstrated first-rate 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

  • Prior Red Hat certification, e.g. Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) is a significant advantage, as you'll need to be certified within 90 days of your start date

  • Ability to deal with rapid change and limited structure

  • Proven ability and willingness to learn new open source technologies

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

The following will be considered a plus:

  • Scripting or programming experience in languages like Bash, C, or Python

  • Excellent reading and writing skills in English; fluent English language skills

  • Previous experience with Ceph or Gluster storage

  • Basic understanding of Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and cloud networking

  • Professional experience with the Telco industry

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Job ID 62307

Category Technical Support