• Platform Technical Account Manager - Central U.S.

    Location US-Remote
    Posting date 1 month ago(10/30/2019 7:51 AM)
    Job ID
    Technical Support
  • 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 Global Customer Success (GCS) team is looking for an experienced, enterprise-level system engineer to join us as a Platform Technical Account Manager in the Central U.S. In this role, you will work with a small set of key customers to provide practical technical and architectural guidance for the Red Hat infrastructure portfolio. You’ll provide a level of premium support that builds, maintains, and grows long-lasting customer loyalty by tailoring support for each of our customers’ environments, facilitating collaboration with their other vendors and advocating on their behalf. Home-based, remote candidates within the Central U.S. will be considered. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Support enterprise customers implementing automated and containerized cloud application platform solutions
    • Learn new technologies quickly, including topics like container orchestration, container registries, container build strategies, and microservices on container platforms
    • Perform technical reviews and share knowledge to proactively identify and prevent issues
    • Gain understanding of customer technical infrastructures, hardware, and offerings and serve as a customer advocate within Red Hat
    • Collaborate with the engineering, R&D, product management, and technical support teams
    • Create documentation regarding customer issues and technical details on how to resolve them
    • Manage and grow customer relationships by delivering attentive, relationship-based support
    • Travel regionally to visit customers

    Required skills

    • 5+ years of Linux or UNIX system administration experience; preferably in a system administrator, solutions architect, consulting, or professional services role
    • Prior experience working in a technical support, customer success, development, engineering, or quality assurance (QA) organization
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to manage and grow existing enterprise customer relationships by delivering relationship-based support
    • Ability to explain complex information to customers clearly and concisely
    • Ability to manage multiple issues and projects with an eye for detail
    • Currently residing in the Central U.S.
    • Bachelor's degree in a technology-related discipline, preferably computer science or engineering


    The following are considered a plus:


    • Technical knowledge of the Linux kernel and Linux file system
      Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
    • Working experience with a variety of hardware vendors
    • Experience working in system management, cloud, or server virtualization

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