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Your Role and Responsibilities
Members of our Advanced Customer Support team are talented specialists, integral to the operations of the IBM Cloud support organization. Our engineers focus on delivering a positive, customized experience to our end users, working with a wide variety of tools at their disposal. Customer satisfaction is your key focus and you will be a significant contributor delivering IT Support that will delight our IBM Users. You’ll be comfortable in technical environments and quickly be able to analyze complex multi-system issues.
Our Security Support Engineers work closely with our end users to troubleshoot and resolve issues surrounding their cloud-based security products.
A strong knowledge in the following areas is recommended:
Intermediate knowledge of Operating System Principals (Windows, Linux, VMware)
Strong troubleshooting/analytical skills (log parsing, deep-dive testing, etc)
A strong understanding of Networking, Gateways, Firewalls, & Routing
VPN, OpenVPN, Authentication
Network Protocols, TCP/IP, OSPF, RIP, DNS, VLAN Tagging/Trunking
Other responsibilities include:
Diagnose and troubleshoot issues reported by IBM Cloud customers.
Effectively communicate with customers and partners via phone, chat and case regarding technical issues.
Document and track customer cases from start to finish ensuring customer expectations are properly managed and that technical issues are resolved to the customer’s satisfaction.
Work with various internal teams, and management to diagnose and resolve critical issues
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
3+ years of experience working directly with customers.
3+ years of experience working in the cloud computing industry with a focus around networking and/or security, and other infrastructure services.
3+ years of experience troubleshooting complex issues using problem determination and best practices.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise:
Industry certifications related to network & security technologies such as CISSP, CEH, CCNA
Experience with Cisco, Juniper/JunOS, Vyatta is a strong plus.
Linux (CentOS/RedHat,Ubuntu/Debian) Troubleshooting
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
About Business UnitIBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate – they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.
This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date and proof of vaccination status will be required before your start date. During the Onboarding process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status, in case you are unable to get vaccinated for any reason, you can let us know at that stage. Please let us know if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. IBM will consider such requests on a case by case basis subject to submission of required proof by the candidate before a stipulated date.
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