R-6894 Support Engineer III - IN

India - Remote

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Dear Candidate,
We are hiring for Support Engineer I, II , III.
Location - Bangalore , Gurgaon , Hyderabad
Job Family SummaryThe Support Engineer is a key element within the Rackspace support infrastructure and is expected to provide a high level of technical support to our customers via the phone, ticketing system, and automation.  This role owns complex customer issues which may take several days or weeks to resolve and keeps our customers updated through every step of the process.  Responsible for the engineering, design, and development of hardware, software, and networking systems. Provides a framework for system development, maintenance, and enhancement efforts. Implements standards and guidelines of OS support. Analyzes systems and performance usability testing to ensure performance and reliability, enhance scalability, and meet security requirements. The Support Engineer is expected to take initiative and advise on potential pitfalls that a customer may encounter and suggest alternatives which may better serve the stability and security of the customer's solution. Keeps informed of emerging technologies.  Responsible for adhering to company security policies and procedures and any other relevant policies and standards as directed. Career Level Summary·       Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines·       Solves complex problems·       Works independently, receives minimal guidance·       May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or may have accountability for on-going activities or objectives·       Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience·       Level at which career may stabilize for many years or until retirement Critical Competencies·       Systems Thinking: Takes a whole systems approach to analyze issues and implements holistic solutions by ensuring that linkages between structure, people, process and technology are made·       Idea Creation: Designs completely new solutions, methods and products, where nothing existed prior Key ResponsibilitiesTechnical point of escalation to the OS Support and Engineering teams; resolving customer issues, working in collaboration with partners across the business, as requiredLead customer engagements (both technical and non-technical)Participates in tasks related to systems architecture enhancements, problem management, process improvement, reporting and customer infrastructureMentor and assist Rackers across the OS Function Provide exceptional customer support via the phone, and ticketing systemsCollaborate and share knowledge with other Engineers and Administrators on the support floorActing as an escalation point that encourages others in problem solvingEnsure adherence to customer & SLA commitments for self and teamResolve or escalate level-appropriate technical issues for customers in accordance with team playbook guidelines via phone and ticketing with the autonomy and ability to suggest and implement changes to customer solutions and can impact process change and continued improvementAbility to apply fundamental knowledge to solve complex customer issuesHelp ensure adoption of policy, standards, and procedures on the team, holding team members accountable to high work standards and work performedParticipate in most complex ticket escalationsOwns customer issues until resolution with limited transfer of ownership (high closure rate) Person SpecificationKnowledge·       Strong knowledge of Linux and/or Windows Server Operating Systems.·       Strong knowledge of server hardware, networking, backup, and storage solutions·       Strong knowledge of designing, implementing, analyzing, and troubleshooting highly available systems·       Strong understanding of services and protocols commonly used in hosting environments including but not limited to web servers, database servers, mail servers, name servers such as:o   Windows: Server Failover Clustering, Active Directory, IISo   Linux: Apache, Nginx, NFS, Postfix, Sendmail, FTP, RHCS·       Proficient knowledge of Database Servers:o   Windows: MSSQLo   Linux: MySQL, MariaDB, Percona·       Proficient knowledge of Virtualization Technologies (I.e.: VMWare, OpenStack, and Hyper-V)·       Proficient knowledge of Cloud Platform Products (Azure/AWS/GCP)·       Basic knowledge of Project Management methodologies·       Proficient knowledge in the application of current and emerging network software and hardware technology and protocols·       Intermediate scripting competency in one or more of the following languages: PowerShell, Python, PHP, Go·       Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines ·       Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the marketSkills·       Passionate about technology and has a desire to constantly expand technical knowledge·       Detail-oriented in documenting information and able to own customer issues through resolution·       Able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work under pressure·       Demonstrate sound problem-solving skills coupled with a desire to take on responsibility·       Strong written and verbal communication skills, both highly technical and non-technical·       Fluency in multiple languages is a plusEducationRequired·       Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related technical field·       At the Manager's discretion, 4 years of additional related experience may substitute for the degree requirement; if substitution allowed, regional equivalent to High School Diploma is required.Certifications·       Desired: o    MCSE for Windows specializationo    RHCE (or LPI/LFC equivalent) for Linux specialization·       Preferredo   Specialist Certifications that apply to roleExperienceRequired·       5 - 7 years of experience in OS Systems Engineering and AdministrationPhysical Demands·       General office environment: no special physical demands required·       May require long periods sitting and viewing a computer monitor·       May require work on non-traditional shifts·       Schedule flexibility to include working weekends and/or evenings and holidays as required by the business for 24/7 operations·       A willingness to work weekends and/or holidays when required as the business dictatesTravel·       Occasional domestic travel, less than 10%   The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification.  It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employee assigned to this job.Last Updated: June 30 ,2020                                                     Created: June 30 ,2020 
About Rackspace TechnologyWe are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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