• Senior Technical Support Engineer - Ansible

    Location ES-Madrid
    Posting date 1 month ago(3/20/2019 3:22 PM)
    Job ID
    Technical Support
  • Company Description

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    Job summary

    The Ansible Support Engineering team is looking for a Senior Technical Support Engineer to join us in Madrid, Spain. In this role, you will help customers resolve technical issues with the deployment and use of the Red Hat Ansible Automation suite of solutions, which includes Red Hat Ansible Tower and Red Hat Ansible Engine. You'll stage simulations in a lab environment to assist with problem identification and verification of problem resolution, as well as perform escalation of bugs identified in simulation or reproduction testing for the development and quality engineering (QE) teams.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Address and resolve customer issues regarding Red Hat Ansible Tower and Red Hat Ansible Engine via the ticketing system
    • Investigate and troubleshoot technical issues and provide solutions to problems for customers
    • Create and carry out testing strategies to reproduce a wide variety of customer environments regarding issues and bugs found with Red Hat Ansible Tower and Red Hat Ansible Engine
    • Work with customers to migrate, upgrade, and maintain Red Hat Ansible Tower
    • Contribute regularly to the global Red Hat knowledge management system
    • Exceed customer expectations by providing outstanding customer experience
    • Regularly collaborate with in-house support engineers and developers to produce creative solutions and improve customer satisfaction

    Required skills

    • 3+ years of Linux system administration experience, including installation methods, networking, firewall, security, clustering, web servers, and databases; experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is a plus
    • Experience working as a technical support or development engineer, preferably within an enterprise environment
    • Ability to set up replication scenarios for customer issues and ability to identify patterns and understand the broader context
    • Advanced troubleshooting and debugging skills; passion for problem-solving and investigation
    • Experience with enterprise datacenter environments and operations
    • Experience with cloud technologies, like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Compute Engine (GCE), EC2, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Eucalyptus Cloud, Microsoft Azure, VMware, Linode, and Digital Ocean
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English


    The following are considered a plus:


    • Experience with at least one of the major network vendor operating systems (Juniper, Cisco, Cumulus, F5, or Arista)
    • Experience with Windows Server Administration
    • Scripting or programming experience in languages like Bash, C, Perl, Python, Java, or Ruby
    • Experience with open source communities via mailing lists, bug reports, patches, etc.
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a technology-related discipline

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