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Product Support Technician - UNIX/LINUX Atlanta

Atlanta, GA 30308
JobTitle: Product Support Technician - UNIX/LINUX Atlanta
Job ID: 362562_en-us
Salary Range: null- null
Job Category: Technology
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:
The Linux Product Support Technician is responsible for handling Tier 1 support calls, guiding callers through problem resolution, managing open tickets, escalating when appropriate, and sharing insights and information to fellow team members.

The LINUX Product Support Technician works in a 24x7 data center environment, maintaining and supporting all UNIX/LINUX distributed systems hardware and operating system software components. Supporting over 2000 sites, the candidate will work with multi-tiered teams spanning all levels of engineering across multiple IT disciplines. This position will be a part of a front line support team that handles the inflow of ticket and alert driven issues, ensuring a high state of readiness and adherence to support SLAs and team metrics. Day to day support functions will include actively monitoring system generated alerts, ticket queues, team inboxes and associate engagements. The candidate will ensure file systems are under threshold, determine top system performance consumers and perform basic troubleshooting of all UNIX/LINUX servers deployed in our store, non-store and data center environments. Associates will be able to receive incoming calls from users, perform initial fault isolation, perform ticket creation and incident support as well as facilitate change related requests using documented processes and procedures. Responsibilities will include escalating business impacting incidents according to documented escalation guidelines. Good written and verbal skills will aid in inter-team communication and provide a seamless customer support experience.

* Associates degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering or related field is preferred
* 2 years of UNIX/LINUX server administration experience in geographically dispersed, highly complex infrastructures
* 2 years experience troubleshooting and resolving unexpected service outages, system maintenance issues, data center enter adds/moves/changes, performance and complex system issues.
* 2 years experience with management of highly available (HA) system architectures.
* 2 years with RHEL/CentOS administration and troubleshooting.
* 2 years in TSM, NetBackup, Backup Exec, or other enterprise backup solutions
* 2 years of experience with enterprise SAN/NAS storage solutions over (Fiber, iSCSI, MPIO).
* 2  years of experience with networking principals, firewalls, load balancers, and a strong knowledge of network protocols including HTTP, DNS, UDP, and TCP.
* Excellent customer service skills
* Process oriented, with a familiarity with ITIL principles
Delivering excellent customer service; follow-up, follow-through
Flexible availability in support of 24x7/365 environment; including days, nights, weekends, & holidays

As a Product Support Technician, you will actively listen to and enable end users with solutions to common problems. In addition, you will be responsible for call documentation and escalation as necessary.


30% - Support & Enablement:
Fields, addresses, and prioritizes incoming help requests via phone, tickets and remote support (desk-side as needed) in a courteous manner; escalates accordingly
Monitors system updates to remain aware of common problems users are experiencing
Actively listens to and builds rapport with end users to elicit problem details

30% - Delivery & Execution:
Performs software installations for customers
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met
Applies diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting
Accesses software updates, drivers, and knowledge base to aid in problem resolution
Tests fixes prior to closing tickets to ensure problems have been adequately resolved
Interacts and builds relationships with site leadership where applicable

30% - Administration & Operations:
Documents all pertinent end user identification information including nature of problem
Records, tracks, and documents the problem-solving process for each ticket

10% - Learning:
Participates in formal and informal training sessions to gain new skills and knowledge
Reviews regular pertinent product update information to keep knowledge current
Contributes to and updates knowledge database and team training documentation
Collaborates with other team members to share and exchange information

Typically reports to the Product Support Supervisor, Product Support Manager or Sr. Manager.


Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:


Posted: 2020-10-14 Expires: 2020-12-16

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