Dell Compellent Copilot Systems Engineer - Edina, Minnesota
Dell Inc. is a worldwide provider of information technology services and business solutions to a broad range of clients. We are currently looking for a Copilot Systems Engineer to join our team in Edina, Minnesota.
The Copilot Systems Engineer will be responsible for providing proactive and reactive technical support in a 24x7 environment. Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:
-Providing customer facing, expert level consultative and escalation support for Dell Compellent Storage Center and Applications
-Collaboration with Dell Compellent’s Copilot Solutions Engineers to resolve customer Storage Center issues
-Working with other vendor support teams to ensure customer issues are resolved in a timely manner
- Advising peer technical and marketing teams on matters that affect overall customer experience; identifying targets for proactive maintenance or other systematic field issues
-Documentation of technical software and hardware problems for internal and external distribution
-Responsible for assisting with problem determination and problem resolution
-Advanced diagnostics of software faults
-Advanced shared storage performance troubleshooting and design recommendations
-Be creative in delivering solutions that prevent or resolve system configuration challenges. Due to interconnectivity of other vendor’s products (switches, servers, etc.) it will be necessary for the Copilot Systems Engineer to perform these duties with the entire deployment solution in mind. Copilot Systems Engineers are responsible for proactive customer service duties that assist Business Partners and End Users in maximizing the Storage Center capabilities.
-This position will interact with both technical and non-technical personnel and must be able to communicate effectively via telephone, email, and in person. Copilot Systems Engineers will focus on post sales support but may assist with pre sales activities as needed. Travel (Domestic & International) on short notice and overnight stay is possible with this position.
-Team members are subject to Off-Duty / On-Call support that will be scheduled on a rotational basis. This requires being accessible and delivering solutions that are in response to customer inquiries.
-Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a two year technical degree with equivalent industry working experience.
-Minimum four years customer support experience in Storage, Server administration or networking help-desk environment.
-Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle
-In-depth knowledge of Shared Storage technologies in Open Systems environments.
-Experience with network switch technologies (Ethernet, Fibre Channel) deployment, configuration, monitoring, and support.
-Current Industry certifications (Microsoft, Linux, VMWare, etc).
-Specialized expertise in NAS, VMWare, Microsoft, xNIX, and/or Storage Networking technologies
-Goal oriented and motivated to succeed in a dynamic environment
-Strong communication with the ability to handle stressful situations and demanding customers
-Strong troubleshooting skills and attention to detail
Minimum Educational Requirements:
-Bachelor’s or advanced degree is desired, but not required.
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