Linux Technical Account Manager
Red Hat, Inc. - Mountain View, CA

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Red Hat is adding a Technical Account Manager to support enterprise customers in the Bay Area -- the Technical Account Management service is a premium support offering with a mission to build, maintain, and grow long-lasting customer loyalty. Candidates local to Red Hat's office in Mountain View are preferred; however, well-qualified Bay Area candidates that prefer to work remotely will also be considered.

A Technical Account Manager (TAM) is an experienced and highly skilled support engineer who cultivates high-value relationships with clients by understanding their IT infrastructures, internal processes, and business needs and providing personalized, proactive support, and guidance. A TAM tailors support for a customer's environment, facilitates collaboration with their other vendors advocates on their behalf by working closely with Red Hat's engineering R&D, product management, and global support organizations to debug, test, and resolve escalated issues.

Primary job responsibilities
  • Perform technical reviews and provide knowledge sharing to proactively identify and prevent issues
  • Gain understanding of customer's technical infrastructure/environment, hardware, and products
  • Perform initial or secondary investigation and respond to online and phone support requests
  • Provide advice and guidance to customers about their current and future Red Hat products
  • Manage customer cases and maintain clear and concise case documentation
  • Serve as the customer advocate within Red Hat

Required skills
  • Prior experience in a support, development, engineering, or quality assurance organization
  • 5+ years Linux/Unix system administration experience
  • Capacity for manage multiple issues and projects while maintaining a high degree of detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced environment
  • Capacity for managing and growing existing enterprise customer relationships by delivering proactive, relationship-based support
  • Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to convey complex information to customers clearly and concisely
  • Deep technical knowledge of the Linux kernel and Linux filesystem
  • Hands-on experience with a variety of hardware vendors
  • Experience with enterprise applications like SAP, Veritas, SAS
  • Some experience with clustering technology preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in a technology-related discipline - computer science or engineering is preferred
  • A Red Hat Certified Engineer is preferred


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