Associate Technical Support Engineer
As an Associate Technical Support Engineer, you will provide support to our customers for diagnosing, reproducing, and fixing Hadoop related issues.
You will troubleshoot the Hortonworks Data Platform in multiple types of environments and take ownership of problem isolation and resolution, and bug reporting.
To be successful in this role, you must be a motivated self -starter, be committed to ongoing self -education, possess strong customer service skills and have excellent technical problem solving skills.
Resolve customer problems via telephone, email or remote access
Maintain customer loyalty through integrity and accountability
Research customer issues in a timely manner and follow up directly with the customer with recommendations and action plans
Escalate cases to management when customer satisfaction comes into question
Escalate cases to the engineering team when the problem is beyond the scope of technical support or falls out of the support team’s expertise
Maintain control and management of the overall resolution for any escalated case, even when cross functional groups are involved
Leverage internal technical expertise, including development engineers, knowledge base, and other internal tools to provide the most effective solutions to customer issues
Create knowledge base content to capture new learning for re use throughout the company and user base
Participate in technical communications within the team to share best practices and learn about new technologies and other ecosystem applications
Participate in the on -call rotation with other Technical Support Engineers
Actively participate in the Hadoop community to assist with generic support issues
Learn as much about Hadoop as you can!
Preferred Qualifications :
1 -3 years of enterprise software support experience
A strong and enthusiastic commitment to resolving customer problems in a high quality and timely manner
Support / troubleshooting experience in one or more of the following areas : Networking, Hadoop core, HBase, HIVELinux and or Unix environmentsScripting at the command line level for LinuxEnterprise storage, databases or high -
end server solutionsVirtualized environments such as ESX, Xen, KVM, or AWS and EC2NAS and / or SAN
Ability to compile and install Linux applications from source
Distributed file system exp
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering
Enthusiastic about Big Data and the Hadoop ecosystem.
Good written and verbal communication skills with a strong aptitude for learning new technologies and understanding how to utilize them in a customer facing environment
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain and be in control of customers under all circumstances.
Grace under pressure - must be able to deal with difficult customer situations with professionalism
High energy, high integrity, modest demeanor with customers a must
All employees are required to adhere to all Hortonworks employment policies, including without limitation information security policies.
Having gone public with its IPO in December 2014, Hortonworks is experiencing extraordinary growth as we deliver essential support to the burgeoning big data and IoT communities.
Hortonworks is an industry leading innovator that creates, distributes and supports enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data : data-
in-motion and data-at-rest. Hortonworks is focused on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, Apache NiFi and Apache Spark.
Along with our 2,100+ partners, Hortonworks provides the expertise, training and services that allow customers to unlock transformational value for their organizations across any line of business.