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RedHat Technical Account Manager in Remote, Germany

Company Description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Customer Experience and Engagement (CEE) team is looking for a Technical Account Manager to join us in Germany. In this role, you will provide personalized, attentive support and mentorship, building high-value relationships with our enterprise customers as you try to understand their IT infrastructures, internal processes, and business needs. You’ll ensure that our customers receive solutions that enable their technical environments to run efficiently. As a Technical Account Manager, you will tailor support for each customer environment, facilitate cooperation with their other vendors, and advocate on their behalf. Successful applicants must reside in a country where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Perform technical reviews and share knowledge to identify and prevent issues

  • Understand customer technical infrastructures, hardware, processes, and offerings

  • Perform initial or secondary investigations and respond to online and phone support requests

  • Deliver key portfolio updates and assist customers with upgrades of their offerings

  • Manage customer cases and maintain clear and concise case and customer documentation; craft customer engagement plans

  • Build a sense of trust with customers and serve as their advocate within Red Hat

  • Engage with Red Hat’s engineering teams to help develop solutions patterns based on customer engagements as well as your personal experience that will guide platform adoption

  • Ensure high level of customer happiness with each qualified engagement

  • Visit customers

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science, engineering, or other related technology field

  • 5+ years of Linux system administration experience

  • Experience working in a support, development, engineering, or quality assurance (QA) organization

  • Excellent understanding of Linux, Linux kernel, and the Linux file system

  • Ability to handle multiple issues and projects while maintaining high attention to detail

  • Ability to manage and grow existing enterprise customer relationships

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; ability to explain complex information to customers

  • Fluent language skills in German

  • Experience with Red Hat OpenShift is a plus

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification, or willingness to pursue it, is a plus

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Job ID 70620

Category Technical Support