Hyper V Engineer (R-12117) at Rackspace Technology (Remote)

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Delivering Fanatical Support to our customers requires a strong mix of technical and interpersonal skills; from a technical standpoint, you will need to be able to support Microsoft Hyper-V in addition to either Windows or Linux. You will also need to have first-rate customer service skills and be able to integrate into and contribute to a high performing team. 
As a Level III engineer in the team, you work a variety of issues incoming via phone, support queue, or escalations from L1 and L2 Engineers. Aside from your reactive work, you are expected to spend a small amount of your time contributing to the team processes, documentation and automation. 

Minimum Technical Requirements: 

•8-15+ years of systems administration experience
•4 year of experience supporting Windows Hyper-V environments
•An understanding of key networking and storage technologies.


Microsoft 74-409 - Server Virtualization and Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center

Preferred Technical Requirements:

•Experience with Microsoft Azure Site Recovery
•Understanding of automation toolsets such as PowerShell DSC, Chef or Puppet.
•Experience using PowerShell for administration.

Additional Requirements:

•Strong communication skills enabling you to work with customers on the phone and through ticket updates, providing clear technical guidance and carefully managing customer expectations.
•Meticulous attention to detail; documenting all work to a high standard enabling other engineers to pick up the issue later.
•Know when to escalate issues and when to own through to resolution.
•Able to challenge both colleagues and mangers in a professional manner in order to identify areas for improving our overall performance.
•Know how to influence those around you in order to make the changes needed to raise the bar on our tools, processes and automation.
•Strong willingness to learn new technologies in order to keep up with the high pace of change in the industry.

Key Accountabilities:

Deliver technical Support on the Microsoft Hyper-V platform.
•Respond to customer support requests via both the ticket and phone systems within our SLA commitments.
•Act as a point of escalation for the Level 1 & Level 2 engineers.
•Create, check and execute on planned maintenances for customers.
•Troubleshoot outages or degradations in customer environments.
•Carry out administrative tasks such as patching and backup.
•Drive strong customer satisfaction (measured through the Net Promoter Score system)
•Own issues on behalf of customers, escalating inside the team or working in collaboration with other teams where needed.
•Create key documentation and processes for the team.

About Rackspace Technology
We are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.
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Though we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

More Information on Rackspace Technology
Rackspace Technology operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in San Antonio, TX and San Antonio, TX. Rackspace Technology was founded in 1998. It has 7509 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 178 open jobs at Rackspace Technology, click here.
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