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Customer Engineer - Senior

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Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Job ID: 1021095HV
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2022
Segment: IT
Business Unit: Hitachi Vantara
Company Name: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Profession (Job Category): CS&S

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Meet The Team

We represent Hitachi Vantara to enterprise clients across industries, establishing business relationships to understand customer challenges so that we can deliver profitable business for Hitachi products, services, and solutions. We collaborate as a team and cross-functionally to ensure the success of our customers; success that is celebrated and shared. Our solutions bring value to every line of business, we need people like you to build those deep relationships and to passionately articulate our value proposition and deliver the service against customer maintenance contracts. This role will report into the Global Customer Services & Support (GCSS) organization in AMER.

*This is a Hybrid role*

What You Will Be Doing

As part of the Customer Service & Support (CS&S) organization, a Senior Customer Engineer (CE) is responsible for installing and servicing all Hitachi Vantara maintained equipment at the customer location and for customer satisfaction in all aspects of the job (i.e., communication, performance of duties, etc.). This role will monitor Hitachi Remote OPs information and subsystem error logs to clarify cases daily in an effort to minimize or eliminate any impact to the customer. The Sr. Customer Engineer is also responsible for maintaining the products (Hardware and Software) at an optimal availability level by responding to trouble calls and by performing proper preventative, predictive and concurrent maintenance activities. This person will mentor less experienced CEs when appropriate and provide skills transfer.

Responsibilities
  • Installation, De-Installation & Planning
  • Microcode Release/Engineering Changes Implementation & Planning
  • Customer Problem Determination and Break/Fix Remedy including documentation of events
  • High level of Participation in Systems Assurance Planning & Execution
  • Respond to Trouble Calls within Hitachi Vantara guidelines
  • Communicates Clearly with Customer and Team members on all Maintenance Activities
  • Performs basic Solution Services delivery on customer engagements
  • Identifies Revenue Generating Opportunities to the Sales Teams

What You Bring To The Team
  • 3 to 5 years' experience with Hitachi or like storage environments with S/390 and Open Systems background
  • Computer Science degree is a plus
  • Must have basics of today's technology platforms in the storage arena
  • Must have working knowledge of multiple Operating Systems
  • Must be able to work weekends and nights for on-call duty
  • Provides in-depth Customer interface for all technical related issues
  • Performs in-depth analysis of Customer problems

Our Company

Hitachi Vantara is part of the Global Hitachi family. We balance innovation with an open, friendly culture and the backing of a long-established parent company, known for its ethical reputation. We guide customers from what's now to what's next by unlocking the value of their data and applications to solve their digital challenges, achieving outcomes that benefit both business and society. Our people are our biggest asset, they drive our innovation advantage, and we strive to offer a flexible and collaborative workplace where they can thrive. Diversity of thought is welcomed, and our employee base is represented by several active Employee Resource Group communities. We offer industry leading benefits packages (flexible working, generous pension, and private healthcare) and promote a creative and inclusive culture. If driving real change gives you a sense of pride and you are passionate about powering social good, we'd love to hear from you.

Our Values

We strive to create an inclusive environment for all and are open to considering home working, compressed/flexible hours and flexible arrangements. Get in touch with us to explore how we might be able to accommodate your specific needs. We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. With Japanese roots going back over 100 years, our culture is founded on the values of our parent company expressed as the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa - Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto - Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin - Pioneering Spirit, Challenge
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