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Senior Customer Engineer

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Job ID: 1022183HV
Date Posted: Nov 9, 2022
Segment: IT
Business Unit: Hitachi Vantara
Company Name: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Profession (Job Category): CS&S

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Meet The Team

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., guides our customers from what's now to what's next by solving their digital challenges. Working alongside each customer, we apply our unmatched industrial and digital capabilities to their data and applications to benefit both business and society. More than 80% of the Fortune 100 trust Hitachi Vantara to help them develop new revenue streams, unlock competitive advantages, lower costs, enhance customer experiences, and deliver social and environmental value.

What You Will Be Doing

The main purpose of Field Engineer job is providing the first line of on-site field system support that includes hardware, software, and SAN networking to customers and field personnel on-site at customers or remotely.


Responsible for the successful CS&S implementation of complex storage related engagements including hardware configuration details, SAN enablement's and software quickstarts.
  • Responsible for coordinating all customer requirements for related activity.
  • Acts as a source of expertise to others.
  • Serves as a thought leader.
  • Support the resolution of solution-oriented incidents/problems.
  • This position is also the main CS&S resource for the delivery of packaged GSS services.
  • This is the highest level of expertise in CS&S.

Particular support activities include:
  • Provisioning a high level of customer satisfaction through the effective delivery of technical support and service programs
  • Product performance / maintenance, product installation, site planning and professional services
  • Problem management through corporate Case Management systems - Interfacing with Global Call Centre and Global Support Centre
  • Preventive maintenance according to recommended routines and procedures
  • Understanding the responsibilities and fulfill the associated actions required by those elements of the Quality System, as defined in HDS Policies and Procedures, appropriate to the job function.
  • Identify opportunities for improving Customer care, whether internal or external to HDS, and initiates actions using the appropriate improvement process.
  • Ability to identify and solve a wide range of problems
  • Works primarily at customer sites - Other duties as assigned Being a part of support function, Field Engineer will closely work with HDS and channel sales force, other pre-sales personnel, post-sales engineers, and channel department.

What You Will Bring To The Team
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in storage related hardware / software products and service delivery
  • Able to act as a thought leader and apply a high degree of technical aptitude to service delivery and problem resolution.
  • Effective team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to provide customers and colleagues with detailed technical reports and diagrams
  • Expertise in other storage solution areas - Software (In depth Hitachi Vantara product knowledge, general ISV knowledge) - Services offerings - Third-party components associated with these solutions

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, colour, 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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