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IBM Cloud Storage Support Engineer in Chicago, Illinois


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

You have a strong technical background and enjoy solving problems. You have a passion for helping customers with a determination to improving their overall experience. You love collaborating with your peers, clients and management to meet the needs of customers and the business. In IBM Cloud Advanced Customer Support, you join a dynamic and growing organization where you will delight clients and develop your expertise and career.

As a member of the Team, you provide technical support to clients of our IaaS and PaaS based offerings and services.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Interact with customers of various technical levels and with various problem severities, and also communicate relevant information back and forth with escalation support teams as well as software development

  • Investigate and resolve issues reported by our customers to their satisfaction

  • Collaborate actively within and across teams to seek and provide assistance

  • Document your work to the required level of details

  • Continuously learn and improve your skills in areas relevant to your work

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Ability to work independently, while maintaining an extremely strong sense of responsibility and commitment to teamwork

Working directly with customers

Good written and oral communication skills in English

Good knowledge in troubleshooting complex technical issues in a structured way

Good knowledge and/or some experience with some of the team specific technology subjects listed below

Knowledge of basic networking and network troubleshooting

Understanding of Computer Hardware systems

Basic Experience with operating systems (Linux, Windows) administration and troubleshooting. Basic Experience with the following technologies: Networking, Gateways, Firewalls, SSL certificates, VPN/OpenVPN, 2 factor Authentication, Network Protocols, TCP/IP, SSL, IPSEC, VLAN Tagging/Trunking

Basic Knowledge of container & orchestration technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Basic Knowledge of Cloud Foundry, Cloud command-line and Runtimes (Node.js, ASP.NET, ...)

Basic Experience with SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL, DB2) no NoSQL (MongoDB, Cloudant) database systems. Knowledge with reading and manipulating JSON.

About Business UnitDigitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client's data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.