Technical Support Engineer (DevOps) - US/CAN West Coast (Remote)

Remote (West Coast, USA/Canada)

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We are looking for a passionate Technical Support Engineer with a deep-rooted foundation in DevOps and Open Source Technology. The Technical Support Engineer will seek to deliver delightful customer experiences while leveraging their sharp technical edge and background.    The Technical Support Engineer will be responsible for the entire customer journey from beginning of case creation, to resolution. This will include developing subject matter expertise within the Technical Support department and collaborating with cross-functional teams to learn rapidly, but thoroughly. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated learner who is able to pick up new technologies and skill-sets at a rapid pace. This is a customer-facing role in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment and therefore requires exceptional soft skills with the bandwidth to prioritize and juggle several customer issues at once.  

Needs for the Role

Technical Skills:

  • Experience with AWS Cloud Service Infrastructure deploying and working with Instances, Security, Storage, and troubleshooting in the cloud, (2-3 years working Experience)
  • Understanding of Virtualization and Containerization Concepts and Administration of Kubernetes (1 Year) CKA or CKAD an asset
  • Understanding and ability to debug/write YAML and JSON scripting
  • Basic knowledge of DevOps and the SDLC lifecycle
  • Experience with enterprise-level application and infrastructure support
  • Experience working with Linux and/or UNIX
  • Managing tickets in a ticket queue, with a major ticketing system

Non Technical Skills:

  • Experience working support and business-to-business customer-facing technical situations (3 years)
  • Handle high priority, production system issues (2 years)
  • Proficiency with case documentation and digital communications (3 years)
  • Experience writing knowledge articles and community contributions (3 years)
  • Experience managing the entire customer issue lifecycle from case creation, to development escalation, to resolution (3 Years)
  • Exceptional customer-facing soft skills
  • Ability to triage, investigate and replicate blocked customer issues
  • Experience writing escalation tickets to fully describe customer issues and dive deep into root causes
  • Ability to co-ordinate with other teams and to help make decisions on customer priorities.

Nice to Haves for the Role

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of network infrastructure.  Understanding of Load Balancers, IP Addresses and subnets
  • Understanding and ability to debug/write Java/GoLang
  • Experience with Git and GitHub
  • Understanding the responsibilities of DevOps clients and their challenges
  • Ability to troubleshoot network infrastructure issues.  
  • Experience with databases, specifically querying databases, and database configuration (Redis, MySQL, Aurora and RDS Infrastructure)

Non Technical Skills:

  • Experience with time management, case load management, help desk management
  • Research and develop solutions and improvements on a team-level
  We are a learning organization. We have a culture of experimentation, which includes experimenting with our culture. Our culture isn’t for everyone. We encourage you to learn more about life at Armory via our Handbook, at https://go.Armory.io/Iterate. In the back of the Handbook is a self-assessment test you can take to determine how strong of a match our culture may be for you.    

Why join Armory?

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are 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, disability, age, or veteran status.    At Armory, our concept of diversity is broad. We understand that diversity comes in many forms and includes age, socioeconomic status, educational background, ethnic identity and national origin, marital and familial status, gender expression and identity, transgender status, disability status, religious affiliation, sex and sexual orientation, veteran status, neurodivergence, citizenship, and mental health status.   As we build a company that is both diverse and inclusive, we are also working on the way we communicate. There are challenges, stumbling blocks, and failings, but we are committed to learning and improving to make Armory a welcoming company. Here is a blog post from Armory’s CEO sharing his perspective of being an accomplice, and not just an ally in ensuring diversity and inclusion at Armory.    Armory is a Series C startup backed by B-Capital, Insight, Crosslink Capital, Y Combinator (W17), Bain Capital, and Javelin Venture Partners based in San Mateo, CA. We believe software is the highest leverage way to improve humanity. So, we are building a platform that unlocks collaboration between your Dev, Sec, and Ops teams and tools, from Code to Cloud. Built on Spinnaker, our Policy-Driven Deployments enable you to innovate with speed & safety. Our platform automates software delivery to make engineers happy and productive.  
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