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Last line support for Linux and Firewall environments m/w

Company:
Riverbed Technologies GmbH
Location:
Bracknell, Bracknell Forest, United Kingdom
Posted:
November 18, 2016
Description:

The world is changing. Join the Riverlution! At Riverbed, we bring the world closer together so every person and every company can find the fastest way to the possible. Imagine if you could run applications up to 100 times faster over your WAN, reduce network traffic by up to 95%, and collaborate anywhere as if you were in the same room - you can!

Riverbed Technology is the IT infrastructure performance company. The Riverbed family of wide area network (WAN) optimization solutions liberates businesses from common IT constraints by increasing application performance, enabling consolidation, and providing enterprise-wide network and application visibility -- all while eliminating the need to increase bandwidth, storage or servers. Thousands of companies with distributed operations use Riverbed to make their IT infrastructure faster, less expensive and more responsive.

If you are interested in Linux Kernel and open source software solutions than you could be the right candidate for us to support our international clients in a technical interesting environment. The primary responsibility for the Escalation Engineer is to manage unique innovative technical issues for our clients. You are the last line. Thorough understanding of the customers environment and the ability to provide expert advice and advanced troubleshooting problem resolution steps are essential. You will work alongside a team of highly skilled engineers delivering World-Class customer support for our market leading products. Riverbed prides itself on delivering an exceptional customer experience; come and join a team that’s proud of its high level of Customer Satisfaction. You will be trained and exchange your knowledge with your team to develop your skills and knowledge.

Requirements:

• Previous vendor support experience – desirable

• Knowledge of networking, understanding of packet flow and TCP session establishment, knowledge of LAN, WAN Technologies and SAN/NAS desirable

• Experience with Linux Kernel especially with IP Tables

• Understanding of WAN technologies, bandwidth and latency.

• Experience with general routing/switching, policy based routing, spanning-tree, VLANs and VLAN trunking (WCCP a big plus)

• Experience with Virtualization Platforms, VMware and/or Microsoft Hyper-V, desirable

• Experience reading and understanding packet captures with tools like Sniffer and Wireshark

• Experience with any of the following is a plus: QoS, Netflow, NAT, SSL, HTTP, CIFS, MAPI, NFS, Firewalls, RAID

• Experience with UNIX/Linux, scripting is a plus.

• IT experience, knowledge in one of the technology sectors: - Application Architectures & Performance Management, Storage & Infrastructure Management or Network Infrastructure

• Cisco network certification (CCNA, CCNP) & Microsoft Certified Professional (MCITP, MCSA, MCSE) desirable or looking to future certify

• Strong communication skills with customers, as well as internal company groups.

• Keep customers/partners regularly informed of problem investigation, and resolution throughout support case lifecycle.

• Able to work from Wednesday to Saturday (Saturday home office)

Why Riverbed Technology?

If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed. We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.

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Riverbed® is the leader in application performance infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for the hybrid enterprise to ensure applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues can be proactively detected and resolved before impacting business performance. Riverbed is trusted by the world’s best brands for the delivery of superior application performance for their globally connected enterprises. Riverbed’s 26,000+ customers include 97% of the Fortune 100 and 98% of the Forbes Global100.

Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.