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Customer Success Engineer

VAST Data

VAST Data

Customer Service, Sales & Business Development
Netherlands
Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023

Customer Success Engineer

  • Customer Support
  • Netherlands

Description

VAST Data is looking for a Technical Support Engineer to join our growing team!

This is a great opportunity to be part of one of the fastest-growing infrastructure companies in history, an organization that is in the center of the hurricane being created by the revolution in artificial intelligence.

"VAST's data management vision is the future of the market."- Forbes

VAST Data is the data platform company for the AI era. We are building the enterprise software infrastructure to capture, catalog, refine, enrich, and protect massive datasets and make them available for real-time data analysis and AI training and inference. Designed from the ground up to make AI simple to deploy and manage, VAST takes the cost and complexity out of deploying enterprise and AI infrastructure across data center, edge, and cloud.

Our success has been built through intense innovation, a customer-first mentality and a team of fearless VASTronauts who leverage their skills & experiences to make real market impact. This is an opportunity to be a key contributor at a pivotal time in our company’s growth and at a pivotal point in computing history.

Requirements

As a Technical Support Engineer, you will be regarded as a VAST Data product expert and, as such, you will be involved in daily technical operations and escalations. The main responsibilities include performing customer installations and technical evaluations, developing and testing and solutions in strategically and tactically significant applications and use cases, including File protocols, Machine learning, Object Storage, and high-performance computing, at customer sites and in the lab. You will consult on pre-sales and technical sales activities and will work on escalated technical support issues to resolution, interfacing with the customer and the development team.

Required skill set:

Overall 3+ years of experience in customer-facing, pre-sale/post-sale positions working with complex IT solutions.

Extensive knowledge and experience in the enterprise IT infrastructure, networking and storage space is required, along with a broad understanding of the enterprise software world.

Significant experience required in the areas of file systems and scale-out NAS Implementation

An advantage to candidates that have In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with S3 and high-performance computing.

Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

An advantage to candidates that have hands-on lab and hardware management experience.

An advantage to candidates that have experience working in a rapidly growing entrepreneurial, dynamic start up.

MS or B.Sc. in CS, CE, EE or related fields.

Ability to travel. To be successful in this role, you will need to travel around 20% of the time.

Strong German and French, verbal and written