Dell US Federal Technology Services Management Consultant - Washington DC in Washington, District Of Columbia

Key Responsibilities

  • Presents operational and service level reports and explains service level support available to internal or external customers.

  • Administers and manages the configuration of support process related tools, reporting tools, and associated technologies.

  • Compiles, analyzes and reports statistical data and trends relating to service level compliance and operational effectiveness.

  • Provides technical support related training and mentoring for functional teams to ensure that process guidelines are understood and followed.

  • Provides point of contact for support process related questions or issues and facilitates technical support process related meetings.

Warranty Support

  • During an outage or failure, helps to identify and leverage Dell and partner resources in order to satisfy the technical needs and objectives of the customers implementation

  • Follow-up on all service calls to ensure customer satisfaction

• Download, burn to CD/DVD, virus-scan, and deliver software updates (Application, Firmware, BIOS, Driver, and Diagnostics) the customer

• Perform trend analysis of historical issues

• Supports customer and account team on technical support aspect of the business

• Presents and explains support deliverables to internal and external customers at various levels to include customer executives

• Manages customer expectations with respect to support agreements and project plans

• Identify and communicate to the customer their current system warranty entitlements

• Travels to customer locations as needed

  • During an outage or failure, ensures appropriate technical resources, services and capabilities are in place to solve customer problems; notifies sales team of critical technical issues impacting the customer

• Single point of warranty support; provides customer account management on a 24x7x365 basis, including resource coordination, customer management, technical resolution management, and communications at various levels during warranty services engagements

Account Management/Customer Advocate

  • Works closely with account teams to ensure end-to-end planning and sustainment of Dell solutions

• Helps account team to design the customer solutions and supports the installation, customization, and integration of the solution

• Helps account team to analyze customers existing infrastructure and recommend solutions to resolve pain-points that the customer may have with their existing infrastructure

• Explains where Dell products and services fit into customer's IT structure

• Provide feedback to customer on any observed/known issues

• Develop and maintain custom customer support plans and relationships that are tailored to each individual projects unique requirements.

• Refers customer to sales team when getting quotes to extend or renew system maintenance contracts.

• Uses Dell and customer information to account for customer assets

• Contributes to the development of warranty and maintenance strategies, policies and best practices through participation in management meetings and other direct contributions

Essential Requirements

  • Typically requires 12+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 8+ years with a Master’s degree; or 5+ years with a PhD; or equivalent experience

  • Must be U.S. citizen

  • Possesses technical knowledge of Dell Enterprise, Dell Client, Dell Storage, Dell Services, and partner software, services and peripherals

  • Strong project management skills with an in-depth understanding of system architecture and design

  • Demonstrates strong communication skills and has experience presenting in executive level meetings

Desirable Requirements

  • Current possesses an active TS or TS/SCI clearance

  • Proficiency in hardware, software and/or operating systems environments: Unix, Linux or Windows experience/knowledge TCP/IP networking experience

  • Recommended certifications: A+, Security +, MCITP/MCSE, VCP, RHSA

• Recommended technology experience: Enterprise Servers and Storage, Client Technologies, iSCSI, Fibre Channel, NAS, DAS, SAS, SATA

• Familiarity with the following: Enterprise Management Tools, GPGPU Technology, Hadoop, Vertica, Greenplum, Citrix, Enterprise Virtualization, Cloud Technologies, HPC

Benefits

We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

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