Customer Technical Support Specialist
IT, Customer Service
Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Alida believes in a world where customers are respected as the ultimate source of truth. Because knowing the whole truth about your customers—even the parts that are hard to hear—can help companies make better decisions that drive long-term customer loyalty and growth.
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We are a global and cross-functional team dedicated to enable and empower our customers to use our products in fast, efficient, and world-class ways. The Customer Technical Support team provides customer and internal staff with responsive and insightful technical support for all our products by working closely with our Engineering teams to provide workarounds and/or permanent solutions to our customers.
It is our job to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction in every interaction we have with our customers.
We are looking for candidates based in Manila for this role.
About the role:
- Responsible for providing responsive and high-quality support to our customers for all our products via phone, email and live chat.
- Managing resolution of technical issues for all Alida customers, and completely recording all communication and activity in providing the resolution for the customer on a timely basis.
- Providing excellent customer management, inclusive of excellent communications, responsive follow through, and advocacy for customer issues within internal departments. Success criteria are highly focused on customer satisfaction levels.
- Prioritizing numerous issues of varying severity, and effectively managing the resolution of all issues quickly ensuring all tickets are handed within SLA guidelines. This includes taking ownership of the data entered into the CRM system updating both customers and appropriate internal employees of the status of all issues on a timely basis.
- Collaborating extensively with peers, Customer Success Managers, Development, and Programmers to resolve client issues while actively contributing to a growing knowledge network that improves the effectiveness of our team, and the effectiveness of information available to our clients.
- Providing rotational technical support coverage to Alida customers during the working week and on Philippine holidays as necessary, as well as participating in an on-call weekend rotation.
- Cross-trained to also provide professional, responsive support to community members - who are our customers’ customers, with technical inquiries initiated by any community activity.
- Excellent English communication skills.
- Have 2+ years of experience in a client-facing call center, help desk or technical support environment or equivalent customer service experience.
- Experience in supporting Saas environments preferred.
- Must have an understanding of the software development cycle.
- Experience in a self-directed work environment.
- Demonstrated ability to provide answers to clients by identifying the problem, researching answers using a variety of resources and tools and guiding the clients through corrective steps.
- Experience hosting Zoom, WebEx or other remote hosting tools for customer troubleshooting session.
- Passion for helping customers, finding a solution for them and improving their customer experience by writing and maintaining documentation.
- Ability and willingness to work onsite in the office, on the overnight shift (North American Eastern and Pacific time zones) with flexibility.
- Ability and willingness to provide on-call support coverage over the weekend (approximately one weekend every other month)
- Fluency in additional European languages, such as French or German, is nice to have.
- Experience working in Zendesk, Salesforce or comparable ticketing system.
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