Technical Support Specialist
Company: vCom Solutions, Inc.
Location: San Ramon
Posted on: November 11, 2018
Technical Support Specialist Overview As a Technical Support Specialist for vCom, you will focus on being a customer advocate and providing a unique balance of customer focus along with technical expertise. You make amazing customer service your priority at all times. Your attention to detail is impeccable, you learn quickly, and you have excellent communication skills. You have a great sense of pride in your work and strive to contribute to the overall success of the team at all times. You're comfortable being held accountable in a team-oriented environment. You see opportunities to improve processes and confidently bring your ideas to the table. You're driven to face challenges head on with a sense of urgency and follow through to reach resolutions. You will receive the training necessary to become an expert within the technical support team! Your training will provide opportunities to learn about a wide variety of technologies. You'll learn through training videos, in-house sessions, simulations, and hands-on experience. With mastery of the role, comes growth within vCom. If you're looking to get your foot in the technical support door, this could be a great role for you. In your first month, you'll: Be exposed to a wide variety of products ranging from Primary Rate Interface (PRI), Direct Internet Access (DIA), Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SDWAN), Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS), and more Learn internal systems and processes Learn basic functions of external vendor and partner portals to resolve customer issues Make connections with vCom team members with whom you will be interacting most frequently Follow up on existing customer issues and take the lead on lower priority issues (ex. POTS and DSL) to get a feel for the resolution process In your first 3 months, you'll: Continue to become familiar with higher priority and more complex networking issues Follow up via outbound phone calls, email, and internal tools within in our service guidelines to maximize customer satisfaction Handle inbound customer phone calls and provide support on product suite Generate customer service notifications for maintenance events and proactive service alerts In your first 6 months, you'll: Meet or exceed department standards for the Tier I Tech Support role Be fully comfortable in all aspects of the role and able to work independently and meet deadlines Own higher level escalations that may involve vCom leadership Identify opportunities to streamline work process and increase efficiency Continue to build rapport and be fully established as a go-to resource for vCom's customers, such that the customer views you as an extension of their own team What you'll do: Critically think through and troubleshoot business networks Accurately answer a variety of technical questions about vCom's services Provide each customer with an "Amazing Service" experience by answering phones before the 2nd ring, resolving concerns with minimal hold time, assist with customized solutions to help their business succeed within Service Level Agreement (SLA) Work to meet and exceed a set of daily metrics May include shift work What you'll bring: Some college or equivalent Excellent computer skills, including MS Office Ability to grasp technical concepts quickly and explain them to others Professional demeanor with a commitment to providing stellar customer experiences and productive teamwork Must have a commitment to supporting customers' success with vCom's services Possess a passion for learning and instituting industry-leading support tactics and best practice Ability to prioritize issues and work at an efficient pace, which may include multi-tasking Strong work ethic and an extraordinary attention to detail Ability to work independently and effectively with a team Ability to communicate effectively with customers and all levels of the organization Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to take on projects while maintaining current workload tasks Self-motivated, with high learning aptitude, and initiative Ability to cope with stressful situations and maintain a calm and professional demeanor It's also helpful if you've got: Technical certifications, such as Comp TIA A+, Net+, Cisco CCENT and/or CCNA, or others Prior experience working at a help desk or in a customer service/tech support call center Telecom experience VoIP experience a plus Prior experience working with large unified communications platforms Ability and eagerness to learn new systems and databases Compensation $15-20/hour The Selection Process Submit your resume to this posting Qualified candidates will be invited to complete two assessments Once the assessments are completed, candidates will participate in a pre-screening phone conversation with Human Resources A select group of candidates will be interviewed (rounds of interviews may include the NOC Supervisor and Manager, the VP of Carrier Operations, and vCom's COO) About vCom vCom is a cloud-based software and managed services company focused on helping enterprises manage IT spend from procure-to-pay. We empower mid to large Enterprise organizations to manage all of their technology relationships in a much simpler way. We are among the fastest growing companies, most appreciated by employees, and valued by our customers. vCom has received the prestigious Best Places to Work award in the SF Bay Area for eleven years running. Our growth, innovation, and strong customer relationships are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering amazing outcomes for our customers and team members. EEO Statement The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of vCom Solutions, Inc. is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. vCom Solutions hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.
Keywords: vCom Solutions, Inc., San Francisco , Technical Support Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , San Ramon, California
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