Customer Support Team Lead

| Chicago
At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our e-discovery platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects.
Here you can own your career in a community of values-driven people who help our customers around the world solve complex data challenges. If this sounds like the place for you, check out the details of this position below.
As a Customer Support Team Lead, you will be responsible for providing technical, policy, and procedural guidance to the Application Analysts and Specialist on the team. The Team Lead should have intimate knowledge of all CS process and procedure. Daily, the Team Lead will be responsible for monitoring the support team’s ticket queues, ensuring that tickets are being scrubbed and assigned in a timely manner. The Team Lead will be responsible for balancing the team’s workload, reassigning tickets as needed due to PTO and scheduled trainings. The Team Lead should be organized, attentive to details, and meet all our department goals and metrics. The Team Lead informs their Manager of issues regarding personnel, performance, customer perception, and project status, and works closely with colleagues to ensure consistent, high quality service.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Help recruit, hire, and develop new technicians
  • Oversee team responses to customer questions, problems, and work requests daily
  • Follow appropriate policies and procedures for creating, scrubbing, updating, escalating, transitioning, and closing tickets; attention to proper detail when coding and documenting tickets is essential for accurate reporting and maintaining historical ticket data
  • Proactively monitor assigned open tickets, contact customers, and update tickets on a timely basis
  • Manage toward Customer Support KPI’s
  • Work closely and collaboratively with other teams to provide extended global support hours
  • Attention to proper detail when coding and documenting tickets is essential for accurate reporting and maintaining historical ticket data
  • Completes all daily tasks and projects as requested, on-time, and with attention to detail and quality.
  • Accurately tracks time daily
  • Monitor staff schedules and workload.Reassign tickets as needed to equalize the work and ensure that the proper technical skills are matched with assigned tickets
  • Conduct quality control of team’s ticket and phone calls, properly document and coach team members to develop and improve performance
  • Create, review and update documentation as needed
  • Make suggestions to improve efficiencies about process and procedure
  • Spend ~50% of time working on team lead tasks and responsibilities
  • Demonstrate Relativity Management Competencies (Embodies Personal Learning, Builds High-Performing Teams, Aligns Goals with Strategy, Makes Effective Decisions) in daily work, and seeks opportunities to apply and enhance management skills to create sustainable success for Relativity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Customer Support Experience
  • Direct experience supporting clients as a primary contact or lead using phone and/or email
  • Experience troubleshooting complex issues
  • Experience with SQL 2012 and above and Windows Server 2012 and above
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects for self and for team
  • eDiscovery knowledge a plus
  • · Relativity experience
  • VMware concepts
  • Networking
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time

Minimal Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of overall experience
  • Bachelor degree in technology related field or equivalent experience
  • Enthusiasm for technology systems and support
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills

Relativity has over 160,000 users in 40+ countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 70 Fortune 100 companies, and all of the Am Law 200. Relativity's cloud solution, RelativityOne, offers all the functionality of Relativity in a secure and comprehensive SaaS product. Our company has also been named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for seven consecutive years.
If you’re ready to grow with us, we’d love to hear from you.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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We’re a community of passionate, life-long learners tackling challenging problems. We care about each other and about our community.

An Insider's view of Relativity

How does your team reward individual success?

Rewarding success is one of my favorite parts of my role. Formally through annual bonus plans, thank you notes in our HR system and of course through promotions. I also like to submit nominations to be recognized at company meetings and spotlights in department newsletters. We move fast at Relativity it’s nice to slow down and just say thanks!

Jessica

Operations Manager, Customer Success and Support

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

On the Certification team, I develop exams and study content for our end users. To ensure that our exams are valid, I work with almost every team embracing their expertise and industry knowledge into the development process. It takes continuous interdepartmental collaboration to keep exam content accurate as the Relativity platform evolves.

Sean

Certification Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

As an Application Support Specialist, I have increased my technical knowledge in SQL database management, Network Administration, and Server Infrastructure. Prior to coming to Relativity, I had zero knowledge of e-Discovery, and now provide On-site training to our clients teaching them about the various e-Discovery tools Relativity has to offer.

Kamal

Application Specialist II

What are some social events your company does?

Our annual user conference, Relativity Fest, is such a tremendous opportunity to get one on one face time with our partners. Fest draws 2,000 platform users and practitioners from all different facets of the industry and being able to connect with them and hear their stories is extremely powerful.

Michael

Platform Account Manager

What are Relativity Perks + Benefits

Relativity Benefits Overview

We have a great selection of benefits from very competitive insurance plans to fun office perks!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Bonuses are based on a combination of how the company performs as well as how the individual performs.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Everyone starts with 18 days of PTO, plus 11 paid holidays every year. Our office is also closed between Christmas and New Years, which does not take away from your PTO balance.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Tax-free transportation opportunities.
Company Outings
We have our annual Summer Jam (picnic that includes friends and family), our User Conference - RelativityFest, and a holiday party each year.
Game Room
Our Cafe houses ping-pong, foosball, and a variety of arcade games - including Killer Queen (a multi-player game that is one of few in the country).
Stocked Kitchen
We have tea, coffee (including fancy espresso machines), a variety of LaCroix, soda, and many other things. We also have fresh fruit delivered twice a week in our pantry areas.
Some Meals Provided
Meals are often provided during morning or afternoon training sessions. There is also always plenty of leftover food from such meetings that employees can dive into after the attendees are finished.
Happy Hours
Different for each team, but always a great time!
Recreational Clubs
RelWOW (Relativity Women of the Workplace), Several Intramural Sports Teams (kickball, softball, volleyball, etc.), Vertikal (climbing group), Working Moms Group, Queeries, and several more.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
All full-time employees (non-contract) receive $3,000/year to pursue professional development opportunities.
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

We also offer a Divvy bike share discount, have Fooda discounts in the office, and offer DRYV Laundry Service for those who have workout clothes that need washing!

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