Director, Technical Support

| Chicago

Director, Technical Support

PowerReviews works with more than 1,000 global brands and retailers to increase conversion and improve products and the customer experience with ratings and reviews and Q&A software. Ratings and reviews solutions from PowerReviews are essential for consumers as they search and shop online and in-store, and they are proven to increase online site-wide sales up to 17%.

Job Description: We are looking for a leader to mentor and manage a team of technical support engineers to ensure our customers receive the maximum value from our products and are delighted with us as a partner. Our SaaS platform integrates deeply with customers' E-commerce sites, requiring creative and skilled diagnoses and issue resolution. This team works closely with many of the world's largest brands and retailers, supporting rich integrations into their ecommerce site and internal processes. This demands exceptional communication and coordination with multiple client teams. You are expected to take our high performing team technical support team to the next level with innovative ideas and continuous improvement.

Success in this role requires experience coaching and growing a team that is both capable of developing strong, strategic relationships with our clients and troubleshooting their use of JavaScript, CSS, XML and APIs with a focus on maximizing quick resolution and value for clients.

This position will provide great opportunities to try design and develop new strategies for supporting our customers, analyzing data and look for pattern and trends that can be used to improve our processes, documentation and products.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead and manage a technical support team to efficiently onboard clients, allowing them to realize value as soon as possible.
  • Ensure technical support members are providing customers consistent and reliable service during each interaction.
  • Build systems and processes and services aligning with SLA adherence, with up-sell opportunities, while using cross-functional problem-solving.
  • Create and develop alternative service options by collaborating with the Technology department on tools, and aligning with the Product, Marketing and Customer Success teams on enhancements to documentation, training and online support.
  • Measure key business results through metrics and proactively make recommendations for positive change
  • Manage escalations and coordinate resolution efforts with key stakeholders (internal and external) by working cross-functionally to ensure issue ownership, action items, and communications get fulfilled.
  • Handle difficult or escalated customer issues with diplomacy and tact
  • Build strong relationships with key technical and business contacts at our top customers

Requirements & Preferred Skills

  • 5+ years experience managing technical support professionals providing SaaS support
  • Demonstrated track record of transforming an organization's success through customer focus and service
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, especially during escalated or tense scenarios
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and delivery the clearest and cost effective paths to problem resolution
  • Proficient in creating and reading charts/reports of performance trends, quality trends, and SLA metrics
  • Familiarity with help desk software and ticketing messaging systems, Salesforce Service Cloud preferred.
  • Strong SQL and data analysis skills, combined with a good understanding of web browser capabilities and web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Excellent project management, time management, and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • TableauAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

1 N. Dearborn, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60602

An Insider's view of PowerReviews

What does your typical day look like?

My passion is building experiences that inspire transparency and confidence in a purchase journey by elevating relevant and authentic content. Everyday I collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, to gather feedback and insight to make products and features that help shoppers make the right decision.

Rachel

Sr. Manager, Product

How does the company support your career growth?

PowerReviews breeds a culture of goal setting/personal growth that ultimately allows you to steer the direction of your career.

Alex

Manager, Sales Development

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As a member of the marketing team, I get to collaborate across virtually every facet of the company. Including (but definitely not limited to) Sales, Product, Tech, Implementation -- and even HR!

Yoni

Sr. Manager, Product Marketing

What are PowerReviews Perks + Benefits

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
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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