Technical Support Manager

| Chicago
ActiveCampaign is the marketing automation leader for small and mid sized businesses (SMB's) around the globe. Through a sophisticated yet easy-to-use platform and tools, we allow our customers to make meaningful connections to their customers. Often, we are the center of our customer's marketing strategies and critical to their success and future.
As the fastest-growing SaaS company in Chicago, we are scaling rapidly to keep up with market demand. We are growing all of our teams and looking for people who share our values, deliver innovation frequently and join us in our mission to grow our customer base from 75,000 today to millions.
We’re looking for a talent people manager who has experience working with client-facing teams as well as Product and Engineering teams to ensure customer escalations are handled optimally. This role manages a team of technical support specialists who enable customers and internal teams with a focus on technical and product acumen and judgement. This role works across leadership and stakeholders to ensure customer issues are resolved in a timely and customer-first way and providing excellent coaching and mentoring to the Technical Support team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure identification and tracking of known and trending Issues, using tools such as JIRA and Zendesk.
  • Develop appropriate metrics and KPIs to ensure optimal levels of productivity and customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain and continue to elevate technical acumen, product knowledge and tooling training.
  • Collaborate closely and effectively with other teams such as Support Engineering, Product Management and Customer Success.
  • Develop and maintain internal knowledge base (Guru).
  • Mentor, coach, train and support team members, ensuring excellent source of information and knowledge throughout the team.
  • Hire, interview and select excellent talent into the organization.
  • Iterate on existing processes to bridge any gaps between Engineering/Product and customer-facing teams.
  • Continue to develop industry knowledge and product developments.
  • Ensure a customer-first attitude and priority across the team.

Skills:

  • Excellent managerial and leadership skills, with a proven ability to lead, motivate and performance manage technical teams.
  • Strong product knowledge of a scaling SaaS product or suite of products.
  • Ability to effectively set and maintain key metrics for a scaling team and a fast-growing business.
  • Understanding and experience with distributed global teams.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Zendesk & JIRA.
  • Strong understanding of Guru and Confluence.
  • Strong ability with SQL and API’s.

ActiveCampaign is an employee-first culture. We take care of our employees at work and outside of work. We'll share all the details later on but in summary: comprehensive health and welfare benefits including no premiums for employees, open time off plan, generous 401(k) matching with no vesting, lunch and endless snacks/ beverages, reimbursed commuting, education budgets, ongoing learning and development, a proactive approach to diversity and inclusion, career pathing and lots of swag. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • LaravelFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • TrelloManagement
    • ActiveCampaignCRM

Location

Beautiful Chicago Loop Office overlooking State Street with views of the lake and Millennium Park and is minutes from the Metra & CTA.

What are ActiveCampaign Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Daily Catered Lunches. Open Vacation Policy. Dual monitor & stand-up desk workstation. FOND Membership. Peer Recognition Program (bonuses). Work/Life Balance. Competitive Salaries.

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