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Manager, Technical Support

Req id:  39392

Bangalore, KA, IN

OPENTEXT 
OpenText is a global leader in information management, where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are the key components of our corporate culture. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to partner with the most highly regarded companies in the world, tackle complex issues, and contribute to projects that shape the future of digital transformation.

The Opportunity:
 
The Technical Support manager will be responsible for making our customers wildly successful by managing a team that provides end-to-end technical support experience of the highest quality on OpenText products.  Addressing a customer’s concern is not only technical, but also an opportunity to build on, and strengthen, our relationships and partnerships with our customers.

This position requires strong people and business management skills. Our Technical Support Manager position offers you the opportunity to work with a team supporting new and exciting technology, while working with the world’s top Fortune 500 companies.

Reporting to a Senior Manager, our strong team-based environment ensures that if you get stuck or need help, you’ll always feel supported.

 

You are great at:  

  • Managing metrics including SLOs, KPIs and MBOs; productivity, staffing plans and work scheduling
  • Developing and directing work schedules and monitoring workflow to achieve globally established goals and objectives
  • Overseeing the operations of a Customer Support team. This encompasses time management, issue prioritization, and policy compliance
  • Managing all customer relations for issues and problems that are escalated to your attention. This includes developing action plans, informing customers of the plans and keeping customers informed of the progress
  • Overseeing Support requests/tickets from Customers, Partners and colleagues received via Customer Support Agents, the OpenText Support portal, voice calls, email and chat. Looking at ways to innovate and identify areas of improvement in the process and/or tools used
  • Improving standard operating procedures for the Customer Support team
  • Participating in Human Resource activities such as hiring, performance management, training, etc.
  • Providing leadership and facilitating open communication between Support Agents within the group and other departments within OpenText
  • Delivering a customer centered philosophy
  • Developing training and competency plans, establishing career paths and mentoring team members

 


  What it takes: 


  What will make you successful at OpenText: 

  • Ability to interact with people and adjust your communication style based on their individual needs 
  • Ability to navigate difficult conversations with customers 
  • You won’t be satisfied until customers are satisfied
  • Strong focus on continuous improvement and career progression 
  • The desire to drive a team that contributes by promoting a positive team environment and team growth 
  • A proven track record of judgment and decision-making  

 

Skills & Experience: 

  • Relevant managerial experience in an Enterprise support environment
  • Highly developed professional/technical skills are needed to perform the job
  • Strong team building skills
  • Previous experience interfacing with customers in a support capacity
  • Previous experience managing C-level escalation situations
  • Experience working with employees across multiple locations
  • Excellent English communication skills: both written and verbal. Other languages would be beneficial.
  • A technical background including knowledge of databases, Operating Systems, Web Technologies and networking protocols / architecture preferred
  • Possesses extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Champions recommendations to senior management for change/improvements and execute on approved proposal(s)
  • Excellent interpersonal & presentation skills
  • A passion for providing quality customer service and technical support 
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and critical thinking skills 
  • Proven experience working in a fluid environment that is ever growing and changing.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to grasp concepts quickly with a thirst for knowledge.
  • Positive attitude, patience, understanding, dedication, and commitment 
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mechanics Bachelor’s / Master’s degree 4+ years’ experience

 

OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us at hr@opentext.com.


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY 
We believe that our values are the compass that steers us in the right direction and helps us stay true to our mission. These values will not only guide our everyday decisions but also influence our strategic direction and the way we work. They reflect who we are as individuals and as a collective force, uniting us in our shared purpose. 

CREATE THE FUTURE 
We create economic growth that is inclusive and sustainable. 

BE DESERVING OF TRUST 
The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and we demonstrate this in our actions as individuals, as a company, and as technology. 

WE, NOT I 
We build global communities of purpose and challenge by supporting each other to exceed expectations and solve complex problems. 

RAISE THE BAR 
We set high standards and exceptions, to learn, to be better. 

OWN THE OUTCOME 
We tap into our creativity to deliver incredible experiences for customers, to ourselves, and for our planet. 

We believe a workplace should be human above all else. We ask excellence of our employees and reward it by creating an environment that is welcoming, challenging and that encourages real growth and development, not empty platitudes, or trinkets.” - Mark Barrenechea, CEO & CTO

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