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Level 1 Tech Support

Req id:  33418

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity 


As an Associate Product Support Specialist, you resolve difficult customer issues and contribute to the overall growth of the business and your peers. With great training, effective leadership, smart processes, timely communication, regular coaching, and a strong support system you will be spared no effort in your pursuit of continued success. You will: 

  • Achieve high levels of customer satisfaction when responding to customer requests via phone or email 
  • Troubleshoot technical and non-technical issues with the tools and skills after product training, often working issues that could not be resolved at previous support levels 
  • Ensure customer has best product that suits their needs 
  • Provide guidance to fellow Associate Product Support Specialists 
  • Participate in the content creation lifecycle for support documentation 

We are looking for people who are interested in continued growth in their technology career with OpenText. An ideal candidate will invest in this job as the true career opportunity it is. A successful Associate Product Support Specialist is a person who is a self-starter, who can navigate difficult situations and conversations with a professional attitude and seeks opportunities to improve the customer experiences we provide.  


You are great at: 

  • Assist customers with live and deferred transactions via phone and email with account based and technical support inquiries. Provide advanced troubleshooting on issues that have been escalated by previous support levels, including but not limited to, missing data and advanced technical issues. 
  • Provide advanced troubleshooting on issues including but not limited to, missing data and advanced technical issues. 
  • Learn the technical architecture of Opentext products
  • Properly escalate cases to the appropriate teams as needed based on issue complexity and process documentation. Work closely with these teams to identify new trends/resolutions. 
  • Work Independently and properly manage assigned cases with proactive case management best practices and close the loop on escalations to other teams. 
  • Assist in the content creation/editing process for our Knowledge Bases by creating and editing content as necessary based on findings within your support interactions. This includes but is not limited to documenting new issues and solutions, editing existing content for clarity, and identifying content that is no longer relevant.  
  • Assist fellow representatives with live assistance to facilitate issue resolution. Utilize existing systems to document assistance sessions that aid the business in identifying trends. Collaborate with Customer Support Management as needed, to review data, identify solutions, and assist with implementation. 
  • Participate in the Customer Support Mentor Program where you will provide specific guidance to fellow representatives on targeted opportunity areas. Clearly communicate results of mentor sessions and proposed next steps to Customer Support Management. 
  • Continued use of Support utilities (CRM, Customer Account Information, Knowledge Base, Training Materials, etc.) to think critically and resolve assigned customer interactions.  
  • Strive to achieve our established KPIs of Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) and Quality (Critical Error Accuracy). 
  • Assist Engineering and Development teams by reporting issues, reproducing issues, dogfooding, and testing provided patches. 
  • Remain current on internal alerts, trainings and process changes that are designed to prepare you for the evolving requirements of the role.  
  • Participate in outbound campaigns and additional projects that further strengthen Customer Support efforts as needed. 


What it takes: 

What will make you successful at OpenText: 

  • You enjoy learning about new technologies and teaching others about them. 
  • Ability to interact with people and can adjust your communication style based on their individual needs 
  • Ability to navigate difficult conversations with customers 
  • Passionate about resolving customer issues and making a proactively resolving issues for future customers 
  • Quick learner and follows process 
  • You won’t be satisfied until you are an expert in what you do 
  • Strong focus on continuous improvement and career progression 
  • Be a key team contributor, promoting a positive team environment and team growth 
  • Be able to manage the various daily duties with a smile 
  • A track record of judgment and decision-making  
  • Highly autonomous and able to independently identify high value projects 
  • Demonstrated leadership capability in cross-functional team environments 
  • High degree of comfort with complex technical environments 
  • Having and being able to articulate/defend an informed opinion on important topics 


Skills & Experience: 

  • Passion for providing quality customer service and technical support 
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and critical thinking skills 
  • Technical proficiency in: Windows (Desktop and Server environments), Mac OS, desktop applications, networking, security, and web applications 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Experience in a training/mentoring role is preferred 
  • Associates Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience is preferred  
  • Ideally 1-2 years' experience supporting Windows (Desktop and Server environments), Mac OS, desktop applications, networking, security, and web applications 
  • AS, BS or BA degree in a computer related field preferred.  Equivalent work experience will be accepted in place of the education requirement.



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA), Equal Employment Opportunity and Employee Polygraph Protection Act. 



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. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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