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Customer Support Representative (Technical)

Req id:  30866

Waterloo, ON, CA



Together Carbonite and Webroot form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.





The Opportunity

As a Customer Support Representative, you will find yourself in one of the most highly supported positions in the business world. With great training, effective leadership, smart processes, timely communication, regular coaching and peer support on the floor, you will be spared no effort to help you be successful. This role is in office. You will:

  • Achieve high levels of customer satisfaction when responding to inbound customer requests via phone, chat or email
  • Troubleshoot technical and non-technical issues with the tools and skills after product training
  • Ensure customer has best product that suits their needs

We are looking for people who are interested in growing a career in technology and growing with Opentext. An ideal candidate will invest in this job as the true career opportunity. A successful Customer Support Representative is a person who is a self-starter, with a professional attitude and be a good teammate.

You Are Great At

  • Successful completion of product and process training including:  CRM, Customer Account Information, Knowledge Base, Training Materials, etc.) to think critically and resolve assigned customer interactions.
  • 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.
  • 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 customers with live and deferred transactions via phone, chat, and email with account based and technical support inquiries.
  • Strive to achieve established our established KPIs of Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) and Quality (Critical Error Accuracy).
  • Properly escalate cases to the appropriate teams as needed based on issue complexity and process documentation.
  • Remain current on internal alerts, trainings and process changes that are designed to prepare you for the evolving requirements of the role.

What It Takes

What will make you successful at OpenText:

  • You enjoy learning about new technologies
  • Ability to interact with people and can adjust your communication style based on their individual needs
  • Passionate about resolving customer issues
  • 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 and promote a positive team environment
  • 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
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability of typing with a speed of 30 words per minute
  • Technical proficiency in: Windows, Mac OS,desktop applications, networking, security, and web applications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Associates Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience is preferred
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a technical support and customer centric environment



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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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