Product Support Specialists act as the initial point of contact for clients. They provide telephone and help desk support, troubleshoot and test bugs, write internal support notes, train clients on all aspects of Symplicity systems, assist with Q.A., write product requirements, produce client training materials, and collaborate with other internal staff members. Their ultimate goal is to provide an outstanding level of customer service.
Detail oriented; problem solving skills
Communication skills (verbal and written)
Strong work ethic
Outgoing, high energy, friendly personality
Personal initiative, self-motivated
Team player, cooperative, flexible
Ethical business standards
Help Desk Support: Provide answers to client questions via email and phone. Research feature requests and suggest workarounds when possible. Submit issues on clients' behalf that arise from phone conversations. Write clear support notes. Escalate issues as appropriate. Keep the Lead PSS advised of any critical issues. Collaborate/consult across teams as needed to resolve client issues and calls.
Client Training: Provide training to clients on system modules, including one-on-one sessions, demos, walk-throughs, and public webinars. Conduct system utilization meetings with clients.
Internal Training: Train new staff members on system functionality and act as a help resource for other support staff. Participate in ongoing internal training programs to maintain expected level of system knowledge to appropriately assist clients.
Data Import: Perform imports of client data and set up auto import scripts for developers.
New Client Implementations: Assist with new client deployments as needed.
System Testing: Assist with QA and testing.
Documentation: Help create and edit internal and client documents, wiki articles, cheat sheets, release notes, etc.
Other: Projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor.
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