SENIOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Overview of the Role
The Senior Support Specialist is responsible for assisting the Client Support Team Lead in the daily tasks, escalations and team management. The Senior Support Specialist will help the team in aiding both internal and external clients and deploying and configuring client applications. This is a critical customer-facing position that requires identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving both internal system problems, as well as external customer-related issues.
The role will require a blend of technical and business knowledge, as well as excellent communication skills to be able to provide a highest level of customer satisfaction. The Senior Support Specialist must be a motivated team player that can see projects to completion, work independently, and be willing to lead other team members to ensure the highest level of satisfaction. This role also requires the person to be able to manage all testing work that needs to be done in adherence to project timelines outlined.
Help team lead by making sure that all team members are following procedures and the right information and resolution times are given to the clients;
Act as first point of escalation for client issues;
Responds to client queries using a ticketing system in a professional, polite, informative, thorough and timely way, providing a high level of personalized client service;
Maintains a consistent and positive customer service image when interacting with clients;
Proactively keeps up to date with company’s activities, products and services to ensure queries are handled in a professional manner;
Deploy clients on testing and production companys’ server applications and perform any necessary configurations;
Escalates and resolves cases in prompt time ensuring corporate SLAs are met;
Interacts with third-party suppliers and other departments as required;
Prepares documentation for tools and processes;
Contributes to ongoing improvements to processes, procedures and communications within the team;
Has a passion for high quality customer service.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English;
Knowledge of API messaging using SOAP and REST and use of tools such as SOAPUI/Postman;
Firm knowledge of SQL/MySQL. Ability to query databases;
Understanding and familiarity with web applications running on Apache/Linux environments. You don’t need to be a developer or expert - but understanding these technologies and their usage is a strong advantage;
Being able to work on multiple projects/tasks at the same time without losing focus;
Attentive to detail, and focus on high quality communications; both written and spoken;
A team player, able to add value to the support process and get the best from others;
Ability to work under pressure and prioritize as required;
Experience in client facing roles especially dealing with people from different cultures and backgrounds;
A positive person with a can-do attitude and willingness to learn;
Candidates with a qualification in ITIL Foundation or above would be preferred;
Candidate preferable is required to have at least a MQF Level 5 qualification (Diploma or equivalent). An MQF Level 6 (Degree) qualification would be considered as an asset;
Candidates with experience in the payment industry and client services would be preferred.
SpotOn Connections offers international recruitment solutions and career consultancy for all industries across Europe. We deliver a premium service at all stages of the recruitment process, taking the time to get to know our clients and candidates on a personal level so that we can make the perfect match. Our network of consultants come from a recruitment background, with particular specialisation on the finance, legal, technical, and multilingual industries. We currently have offices in Malta and Portugal.