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Technical Analyst I

Varicent Software

Varicent Software

IT
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024
A named leader by Forrester in the sales performance management space, Varicent was founded in 2005 when we pioneered sales performance management software. Evolving quickly to become the fastest growing software company in North America according to Deloitte’s Fast 50™ in 2010, Varicent was acquired by IBM in 2012 and has since been re-founded as an independent global business serving mid-size and enterprise clients with our full suite of solutions to assist in smarter territory and quota planning, efficient lead to revenue operations, and the fastest and most flexible way to pay sellers accurately and on-time. We are looking for talented, driven people that can make an impact across our organization.
Moving at our pace brings a lot of change, complexity, and ambiguity. Varicenters are comfortable being uncomfortable. ​
Before you apply, consider if you: ​
· Respect diverse backgrounds and perspectives.​
· Be resilient and resourceful in face of ambiguity and thrive on (rather than endure) change.​
· Bring critical thought and opinion — and embrace differences and disagreement to get work done and move forward.​
At Varicent, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe in equality and recognize the value that diverse perspectives bring to our team.
As a Technical Analyst you will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with some of the most experienced technology leaders for both on-premise and SaaS products to support our customers/business partners and connect with them by telephone, email and social media e.g. connection sites, forums and other state of the art communication methods. You will also be exposed to a variety of technologies and take responsibility for the creation of a positive customer experience.
Technical Analysts are at the centre of our after sales value proposition to our clients and you will lead conversations and coordinate activities with experts and leaders across departments and divisions in Varicent.

What you'll do:

  • Resolve complex technical problems across multiple products by troubleshooting incidents, collecting detailed problem description, traces and log files, and then replication of the issue.
  • Regularly communicate the progress of your investigation with the client while ensuring all related records are properly updated in our CRM system.
  • Cross collaboration with developers and peers will become part of your daily routines.
  • Sharing best practices for the utilization and deployment of Varicent products is elementary to your customer communication and you will help customers maximize their product’s business value.
  • Sharing knowledge within practice, based on project experience and lessons learned.
  • Contribute to the Support Project Roadmap
  • Meet support KPI targets and SLAs

What you'll bring to Varicent:

  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in Spanish or French is an asset
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a technical client facing role
  • General software troubleshooting skills (broad experience in logical problem-solving)
  • Familiar with relational databases concepts, both basic administration and -SQL scripting
  • Familiar with client server architecture
  • Experience working with and troubleshooting web-based applications
  • Experience of self-sufficiency to install/upgrade/downgrade/configure software in general
  • Ability to communicate clearly (both verbally and in written form) technical instructions to people with limited experience.

Success Factors:

  • 1-3 Months
  • Efficiently familiarize oneself with the organization's systems, processes, and team dynamics.
  • Establish a working knowledge of key technologies and tools relevant to the role.
  • Complete Training and start taking support cases.
  • 4-6 Months
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using relevant analytical tools and technologies.
  • Be able to solve 90% of cases without need for assistance.
  • Actively contribute to team projects and initiatives.
  • 7 months & beyond
  • Be able to solve 99% of cases without assistance, help build knowledge for the rest of team.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of complex technical issues and provide well-reasoned solutions.
  • Proactively anticipate and address potential challenges before they escalate.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders.

Benefits

  • An annual education allowance​
  • No meeting Wednesday
  • Flex Fridays​
  • Generous time off (including your birthday)​
  • Employee and Family Assistance
  • ​Amazing colleagues to learn from
Varicent is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accomodations@varicent.com
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