What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon Connect, we guide a connected world on the go.

We’re in it to win it. Today we’re the #1 global provider of fleet management solutions for both enterprise and small/medium businesses. Our consumer products, like Hum, create a more connected ride with vehicle diagnostics, emergency assistance, and WiFi. And to top it off, our partnerships with major car manufacturers help us care for more drivers with our connected technologies.

As a top 20 SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

We’re growing! This is a new position on our customer care team with the opportunity to have a major impact on our Customer Obsession. We need your strong leadership, sense of urgency and attention to detail to build on our existing programs. This role can be based in Temple Terrace FL, or San Diego CA.

The Support Account Manager will work with the corresponding Account team, Customer Support, Development, Business Units, Partners and Customer personnel to understand: The customer's business and technical environment.- the short and long term goals for those products the customer has deployed. The Support Account Manager's responsibilities will also include the following:-Proactively manage technical issues according to the customer 's business priorities to avoid business critical situations. Design and develop account management strategy documents based on customer analysis and assessment. Act as an escalation point for the customer and personnel. Alert personnel of major upgrades or implementations and to be on-call during that timeframe. Coordinate or assist onsite technical resources to work toward resolution of issues with major upgrades or implementations. Act as a support advocate for the customer on requests for new product features. Review support policies and guidelines with the customer, including service levels and escalation procedures.- In addition, the Support Account Manager will set up conference calls with the customer based upon their needs by location or product to track on-going activity.

The Support Account Manager (SAM) plays a vital role in shaping the customer’s experience with product and services under Premier Support contract. The SAM engages with their customer as a principle contact point for all technical issues, concerns, and guidance. It is the job of the SAM to guide their customer to continual success and shepherd them clear of difficulty.

In this role, the SAM should aspire to level of “Trusted Advisor” in their customers’ eyes. This is achieved through strong and consistent relationship building, and a proven track record of sound decision making, technical and managerial competence, and inspired confidence in one’s own abilities and motives.

SAM will endeavor to reduce time-to-resolution of all support incidents raised under Premier contract, judiciously engage resources throughout during critical times of need, and appropriately managing the customer’s perception and expectations

What we’re looking for...

Must Have:

Optimally, the SAM will have practical knowledge, via sales, support, services, etc., of IT infrastructure, the systems used to support it, the guiding principles and best-practices that drive IT, and a Bachelor’s degree, in a related or complimentary field of study. The SAM should be recognizable as a leader, a coach, and a mentor.

Position Requirements

- Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills.- Excellent troubleshooting skills.- Strong leadership skills.- Prior successful experience delivering technology solutions to all levels within an organization, from executive management through the technical staff.- Proven ability to develop relationships with customers.- Experience participating with sales people and being responsible for the technical aspects of the sales cycle.- Systems administration on relevant systems. Bachelor degree in CS or equivalent experience

Optimally, the SAM will have practical knowledge, via sales, support, services, etc., of IT infrastructure, the systems used to support it, the guiding principles and best-practices that drive IT, and a Bachelor’s degree, in a related or complimentary field of study. The SAM should be recognizable as a leader, a coach, and a mentor.

Even better of you have:

  • Direct experience with product and solutions or SaaS offerings.
  • A degree of technical acumen that allows the SAM to track and understand highly technical topics and scenarios.
  • An (approximated 15%) availability to travel.
  • The ability to recognize potential revenue opportunity and engage the account team.
  • A passion for exceptional customer service. Work closely with customers’ project management team to ensure stable, trusting relationships
  • Design and develop account management strategy documents based on customer analysis and assessment
  • Served as primary point of contact for customers for account management and escalation issues
  • Proactively identify new consulting and product sales opportunities within the organization
  • Enhance customer satisfaction level with provided products and services, through meeting customer expectations, follow-up, and positive problem resolutions
  • Maintain technical competence by keeping abreast of technology and technological developments, practices, procedures, etc.
  • Plan and direct own activities with minimal management supervision
  • Provide an informal leadership role to other support representatives within the organization
  • Provide timely status reports to Management
  • Manage, track and escalate, when appropriate, all customer RFEs and defects
  • Judiciously leverage resources (PM, Professional Services, Engineering) to balance customer needs.

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When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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