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8.US REGION-B.TECHNICAL SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVE II at Verisign

Posted in Software 25 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Reston, Virginia





Job Description:

Verisign, a global provider of domain name registry services and internet infrastructure, enables internet navigation for many of the world’s most recognized domain names. Verisign enables the security, stability, and resiliency of key internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating two of the 13 global internet root servers, and providing registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net top-level domains, which support the majority of global e-commerce. To learn more about what it means to be Powered by Verisign, please visit Verisign.com.

Verisign is seeking a Technical Support Representative II to address all customer and client concerns regarding the technical aspect and troubleshooting of the Verisign suite of products and services. The technical support representative will be responsible for providing information and hands on support to customers from domain name industry.

This position reports to a Supervisor/Team Lead and will provide resolutions to a diverse range of technical problems.

Candidates for this position should look forward to working in a fast-paced, complex team-oriented environment, and must be a highly skilled communicator with strong interpersonal and customer service skills.  Our corporate culture focuses on strong teamwork and individual accountability, and it also emphasizes excellence in customer service.


Responsibilities:


  • Provides technical support to clients via email, phone, or other methods.

  • Serves as the primary service contact for existing customers and clients who have questions and troubleshooting issues about Verisign product or process related to the business.

  • Responsible for maintaining a professional and satisfied relationship with clients and customers by providing product and service troubleshooting while educating about the features and benefits of their purchase.

  • Utilize the Customer Service Knowledge Base and proprietary troubleshooting techniques to resolve a customer’s technical issue in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Provides support relating to technical issues involving Verisign’s core business applications.

  • Monitors the remote monitoring and management system alerts and notifications, and responds accordingly through service tickets.

  • Communicates with customers as required: keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes or agreed outages.

  • Recommends content of common issues/resolutions within the Customer Service Knowledge Base.

  • Analyzes and resolves product/ service problems by clarifying the customer's complaint; determining the cause of the problem; selecting and explaining the best solution to solve the problem; expediting correction or adjustment; following up to ensure resolution.

  • Accurately identify customer needs, gathers information and documents complex customer issues through the Sales force CRM tool.

  •  Provide accurate, courteous and timely response and to customer comments/questions.

  • Adhere to the technical support organization standard operating procedures and escalation guidelines.


  • Possesses a general understanding of the Verisign’s products and services.

     

Qualifications:



  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years in a customer service/call center




  • Demonstrated use of troubleshooting and systems inspection software to assist customers and properly diagnose the root cause of their technical issue, while providing a time bound and accurate resolution




  • Background in customer relations and information technology with knowledge in the use of computer applications and prescribed troubleshooting and problem solving mechanisms for technology




  • Possess strong customer service and  interpersonal skills such as telephony skills, active listening and customer care




  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly




  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast moving environment




  • Must be able to work well with others in a team environment




  • Excellent written and oral communication skills




  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Windows OS, Linux




  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook




  • Entry level knowledge of web browsers, DNS, networking protocol, HTML, DNSSEC, IPV6, TCP and SMTP




  • Customer focused and follows-through




  • Effective problem solving and analytical skills




  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technology and terminology




  • Ability to work individually as well as in a team environment




  • Proactive, self-directed, attention to detail and organized




  • Experience using Salesforce CRM and ability to speak additional language(s) are a plus