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Software support specialist vacancy

We are seeking a high-energy, team oriented Software Support Specialist to provide technical support to SI customers.

The Software Support Specialist will work directly with customers to troubleshoot, install and configure the various SI software modules and will report to our Technical Support Manager.

This role, based at our head office near Lichfield, provides the perfect opportunity to jumpstart your career in technology. You’ll learn diverse software programs, technical support processes, and know each day that your work helps businesses around the globe be successful.

Who we are

At SI, everything we do is geared around helping our customers to run their businesses as efficiently as possible, whilst enabling them to fulfil their customer expectations.

Our customers rely on us to provide superior levels of control, throughout their businesses, that deliver a real-time understanding of what’s going on. By working with us, and through the use of our specialist software, they can make informed, effective decisions and fine-tune their operations in real-time.

What you’ll do
  • Provide world-class technical support via telephone, email and chat for SI customers
  • Troubleshoot complex issues with use of remote support software
  • Learn from customer interactions to help innovate customer experience improvements with better software and support tools
  • Identify early symptoms, patterns and solutions for upcoming technology challenges
  • Develop best practices, tips and training scripts for customers on proper use of our programs
  • Communicate user challenges and software updates across multiple teams including the development team for tracking resolution
  • Input all technical issues into bug tracking software to be addressed by appropriate teams
  • Assist with Quality Assurance testing
  • Opportunity to work on additional projects as required by the Support team
What you’ll need
  • Desire to learn new technology quickly and contribute to a fast-paced technology team
  • 1-3 years of combined customer service and software experience
  • Working knowledge of Windows OS
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Experience working with helpdesk ticketing software a plus
  • Experience with software applications (bespoke, food industry a bonus)
  • Operating knowledge of SQL Databases and Querying language.

Why SI?

SI offers competitive pay & annual bonuses along with a range of other benefits including Gym memberships, pensions and more. Most of all, SI offers a dynamic, fun, and fast-paced work environment, filled with hard working, loyal and happy co-workers.

  • Competitive salary, dependent upon experience
  • Annual bonus scheme based on Company performance
  • 23 days annual leave per annum plus statutory public holidays
  • Company pension scheme with employer contribution of up to 5% of annual salary
  • Free life insurance and critical illness cover
  • Free onsite parking