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Support Specialist Lead, WhatsApp Business API
Ref No.: 20-04115
Location: Sunnyvale, California
We are seeking a customer support extraordinaire who is passionate about helping customers resolve their issues, ready to work alongside our frontline team to improve our customer support experience, and wants to make a positive impact on an emerging team. The ideal candidate is someone who has worked in a product support or technical support environment as a lead and/or QA within the technology or social media industry.

Serve as team lead for our global front-line team through consistent coaching and supervision to ensure we meet/exceed all key performance indicators eg. SLA, Response Time, CSAT, etc.
Conduct weekly and daily planning to efficiently allocate workload to agents, monitor queues for variations, and adjust as necessary to balance capacity
Manage scheduling and coverage for the globally distributed team
Manage escalations, aggregate customer feedback, and suggest process enhancements
Work closely with XFN teams to drive resolution of escalated and aging tickets
Report on weekly, monthly, and quarterly metrics/insights to keep cross-functional partners informed of support performance and customer sentiment
Implement and manage a Quality Assurance process to ensure agents are providing timely quality responses, following escalation guidelines - provide coaching as needed
Partner with the Enterprise Operations Program Manager(s) to flag any process gaps or suggested enhancements in support processes or tools

Essential Skills/Experience:
Minimum 2 years of prior relevant people management experience
Ability to follow internal escalation paths across multiple tiers of scaled support
Customer-oriented mindset with demonstrated understanding and empathy
High attention to detail, with an ability to execute standard workflows while also adapting appropriately to business and process changes when necessary
Excellent communicator with the ability to clearly explain technical steps to a non-tech savvy audience
Creative problem solver with experience optimizing operational flows for scale
Demonstrated ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities
Collaborative team player with "get it done” attitude
B2B technical support experience is highly desired
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Skills:
Understanding of basic API functionality and principles
Basic understanding of a Web stack; basic scripting experience
Experience with an API Testing tool (ie. POSTMAN, SoapUI)
Perfunctory SQL

Bachelor's degree or Tech Boot Camp graduate preferred
Associates degree w/ commensurate experience

Languages: English( Speak, Read, Write )