This position offers an exciting opportunity in a dynamic internet software company with an intelligent workforce. The Team Lead will have direct responsibility for ensuring day-to-day success of our clients many of whom are Fortune 500 companies in using Cornerstones application, through ensuring success of the Global Product Support team they are leading. The Team Lead will have a component of their work as an individual contributor role through analyzing and resolving complex functional and technical questions and issues encountered by our clients through support over the phone and through electronic communication. More importantly, the Team Lead will provide day-to-day managerial leadership of a sub-team within the Global Product Support team and support the location Manager in meeting the team and company goals on client service.
This position requires a talented individual that excels in leadership, mentoring, comprehensive problem analysis, software support, customer service, managing team metrics, and driving success through motivating others.
We are looking for candidates with some software application support experience, advanced troubleshooting and problem analysis skills, excellent communication skills and superior customer service skills. Direct hands-on experience with the Cornerstone application is beneficial but not required. You will be part of the Global Client Success Services team and report to a Manager, Global Product Support.
In this role you will...
Product Specialist Role:
Provide day to day functional and technical software application support to our clients
Troubleshoot and find optimal resolutions to software application issues
Log client reported defects in our case tracking system
Provide regular communications to clients on their open cases
Ensure timely resolution of incoming client queries in line with our service levels and to drive client satisfaction
Provide oversight to Global Product Support Product Specialists to enable the Product Support team to maintain a high level of client satisfaction, in line with the Global Product Support team goals
Serve as manager, acting as a point of escalation to clients
Review and approve client escalations, including providing an informed, objective point of view on global prioritization of all escalated cases
Analyze trends and report out performance metrics for the sub-team that they are leading to management on a regular basis
Serve as a Manager On Duty in an S1/S2 scenario
Manage vacation/sick days and overall Care team schedule for the team they are leading to ensure seamless global coverage
Team Development and Coaching:
Be responsible for team performance based on performance metrics
Ensure Product Specialists provide case activity updates suitable for maintaining an accurate internal knowledge base
Maintain a deep understanding of the Cornerstone application including the various features and configuration options to be able to provide the required guidance to Product Specialists
Coach and provide specific suggestions to Product Specialists on troubleshooting software application issues and on responding in an accurate, professional, empathetic and timely manner
Ensure proper, timely follow-up by Product Specialists in their sub-team on their cases, to ensure that service level agreements are met and client satisfaction overall is high
Train, mentor and manage product specialists, including team meetings, performance management and professional development
... and being the rockstar you are, will be willing to take on additional responsibilities as needed
Youve got what it takes if you...
Have a bachelors degree in Business Administration, Management, Information/Technology Management or equivalent work experience
Have 5-6 years Customer Service Experience or Global Product Support Specialist Level 3 experience
Are skilled with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) to do trend analysis and regular reporting of metrics
Extra dose of awesome if you...
Have a basic understanding of one or more of the following: programming languages (SQL, Networks), relational databases, HTML/content development
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and professional etiquette
Are a supportive team player
Have managerial experience, including handling conflict and reducing tension in challenging situations
Create a positive work environment
Are flexible and adapt well to rapid change
Have a relentlessly positive disposition; excellent leadership and teamwork skills; the ability to remain calm, diplomatic, and cooperative under stressful conditions; attention to detail; exceptional follow-through; accurate data entry and computer competency; the ability to prioritize, stay organized, and multi-task in a fast paced environment; and a general understanding of a SaaS-based application.
Are analytical must possess the ability to understand clients business processes and workflows and translate them into system functionality to help clients meet their needs with existing system features
Are able to grasp complex system workflows, to understand cause and effect for actions taken in a business process or software system. This skill is critical to troubleshooting issues to distinguish between user error and actual system defects
Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental commitment at Cornerstone OnDemand. All qualified applicants are given consideration regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class as provided in applicable Federal, State, or Local fair employment laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at