The Technical Support Analyst I provides Tier 1 support for our externally connected properties connecting to Expedia Group. This will include troubleshooting and diagnosing technical support issues, ensuring that hotel partners have the right connectivity, running and reviewing system and vendor reports to determine system issues, and to ultimately provide implementation, launch, and post connectivity support for all properties per Expedia Group standards.
In this role, you will be working on the night shift, including weekend and occasional PH coverage.
What you’ll do:
Provide Tier 1 support to internal and external partners on intermediate technical issues via email and phone to meet personal goals for quality, timeliness and productiveness.
Triage incoming cases and ensure that correct priorities are set.
Provide change history information, monitor alarms, schedule maintenance outages, and handle access issues with customer facing tools.
Provide Tier 1 support on internal and customer-facing tools
Analyze, diagnose and resolve basic connectivity issues
Handle incoming phone calls from customers in line with personal targets and goals.
Generate system reports and identify action items.
Work closely with Tier 2 Analysts on escalated issues
Act as a liaison between the frontline Expedia Market Management team (Market Managers and Market Associates) and Tier 2 Analysts
Develop an in-depth understanding of the Expedia®Connect, Expedia QuickConnect ExpediaConnect 2 connectivity integration systems and Expedia hotel inventory systems as well as the related business impacts.
Who you are
You’ll fit this role if you have/ are able to:
AS/AA or equivalent experience and 2+ years of technical analysis experience in a customer support environment.
2+ years of experience in an analytical role involving strong research and solution design skills in a technology environment.
A solid understanding of web technology, especially an analytical understanding of XML and web services.
Aptitude for data analysis: Excel, basic concepts of SQL. Having a practical knowledge of databases would be advantageous.
Excellent interpersonal abilities along with good oral and written communication skills.
A passion for customer service and above average patience and diplomacy.
Capacity to work independently with minimum supervision within a remote office and coordinate work within the team.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and usage of the Internet.
Ability to work and thrive in a multitasked, fast paced environment.
Professional, “get it done” attitude and work ethic.
Conscientious, quick learner, adaptable; a collaborative teammate.
Knowledge of the hotel industry a strong asset.
Ability to work in a technical 24/7 environment in either 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift support role and escalate to Tier 2 support teams and program managers when needed.
Why join us?
Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so.
Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.
If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.
Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
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