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Technical Customer Service Specialist - AWS

Technical Customer Service Specialist - AWS

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Amazon Web Services Japan KK
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Job Description was recently voted #5 most admired company in the US, #1 most innovative, and # 1 in Customer Service. Amazon’s technology business has a history and tradition of leading the world in Web-related technologies and services. Now, with Amazon Web Services (AWS) you have the chance to help individuals and businesses take their computing infrastructures and applications into “the Cloud”. As a member of the AWS Support team, you will be at the forefront of Cloud technologies with interactions with the full breadth of AWS services. You will be surrounded by people that are passionate about cloud computing, and believe that world class support is critical to customer success.

AWS Customer Service provides global support to a wide range of external customers as they build mission-critical applications on top of AWS services such as Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3. We help our customers understand what Cloud Computing is all about, and whether it can be useful for their business needs. We help with complex account and billing related inquiries, and interface with AWS teams to provide the perspective of the Voice of the Customer.

Do you think Cloud Computing is fascinating? Do you ever ponder the backbone that powers internet TV and social media? Are you passionate about driving customer success? Interested in learning new technologies? Do you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment? Do you love discussing new technologies with your friends and family? Do you enjoy digging in on the command line to troubleshoot the old fashioned way? Does the idea of launching a load balanced java application in Singapore from your laptop in Seattle make you smile?

As an AWS CS Tech Concierge agent, you'll engage with Enterprise and Amazon Partner Network (APN) customers, providing e-mail and phone support. You will interface with other AWS teams including Technical Account managers (TAM’s), Service Teams and Support. You will be the Subject Matter Experts on Enterprise/APN customers. You will work with exceptionally driven, customer focused Technical Customer Service Associates and Technical Support Engineers. You will act as a Cloud Computing evangelist in the leading edge of this growing industry. You will be the point of contact on Executive level escalations. You will act as a support partner to the Level 3 TCSA and TCSA escalations/abuse teams.

In addition, your responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:
  • Being the customer-facing voice for Enterprise/APN customers, addressing complex account and billing issues.
  • Performing deep dive analysis on Enterprise/APN customer contacts to gather lessons learned, and then uses that information to create or improve policies, procedures, and best practice reference materials.
  • Providing prompt, efficient, detailed, customer-oriented service to Enterprise/APN AWS customers.
  • Working with customer support peers around the globe to ensure a consistent and high-quality level of support.
  • Driving projects that improve support-related processes.
  • Working with Enterprise/APN customers to understand how they use AWS services, and providing valuable feedback to business and development teams.
  • Acting as the Voice of the Customer for our Enterprise/APN customers, reporting and acting on observed areas for improvement
  • Actively seeking solutions to customer needs, communicating trends to leadership, and suggesting innovative solutions on behalf of the customer experience
  • Assisting with Enterprise/APN customer communication during AWS critical launches and support events
  • Field and handle escalated customer issues from Technical Customer service associates
  • Assuming responsibility for developing detailed knowledge about AWS specific product and features
  • Making sure internal knowledge reference pages are updated


Basic Qualifications

  • Experience in Customer Service and/or Account Management with a passion for customer advocacy
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Japanese and English
  • Exceptionally strong customer handling, conflict resolution, and problem solving skills; focus on quality in customer experience
  • Strong fluency with Web Technologies and the Internet
  • Experience working on billing and accounting with detail oriented.
  • Experience taking ownership and driving resolution on escalated customer issues
  • Proficiency in MS Office, with an emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to work weekends and/or evenings as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with high-profile customers
  • Strong technical support ability and aptitude in a distributed computing environment which also includes supporting end user desktop applications and tools
  • A drive to dig into the details of a system or process to solve customer problems
  • Proven success in a fast paced support environment
  • Demonstrated success driving cross-functional deliverable
  • Demonstrated success in resolving complex technical escalations and cause of error post mortem creation
  • Enable to work proactively and think of productivity
  • Experience in leadership positions
  • Experience in Kaizen/Lean to enhance current processes
  • Generated a cost efficiency to change manual process to automation by using technical aspects
  • above Bachelor’s Degree