Implementation Specialist 8/17/2016

Everbridge Burlington, MA

Company
Everbridge
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
810
AJE Ref #
575904898
Location
Burlington, MA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Implementation Specialist

About the Team:
The Everbridge implementation team works closely with customers though a structured process to build accounts, provision product features and deliver best practices consulting for use of the software within the customer's given industry and organization. Team members are all seasoned professionals, with 4-10 years of experience in software implementation projects, customer onboarding, emergency services, data analysis, training and mentoring. The team routinely engages with Product Management, Sales Engineering, Professional Services, Support, Operations and Development.

About the Job:
We are seeking a well-organized multi-tasker, with strong communication skills and computer literacy to be the primary liaison to new clients, responsible for analyzing client needs and applying Everbridge software products to meet those needs. Reporting to the Customer Success Manager, the Customer Implementations Specialist is expected to work with new customers to reduce their time to value, ultimately leading to contract renewals and growth revenue opportunities.
The ideal candidate will have good written and verbal communication skills, and high attention to detail. A basic understanding of internet technologies is a must. You will work closely with clients, Account Managers, Training and other Operations and Product Development teams. We are seeking an extremely energetic and positive candidate who enjoys working in a fast paced environment. This position will be located in our Burlington, Massachusetts office.

Job Duties:
* Provide professional implementation and support services to clients resulting in smooth, well-coordinated implementations.
* Perform new client set up and configuration
* Follow established implementation processes and implementation guidelines for new clients or new services to existing clients. Help create new processes for new products.
* Effectively and efficiently train new clients to use the application.
* Provide support services, develop solutions and educate clients in the various stages of the product implementation cycle.
* Document all client calls, emails and any other communication and enter the information into the Client Care CRM (Salesforce.com)
* Proactively communicate to clients improvements in utilization of products and services; attempt to minimize future support
* Ensure proper and consistent communication of status to the client
* Review and understand client use cases to understand the client s business, successfully integrating client needs with product offerings and solutions.
* Act as the client s technical advocate within the company
* Occasional after hours and weekend availability to support on-call schedule during significant events (such as hurricanes).
* Follow established escalation protocol, and seek advice or assistance from the Implementation Manager as required during difficult client situations. Work in conjunction with Everbridge client support colleagues to ensure effective resolution of technical issues encountered during implementations.
* Occasional travel to support implementations that require on-site support and on-site training.
* Recognize and identify potential areas where existing implementation policies and procedures require change, or where new ones need to be developed, particularly to facilitate company growth and product expansion
* Mentor team members

Qualifications:
* 4 - 5 years applicable work experience, 2 years of which were in a state/local government setting
* BA/BS (Expertise in crisis management, or one of the following industries is a plus: Healthcare, state & local government, Energy or Higher Education.
* Proficient in MS Office Suites, including: Word, Excel, Power Point
* Familiarity with set up of web-based applications and defining user requirements a definite plus.
* Basic project management knowledge and experience
* Ability to quickly learn, understand, and explain technical information
* Ability to manage and coordinate multiple, implementations and technical issues
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must
* Desire and ability to work with, manage, and satisfy clients
* Highly motivated and flexible
* Excellent time management and organizational skills
* Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet project deadlines
* Bi-lingual candidates a plus.

About the Company:
Everbridge is the leading critical communications platform trusted by corporations and communities of all sizes to connect the right people for real-time collaboration and response. Connecting more than 100 million people and internet-enabled devices, the company assures that secure, compliant communications are delivered and confirmed, whether locally or globally. Everbridge was recently named one of the Boston Business Journal s Best Places to Work for 2015!

Everbridge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.