Manager, Technical Account Management

Job Description


Job CategoryCustomer Success GroupJob DetailsThe Signature Support team is looking for a driven and detail-oriented Sr. Manager of the rapidly growing Technical Account Manager team which is part of Salesforce's Signature Support offering. This person will lead a team of TAMs, responsible for a number of assigned accounts, maintaining a single-minded focus to ensure clients are extracting the most value out of their Salesforce investment. The Sr. Manager TAM leader should have a great track record working with teams and translating complex technical issues into tangible solutions. Collaboration with our most strategic customers is a primary responsibility, demonstrating comprehensive knowledge of the Salesforce platform. You will forge relationships with your customers, developing a deep understanding of their Salesforce implementation, share technical best practices, and act as a point of contact for any major incidents, managing the customer's expectations and communications through the resolution of such incidents. The ideal TAM is a team player, enjoys working hard, exhibits professionalism, is dedicated to meeting and exceeding expectations, building relationships, has excellent collaboration skills, is able to learn new technologies quickly, and uses their time efficiently. The TAM will likely be required to travel to customer sites and may need to be available for some after-hour or weekend coverage depending on the customer's needs.Lead a team of TAMs, ensuring the success of their customers and the growth and nurturing of their careersDevelop relationships with key business and IT stakeholders and become an expert on a customer's implementation by understanding their top business goals and priorities.Help customers achieve their business goals and outcomes by providing timely, proactive recommendations that will benefit customers' ongoing usage of Salesforce.Attain Trusted Advisor status with both key business and technical decision-makers.Identify key industry business process areas for opportunity to use the Salesforce platform.Advocate for innovation and early adoption of platform capabilities with our 3 release yearly schedule through customized release reviews.Uncover projects that are fit for our Configuration Services, gather key requirements and act as the liaison between the customer and the Configuration Services team.Lead Technical Health Reviews and provide relevant technical recommendations on solutions and enhancements specifics to customers' business needs.In support of the Customer Success Strategy and Success Manager, monitor and identify trends in Salesforce adoption and utilization, Success Plan adoption and utilization, providing guidance as part of Quarterly Success reviews.Proactive liaison and focal point into Salesforce Technology and Product teams and Technical Support Team, to address product feature/technical hurdles.Forewarn customers of technology changes or potential disruptions to their service and advise on mitigation strategies.Play a key role in Product and Technical Red Account management and resolution.Provide proactive Communications in the event of a service degradation or disruption.Participate in issues and act as an advocate for customers during the triage and resolution of high severity cases, driving business reliability and customer satisfactionProvide timely account or issue executive-level summary status reports both internally and to the customer.Identify and collaborate with internal teams to mitigate renewal risks for both license and success plans subscriptions.Demo existing unused salesforce capabilities/functionality.Drive follow-up of technical Accelerator recommendations.Recommend AppExchange Partners/ISVs/SIs based on requirements.Recommend appropriate Success Cloud offerings ( e.g. Salesforce Services, Accelerators, etc...).Contribute and collaborate internally to the Salesforce team, share knowledge and best practices with team members, contribute to internal projects and initiatives and serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for specific technical or process areas.Experience/Skills RequiredBA/BS Degree (or equivalent)12+ years relevant work experience in one or more of the following: Enterprise Architecture, Technology Consulting, Customer Success, Technology Solutions Development, Technical and/or Solutions Architecture.Experience leading a team of consultants in the enterprise software space, providing direct oversight to engagement deliverables and overall health, as well as direct alignment to customer executive stakeholdersExperience in dealing with large, complex, distributed systems scale business.Comfortable in dealing with IT systems that support end-to-end business processes across the customers' value chain.Large scale implementation experience with complex solutions environments.Navigate, escalate and lead efforts on complex customer requests or projects involving multiple parties and enterprise systems.Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level.Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and perform effectively under pressure.Aptitude for both analyzing technical concepts and translating them into business terms and for mapping business requirements into technical features.Strong knowledge of business processes (Sales, Service, Marketing, Support), business applications, and automation.Thorough familiarity with the database, application, and network technologies used in Cloud Computing (e.g knowledge of network topologies and devices, database concepts and SQL, multi-tenancy).Knowledge of the software development process and of software design methodologies (coding experience useful, but not required).Experience/Skills DesiredFront line consulting leadership and people management experience is highly preferredSalesforce product certifications are a plus (Administrator, Advanced Administrator, Platform App Builder, Service Cloud Consultant, Sales Cloud Consultant).Enterprise Architecture Experience is a plus.Deep technical knowledge and implementation experience with software development patterns (MCV, N-Tiered).Deep technical knowledge of Salesforce products and features, capabilities, best use, and how to deploy, including knowledge of the Salesforce platform and ecosystem.Knowledge of Salesforce multi-org implementation best practices and strategies.Experience defining and delivering custom enterprise applications in a technical and/or functional leadership role.Second language is a benefit.AttributesLeader, who can communicate the value of Cloud features and lead customer transformationCalm, organized, positive attitude, and ability to coordinate response to incident resolutionResults-driven, tenacious, drive to succeed in a fast-paced environmentAbility to learn quickly and adapt to changeAccommodationsIf you require assistance due to a disability applying for open positions please submit a request via this .Posting StatementAt Salesforce we believe that the business of business is to improve the state of our world. Each of us has a responsibility to drive Equality in our communities and workplaces. We are committed to creating a workforce that reflects society through inclusive programs and initiatives such as equal pay, employee resource groups, inclusive benefits, and more. Learn more about Equality at Salesforce and explore our benefits. and are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. and do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. and will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with or .Salesforce welcomes all.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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