Support Operations Business Analyst

Splunk - Plano, TX4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $83,000 - $110,000 a year
EducationSkills
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Role:
As a member of the Customer Success - Support Operations team at Splunk, you will help design, implement and manage enterprise-wide support programs & processes that will position the company for continued high growth.

We are looking for a strategic thinker, with excellent customer support business insight. In this role you will provide subject matter expertise in business analysis, process design, and project management activities. You will be responsible for leading the implementation the necessary tools, processes, and reporting to ensure the success of our support resources across various skills. The BA works collaboratively and independently to provide project management and business analyst support for continuous improvements in support and enhancing our customer experience, performance, and productivity while managing costs.

Responsibilities:
Understand the company’s customer success - support operating model and commercial objectives and how they translate into efficient and standardized business processes
Collaborate with Technical Support Managers in process delivery and process re-engineering; anticipate requirements, uncover areas for improvement, and develop/implement solutions
Use expertise in industry standard methodologies, policies, procedures, and methodologies to establish process excellence and ensure transformation objectives are met
Analyze existing “as is" process using different techniques and methods, including documentation of the existing flow
Provide expertise on “to be" process and work with subject matter authorities to obtain agreement
Provide expertise on project coordination, timelines, & resourcing
Brings together requirements and use cases from subject matter authorities using interviews, document analysis, requirement workshops, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
Delicately communicates with IT to define and implement system solutions
Create a formal network and acts as the liaison between business partners, users, and technical teams
Leads the overall drafting of the business requirements / use cases, test scripts / acceptance criteria, and training materials for various transformation initiatives
Collaborates with the business to ensure business readiness and transfer knowledge for any new process / system
Assist with enterprise-wide program implantation including coordination of tasks, milestones, and deadlines.

Requirements:
5+ years of Business Process Improvement and Project management experience
Strong background in establishing current state Customer Support (Technical Support) process models and providing process improvement / redesign
Validated experience in a high growth, highly scaled SaaS environment
Strong organizational and business analysis skills
Familiar with/ able to drive the Agile development and release methodologies, especially for automation of business processes, improvements/ redesigns
Broad expertise in one or more of the following areas (Go to Market (GTM), Technical Support, Customer Service, Customer Success, Renewals Process & Operations)
Ability to work across cross-functional groups and ensure ability to influence and execute across groups
A passion for technology and an ability to identify new opportunities for efficiency and productivity
Consulting or Six Sigma experience preferred
Bachelor’s degree/foreign equivalent in a related discipline or meaningful relevant on the job experience

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.