SERVICE MANAGER – COX BUSINESS (Job Number: 212660)
Website Cox Business
The Service Manager for Cox Business will be responsible for owning the service experience of an assigned customer base which includes our largest enterprise-level customers. This will include reviewing the customer’s network topology for business continuity and compatibility with the Cox network and meeting with customers on a regular basis to review solutions, recommendations, and network performance.
This individual will ensure all appropriate Cox systems are updated with customer network inventory and will ensure all relevant fix agencies have visibility to customer Service Level Agreements and what committed Cox has made in obtaining these SLAs.
CUSTOMER OWNERSHIP Service Manager will be responsible for owning the network performance of an assigned customer base and acting as a liaison between the customer and Cox, ensuring all communication meets the customers’ needs. This will include; reviewing customer’s network topology for business continuity and compatibility with Cox network, ensuring all appropriate Cox systems are updated with customer network inventory, ensuring all relevant fix agencies have visibility to customer Service Level Agreements and what commitments Cox has made regarding these SLAs.
INCIDENT MANAGEMENT When appropriate, the Service Manager will perform Incident Management control for troubles. In the event a trouble ticket has moved back and forth from multiple fix agencies and/or there appears to be no owner or resolution, the Service Manager will intervene and take Incident Management control of the trouble process. This may require initiating a conference bridge and/or coordinating a customer vendor meeting with Field Service. The Service Manager should always be acting as the customer ambassador when the normal trouble process is not driving toward resolution in the most expedient timeframe.
MONTHLY SERVICE REVIEW Prepare monthly service reviews which details Cox network performance for the assigned customer base. Develop action plans to address performance gaps from not meeting SLA commitments. Collaborate with internal organizations in developing action plans to address performance gaps. Share results with internal fix agencies on Cox network performance to ensure all appropriate organizations have visibility on how the customer perceives the Cox network performance.
REVIEW POST INCIDENT REVIEW Develop requested PIR within a specified timeframe for a network outage which negatively impacted the customer’s network performance. The PIR will be created in collaboration with the appropriate organization within Cox that has direct responsibility on future incidents. The PIR should outline irreversible corrective action to ensure incident will either not happen again or will have minimal impact.
ECR NOTIFICATIONS Service Manager will provide maintenance notifications for any maintenance activity which may impact the customer’s service and keep track of maintenance activities for trends or which may lead to a redesign of the customer’s network.
CHRONIC TROUBLE MANAGEMENT Develop action plans to address circuits or sites which have experience multiple troubles within in a specified time. The action plan should identify the root cause and recommendations with associated timelines for resolution. Collaborate with the appropriate internal organization and possibly customers’ vendor in developing and implementing action plan.
SALES SUPPORT When appropriate, be a technical resource for Account Teams in developing RFPs and Account Reviews.
ESCALATIONS The Service Manager will be empowered to escalation to the highest levels within Cox when facilitating the repair process.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
• HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience
• Specialized skill training/certification may be required
• 5-7 years of experience in customer facing technical support role
• Comfortable working with all levels of customer management
• Proficient problem solving and analytical skills
• Exceptional interpersonal skills: Verbal Written
• Exceptional troubleshooting analysis skills, specifically with telephony product/services is a plus
• Exceptional organizational skills
• Ability to multitask
• Ability to work flexible hours and/or on-call as needed
• Ability to work flexible hours and/or on-call as needed
• Knowledge of TCP/IP and LAN/WAN topologies and configurations
• Knowledge of telecommunications services
• Prior experience with trouble management software required
• A+, Net+, CCNA, Microsoft certification preferred
• BS/BA degree strongly desired
Who We Are
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. We’re dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.
We are the Cox family of businesses. We’ve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions – Cox Communications and Cox Automotive – are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. We’re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We’re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you’ll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Primary Location: 27121 Towne Centre Dr, Foothill Ranch, CA, US
Division: Cox Communications Inc
Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Shift: Day Job
Requisition Number: 212660