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Business Application Specialist

Are you the first point of contact for our customers?

Full-time · Oakville

As a Business Application Specialist, you will be our first point of contact for all our American live customers with regards to our industry-leading Software as a Service (SaaS) product: S3 Passenger. You will work with the leading inventory and reservation system on the market for rail/bus operators. Do you believe that you can be our primary customer contact regarding incidents, questions and any other urgent matters; multitask, while staying focused under pressure and composed to deliver according to our contracted service level agreements? Then, this role might be for you!

Part of our America Customer Centric Team (CCT), your strong analytical skills will allow you to promptly analyse our customers’ incidents, requests and questions, and offer timely solutions. You will know S3 Passenger inside-out and you keep abreast with all our American customer’s business processes and needs.

In short: you will be the one our customers can truly depend on!

To do so, you will ensure to stay informed about the developments of S3 Passenger to be able to help our customers the best way possible. By using the available tooling and through direct contact with the development teams, you will not stop until you have come to a complete solution for our customer.

When new developments are required for a question, you know how to collect the necessary information and partner up with our Business Consultants; so that our development teams can develop a suitable solution.

According to your experience, you will act as a service manager for one or more customers and become their spokesperson on the operational side.

Your office will be in Oakville where you will spend valuable time discussing client challenges and solutions with your peers. For those days that require dedicated focus, there is plenty of flexibility to work from home, in a hybrid set-up.

We have a global client base, ranging from North America to a strong client base in Europe. With a global go-to-market strategy we are continuously growing and expanding our footprint to Asia Pacific and Middle East.

We are looking for someone who can…

  • Quickly and adequately answer functional and technical issues/incidents/service request and questions from our customers;
  • Stay up to date on the changes/improvements of our software, to be able to help the customer as adequately as possible;
  • Share knowledge with fellow business application specialists through documentation and meetings;
  • Partner-up with internal stakeholders, including Business Consultants and Customer Success, to revert timely to customers;
  • (According to your experience) can transition a customer from project to run phase and train more junior staff on supporting customers.

What can you expect from Sqills?

  • An enthusiastic, young, diverse and agile group of ~180 colleagues;
  • A low sense of hierarchy, this comes with a lot of responsibility!
  • A open yet challenging environment of ambitious young professionals with different backgrounds;
  • Inspiring and fun outings with the entire company with colleagues from Turkey, France and the Netherlands.

Your profile...

  • You have a bachelor degree;
  • You have at least two years in a similar position;
  • Experience in SaaS/Product space;
  • Experience in (troubleshooting in the areas of) cloud, microservice, multi-tier and API first environments;
  • Experience with NewRelic (or similar), Postman (or similar), Slack, Jira and Confluence;
  • Able to perform basic environment changes, e.g. restarting an instance, is a plus;
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills in English/French (and ideally in Spanish);
  • You enjoy and perform under pressure;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Proactive, patient and customer-oriented attitude;
  • Strong dose of inquisitiveness and curiosity.


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