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Technical Assistance Agent (Fluent in German and English)



Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Teladoc Health is a global, whole person care company made up of a diverse community of people dedicated to transforming the healthcare experience. As an employee, you’re empowered to show up every day as your most authentic self and be a part of something bigger – thriving both personally and professionally. Together, let’s empower people everywhere to live their healthiest lives.

Summary of Position

Under the general direction of the Technical Assistance Center Manager, the TAC Agent I will focus on providing friendly, professional customer service, while problem solving and demonstrating a high competency in communicating complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences via phone, email, and chat support channels.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Shift: 04:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Provide excellent client support in German and English via phone, email, and chat.

  • Ability to manage multiple high visibility customer issues, some of which may be escalated with urgency and properly escalate unresolved issues to appropriate technology teams.

  • Troubleshoot application and data issues and handle individual tickets with an eye to standardizing processes, gathering, and sharing knowledge, creating support templates and workflows that can easily be replicated and scaled.

  • Become sufficiently familiar with Teladoc Health HHS applications to be able to triage escalated tickets (severity/business impact) and know where to direct them for diagnosis and resolution. Communicate meaningful resolutions to clients providing both short term and long-term solutions.

  • Accurately document and update tickets in the CRM tool (Salesforce) within the customers’ Service Level Agreement (SLA) while maintaining quick closure rates with higher customer satisfaction scores.

  • Maintain communication with the customers on the status of all open tickets. All responses will be professional, complete, well formatted, and consistent with prior communications.

  • Assist in reducing support load by writing on-line support materials (FAQ's and KB's), and proactively identify improvements to drive adoption. Will be identified as a key contributor to content.

  • Coach/mentor/help other TAC Specialist with issues that need assistance through personal assistance, or via group review sessions.

  • Analyze ticket data to identify patters or trends and pinpoint operational issues and/or enhancement needs.

  • Applies knowledge and basic problem-solving techniques to define and resolve problems.

  • Determines a course of action based on guidelines.

  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.

The time spent on each responsibility reflects an estimate and is subject to change dependent on business needs.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Qualifications Expected for Position

  • Excellent German and English verbal and written communication skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree with applicable major or equivalent demonstrated through a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, and/or education.

  • 2+ years of experience in a client-facing customer support role, preferably in supporting Software as a Service solution

  • Proficient in Mac, Windows, and Google applications including smart phone devices

  • Experience in troubleshooting Web and Software Application, WebRTC

  • High competency in communicating complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences via all support channels.

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time effectively

  • Passion for helping people

  • Provides prompt and accurate feedback to clients, often exceeding their expectation, and acting with consistent urgency

  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills. Ensure all issues are properly logged and tracked.

  • Go-getter able to quickly learn multiple systems and tools and able to tackle problems and support business needs in a resource constraint environment



Why Join Teladoc Health?

A New Category in Healthcare: Teladoc Health is transforming the healthcare experience and empowering people everywhere to live healthier lives.

Our Work Truly Matters: Recognized as the world leader in whole-person virtual care, Teladoc Health uses proprietary health signals and personalized interactions to drive better health outcomes across the full continuum of care, at every stage in a person’s health journey.

Make an Impact: In more than 175 countries and ranked Best in KLAS for Virtual Care Platforms in 2020, Teladoc Health leverages more than a decade of expertise and data-driven insights to meet the growing virtual care needs of consumers and healthcare professionals.

Focus on PEOPLE: Teladoc Health has been recognized as a top employer by numerous media and professional organizations. Talented, passionate individuals make the difference, in this fast-moving, collaborative, and inspiring environment.

Diversity and Inclusion: At Teladoc Health we believe that personal and professional diversity is the key to innovation. We hire based solely on your strengths and qualifications, and the way in which those strengths can directly contribute to your success in your new position.

Growth and Innovation: We’ve already made healthcare yet remain on the threshold of very big things. Come grow with us and support our mission to make a tangible difference in the lives of our Members.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never have and never will discriminate against any job candidate or employee due to age, race, religion, color, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, membership in an employee organization, medical condition, family history, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status or pregnancy.