Zendesk Administrator

  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #157916

firstPRO is seeking a qualified Zendesk Administrator for our client, an audio content and entertainment organization based out of Pennsylvania. They are seeking someone that has strong Zendesk Administration experience and can act as a liaison with the business units by translating requests through Zendesk.


Zendesk Administrator

Job Details

  • Compensation: $55 – $60/hour with benefits (Health, Dental, Vision)
  • Type: Contract to Hire
  • Hybrid or remote
  • Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM  


Job Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple Zendesk instances and create a scalable platform across the organization.
  • Configure and monitor performance of automation, triggers, and workflows within the Zendesk instance.
  • Monitor and use performance data to identify pain points and efficiency opportunities.
  • Maintain and manage the backlog of operational and functionality enhancement requests and work with internal stakeholders and vendors to ensure prioritization and alignment with the business.
  • Integrate additional apps and 3rd party systems such as asset management, pager duty and SolarWinds application monitoring as dictated by business needs
  • Maintain subject matter expertise and historical documentation of Zendesk enhancements and releases.
  • Establish and maintain operating procedures for the administration of the platform that is consistent with overall company policies and guidelines.
  • Coordinate meetings with multiple levels of leadership and/or stakeholders to initiate working sessions, resolve project issues, as needed.
  • Maintain subject matter expertise and historical documentation of Zendesk enhancements and releases.
  • Create data flow diagrams and process flow diagrams to facilitate better system understanding.
  • Develop KPIs, measure and monitor success metrics while producing reports within Zendesk and other applicable platforms; Monitor change progress.
  • The Zendesk administrator works closely with the key stakeholders to ensure alignment with business objectives and technology solutions.
  • Conduct user acceptance testing to verify performance, reliability and identify any issues
  • Lead system requirements gathering sessions to identify critical business requirements for systems


Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years of Zendesk administration experience with in-depth knowledge of ticketing, live channel support systems, and API/App Integrations.
  • Web/scripting technologies, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and/or SQL. Strong skills in the following analytics tools: Excel, SQL, Tableau and/or Domo or other BI tools, PowerPoint, and/or Visio Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate technical concepts to all levels of the organization effectively
  • Experienced in working in a fast-paced environment, flexible and adaptable.
  • Team oriented and collaborative
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage simultaneous projects and initiative
  • Education: B.S. in Finance and Accounting, Information Systems, or related field or equivalent


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