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Technical Support Specialist

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Job Description

Amex GBT is a place where colleagues find inspiration in travel as a force for good and – through their work – can make an impact on our industry. We’re here to help our colleagues achieve success and offer an inclusive and collaborative culture where your voice is valued.

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As a member of the Global Travel Application Support (GTAS) in the Product Engineering & Technology organization, this position is based in India, is a virtual working role (on a shift-based roster with 24x7 rotational shifts inclusive of night shift) that change once every month) and will be passionate about providing technical level 2 support for various travel applications Globally for AMEXGBT for Travel Counselor Servicing applications & Corporate applications.

This role provides a tremendous Opportunity to learn a wide variety of technologies and apply those learnings in day-to-day work.

This role will support clients in a global / international environment, therefore speaking the English language is required in this role.

What You’ll do on a Typical Day:-

  • Day to day Responsibility includes providing Technical Level 2 application support for AMEXGBT applications including Travel Counselor Servicing & Corporate applications.
  • Manage the resolution of Incidents including timely acknowledgement, prioritization, communication, escalation, analysis and review – within SLA’s.
  • Respond to critical incidents (Priority 1 / Priority 2) as per defined protocols and Objectives.
  • Join critical incident bridges and triage issues to deliver or drive resolution.
  • Monitor various ticket queues globally to ensure tickets are responded to in a timely fashion, including any escalated issues.
  • Perform issue severity assessment quickly for impacts to the business and prioritize or de-prioritize accordingly.
  • Author Knowledge Articles relating to applications and new-found issues / resolutions.
  • Research and solve issues/problems starting with minimal details, including thinking outside the box to determine what might have caused the problem and the solution.
  • Drives problem management for resolutions delivery with product management teams.
  • Analyses / Perform and drive to RCA (Root Cause Analysis).
  • Engage with Local/Regional/Global Level 3 Product Development, engineering/network teams for issues that requires additional support for resolution and on a timely basis.
  • Participates to support efficient handover of new products or product enhancements from Projects to BAU status.
  • Report production impact details to the management.
  • Ensure compliance with GBT policies and procedures.

What We’re Looking For :

  • For Experienced Professionals – at least 3 +years of equivalent experience is a plus.
  • Willing to work in a 24x7, rotational shift-based role.
  • Experience in the Travel Operations OR Technology Level 2 Application Support is a plus.
  • Good knowledge in working with and supporting multiple GDS’s is a plus.
  • ITIL certification will be a plus.
  • Good understanding of networking, Dot Net Framework, API’s & Web services technology, Windows O/S platforms and troubleshooting.
  • Hands-on individual who is technically savvy & can work well with all levels and virtual teams, both internal & external.
  • Knowledge in using a ticketing system like servicenow or freshservice is a plus.
  • Strong MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel) preferred.
  • High degree of personal accountability, Highly disciplined and good time management skills.
  • Expert problem-solving skills with an eye for detail.
  • Ability to cope with pressure, Objectives and delivers results.
  • Customer and client focused.
  • Self-starter, quicker learner with ability and zeal to learn new skills and quickly adapt to changing environment & work with little guidance.


India - Virtual Location

The #TeamGBT Experience

Work and life: Find your happy medium at Amex GBT.

  • Flexible benefits are tailored to each country and start the day you do. These include health and welfare insurance plans, retirement programs, parental leave, adoption assistance, and more.

  • Travel perks: get a choice of deals each week from major travel providers on everything from flights to hotels to cruises and car rentals.

  • Develop the skills you want when the time is right for you, with global tuition assistance, access to over 20,000 courses on our learning platform, leadership courses, and new job openings available to internal candidates first.

  • We strive to champion Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in every aspect of our business at GBT. You can connect with colleagues through our global Inclusion Groups, centered around common identities or initiatives, to discuss challenges, obstacles, achievements, and drive company awareness and action.

  • Wellbeing resources to support mental and emotional health for you and your immediate family.

  • And much more!

All applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, gender (and characteristics related to sex and gender), pregnancy (and related medical conditions), race, color, citizenship, religion, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by law.

Furthermore, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the hiring process. For details regarding how we protect your data, please consult GBT Recruitment Privacy Statement.

What if I don’t meet every requirement? If you’re passionate about our mission and believe you’d be a phenomenal addition to our team, don’t worry about “checking every box;" please apply anyway. You may be exactly the person we’re looking for!

Advice from our career coach

As a member of the Global Travel Application Support (GTAS) team at Amex GBT, this role requires technical level 2 application support for various travel applications globally. Here are some key tips on how to stand out as an applicant:

  • Highlight your experience working in a 24x7 rotational shift-based role, especially in travel operations or technology level 2 application support.
  • Showcase your knowledge and experience with various GDS’s, networking, Dot Net Framework, API’s, web services technology, and Windows O/S platforms.
  • Emphasize your ITIL certification and experience using ticketing systems like ServiceNow or Freshservice.
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to work well in virtual teams.
  • Show your adaptability, self-motivation, and willingness to learn new skills in a fast-paced environment.

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