Technical Support Agent

Customer Service · London, London, City of
Department Customer Service
Employment Type Full-Time
Compensation Salary up to £27,000 dependent on experience

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by our job advert. We’re Community Fibre and our mission is to bring better internet to everyone. You won’t find any old and slow copper technology here, our network is full fibre and that’s directly to our customers so whether you’re a gamer, you have lots of data hungry family members or you love to chill out and download a movie we will have a package for you.

The clue is in our name and we love working with local communities in London. We want to bridge the digital divide in society and make internet accessible to all. We also love when we can welcome residents from the local community becoming team members of CFL, over 20% of our talent is from local communities that we serve.

We are not the new kid on the block, we were established in 2013 and some of our key achievements since then include:

  • Raised £400m investment from large institutions.
  • Acquired over 360,000 wayleaves across Local Authorities, Housing Associations and Private Landlords.
  • Deployed our full fibre infrastructure to over 100,000 premises.

So far we’re proud of our achievements and we are doing a great job disrupting the broadband industry but we are definitely not stopping here. To help us we’re looking for forward thinkers, people with big ideas, people passionate about technology and most importantly hard workers to join us and help support our growing business.

Job purpose:

We’re looking for enthusiastic, reliable and bright candidates with technical customer service experience  and networking background to make our customers happy. To deliver an exceptional customer experience to our B2C and B2B clients, breaking the mould from the telecom industry’s notoriously poor technical customer service.

The critical nature of the infrastructure will require you to work both quickly and carefully. Be able to provide Tier 1 Technical support to our customers, turn a potentially unhappy customer into a happy one. You will run through basic diagnostics questions and tests to understand how best you are able to help them.

Flexibility would be required as our technical support team work a rotating shift pattern including some weekend work.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Taking inbound technical customer queries over the phone and via email.
  • Demonstrating an ability to troubleshoot, analyse and identify solutions using existing guidelines and tools.
  • Utilising CRM tools and systems - provide outstanding technical assistance to our customers through live troubleshooting and problem isolation.
  • Organising installations and service calls with field engineers.
  • Liaising with Operations to ensure build issues are resolved in a timely manner.

The experience we’re looking for you to bring:

  • Proven experience as a Technical Customer Support Representative, ideally within a similar working environment.
  • Knowledge of FTTH/FTTC a plus.
  • University degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working with a service provider network (desirable but not essential).
  • Understanding of networking principles.
  • Previous experience in a telecommunications/technology based environment.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Zendesk or similar ticketing systems is advantageous.
  • Desire to work in an agile, start-up environment and go the ‘extra mile’ to support our delivery of a great customer experience. Be a self-starter.
  • Be open, honest, and transparent.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Love learning and developing new skills.

Why join us:

  • You get to work with some of the best technology in the market
  • Be part of an exciting scale up business where you can bring your ideas, bring your knowledge, we value your contribution
  • We all love time off whether that’s going on an exotic holiday or a staycation, you’ll get 25 days holiday to enjoy, increasing by 1 day for each year of service up to 28 days
  • Birthday leave, our treat to you
  • Keen cyclist, join our cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible WFH policy
  • Enjoy the perks of Vitality health
  • You get to work with an amazing bunch of people

What happens next:

You’ve done your bit so sit back and relax, we will review your application and come back to you.

If we think you’re not quite right for the role you have applied for but may be a better fit for another, we’ll definitely let you know.

Want to know more about a career at CFL, check out our careers page:

We are an Armed Forces friendly organisation.

We are an equal opportunities employer that values diversity in our team, we welcome applications from all backgrounds.

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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    Customer Service
  • Employment Type
  • Compensation
    Salary up to £27,000 dependent on experience