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Founded over a decade ago, EPIC Connections is a global contact center professional services and technology firm. EPIC is seeing rapid growth in each of its service segments and is currently looking for team-oriented, dynamic, experienced resources to support our growth. 

Professional Services and Technology Positions

Director of Business Development

Qualifications

The ideal Director of Business Development not only understands the high quality of EPIC Connections products but is also brand conscientious and appreciate the value of the brand. This individual knows and understands the cloud contact center environment, is customer oriented, knows when to have a sense of urgency while being open minded and flexible.  This Director of Business Development uses his/her tech savviness to stay on top of business activity.  This person can adapt on the fly to any audience, can easily build relationships with upper level executives, mid-level leaders as well as with independent sales representatives.

This approachable, personable coach and visionary leads by example and empowers people by sharing information.  As a people-person, he/she is a true team player who is a good teacher and motivator.  This multi-tasker has excellent written and verbal skills and is not only professional, well-dressed and organized, but also responsive and timely.  Being ethical and honest comes natural to the perceptive Director of Business Development.

The ideal candidate should be positive, confident and passionate. Being aggressive and able to influence is just as important as being calm under pressure and a straight shooter. This person should be highly relational, dynamic, collaborative, motivated as well as have a sense of humor.  This Director of Business Development understands the importance of being respectful, detail oriented, responsible and driven.

About the Job Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Director of Business Development include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Travel 15-30% of the time (domestically)
  2. Collaborate with Marketing department to achieve business goals
  3. Liaison between sales reps, Master Agents and industry partners
  4. Develop long-term strategic Business Development plan and Business Development programs to support the plan
  5. Attend industry trade shows and conferences (National and Regional)
  6. Set goals and objectives to increase revenue
  7. Develop forecasts and projections by working with the EVPs, SVPs, RVPs, AVPs, Account Executives, SMB Managers, District Sales Managers, KAMs, TAMs, Customer Success Managers, Channel Sales, VARs, and Master Agent subagents
  8. Create trust and credibility with those identified in #7 through product knowledge
  9. Help those identified in #7 to achieve goals and hold them accountable
  10. Establish high-level relationships with key partners
  11. Interview and engage new Master Agent subagents as well as monitor performance of current Master Agencies

Required

  • 4-year degree
  • 5 years of Business Development and/or sales/marketing
  • Willingness to travel domestically
  • Evidence of career progression with growth and commitment
  • Proven track record of sales success

Preferred

  • Sales experience in Cloud Contact Center and Unified Communications Solutions (CCaaS & UCaaS)
  • Experience managing independent sales agents/reps
  • Experience working with Master Agents
  • Familiarity with large, national accounts
  • Cloud platform implementation knowledge
  • Understanding of CCaaS/UCaaS sales cycle
  • Knowledge of Carrier and UCaaS markets
Sr. Implementation Engineer

Are you a process-oriented individual who enjoys assessing customer requirements and building solutions to meet those needs?  Does owning a project through to completion and seeing the customer appreciation of the results give you satisfaction?  Do you have the ability to solve a customer’s business need through process analysis and workflow configuration? 

EPIC Connections is a consulting organization specializing in contact center services and solutions.  EPIC partners with cloud contact center platform providers, assisting them and their clients in defining call center requirements and implementing cloud ACD, IVR, dialer, email, chat and related solutions.

The EPIC Connections Sr. Implementation Engineer is the customer facing solution expert for cloud call center platforms working to implement new customer call center solutions on CCaaS platforms like inContact and Five9.  The goal of the Implementation Manager is to work with the client to identify needs and build the solutions necessary to implement the partner call center platform services using the vendor configuration toolset.

JOB DESCRIPTION and Duties

SUMMARY / OBJECTIVE

Responsible for implementation of customers onto EPIC partner cloud call center platforms, working closely with the EPIC VP – Implementations to determine customer call center process and technical requirements and configure the vendor cloud platform on behalf of the customer and vendor.  This position will configure agents, skills, hours of operations, reporting, call flows, routing, integration and other services on the vendor platform.  Serves in a lead implementation role, assisting and mentoring other implementation personnel.

TECHNICAL Responsibilities

  • Providing solution design and development for new client implementations, and coordination of changes to existing applications.
  • Building technical configuration and, in some cases, programming as required to implement new clients on partner cloud contact center platforms.
  • Creating ACD and IVR routing rules, menus, users, agent skills, supervisors, hours of operations, teams, points of contact, dialing lists and rules, queue and other messaging, call recording services, email, chat, and other components of a customer call center platform build.
  • Determining third party or client system (client CRM, databases, service platforms) integration requirements and building integration services (API, URL calls, etc.) to the platforms as part of the call center platform development efforts.
  • Manage day-to-day technical aspects of multiple implementation projects.
  • Provide customized training to ensure customers have a thorough understanding of these solutions.
  • Trouble-shooting problems during the configuration or go-live stages of client implementations.
  • Implementation of advanced services with providers such as inContact (i.e. Personal Connection, Proactive XS, Salesforce or other CRM integration, Auto Attendant, etc..).
  • Coordination of connectivity, number management services, and other functions necessary to onboard customers.
  • Provision of “expert services” assisting more junior implementation resources with complex services including integration to third party systems, custom scripting, and other services as needed. Serves as mentor to Implementation resources.
  • Maintaining expertise with industry leading contact center technologies.

PROJECT Responsibilities

  • Providing business analysis, user needs analysis and business systems design for contact center projects.
  • Serving in a project manager capacity for end-to-end system life cycle development of small to mid-scale projects (larger projects typically have a dedicated Project Manager).
  • Consulting with clients on system capabilities, implementation best practices, system training, vendor support services and processes, and other needs related to the initial platform build and post-implementation vendor support.
  • Effectively communicate plans, progress and status to both internal and Customer stakeholders.
    Continually seek opportunities to increase Customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships by interacting effectively at all levels of the client organization.
  • Creating required documentation for implemented services.

BUSINESS 

  • Presenting a professional image in conduct, attitude and attire.
  • Contributing to business user needs analysis and business systems design.
  • Maintaining the EPIC reputation with its key partners and customers.

Competencies

  • Strong background with inContact implementations preferred, including CRM integrations with external platforms
  • Vendor technical configuration experience (inContact, Five 9, Avaya, I3, Genesys, etc.). 
  • BS/BA in technical (e.g., CS/IS/EE/MIS) or business (e.g., Management / Marketing / Operational) field or equivalent work experience required.
  • Equal years of professional experience beyond education requirements as noted above.
  • Implementation and Solutions: broad skills in both technology and analysis.
  • Business Optimization: process review and business analysis skills.
  • Personal profile: analytical, inquisitive, service and team-oriented, friendly demeanor adopter.   
  • 5+ years of consulting experience in a cloud computing or telephony environment or 3-5 years experience in call center operations or technology, or process management.

Bonus Experience: 

  • Contact center operational experience.
  • Contact Center network, ACD/IVR, dialer, workforce management, software or other solution operations or technical experience.
  • Strong knowledge of SaaS, networking, internet concepts, web development, CRM, WFM, PBX, dialer, ACD, CTI, VoIP, IVR/VRU and Call Center practices – Experience with NICE Monitoring and IEX WFM are a plus.

Additional Competencies

  • Able to effectively utilize full MS Office suite.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of employees.
  • Ability to solve multiple, complex issues and work multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Effective communication skills and experience with conducting presentations to customers.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing or other typical office work may be required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the “core” client work hours.

Travel
Some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected (up to 10%)

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Implementation Specialist

Are you a process-oriented individual who enjoys assessing customer requirements and building solutions to meet those needs? Does owning a project through to completion and seeing the customer appreciation of the results give you satisfaction? Do you have the ability to solve a customer’s business need through process analysis and workflow configuration?

EPIC Connections is a consulting organization specializing in contact center services and solutions. EPIC partners with cloud contact center platform providers, assisting them and their clients in defining call center requirements and implementing cloud ACD, IVR, dialer, email, chat and related solutions.

The EPIC Connections Implementation Specialist is the customer facing solution expert for cloud call center platforms working in tandem with providers like inContact, Five 9, Avaya, Genesys, Interactive Intelligence and other platforms to implement new customer call center solutions. The goal of the Implementation Specialist is to work with the client to identify needs and build the solutions necessary to implement the partner call center platform services using the vendor configuration tool-set.

JOB DESCRIPTION and Duties

SUMMARY / OBJECTIVE

Responsible for implementation of customers onto EPIC partner cloud call center platforms, working closely with the EPIC Project Director to determine customer call center process and technical requirements and configure the vendor cloud platform on behalf of the customer and vendor.  This position will configure agents, skills, hours of operations, reporting, call flows, routing and other services on the vendor platform.

TECHNICAL Responsibilities

  • Providing solution design and development for new client implementations, and coordination of changes to existing applications.
  • Building technical configuration and, in some cases, programming as required to implement new clients on partner cloud contact center platforms. Most configuration work is completed using vendor configuration tools requiring little or no formal programming training.
  • Creating ACD and IVR routing rules, menus, users, agent skills, supervisors, hours of operations, teams, points of contact, dialing lists and rules, queue and other messaging, call recording services, email, chat, and other components of a customer call center platform build.
  • Determining third party or client system (client CRM, databases, service platforms) integration requirements and building integration services (API, URL calls, etc.) to the platforms as part of the call center platform development efforts.
  • Trouble-shooting problems during the configuration or go-live stages of client implementations.
  • Maintaining expertise with industry leading contact center technologies.

PROJECT Responsibilities

  • Providing business analysis, user needs analysis and business systems design for contact center projects.
  • Serving in a project manager capacity for end-to-end system life cycle development of small to mid-scale projects (larger projects typically have a dedicated Project Manager).
  • Consulting with clients on system capabilities, implementation best practices, system training, vendor support services and processes, and other needs related to the initial platform build and post-implementation vendor support.
  • Creating documentation for implemented services.

BUSINESS 

  • Presenting a professional image in conduct, attitude and attire.
  • Contributing to business user needs analysis and business systems design.
  • Maintaining the EPIC reputation with its key partners and customers.

Competencies

  • BS/BA in technical (e.g., CS/IS/EE/MIS) or business (e.g., Management/Marketing/Operational) field or equivalent work experience required.
  • Equal years of professional experience beyond education requirements as noted above.
  • Implementation and Solutions: broad skills in both technology and analysis.
  • Business Optimization: process review and business analysis skills.
  • Personal profile: analytical, inquisitive, service and team-oriented, friendly demeanor adopter.
  • 3-5 years experience in call center operations or technology, or process management.

Bonus Experience: 

  • Contact center operational experience.
  • Contact Center network, ACD/IVR, dialer, workforce management, software or other solution operations or technical experience.
  • Vendor technical configuration experience (inContact, Five 9, Avaya, Interactive Intelligence, Genesys, etc.).

Additional Competencies

  • Able to effectively utilize full MS Office suite.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of employees.
  • Ability to solve multiple, complex issues and work multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Effective communication skills and experience with conducting presentations to customers.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing or other typical office work may be required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the “core” client work hours.

Travel
Some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected (up to 10%)

Location
Omaha, NE (remote candidates may be considered)

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Why Work for
EPIC Connections?

Leadership Says:

  • Average tenure is five years
  • Founded in 2003, EPIC is a stable company
  • The brand and company are known and respected
  • The product has been proven
  • It is within a family friendly community (Omaha)
  • EPIC is a steward of the community
  • There’s opportunity for growth

The TEAM Says:

  • The employees care for one another
  • The people and culture are genuine
  • Employees take pride and ownership in the products/services
  • There’s a passion for the brand
  • New challenges everyday
  • “Be part of something EPIC”
  • EPIC is a premium brand in the Cloud Contact Center Industry
  • The company invests in its employees with good benefits

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