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Aspen Technology, Inc. Manager, Customer Support and Training in Reading, Pennsylvania

The driving force behind our success has always been the people of AspenTech. What drives us, is our aspiration, our desire and ambition to keep pushing the envelope, overcoming any hurdle, challenging the status quo to continually find a better way. You will experience these qualities of passion, pride and aspiration in many ways — from a rich set of career development programs to support of community service projects to social events that foster fun and relationship building across our global community.

The Role

The Manager, Customer Support & Training (CS&T) is a key leadership role and is vital to ensuring customer success. The role is responsible for leading and managing a team of Technical Consultants who are specialists in our Engineering suite of products. The manager will proactively ensure effective collaboration and engage the team to achieve/exceed goals.

Your Impact

Your impact

  • Manage a team of Technical Consultants who are providing customer issue resolution, pre-sales presentations and customer training - this includes recruitment, performance management, and career development

  • Be a positive role model for AspenTech’s core values and leadership principles

  • Ensure Technical Consultants provide timely and expert customer support to resolve a wide range of product usage and application issues for AspenTech customers, primarily through remote telephone and E-mail support but also through occasional on-site visits

  • Make quick and sound decisions about how to handle critical problems that impact customer’s operating plants but are not solvable by normal support practices

  • Drive escalation and resolution of high impact customer issues through AspenTech’s defined processes

  • Supervise day-to-day operations, including interfacing directly with customers as needed, and training new employees

  • Ensure delivery excellence of public and on-site customer training

  • Proactively promote AspenTech’s training services

  • Work as a member of the CS&T global management team to ensure departmental metrics are achieved

What You'll Need

What You’ll Need

  • Proven experience as an effective people manager

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Strong decision-making skills

  • Experience in a technical field, preferably software support for the petroleum, petrochemical, or engineering industries

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a technical degree is preferred, e.g. Engineering or Computer Science related

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Be able to demonstrate critical thinking with strong analytic and problem-solving skills

  • Additional consideration for experience with Aspen’s proprietary software

  • Occasional international travel is required (5-10%)

While our impact on the world is big, we offer many of the advantages of a smaller organization. Every employee has a real opportunity to make important contributions that directly benefit our customers and drive our success.

AspenTech is thriving, thanks to our relentless focus on innovation and the dedication of our team of world-class experts who speak more than 10 languages and work in 30 different offices worldwide.

AspenTech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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