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Application Support Analyst

Bethesda, Maryland
Information Technology

Job Description

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Posting Date Mar 08, 2018
Job Number 18000BNO
Job Category Information Technology
Location Marriott International HQ, Bethesda, Maryland VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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As a member of the Help Desk Support organization, the analyst provides first level hotel operations, functional, and some technical troubleshooting support for Marriott business and property systems applications. 


Key accountabilities include:

·        Ability to provide subject matter expertise related to the hotel standard operating procedures within key business application and property management system environments.

·        Experience using one or more of the following property based business applications/systems: Revenue Management, Reservations, Customer Relationship Management, and/or a Property Management Systems.

·        Records incidents in in the Help Desk Ticketing  tool per established procedures and policies.

·        Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and able to speak to customer and document interactions in business terms

·        Ensures timely escalation of incidents as needed, identifies impact to customer and assigns the appropriate priority.

·        Ability to effectively facilitate complaint resolutions

·        Established work history demonstrating a strong customer service background

·        Communicates resolution and/or next steps to the customer.


Major Decision Making Impact:

·          Determines and assigns priorities for incidents based on issue type and impact.

·          Determines appropriate path to escalate issues related to operations, application, and technology related issues or inquiries

·          Records incidents and status information in CRM tool per established service level agreements; communicates resolution and/or next steps to the customers and stakeholders effectively


Measurements of success include:

·        Logging, at a minimum, 90% of all support efforts (in-bound calls, out-bound calls, research, troubleshooting, follow-up) into the Service Now ticketing system

·        Maintaining an average customer service quality survey score of 80% or better

·        Maintain an acceptable closure rate and first contact resolution on all cases as defined by the management team

·        Arriving to work on time as scheduled by  Manager, if applicable, logging into the call management system and using appropriate activity codes to track work

·        Completion of any other support-related tasks as assigned by the Manager, within a reasonable timeframe

·        Answer ACD calls within three rings

·        Maintain or exceed internal/external SLA’s set for phone system usage, incident tracking, and project reporting

·        Meet minimum requirements for usage and contributions to the Knowledgebase/SME areas of accountability



Education and Experience



·        High school diploma, or equivalent

·        1+ years’ experience at Marriott Systems Support Center, or equivalent

·        2+ years’ experience in a contact center, customer service or hospitality environment

·        Demonstrated English proficiency


·        Undergraduate degree

·        Hospitality/Sales, Revenue management or Catering  experience

·        Multilingual with demonstrated proficiency in writing and speaking English, and preferred speaking and writing skill in one or more of the following languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, French, Italian, Spanish, Portugese, Hindi, Swahilil, and Martian

·        Demonstrates an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.

·        Assist other analayst as necessary with support issues and escalation

·        Assist more senior associates in achieving business reulsts by:

o   Utilizing hotel operations knowledge and application acumen to enhance business and support processes

o   Allocating own time effectively to meet goals in a manner that does not disadvantage other associates or groups.




·        Answering phones in a timely manner and using appropriate scripst and language as per department policy

·        Responding in writing via email or chat to customer inquiries per deparment policy

·        Creating and updating Help Desk incident or service tickets as defined by department procedures and policies

·        Provides excellent customer service and follow-up for all customers who call into the Help Desk.

·        Maintains, reviews and complies all documentation that pertains to products supported or operating procedures.

·        Understands proper procedures for logging into the ACD and maintaining a status of available when not scheduled for a break or other efforts scheduled with the Manager.

·        Assists other analysts as necessary with support issues and escalations.

·        Performs the following types of basic tasks: analysis, auditing, forecasting, research, and report generation.

·        Responds to, resolves and makes decisions on standard/routine business requests with limited risk.

·        Responsible for own work and contributing to team, department and/or business results. May direct work of non-management staff.

·        Performs other duties as appropriate




·        Adaptability - Maintains performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace. 

·        Communication - Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods.

·        Problem Solving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develops and evaluates alternatives and solutions, solves problems, and chooses a course of action.

·        Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.

Managing Execution

·        Building and Contributing to Teams - Participates as a member of a team to move toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members.

·        Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.

·        Planning and Organizing - Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed.

Building Relationships

·        Coworker Relationships - Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships. 

·        Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.

·        Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.

Generating Talent and Organizational Capability

·        Talent Management - Provides support and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives.

Learning and Applying Professional Expertise

·        Applied Learning - Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.

·        Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.

·        Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges.

o   Proficiency with SFAWeb, One Yield, Total Yield, Microsoft Office 2003/’2010 products, Windows XP/7, Internet Explorer and general desktop / laptop troubleshooting.

o   Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

o   Must have excellent customer service skills

o   Experience with technical troubleshooting is a plus.

o   Preferred candidate will have knowledge of the Sales and Catering business processes.

·        Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.

o   Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).

o   Mathematical Reasoning - Adds, subtracts, multiplies, or divides quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.

o   Oral Comprehension - Listens to and understands information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

o   Reading Comprehension – Understands written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

o   Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.