Sr. Analyst- IT Field Support in Grand Residences by Marriott at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 5/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.

Position requires up to 75% travel in West Region

Position Summary

As a member of the professional staff, contributes specialized knowledge and skill in a discipline (e.g., Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Resources, Operations Planning & Support, Marketing and Sales) area to support team and/or department business objectives. Generally, works under limited supervision, but within established guidelines, producing and analyzing more complex business information to assist in the decision-making process.

Specific Job Summary and Specific Expected Contributions

Position works with Information Technology (IT), Corporate, Resort Operations, Contact Centers, and Marketing and Sales to provide daily support as well as tactical support of site technology projects, department initiatives and division-wide IT projects.  

The position is responsible for day-to-day support, management & execution of assigned technology projects and achieving project goals while following IT processes.  This position serves as a liaison between IT and the on-site business operations for Corporate, Resort Operations, Contact Centers and Marketing and Sales teams.

This position is responsible for managing the daily efforts of supporting and installing computer and printing endpoints, end user business technology applications and miscellaneous equipment and peripherals for MVW IT customers. This position has the overall responsibility for ensuring that desktop solutions provided to a user, are functioning properly at the point they are installed.  This position is required to work closely with all business management teams while developing and maintaining effective relationships. This position will work within established SLAs with IT. This position provides direction and guidance to customers regarding their current and future needs for computing resources and services. 

This position is responsible for the identification, resolution and documentation of software and hardware failures reported by MVW users or the IT Service Desk. This position acts as liaison/consultant to corporate offices, contact centers, resort and sales galleries with regards to 3rd party vendors (Point of Sale, Property Management Systems, Guest Wi-Fi, Security and Key Systems, EMS, Boarding Pass kiosks, Reader boards/Displays) for projects and support.

Responsible for leading installation resource teams for Field Services, Network Engineering, Voice Engineering and Site Deployment infrastructure related projects ranging in complexity to ensure activities are completed within budget and on schedule. Responsible for financial aspects covering multiple areas to include projects, departmental, site inquiries with regards to providing estimates for projects, budget tracking and managing expectations of those estimates.

This position is responsible for the business areas assigned (Corporate, Resort, Contact Center, Marketing and Sales) and may be required to assist with other assignments or business areas as needed.  This position has accountability for all hardware, software and communications support for an assigned area or areas. Coordinate’s technology installations, troubleshooting and technology maintenance efforts with various technology vendors.  Provides leadership in daily support needs.  Provides 2nd level support and establishes/participates in appropriate coverage for support of systems.  Has working knowledge of the technology equipment and/or processes.

Expected Contributions

  • Performs more complex quantitative and qualitative analysis for business processes and/or projects. Often manages small projects, business processes or parts of larger ones.
  • Responds to, solves and makes decisions on more complex/non-routine business requests with limited to moderate risk. 
  • Responsible for own work and contributing to team, department and/or business results. May direct work of non-management staff.
  • Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:
    • identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of business processes.
    • providing training and technical guidance to less senior staff, where appropriate, and serving as point-of-contact for problem resolution.
    • participating in setting department operating plans.
    • recognizing and celebrating team successes.
    • achieving results against budget within scope of responsibility.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.
  • Performs other duties as appropriate.

Specific Expected Contributions

  • Shift work and travel may be required.
  • Ability to use personal smart cell phone for communication, during and outside of normal work hours.
  • Ability to physically operate in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work “on call” in a 24x7 environment.
  • Provides leadership for Tier-2 support of computer and printing endpoints and miscellaneous equipment and peripherals.
  • Ability to accurately and consistently follow procedures.
  • Completion of required documentation within the specified timeframe for asset tracking and billing purposes.
  • Adapts, and positively reacts to changes within work environment.
  • Promotes continuous improvement standards as related to the work environment
  • Ability to guide the customer into the IT process to achieve their needs and manage user expectation.
  • Ability to work as a team member or leader at times in resolving issues.
  • Oversee the installation of operating systems (desktop images) and application system software; test software functionality, including interfaces to other property equipment and communications between property and corporate equipment; test all telecommunications links and equipment as required.
  • Assist local vendor representatives and other members of the installation team with installations.
  • Provide the interface between the local vendor representative and management staff, while working at an MVW resort site, corporate office, marketing and sales gallery or contact center.
  • Properly respond to and resolve system installation problems as they occur, and follow established procedures for problem escalation and follow-up.
  • Responsible for financial work estimates for projects and department, budget tracking and managing expectations of those estimates
  • Provide individual guidance with basic navigation through Windows OS and MVW applications.
  • Properly respond to and resolve system problems as they relate to system and software operating procedures while on property.
  • Completion of required documentation within the specified timeframe for asset and problem tracking purposes.
  • Communicates to change management, site phases and new development enhancements
  • Provides status updates and comments to project owner(s), management, and/or team participants.
  • Must be a self-starter, well organized and detail oriented.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and mature judgment.
  • Position requires ability to work effectively with others (team player).
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.
  • Intermediate network cabling/wiring knowledge and abilities.
  • Ability to frequently lift equipment that can range up to 30lbs.
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as bending, kneeling, crawling, and squatting multiple times daily as well as standing for extended periods of time.
  • Special projects as assigned by Support Manager or Director.

Candidate Profile

Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows:

Generally a professional position with specific knowledge in a discipline (e.g., Accounting, Human Resources, Information Resources).  College degree and/or relevant experience typically required.

Specific Candidate Profile

  • Requires BS/BA degree in technical field or equivalent technical training and on-the-job experience
  • 3-4 years’ work experience in technical customer service support or having equivalent kind of skills experience.
  • Customer Service
  • Technical Problem Solving Skills
  • Current versions of Microsoft Office and Windows Technical Support
  • Installation of Desktop Hardware/Software and Peripherals
  • Desktop Troubleshooting Skills
  • Video and Audio Web Conference Support
  • Wireless Communication Support
  • Intermediate Telephony Knowledge and Support
  • Intermediate VOIP knowledge and support

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture