Zendesk Architect

Dream Job

The Zendesk Architect Role will be responsible for working with clients to assist Zendesk customers with setup, training, maintenance, and enhancements to their Zendesk instances. You will be counted on as an expert in the Zendesk Suite of tools. Candidates should demonstrate strong Project Management and Customer Service skills. We want a candidate that can communicate effectively with our developers as well as clients who may not be technical. This candidate will need to be able to understand and empathize with both the client and the team working on the project.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recommendations for improvement based on a thorough review of business requirements, experience, and best practices
  • Customization of the Zendesk interface to create user-friendly customer service processes that aid in a faster resolution, including workflow configuration, agent roles and permissions, input fields and notifications
  • Creation of custom ticket fields and forms
  • Automation of business rules and processes in order to reduce manual input and errors, allowing agents to focus on value-add activities
  • Agent training that includes a live Q&A session, empowering agents to manage customer requests more efficiently
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical users, and translate feedback from non-technical users into actionable configuration items
  • Ability to prioritize user requests effectively and manage user expectations
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple projects
  • Proven track record of being able to learn and adapt to a complex environment with multiple dependencies and niche processes


  • 3 years of Zendesk administration
  • Zendesk Administrator Certification
  • Experience with Zendesk Sell, Explore, Talk and Chat
  • General familiarity with Zendesk Sunshine and Conversations

Technical Knowledge

  • Understanding of core Zendesk functionality (Support module), such as: Brands, Groups, User Roles, Ticket forms, Triggers, Automations, SLAs etc
  • Understanding of Zendesk API and it’s functional applications
  • Understanding of the Zendesk app marketplace and how to use it to provide cost effective solutions to customers
  • Zendesk API and Zendesk App development a plus

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