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Vice President of Technical Support


Company Background

Our client is a data security company backed by a top-20 PE firm. Their solutions enable their customers to identify and protect sensitive data and provide assistance with compliance auditing. They have been on a very exciting growth trajectory over the past two years (both organic and inorganic), making 9 acquisitions and scaling their product offerings significantly.

The Position

Our client is looking to bring in a VP of Technical Support to head up their team of 150+ technical engineers. The ideal candidate has significant management experience in a customer success / technical support space and will be able to span a complex matrix of solutions, organizing the engineers to ensure alignment between products and subject matter expertise. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide effective and inspiring leadership to the technical support team - 150 people in total
  • Organize teams to ensure expertise across our client’s 17 product families and 150+ product applications - align product knowledge with solution sets and organize teams with subject matter expertise
  • Proactively seek out opportunities to improve processes and automation
  • Leverage knowledge of enterprise-level systems to help build out robust commercial and enterprise operations plans
  • Work with executives on the customer teams to drive efficiencies and set up a solid foundation for future company growth

Qualifications and Candidate Background

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Effective communication skills - possess a high EQ and the executive presence required for influencing decision making internally, and interacting with key C-suite external stakeholders
  • Experience managing a young team and nurturing more junior colleagues
  • Natural instincts to balance confidence, humility, and diplomacy – able to work with employees at all levels
  • Successful track record of working in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment
  • The ability to work well as a thought partner to leaders across the organization and drive internal alignment 
  • Be able to inspire dynamic teams that produce results in a rapidly scaling organization
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Roll-up sleeves "do-er" who is hungry to make the next step in their career


The role is remote, with a preference for east coast time zones.


Kiarah Jabines
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