IND(Chennai)-Developer Advocate — Lifion

Req Number: 170972
Category: Technology
Posted Date: March 18, 2019
Work Location(s): Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN

Team: Lifion – Developer Services Team
Position Title: Developer Advocate / Senior Developer Advocate
Reporting To: Manager — Developer Services Team

Position Purpose:
As part of ADP’s Lifion programme, this position is a key member of the Developer Services Team providing technical & product support for ADP’s next generation HCM platform; identifies, researches, replicates and resolves technical problems; responds to telephone calls, emails and requests for technical support; documents, tracks and monitors reported problems to ensure a timely resolution.
The Developer Services Team will play a pivotal role in assisting application developers understand the platform better, bridging business problems with technical solutions, so they can build world-class products. The ideal candidate should have a strong technical background that enables them to easily interact with Platform Developers, a demonstrated ability to communicate concepts and technical know-how in the form of high-quality technical documentation and be a communication specialist.

Key Responsibilities:
Issue Management:

  • Handle inbound service requests or incidents via ticket system
  • Monitor open and escalated tickets, providing client updates for ongoing issues
  • Review and handle escalated issues from Service Desk Support, as necessary
  • Escalate issues to the Application Development team, when necessary
  • Demonstrate the ability to multi-task and take proactive ownership and responsibility for multiple issues.

Problem Analysis & Resolution:

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot issues.
  • Conduct system/application analysis and determine root cause of problems.
  • Resolve user issues by reviewing system and application information, recreating the user error and testing changes.
  • Collaborate with the Application Development team to test solutions and enhancements.
  • Validate application patches, releases and updates for bugs and defects.

Customer Engagement:

  • Provide guidance and solutions to clients concerning their issues including identifying problems, researching answers and corrective steps
  • Facilitate a positive customer experience during client communications and collaborative efforts.


  • Improve client references by writing and maintaining documentation (i.e. guides, KB articles and How To’s)
  • Summarize resolution for each client issue for incident and problem management.


  • Willingness and ability to quickly learn the ADP’s HCM platform and keep up to date as it evolves
  • Mentor/coach new Support team members
  • Provide training on platform features, processes when necessary.


  • Good analytical and troubleshooting skills with a demonstrated proficiency at technical problem solving/root cause analysis in order to identify issues and resolve
  • Ability to work with non-technical clients to gather business requirements and technical clients to keep up to date with progress made in platform
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • At least 2 years of application, software, or web support experience
  • Knowledge/experience of web development tools, scripting and SQL queries, a plus.

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