Software Support Specialist - Public Facing Solutions

Software Support Plano, Texas United States




The Software Support Specialist, Public Facing Solutions provides software support for Tyler clients in the use, functionality, and understanding of our products and databases. They also ensure timely resolution of client software issues through data analysis and functionality troubleshooting using multiple development tools, best practice communication, team coordinated testing, and other available tools for resolving issues. The Software Support Specialist, Public Facing Solutions is expected to continually grow and expand knowledge of the product. The incumbent must be available to work a shift between 7 AM and 7 PM CST, Monday thru Friday; additionally, works an occasional Saturday for testing and after-hours support for system upgrades and on-call outage coverage. 





  • Provides phone, web or email software support to resolve client inquiries, change requests and problems effectively and efficiently. 
  • Analyzes data reports, forms, and web technologies. 
  • May Use and program SQL to resolve basic to moderate issues. 
  • Adds/Edits to client’s configurations as requested. 
  • Responsibly communicates to all parties involved in issue resolution to meet and manage client expectations. 
  • Uses Tyler’s client management system to create, track, and/or update details on the specifics of client issue(s). 
  • Uses Tyler’s knowledge base system to enhance content articles for clients and internal training needs. 
  • May assist with writing estimates for software modification specifications and documentation of support processes. 
  • Assists in coordination during client or application outages, during and outside business hours. 
  • Will submit client issues to development team for resolution as needed. 
  • Performs Quality Assurance testing for software module upgrades/changes. Analyzes and reports results to ensure that software performs as required.  Testing may be performed outside of business hours. 
  • May provide training to client end-users. 
  • Creates or enhances documentation throughout the support process. 
  • Contributes to company knowledge library and/or Tyler Community. 
  • May participate in Early Adopter activities. 
  • May participate in User Group meetings and activities. 
  • Commits to expanding technological skills and knowledge of the Tyler products. 
  • Demonstrates awareness of and adherence to Company policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook. These include, but are not limited to, Safety, Equal Employment Opportunity, Business Ethics, and Anti-Harassment policies. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 
  • Occasional travel (0-20%) for on-site support.  



  • A minimum of 12 months previous experience required in an Associate Software Support Specialist position, or in a position which demonstrates systems knowledge and experience. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Exceptional customer service aptitude required. 
  • Effective decision making and problem-solving skills involving troubleshooting basic to moderate issues. 
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Effective analytical ability, particularly in a technical environment.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of database structures including fields, tables, views, database objects, etc. 
  • Proficiency in SQL is highly preferred. 
  • Basic understanding of XML. 
  • Knowledge with Customer Relationship Management system such as Microsoft Dynamics or Salesforce preferred.  
  • Knowledge and practice with Knowledge Centered Service best practices. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of software development tools are a plus.