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CNO Financial Group Lead Agent Tech Support Specialist- Remote in Central & Eastern Time Zones in Carmel, Indiana

CNO’s worksite division, Optavise, is seeking a Lead Agent Tech Support Specialist act as a team lead for a Technology Support team. This includes managing calendars, providing agent support coverage, and identifying additional training opportunities along with areas of improvement. The Lead Tech Support Specialist is responsible for servicing agent inquiries regarding moderately complex to complex software questions and issues. The specialist will use information provided by the agent to triage potential issues and provide solutions or education on the process. Along with serving as the main point of contact for the agent for resolutions, this role will also serve as an escalation point for other Tech Support roles.

As a Lead Agent Tech Support Specialist your responsibilities will include:

  • Serve as an escalation point for sales technology tools and processes.

  • Provide guidance and solutions to resolve field issues, taking a broad perspective on issues and may develop new and less obvious solutions.

  • Collaborate with many departments across the organization to understand and improve the customer experience.

  • Recommend on-going process improvements and streamlined processes to deliver operational efficiency.

  • Analyze call logs to spot common trends and underlying issues.

  • Assist with performance reviews.

  • Schedule tech support coverage.

  • Identify and conduct necessary training sessions with Tech Support team members.

  • Troubleshoot moderately complex to complex technical issues over the phone, by email, or by WebEx to assist with software setups or to resolve software related problems.

  • Analyze and respond to emails that are received into the technical support queues.

The Lead Agent Tech Support Specialist position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Possess knowledge of sales and technology tools and processes.

  • Solve problems and have the ability to identify key issues and patterns from partial/conflicting data.

  • Possess strong relationship management/teamwork skills.

  • Demonstrate conflict and issue resolution abilities.

  • Collaborate for successful partnerships.

  • Utilize strong verbal and written communication skills.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • High School Diploma is required. Associate’s degree is preferred.

  • Minimum of five years of customer service experience; previous team lead responsibilities is desirable.

At this time, CNO is not mandating its associates to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. However, this is an evolving situation, in the future CNO may require its associates to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations required by applicable law.

CNO Financial Group offices reopened in April 2022, and we will be pursuing a hybrid working model. Associates who live within a 60-mile radius of a corporate office (Birmingham, Carmel, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando, and Milwaukee) will have access to come into that Office up to 2 days/week, and work from home at least 3 days/week. This role is full time work from home (WFH), also known as Remote. This role can be performed from any US based location within the central or eastern time zone. Work cannot be performed from outside of the United States.

CNO provides life and health insurance, annuities, financial services, and workforce benefits solutions through our family of brands and supported by our associates and agents. Our customers work hard to save for the future, and we help protect their health, income and retirement needs with 3.2 million policies and more than $35 billion in total assets. Our 3,400 associates, 8,600 exclusive agents and independent partner agents guide individuals, families, and businesses through a lifetime of financial decisions.

We are financially strong and well positioned for continued growth, and we are grounded in our core values of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I), Integrity, Customer Focus, Excellence, and Teamwork. We have offices in more than 260 communities in the U.S., including our headquarters in Carmel, Indiana, and corporate offices in Birmingham, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee.

At CNO Financial Group, we’re always looking forward—to the security and stability we help create for our insurance brands’ customers, and the growth we create within our own company. We're looking for ambitious people who want to do more. We'll provide you with opportunities to grow your skills through challenging professional experiences.

If you're looking for a culture that encourages development, helps you reach your potential, and rewards you for your contribution, then CNO Financial Group is right for you. For more information, visit

ReqID: POS-20435

Category: Information Technology

Job Type: Full-Time

Additional Locations: Chicago, IL; Philadelphia, PA; Birmingham, AL; Orlando, FL; Milwaukee, WI; Atlanta, GA