Hospitality Software Systems Consultant

  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Company Description

We don’t wait for the future. We create it.

Red Lion Hotels Corporation is an innovative hospitality and technology company doing business as RLH Corporation and focuses on the franchising, management and ownership of upscale, midscale and economy hotels. The company focuses on maximizing return on invested capital for hotel owners across North America through relevant brands, industry-leading technology and forward-thinking services.

Innovation has fueled our company's repositioning and growth for the last two years - it's what is going to propel us forward. We value passion, innovative thinking, hard work, fortitude and a sense of urgency. The driver behind our growth, our bold and disruptive brands, and the game-changing technology we bring to the hospitably market is our people that make RLH well…RLH!

Job Description

  • Facilitate PMS Training and On-boarding process for new Hotels or hotels implementing the OPERA Property Management System
  • Travel is required for this position for up to 100% (when required)
  • Ability to do shift work is required occasionally, to accommodate training for overnight staff
  • Part of escalation path for after hours emergency issues with hotels
  • Daily duties while in office include:
    • Resolving Helpdesk tickets
    • Conducting remote training using computer sharing tools
    • Creating user documentation including online educational videos
    • In depth application testing
    • Assisting the RLHC IT Training and Support Teams in client training and/or support issues
  • Work as project coordinator with Hotel Team, Manager and Project Management team

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Experience with OPERA PMS (5.5, 9, Cloud, On Premise)
  • Experience in application training in the hotel\hospitality environment
  • Understanding of Third Party Integrations to PMS, how they work and fit into the overall solution
  • Hotel online marketing knowledge including Booking Engine, CRS and GDS
  • Knowledge of Independent Hotel Operations including:
    • Hotel Night Audit
    • Hotel Accounting
    • PMS Ledgers
    • Condo/Timeshare
    • Hotel Sales and Catering and/or Spa
  • Experience with current versions of:
    • Microsoft Windows Operating system
    • Microsoft Office 365
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox browsers
    • Mobile Operating systems (Apple iOS and Android)
    • Collaborative messaging platforms like Microsoft Teams or Slack
  • Experience with remote training and access tools such as GoToMeeting, TeamViewer and Zoom Meetings
  • Basic wired and wireless network connectivity skills
  • Experience with using\setting up a digital projector
  • Experience with Project\Task Management tools like MS Project, Base Camp,PPM Express and MS Planner
  • Ability to pass a skills test to confirm knowledge base
  • Eagerness to learn new systems

Position Requisites:

  • Qualified candidates must have 2+ years of hotel operations experience
  • Qualified candidates must have 3+ years of training experience (training with hotel / resort is preferred)
  • Ability to facilitate remote and onsite user and management level training for RLHC hospitality systems with class sizes of 2-20 users.
  • Working knowledge of OPERA PMS (property management system)
  • Professional appearance and presence at all times when working with hotel teams
  • Ability to work with several vertical teams to achieve successful on-boarding for our hotels
  • Possess excellent communication/written skills
  • Patience
  • Strong Troubleshooting Skills
  • Multilingual is a plus
  • Must Possess Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Understand learning types, agendas and time management within a corporate training classroom
  • Ability to work efficiently and productively from home and remote locations
  • Self-Starter
  • Ability to take constructive and non-constructive criticism from team-members, inter-department vertical teams, managers and customers
  • Additional duties as assigned by manager or project lead\manager

Additional Information

At RLH Corp, we give our associates a chance to do meaningful work, believe in accountability, and make the work we do count. We understand that our successes are due to our incredible people who embody the spirit of our core values:

  1. Act with heart
  2. Do the right thing
  3. Be adventurous
  4. Live authentically
  5. Embody grit
  6. Lift as one
  7. Pursue excellence