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Technical Support Representative

| Austin

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce, named a 2019 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is seeking a Technical Support Representative for our 24X7 Customer Success Services (CSS) Team. As a Technical Support Representative you will be responsible for supporting, providing value to, and powering the growth of merchants using the world’s best, and most successful, eCommerce platform for growing businesses. You will educate customers on various platform features, troubleshoot technical issues, and enable merchants to sell more.

What You Will Do

  • Provide outstanding phone, email, and chat based technical support to our customers in a fast-paced 24x7 environment (expect up to 7.5 hours of talk/chat time a day)
  • Provide extraordinary support to our ever-growing merchant base with your unsurpassed customer service and problem solving capabilities
  • Develop solutions and utilize standard operating procedures for improving customer satisfaction and creating lifelong promoters of our brand
  • Communicate with the management team and developers to improve product functionality and resolve issues
  • Decrease incoming volume by striving toward first contact resolution and proactively on-boarding and advising customers on eCommerce best practices
  • Assist customers with common billing, invoice, and account issues
  • Utilize classroom, video, and self-paced training to stay ahead of product advancements and eCommerce best practices; utilize your knowledge to solve problems efficiently
  • Display high levels of professionalism and recurring interactions with departments inside and outside of the CSS organization. 

Who You Are

  • A work ethic that demonstrates dedication to the company, its mission, and the team; a desire to work in a culture of excellence
  • Experience in a customer-facing, service-oriented role is required; experience in a phone, email, or chat-based technical support or customer service contact center preferred
  • Exceptional ability to utilize self service resources (internal guides, Google-fu, external service portals, etc) to find solutions is required
  • Strong aptitude toward various web, e-commerce, and hosting technologies and how they work together is required
  • Ability to read or edit within at least one web language (HTML, CSS, Javascript, Jquery, etc), as well as a basic understanding of data structures, is preferred
  • Exceptional critical thinking and soft skills with a passion for getting every customer on the path to success using thoughtful solutions that best fit each situation
  • Team player interested in growing and competing alongside some of the best technical support agents in the business; willingness to help and seek help from peers
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; an ability to communicate effectively with and deescalate frustrated or upset customers without taking it personally
  • Must be flexible to shift work and occasional overtime in a 24x7, 365 environment

This description is intended to serve as a summary of key duties and responsibilities and may not contain a comprehensive list of activities

Diversity & Inclusion at BigCommerce

We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that. Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Adobe Creative SuiteDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

We're downtown at: 211 E 7th St Suite 500, Austin, TX 78701. We also have an amazing office in NW Austin: 11305 Four Points Drive, Austin TX 78726.

What are BigCommerce Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams. Competitive compensation packages. Pet Insurance. Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one. Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for hourly team members. Employee-driven team building activities like hackathons, paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, movie nights, river floats, etc. Peer to peer rewards and recognition program. Paid parental leave and adoption assistance for new parents. Employer-paid life insurance and disability coverage. Educational assistance for qualified pre- and post-grad courses.

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