Technical Support Engineer 3
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Join the team as our next Technical Support Engineer, Messaging
Who we are & why we’re hiring
Twilio powers real-time business communications and data solutions that help companies and developers worldwide build better applications and customer experiences.
Although we're headquartered in San Francisco, we're on a journey to becoming a globally antiracist company that supports diversity, equity & inclusion wherever we do business. We employ thousands of Twilions worldwide, and we're looking for more builders, creators, and visionaries to help fuel our growth momentum.
About the job
This position is needed to support our customers’ use of Twilio’s Programmable Messaging product. This role will function as the voice of Twilio to our customers and partners and operate as a subject matter expert for Twilio’s Programmable Messaging API. In addition, focus on providing friendly, professional customer service, while problem-solving and demonstrating a high competency in communicating complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences via phone, email, and chat mediums. Advanced time management skills are able to work well under pressure, and are proficient at developing workflows to remain efficient at tasks while still following standard processes and procedures.
In this role, you will:
- Work on messaging email cases submitted by both individual developers and major brands.
- Assist customers with troubleshooting message deliverability issues and debug customer code.
- Speak with a customer on the phone and chat in order to guide them through the development of their SMS application.
- Collaborate with your teammates and the Twilio Product and Engineering teams via Slack. File Jira’s to report reproducible bugs and review our internal knowledge base to stay up to speed with industry shifts and standards.
- Work with your manager to surface customer problems to assist in process betterment.
Not all applicants will have skills that match a job description exactly. Twilio values diverse experiences in other industries, and we encourage everyone who meets the required qualifications to apply. While having “desired” qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. If your career is just starting or hasn't followed a traditional path, don't let that stop you from considering Twilio. We are always looking for people who will bring something new to the table!
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
- 3+ years of experience in a client-facing technical role, preferably in supporting REST API or enterprise software
- A firm understanding of the technology stacks common to the Web ecosystem.
- Functional knowledge of general-purpose programming languages.
- Strong problem-solving and technical troubleshooting skills
- Ability to professionally and diplomatically address customer concerns and provide concise feedback.
- Ability to de-escalate tense/tough customer situations in a live environment.
- Excellent reading comprehension, listening, and writing skills.
- Working hours: 6:30 AM IST to 3:30 PM IST
- Previous exposure or knowledge of Twilio products.
- Coding experience in any language. (reading and debugging)
- Previous experience with JIRA or a similar ticketing system.
This position would be located in our Bangalore office.
What we offer
There are many benefits to working at Twilio, including things like competitive pay, generous time-off, ample parental and wellness leave, healthcare, a retirement savings program, and much more. Offerings vary by location.
Twilio thinks big. Do you?
We like to solve problems, take initiative, pitch in when needed, and are always up for trying new things. That's why we seek out colleagues who embody our values — something we call Twilio Magic. Additionally, we empower employees to build positive change in their communities by supporting their volunteering and donation efforts.
So, if you're ready to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and be the best version of yourself, apply now!
If this role isn't what you're looking for, please consider other open positions.
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