Application Support

| Austin

About the CompanyBrightpearl is a cutting edge SAAS business in the eCommerce sector that helps online retail brands achieve hyper growth. Our platform and retail expertise enables our users to automate business processes so they can focus on new growth initiatives and delight their own customers.

About the Support role

We are looking for a helpdesk agent who has a passion of providing exceptional customer service and web-based technology support, If so, then look no further. This is an exciting opportunity that combines these two areas.

Within this role we operate with three lines of support. The Customer 1st Support team is the ‘go to’ team for Brightpearl customers, both internal and external, who are looking for assistance with our cloud-based platform in which we serve both retailers and wholesalers.

You will be responsible for diagnosing and resolving customer issues using a combination of technical experience, platform analysis tools and advanced database analysis tools where product knowledge and standard workflows have failed. You will be the core of Brightpearl as we look to achieve a very high level of customer satisfaction.

This role will be a perfect match for you if you pride yourself in delivering excellence, possess fantastic troubleshooting and customer service skills, whilst having the ability to dive deep into a new product to learn it inside out. We’re looking to hire enthusiastic, positive self-starters and go-getters to join our growing team in Austin, TX.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Provide outstanding phone, email, and chat based technical and account services support to our customers in a fast-paced 24x7 environment (expect up to 6 hours of talk / chat time a day)
  • Provide world class Customer 1st Support to our ever-growing customer base with your unsurpassed customer service and problem solving capabilities
  • Replicate customer reported issues and transfer to a developer report with clear reproduction steps and analysis.
  • Ability to recognise severity of issues and react appropriately.
  • Ability to work on time sensitive issues and provide timely resolution and clear customer communication.
  • Occasional ‘on call’ rota availability for emergency issues outside of normal working hours.
  • Feedback to support team colleagues to develop product knowledge and understanding.
  • Develop excellent database structure knowledge.
  • Decrease incoming volume by striving toward first contact resolution and proactively advising customers on best practices solutions.
  • Escalate complex data fixes and summarise the investigation and observations.
  • Ticket creation on Zendesk support system.
  • Building successful relationships with our customers, both internal and external.
  • Proactively looking to improve our service to customers by being sensitive to their business needs.
  • Continuously improving product knowledge using our self-training tools and resources.


Required Experience:

  • Accounting
  • 1+ years working in a technical support / helpdesk environment
  • At least 1 years of experience in a phone based technical support or customer consulting position in a fast paced environment preferred
  • Content generation for help centre documentation.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases.
  • Stock management
  • Order management
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, can do attitude.
  • A team first mindset, with high results, low ego orientation.
  • Collaborative and consultative work style.
  • Passion for technology and helping businesses succeed.
  • Proven problem solver with ability to work under your own initiative.
  • Highly motivated, self-directed and well organized

Desired Experience:

  • Ability to analyze server logs (eg. PHP, Java, HTTP).
  • Accounting, Finance, Business, or Computer Science degree.
  • Experience and knowledge of APIs.
  • Knowledge of writing efficient MySQL queries, and the ability to analyze results of those queries and their impact on user data.
  • Working knowledge of PHP & HTML
  • Good understanding of email protocol (SMTP) and Domain Name Servers (SPF records, CNAME, A records etc.).
  • Experience of online marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon.
  • Experience with online shopping carts such as Magento, Shopify, Bigcommerce.
  • Experience with products related to accounting, inventory, CRM and sales order processing.
  • Good understanding of email protocol (SMTP) and Domain Name Servers (SPF records, CNAME, A records etc.).
  • Working knowledge of PHP & HTML
  • Technical experience with SAAS platforms.
  • Working knowledge of programming.
  • Previous experience with web-based software
  • Previous experience with an accounting or bookkeeping package


We offer a competitive salary, plus a whole host of great benefits like 20 days of PTO + 12 paid holidays, share options, 100% paid medical, dental and vision.

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Located in the San Jacinto Center, we're by to the South Congress Bridge with a great view of Lady Bird Lake.
98 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701

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You have to be a self starter and vocal about what you need. Management wants you to be successful and will help you along the path to success, so don't be shy.


Office Manager

As Head of our Learning and Development team, I make it a point to foster a sense of safety in making mistakes. In my opinion, creativity is always hindered by fear of failure. If I can provide a safety net during training and career development objectives, it allows all teams to try new techniques and challenge current process.


Head of Learning and Development

Brightpearl did a wonderful job making me feel right at home! The environment is very welcoming and laid back. The team is super friendly and helpful. Everyone is motivated and really works well together.


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Dental Benefits
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Onsite Gym
Some Meals Provided
Vision Benefits
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