Product Support Engineer

| Austin

BigCommerce is looking for a Product Support Engineer for our Austin Four Points Office. In this exciting role, you will assist every area of the business with your expert level product knowledge and technical ability. You will be responsible for troubleshooting the most complex technical issues encountered by merchants and developers leveraging the best, and most successful, eCommerce platform for growing businesses.

What You’ll Do:

  • Use trace analysis, debug skills, code, and proprietary tools to analyze system problems, develop and test solutions for higher priority/more complex issues
  • Perform analysis techniques to manage critical situations that involve technically challenging issues
  • Execute platform and code tests. Identify and communicate defects through creation, prioritization, and organization of those defects via internal tracking system (JIRA); build/lead corrective action plans for these defects as appropriate
  • Work as an extension of the Product and Engineering team. Provide engineering-quality code fixes for minor defects to the core application and/or themes; attend Sprint and Release Train meetings and disseminate information to other teams within the organization when necessary
  • Contribute to the software development of tools, apps, or core software improvements, including feature requests coming directly from customers
  • Assist agencies and high value clients with creating and troubleshooting custom API solutions as needed
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of released products and participate in pre-release activities, BETA programs, and ongoing improvement of products
  • Communicate and help solve complex issues for our merchants via escalated cases
  • Act as a product advocate for customers and provides client prospective/client feedback to the engineering/product team.
  • Perform other duties and assignments as required

Who You Are:

  • A BigCommerce expert. You know the platform inside and out. A minimum of 6 months in-depth experience with the BigCommerce platform
  • Exceptional troubleshooting, testing and debugging skills with a deep Knowledge of DNS, SSL, and the BigCommerce technical infrastructure
  • Formal training or equivalent experience with front-end or full stack development languages such as JavaScript, Node.JS, Angular, and JSON; expert-level HTML and CSS skills and a deep understanding of the Stencil Framework and Handlebars programming language are required
  • Strong understanding of BigCommerce API; capable of performing, testing, and debugging requests
  • Ability to self manage to prioritize the most critical needs of the team; exceptional time management, and the ability to work independently
  • Intermediate level experience with internal tools (logstash, rundeck); general understanding of code deployment and supporting tools like Github
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Helping people is what you do, and you look forward to helping in any way you can - whether it’s our customer or internal stakeholders
  • Teamwork isn't something you just talk about, you believe in it and help keep it going
  • Working on complex puzzles and finding out why things tick interest you
  • Schedule must be flexible in order to support global teams

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

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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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