Technical Support Specialist
Instacart, Toronto, Ontario Canada
Groceries and home essentials delivered from local stores in 1 hour
Founded in 2012, Instacart is a leader in North American online groceries and one of the fastest growing companies in e-commerce. Instacart's same-day delivery and pickup services bring everyday essentials and fresh groceries to consumers in the U.S. and Canada in as fast as an hour. At Instacart, we believe that great people are the ingredients for success. We like to think that we are like a potluck, everyone brings something new, different and flavorful to the table. Our mix of thoughtful, inventive and neighborly employees work together to deliver our common goal, to make grocery shopping effortless, and give valuable time back to our customers. We believe that just as meals are best shared together, success is best shared together. If this excites you, then Instacart just might be the place for you. Welcome home.
The Platform Support Team is responsible for day-to-day client interaction and account management, ensuring all milestones are managed and tracked, and that responsible team members are delivery tasks per project plan. Our product roadmap is full of challenging projects that require innovative engineering solutions. You will be working alongside a team of designers, engineers and data scientists to build scalable and robust distributed systems that power the best digital grocery experience in the market.
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Your day to day...
- Maintain a quick and efficient service level across multiple clients once they are live in Production
- Work closely with the Technical Team to prioritize, solve and communicate response and resolution to clients
- Take ownership of support tickets, adhering to SLAs and resolution time commitments
- Act as a facilitator and assist with the communication between customer and internal teams when escalating issues
- Ensure day-to-day support ticket management and oversight via Jira Service Desk, including ticket triage, escalation to tier 3 technical support and relaying resolution back to clients
- Supporting the full suite of products
- Experience in Java / Python a plus (reading code/logs for troubleshooting).
- Quarterback client calls to drive discussion and resolution on support issues, with assistance from tier 3 technical support
- Manage special projects as directed
We rely on our values to guide our decisions: Solve for the Customer, Every Minute Counts, This is Your Baby, Go Far, Together and Of Course, But Maybe. What does this mean for your role? We are looking for someone who has:
- Strong communication skills, providing clarity on complex technical concepts
- A track record of working cross-functionally across internal teams, and are comfortable communicating with the client and escalating high priority issues when required
- Demonstrated their willingness to learn new things
- Minimum of 3 years of Level 2 support experience
- Experience with SQL queries, checking logs, monitoring systems, scripting, Linux (CentOS)
- Bachelor of Computer Science or equivalent education
- System administration experience, configuring and troubleshooting setups
- API, GA experience a plus
- Experience with an on-call team and after hours support.
Want to see a slice of life at Instacart? Checkout #tasteofinstacart on Instagram and LinkedIn
Instacart is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.
You can choose from a variety of local stores including Whole Foods, Safeway, Costco, Mariano's and many more, as well as being able to mix items from multiple stores into one order. Every day, we solve incredibly hard problems to create an experience for our customers that is nothing short of magical.
Want to learn more about Instacart? Visit Instacart's website.
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