Technical Support Engineer – Remote

About Us

At Zyte, we eat data for breakfast and you can eat your breakfast anywhere and work for Zyte. Founded in 2010, we are a globally distributed team of over 240 Zytans working from over 28 countries who are on a mission to enable our customers to extract the data they need to continue to innovate and grow their businesses. We believe that all businesses deserve a smooth pathway to data

For more than a decade, Zyte has led the way in building powerful, easy-to-use tools to collect, format, and deliver web data, quickly, dependably, and at scale. And today, the data we extract helps thousands of organizations make smarter business decisions, secure competitive advantage, and drive sustainable growth. Today, over 3,000 companies and 1 million developers rely on our tools and services to get the data they need from the web.

About The Job:

As a member of the Support Team at Zyte, you will be responsible for providing customer support across all our platforms, working closely with development, sales and other technical teams to ensure our customers are receiving the best service possible.

We are big fans of Continuous Improvement and use metrics to measure and improve our processes, whenever possible we suggest improvements to our products and write our own internal tools in order to give the best possible service to our Customers.

About you:

You are extremely well organised and self-motivated – essential because we’re a remote team. You are a creative problem solver with think-outside-the-box and can-do attitude and have a passion for great customer service.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide world class support for our Zyte customers by delighting them in every interaction
  • Investigate and resolve issues keeping the customer up to date on progress
  • Strong customer focus with a mindset for preventing future recurrence of issues and be an advocate for customers to get the best value possible.
  • Demonstrate leadership and ability to work independently to resolve complex technical issues
  • Share ideas, issues and lessons learned with the rest of the team and the community by constantly adding to and updating our Knowledge Base and process documentation
  • Engage with engineering teams to help resolve issues and propose new features/processes that will improve our products and our customer service.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert for existing or new Product and be the advocate for the Product including new product/feature readiness and gathering feedback.
  • Assist developers in the customer side to help troubleshoot their spider code
  • Provide assistance to internal groups in Zyte to troubleshoot issues and make configuration changes
  • Effectively collaborate within the team and with other teams to constantly improve the processes and tools for greater efficiency and better customer satisfaction
  • Be available to participate in the weekend shift – approximately one weekend every month for additional compensation

Requirements

  • 3+ years of support or equivalent experience in a customer facing role
  • Solid understanding of Computer Networks (DNS, HTTP, TCP/IP, TLS/SSL)
  • Fundamental knowledge of web programming and standards (HTML, Javascript, APIs, REST, JSON, Mysql)
  • Basic understanding of web applications, client utilities, browserstack, headless browsers.
  • Familiarity with Linux/UNIX or Mac Terminal command-line and simple scripting
  • Strong grasp of Python to be able to write and debug code. Prefer familiarity with additional languages such as Javascript, Typescript, Java, Javascript, .net/C#, Golang.
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills and ability to articulate a complex system or problem based on the type of audience
  • Strong team player with good analytical and technical writing skills
  • Strong relationship building skills with a sense of collaboration
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities and commitments

Benefits

By joining the Zyte team, you will:

  • Become part of a self-motivated, progressive, multi-cultural team.
  • Have the freedom & flexibility to work remotely.
  • Get the chance to work with cutting-edge open source technologies and tools.