Algolia (W14)

Algolia offers a developer-friendly and enterprise-grade search API

Technical Account Manager - East Coast Time

Location
 
San Francisco / Remote
Job Type
 
Full-time
Experience
 
3+ years
About Algolia

Our mission is to enable every developer and product team to build consumer-grade search for their users that is easy to implement, engaging, and high-performing. With Algolia, consumers are able to easily find and discover what they want across web, mobile, and voice.

Algolia is the search-as-a-service platform that enables companies of all sizes to deliver fast and relevant digital experiences that drive real results. More than 8,000 companies including Stripe, Discovery, Medium, LVMH, Lacoste, Zendesk and Birchbox rely on Algolia to manage 70 billion search queries a month.

Founded in 2012, we're backed by $184M in funding from Accel Partners, Alven, DAG Ventures, Founders Circle, Owl Rock Capital, Point Nine Capital, SaaStr Fund, Salesforce Ventures, Storm Ventures and World Innovation Lab. The team is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Paris, London, Tokyo, New York, and Atlanta. To learn more, visit www.algolia.com.


We’re looking for talented, passionate people to build the world’s best search & discovery technology. As an ownership-driven company, we seek team members who thrive within an environment based on autonomy and diversity.

We're committed to building an inclusive and diverse workplace. We care about each other and the world around us, and embrace talented people regardless of their race, age, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, color, veteran status, disability and socioeconomic background.

About the role

Skills: JavaScript

Please make sure that you are available to cover East Coast times - 8 AM - 5 PM ET

The Technical Account Manager (TAM) serves as a designated technical support contact and a trusted advisor to Algolia’s customers. The TAM works to deliver and manage resolution of complex issues with the full context and understanding of the customers specific product and technology environment. The TAM will orchestrate reactive and proactive support across Algolia Product Engineering teams as related to a customer’s operation and optimization of Algolia’s products. By maintaining a long-term relationship with their customers, a TAM gains an understanding of the customer’s overall technical environment, usage trends, and pain points - which is used by the TAM to effectively support customers.

RESPONSIBILIES:

Serve as the primary point of contact, develop and lead the technical relationships for a named set of accounts. Work closely with your account’s Customer Success Manager to ensure the customer’s long term health through a world-class support experience. Manage a diverse and complex scope of support issues across multiple client engagements. Work across the organization and escalate as necessary for confirmation of solutions or other options. Effectively troubleshoot, properly document, and regularly update customer’s support issues. Submit software bug reports to the Engineering team for problems needing attention. Partner with Product Teams and Engineering to develop subject matter expertise and serve as a product expert to your customers. Develop, maintain and present comprehensive case status reports to customers on a regularly scheduled meeting. Proactively identify and work with the customer to resolve technical risks and bottlenecks. Provide guidance on how to optimize the use of their environment. This role will be required to work East Coast time zone (8 AM - 5 PM ET).

REQUIRMENTS:

5+ years of experience in Technical Support, supporting SaaS enterprise software Working knowledge of development languages such as JavaScript, Java, PHP, C#, Objective-C, Swift, Ruby, Python Experience with REST API, database management, and web development technologies Strong desire to help people solve problems with the ability to explain complex technical concepts to a broad audience Proficiency in communicating complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences via phone and email channels Excellence in time management, task prioritization, and evaluation of situational urgency Algolia operates a 24/7 support center, ability to work weekends and holidays as needed may be required Travel to customers' locations may be required

NICE TO HAVE:

Basic familiarity with iOS & Android platforms. Experience supporting open-source projects & their GitHub communities. Working in a 24/7 contact center environment Experience with Shopify, Magento, and Salesforce.com a plus

WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO CAN LIVE OUR VALUES:

GRIT - Problem-solving and perseverance capability in an ever-changing and growing environment TRUST - Willingness to trust our co-workers and to take ownership CANDOR - Ability to receive and give constructive feedback CARE - Genuine care about other team members, our clients and the decisions we make in the company HUMILITY - Aptitude for learning from others, putting ego aside

BENEFITS:

Covered medical, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family 401(k) Matching Plan Flexible work hours and unlimited Paid Time Off Paid Parental Leave Pre-tax commuter benefits Life insurance and disability benefits

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