Product Support Engineer
BigCommerce’s mission is to help merchants sell more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses to large enterprises. We focus on being the best ecommerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.
We are equally passionate about growing our employee’s careers and providing them an incredible experience as we rapidly expand across the globe. We are proud to have been recognized numerous times for our product and workplace culture. We empower our people and customers to build, innovate and grow, so together we can redefine the ecommerce industry.
BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.
BigCommerce, named a 2023 "Best Place to Work", is looking for a Product Support Engineer for either our Cork (IRE) or our UK office in London. 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, prioritisation, and organisation 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 provide 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 of 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
- 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
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you need an accommodation in order to interview at BigCommerce, please let us know during any of your interactions with our recruiting team.
Learn more about the BigCommerce team, culture and benefits at https://careers.bigcommerce.com.