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Customer Support Engineer



Customer Service
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

From Fivetran’s founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We’re proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

About the Role

At Fivetran our CSEs take on exciting technical challenges while partnering with customers both internal and external to drive issues to an outcome that exceeds expectations.

The Customer Support team is responsible for creating solutions and providing excellent experience for every customer. As a Customer Support Engineer, you will be working with new and existing customers in a highly technical capacity, ensuring success for our existing valued customers.

Fivetran Support partners with some of the most passionate teams in the world, our customer’s teams, to deliver a best-in-class experience. Via a collaborative and holistic approach that is focused not only on resolution but also prevention of future issues, the Customer Support Engineer (CSE) acts as our customer’s technical champion within Fivetran.

This is a full-time position based out of our Dublin office.

Technologies You’ll Use

  • Zendesk, New Relic, SQL, Java, GCP, AWS
  • Diverse REST and GraphQL APIs (prominent ones such as Stripe, Shopify and Meta)

What You’ll Do

  • Work closely with Fivetran customers and other stakeholders to ensure timely resolution of reported incidents.
  • Take end-to-end ownership of customer cases beginning with initial troubleshooting and identification of root cause until complete case resolution.
  • Provide troubleshooting support to Fivetran customers and partners via multiple channels (web, email, virtual meetings, etc.)
  • Help customers round the clock and should be willing to work in shifts in a 24x7 work environment.
  • Investigate incidents utilizing the Fivetran environment, connectors, logs, and other troubleshooting tools.
  • Work closely with Fivetran’s engineering team by submitting well-documented bugs which arise from customer-submitted cases.
  • Work with Fivetran’s Product team to ensure feature requests are addressed and handled in a timely fashion.
  • Document any known or newly identified solutions in our knowledge base and share this knowledge across the team.
  • Collaborate with teammates on technical and non-technical projects.

Skills We’re Looking For

  • 1 -5 years previous experience
  • Strong Customer Advocacy skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Highly developed, process-oriented skills for troubleshooting, problem-solving, and issue resolution
  • Good teaming skills with a passion for building a positive culture where we leave our ego at the door
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment, and function in global arenas
  • Excellent analytical skills and strong attention to detail
  • Basic ability to read and understand Java/ C++ (any programming language) and experience in reading and analyzing Java stack traces and exceptions
  • Basic understanding of networking fundamentals and the TCP/IP model
  • Experience with databases (SQL and NoSQL) as well as basic SQL commands
  • Experience building or troubleshooting APIs
  • Understanding of Data Warehousing fundamentals and concepts
  • Experience in various operating systems such as Windows, UNIX/Linux
  • Comfortable navigating Github and submitting Pull Requests

Bonus Skills​

  • Expertise in at least one SaaS or REST API



Perks and Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid medical insurance*
  • Generous paid time-off policy (PTO), plus paid sick time, inclusive parental leave policy, holidays, and volunteer days off
  • RSU stock grants*
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours, free food, and fun team-building activities
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Recharge, reenergize, and pursue personal and professional goals with a 30-day paid leave after 5 years*
  • Access to an innovative mental health support platform that offers personalized care and resources in areas such as: therapy, coaching, and self-guided mindfulness exercises for all covered employees and their covered dependents.

*May vary by country and worker type - please reach out to your recruiter for more information

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We’re honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we’re proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. Read about us in Forbes.

Fivetran brings together high-quality talent across the globe to make data access as easy and reliable as electricity for our customers. We value and recognize that our customers benefit from having innovative teams made of people from many backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Fivetran promotes diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging through attracting, recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce, not only because it is the right thing to do, but because it helps us build a world-class company to better serve our customers, our people and our communities.

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