Technical Support Engineer (German Speaking)

As a Technical Support Engineer at Twilio, you will be the voice of Twilio to our customers and partners; we’ll count on you to interact in a friendly and professional way. You will engage with our customers' and partners' developers, architects and support personnel to resolve complex problems with potentially very costly and far-reaching consequences.

About the job:

  • You will help customers understand the finer points of Twilio capabilities and influence them to implement best practices.
  • You will interact, collaborate and network with other departments in Twilio in your search for solutions that our customers need.
  • You will work cross functionally with Engineering, Product Management and Sales. Sometimes you will work with similar cross-functional teams from partner organizations.
  • You will help us understand customer trends, documenting and reporting what you observe to the management team in order to better improve our support process.

Requirements:

  • Fluency in English and German (MUST).
  • 5+ years experience in a client-facing technical role.
  • Desire to deliver positive customer experiences by identifying their problems and guiding them through complex technical solutions.
  • Ability to professionally and diplomatically address customer concerns and provide concise feedback.
  • Excellent reading comprehension, listening, and writing skills.
  • A firm understanding of the technology stacks common to the Web ecosystem.
  • A functional knowledge of general purpose programming languages.
  • You are good at and enjoy debugging other people’s code.
  • Solid understanding of computer networking.
  • Experience working with team members in different geographic locations and timezones and with diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Telecomm experience preferred. For example, you have implemented, deployed and/or maintained/supported Avaya/Cisco/OpenVBX/or similar platforms of significant size.
  • Knowledge of IP Telephony protocols a plus.
  • Flexible work schedule. The ideal candidate must be open to shift work.
  • You hold a Bachelor’s degree or have equivalent work experience.

Bonus points:

  • Attendance of programming/coding bootcamps.
  • iOS and Android programming experience.
  • Experience with call centers and/or IVRs from a technical perspective.

About us:

Twilio makes communications easy and powerful. With Twilio's platform, businesses can make communications relevant and contextual by embedding real-time communication and authentication capabilities directly into their software applications. Twilio gives businesses the ability to innovate, prototype, create, and connect with their customers at the right time and in the right way. Founded in 2008, Twilio is a public company based in San Francisco, California with other offices around the world.


Twilio is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status and operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. #LI-POST


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