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Customer Success Engineer - German Speaking

Algolia

Algolia

Customer Service, Sales & Business Development
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024
The Customer Success Engineer (CSE) serves as a designated technical contact and a trusted advisor to Algolia’s customers. The CSE is the key member of the team, for all technical topics including customer onboarding, training and ensuring the resolution of complex issues with the full context and understanding of the customers specific product and technology environment. The CSE 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 CSE gains an understanding of the customer’s overall technical environment, usage trends, and pain points - which is used by the CSE to effectively support customers.

YOUR ROLE WILL CONSIST OF

  • 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.

YOU MIGHT BE A FIT IF YOU HAVE

  • Fluent English and German language skills
  • Functional knowledge of at least one programming language 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
  • Travel to customers' locations may be required

NICE TO HAVE

  • Familiarity with iOS & Android platforms.
  • Experience supporting open-source projects & their GitHub communities.
  • 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

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REMOTE STRATEGY:

Algolia’s flexible workplace model is designed to empower all Algolians to fulfill our mission to power search and discovery with ease. We place an emphasis on an individual’s impact, contribution, and output, over their physical location. Algolia is a high-trust environment and our team members have the autonomy to choose where they want to work and when. We know community comes in many forms and strive to create opportunities for intentional in-person connection in our offices and virtually for our remote colleagues around the world.

We have a global presence with physical offices in San Francisco, NYC, Paris, London, Sydney and Bucharest.

ABOUT US:

Algolia prides itself on being a pioneer and market leader offering an AI Search solution that empowers 17,000+ businesses to compose customer experiences at internet scale that predict what their users want with blazing fast search and web browse experience. Algolia powers more than 30 billion search requests a week – four times more than Microsoft Bing, Yahoo, Baidu, Yandex and DuckDuckGo combined.

Algolia is part of a cadre of innovative new companies that are driving the next generation of software development, creating APIs that make developers’ lives easier; solutions that are better than building from scratch and better than having to tweak monolithic SaaS solutions.

In 2021, the company closed $150 million in series D funding and quadrupled its post-money valuation of $2.25 billion. Being well capitalized enables Algolia to continue to invest in its market leading platform, to better serve its thousands of customers–including Under Armor, Petsmart, Stripe, Gymshark, and Walgreens, to name just a few.

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

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.

READY TO APPLY?

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for building the world’s best search & discovery technology, we’d love to review your application!