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Technical Support Engineer

Plaid

Plaid

IT, Customer Service
United States
Posted on Monday, March 18, 2024
We believe that the way people interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. We’re dedicated to empowering this transformation by building the tools and experiences that thousands of developers use to create their own products. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo, SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 12,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam. #LI-Remote
Today, Plaid Support ensures our customers' applications can help their consumers live their best financial lives by ensuring our products continue to operate as expected. We investigate the root cause of integration issues, quantify their scope and impact, and when we can’t fix them ourselves, we work with our Growth and Engineering teams to reach a solution.
As we continue to grow, we’re looking for Technical Support Engineers (TSEs) to join the team to help us balance the needs of customers, users and internal stakeholders, while navigating critical technical issues. In this role, you will manage issues from their first symptom to their eventual resolution, communicating with our customers and internal stakeholders throughout the process. People who succeed in this role tend to be empathetic, collaborative, technically minded, and most importantly - customer-centric. They have an interest in learning more about financial services, and are excited to help customers resolve complex issues. TSEs become embedded within engineering teams at Plaid, and we have a high technical bar to ensure that we all speak the same language. Our Support team sets aggressive goals to meet the standards our customers expect, and we collaborate cross-functionally with our Engineering, Product, Financial Access, and Go-to-Market teams in order to achieve these goals.

Responsibilities

  • Respond to 10-12 customer ticket per day, meeting quality standards
  • Contribute to brainstorming and project execution (tooling, documentation, process improvements)
  • Assist GTM teams with escalations
  • Collaborate with EPD teams on issue resolution

Qualifications

  • Must Haves:
  • 2+ Years in a similar role
  • Technical competency; Knowledge of APIs, SQL, typescript, javascript or python
  • Genuine interest and passion for Support
  • Effective communication (written and verbal)
  • Compelling reasons for “why Plaid”
  • Proficient at working remotely
  • Self-starter
  • **Willing to support East Coast working hours**
  • Nice to Haves:
  • Customer-facing experience
  • Technical project work
  • Zendesk, Jira, Mode knowledge
Our mission at Plaid is to unlock financial freedom for everyone. To support that mission, we seek to build a diverse team of driven individuals who care deeply about making the financial ecosystem more equitable. We recognize that strong qualifications can come from both prior work experiences and lived experiences. We encourage you to apply to a role even if your experience doesn't fully match the job description. We are always looking for team members that will bring something unique to Plaid!
Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations@plaid.com.
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