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Join the team as our next Supportability Engineer for Twilio based in EMEA.

Who we are & why we're hiring

Twilio powers real-time business communications and data solutions that help companies and developers worldwide build better applications and customer experiences.

Although we're headquartered in San Francisco, we're on a journey to becoming a globally antiracist company that supports diversity, equity & inclusion wherever we do business. We employ thousands of Twilions worldwide, and we're looking for more builders, creators, and visionaries to help fuel our growth momentum.

We are a growing Supportability Engineering team focused on walking in the customer’s shoes, through our product into the support experiences, understanding the challenges and detailing areas for improvement and innovations. 

About the job

Twilio is seeking an exceptional Supportability Engineer to join our growing Customer Supportability team. This position is needed to serve as the liaison between our R&D and Support Teams for Email. Supportability Engineers work closely with Product Managers to make products more supportable and to transition products from R&D to Support, work with R&D to triage bugs and drive resolution, and work with frontline support teams to deliver readiness and serve as specialists for our products.

You will champion and drive proactive customer-centric features into the products and services, to eliminate and prevent customer issues.

The successful candidate is a dynamic individual with a track record of self-improvement, persistence in driving towards goals even in the face of adversity, focus on results, and an ability to draw the best out of people in a genuine way. The person hired for this position must use data to develop insights and use these to influence the appropriate stakeholders. Technical skills, strong program management skills, and excellent verbal/written communication skills are a must.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver excellent partner and customer satisfaction by supporting our Email support delivery team and influencing product and business teams to improve product supportability.
  • Construct an evidence-based business case for significant R&D changes 
  • Direct proactive and predictive measures (auto-healing, deflection, error codes), as well as reactive measures (bug fixes) 
  • Translate Twilio support experience into product-group specific needs, and work with Support Delivery to implement the appropriate support plans
  • Drive your team to deliver release roadmaps and build comprehensive views of the R&D release pipeline through engagement with the Product team 
  • Provide inputs to Support Deliver Managers to enable implementation of standardized support experience 
  • Ensure your team commences release management processes, working closely with Product Managers, coordinating readiness activities, including content development for training, on time to meet the product/service timeline.

Qualifications 

Not all applicants will have skills that match a job description exactly. Twilio values diverse experiences in other industries, and we encourage everyone who meets the required qualifications to apply. While having "desired" qualifications makes for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. If your career is starting or hasn't followed a traditional path, don't let that stop you from considering Twilio. We are always looking for people who will bring something new to the table!

Required

  • 5+ years of experience in a direct customer support capacity or providing support as Tier 2 or above is also a good experience.
  • Experience working within the technology industry (Including APIs and VOIP) in either a development or support capacity. Familiarity with email application(s) and systems preferred.
  • You have experience using industry tools to search databases, create custom queries, and generate reports - Splunk, DataDog, SQL, etc.
  • You have a demonstrated history of customer focus and empathy, including the ability to analyze data to make informed decisions that enable you to influence both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • You are an expert at managing escalations effectively; a focus on email applications and protocols is preferred.
  • You have an innate drive to learn, be at the forefront of subject matter expertise (SME), and use that position to help others grow their knowledge.
  • Demonstrate strategic problem solver and technical ability to understand software, APIs, and identify areas of product/process improvements, discuss product roadmaps, engage with product managers, recognize emerging issues and influence outcomes.
  • Demonstrated cross-group R&D and marketing relationships is highly preferred.
  • You can independently manage your time and priorities, have the ability to work well under pressure, and are proficient at developing workflows to remain efficient at tasks while following standard processes and procedures.
  • Strong analytical ability and effective at using multiple data sources to drive change.
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity.
  • Strong operational focus with an analytical and process-minded mentality.

Location 

This role is remote and based in EMEA. Approximately 5% travel is anticipated. 

What We Offer

There are many benefits to working at Twilio, including, in addition to competitive pay, things like generous time-off, ample parental and wellness leave, healthcare, a retirement savings program, and much more. Offerings vary by location.

Twilio thinks big. Do you?

We like to solve problems, take the initiative, pitch in when needed, and are always up for trying new things. That's why we seek out colleagues who embody our values — something we call Twilio Magic. Additionally, we empower employees to build positive change in their communities by supporting their volunteering and donation efforts.

So, if you're ready to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and be the best version of yourself, apply now!

If this role isn't what you're looking for, please consider other open positions.

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Twilio is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Twilio is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Additionally, Twilio participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.

Twilio is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at accommodation@twilio.com.

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