Tier 1 Technical Support Specialist

Platform Science
San Diego, CA
30+ days ago
Platform Science
Platform Science

Job Description

Interested in revolutionizing and disrupting the $800 billion dollar transportation industry? Come join us!

Who we are

Founded in 2015, Platform Science is an open IoT platform that empowers enterprise trucking fleets to take control of their technology. We make it easy for fleets to develop, deploy and manage mobile devices and applications on one unified solution, ensuring safety, compliance, relevant communication and optimized workflows.

Our Platform Science team is made up of brilliant, passionate, and diverse people, who ask big questions and come up with amazing answers. We aspire to hire people of different backgrounds, abilities, and perspectives to build a company culture that fosters creativity, innovation, and growth. Platform Science is committed to creating a welcoming environment across all teams where everyone can make an impact. We value resourcefulness, empathy, transparency, and thinking with the "one team" mentality.

About the role

We are looking for a qualified Tier 1 Technical Support Specialist to join our Customer Success team here in San Diego, CA and assist our customers with technical issues associated with our products and services. Your responsibilities include resolving customer questions, recommending technical solutions and guiding product users through features and functionalities. To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with technical help desk software and express an interest to learn about the transportation IoT industry. Ultimately, you will help establish our reputation as a company that offers excellent customer support during Pilot tests and after-sales installs and diagnostics.

**This will be shift work from Tuesday-Friday 12pm-8:30pm PST and Saturday 1:00pm-10:00pm PST.**

What you'll do:

  • Research and identify solutions to software and hardware issues using tools provided.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues, including heavy android application support
  • Track calls to resolution, within agreed time limits
  • Talk customers through a series of actions, either via phone, email or chat, until they've solved a technical issue
  • Properly escalate unresolved issues to appropriate internal teams (e.g. Tier 2, manager or other)
  • Provide prompt and accurate feedback to customers and log cases in Salesforce
  • Document technical knowledge in the form of Knowledge Base articles within Salesforce
  • Maintain courteous and professional relationships with clients
  • Analyze and report product malfunctions (for example, by testing different scenarios or impersonating users)
  • Update our internal databases with information about technical issues and useful discussions with customers
  • Share feature requests and effective workarounds with team members
  • Gather customer feedback and document using company tools

What you bring to the table:

  • Proven work experience as a Technical Support Representative, Desktop Support Engineer, IT Help Desk Technician or similar experience
  • Good understanding of computer systems, mobile devices and other tech products
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot basic technical issues
  • Familiarity with remote desktop applications and help desk software (eg. Salesforce)
  • Ability to provide step-by-step technical help, both written and verbal
  • Experience using help desk software and remote support tools
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Flexibility to potentially work shift hours

What will make you stand out:

  • Familiarity with the IoT/Telematics industry
  • Salesforce experience
  • Excellent customer support skills

Platform Science Benefits Highlights

  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits (some plans are 100% covered by Platform Science for you and your family)
  • Generous paid time off and company holidays
  • Up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • 401k matching
  • Investment in your professional growth in the company



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