Technical Support Engineer at Odoo (San Francisco, CA)

Technical Support Engineer at Odoo (San Francisco, CA)

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Location: San Francisco, CA
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-11-11 05:00:42

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Technical Support Engineer

The role will be 100% remote for now #socialdistancing. Eventually, it will convert into a hybrid commute in San Francisco CA. Relocation bonus available depending upon location.

Do you like solving bugs and finding solutions to help companies grow?

Do you like being a detective and solving problems with code?

If you answered yes, then read below!

Odoo is the world's top open-source ERP SaaS software and Technical Support Engineers are key to our future success! Technical Support Engineers coordinate with various service teams to strategically find the best solutions for businesses that use our software.

As a Technical Support Engineer here at Odoo, you will help us achieve our mission of accelerating value for longstanding SMB customers spanning across North America. This role collaborates with other client facing roles, is part of a growing team, and heavily impacts Odoo's success. You will be solving issues that help our customer’s businesses keep going and thriving. We're looking for someone who loves to program, is investigative, empathetic, and has great communication skills. You understand small to medium sized businesses and the functions within them.


  • Investigate Technical Issues (customer-reported problems and bugs )
    • Identify an issue’s root cause
    • Describe an issue’s symptoms
    • Quantify an issue’s scope and propose a solution
  • Own support tickets and troubleshooting within our organization for Odoo, tools and services.
  • Working with internal cross-functional teams to solve technical problems for our customers and strategic partners
  • Acting as a technical advisor to our customers and strategic partners
  • Solving technical problems, demonstrating Odoo product value, and communicating clearly and effectively to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Managing support for Enterprise customers in SaaS, PaaS, and Self-hosted environments
  • Troubleshoot areas of poor performance and identify effective solutions to resolve issues both in the immediate future and for the longer term.
  • Meet or exceed customer expectations on response quality, timeliness of responses, and overall customer experience
  • Comfortable working with Python, JavaScript, and PostgreSQL in self hosted, SaaS, and PaaS environments.
  • Document support ticket resolution and apply these fixes for customers

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required - Computer Science or Engineering preferred
  • Creative thinker and strategic problem solver
  • Knowledge of coding/scripting (Bash, Python, JavaScript, etc...)
  • Familiarity with database concepts/scripting
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively, both written and verbally
  • Demonstrate an affinity for Saas products that handle CRM, Accounting, Inventory, POS, and other software verticals

Nice to have:

  • 1-3 years of professional experience
  • Business experience at an ERP
  • Experience/knowledge with SaaS/PaaS/Cloud based applications
  • Sociable and outgoing
  • Willing to learn constantly and work proactively
  • Prior experience at a fast-growing startup

Compensation and Perks:

  • $100 towards a work from home office set up + the ability to pick up chairs, laptop stands, etc. as needed. (All office equipment picked up is considered office property where as the $100 spent on office equipment would be yours to keep)
  • Free books for professional development
  • Benefits include: healthcare (KAISER!), dental, vision, life insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account
  • Compensation includes base salary and commissions for all strategic partnerships sales team members
  • PTO (Paid-time-off), paid sick days and paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance program; 3 X 1 hour telehealth calls with certified mental health professionals
  • Evolve in a nice working atmosphere with a passionate growing team!

Once back in the office (Post social distancing):

  • Company sponsored events for groups of 6+ employees
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits such as parking and transit
  • Chef-prepared lunches - snacks, fruit, and coffee/drinks on tap!