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The opportunity:

Flexport is looking for an IT Support Engineer who is passionate about providing an amazing customer experience while delivering outstanding technical support. Our team works cross-functionally with our partners in IT Operations Engineering, IT TechOps, Security, People Ops, & other teams to coordinate work, handle ticket escalations, & resolve issues. We onboard new employees, provision new hardware, provide hands-on support & adhere to security standards for all Flexport employees globally. Ultimately we are responsible for supporting Flexport around the world, in over 12 offices in 6 different countries.

You will:

  • You will be a customer service & support evangelist, assisting our customers via in-person walk-up, support ticket, email, or chat as needed.
  • You will work closely with IT staff to maintain IT support documentation, manage multiple IT queues & help to handle ticket escalations from our global IT Support team.
  • You love building relationships with customers, business partners, & IT team members alike.
  • You are passionate about IT end-user support, have an excellent background in Mac software, hardware troubleshooting, & are hungry to learn/grow in an Enterprise IT environment.
  • Perform hardware repairs, upgrades, migrations, & resolve problems in a timely manner or escalate on behalf of customers to senior technical staff. You will also need to travel to support our distributed offices & locations while supporting endpoint security standards (antivirus/firewall/patching/two-factor authentication).
  • Handle system access & maintain user accounts, passwords, data integrity & security while assisting with the on-boarding process, prepping & deploying systems, while leading our new hire orientation. All while managing the asset life cycle process, maintaining hardware inventory, accurate cycle counts, & decommissioning processes.
  • Help to evaluate hardware & software solutions & participate in IT projects 

You should have:

  • Experience in providing technical support in an Enterprise environment & a love for solving problems with a high level of professionalism & passion for customer service.
  • Comfort in working with & supporting all levels of an organization, up to & including company executives.
  • Enthusiasm & desire to learn & continuously develop your technical skills with an appreciation of the details, including maintaining & updating IT documentation & procedures.
  • Extensive experience in documenting the status of cases & providing updates to customers, the global IT team, & leadership, with an understanding of the importance of inventory management, the asset lifecycle, & how to maintain an organized help desk.
  • Past experience in being a part of both a global & local team & a love of standardization & an understanding that consistency & adherence to best practices will help any organization scale.

You will need:

  • Minimum 2 - 5 years experience in IT Support in a professional environment
  • Experience using & managing ticket-based enterprise workflow management systems, particularly JIRA & other Atlassian products.
  • Strong customer service, problem-solving, & teamwork abilities
  • Outstanding communication & interpersonal skills
  • Extensive Technical knowledge of MacOS, 10.12.x, 10.13.x, 10.14.x, iOS, & Android
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows 10
  • Network fundamentals (laptop connectivity, VPN, printing)
  • Experience administering GSuite for Enterprise (Gmail, GCal, GDocs, etc)
  • Experience with video conferencing solutions & support (Zoom, BlueJeans, G-Meet, MS Team)
  • Experience with VOIP systems (RingCentral, Dialpad, hangouts etc.)
  • Ability to participate in an on-call rotation that includes after-hours & weekend support
  • Willingness to travel to Flexport offices around the world 
  • Some heavy lifting required

About Flexport:

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. Thats why its our mission to make it easy & accessible for everyone. Were shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology & exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizesfrom emerging brands to Fortune 500suse Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year. 

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8 billion, were experiencing record growth & are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions & people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, & the environment? Come join us.

Worried about not having any logistics experience?

Dont be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. Thats why its important to bring people from diverse backgrounds & experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.

We know this industry is complex. Thats why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success. 

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated & engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating & nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical & mental disability, health status, marital & family status, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, military & veteran status, & any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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