APPLICATION SUPPORT ENGINEER at Zuora
Beijing, CN
Zuora is a SaaS company and the world’s foremost evangelist of the Subscription Economy®. Zuora’s leading subscription relationship management platform helps enable businesses in any industry to launch or shift products to subscription, implement new pay-as-you-go pricing and packaging models, gain new insights into subscriber behavior, open new revenue streams, and disrupt market segments to gain competitive advantage. Zuora serves more than 800 companies around the world in every industry. The Subscription Economy Index (SEI) demonstrates that SEI companies are growing revenues approximately nine times faster than the S&P 500. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Zuora also operates offices in Atlanta, Boston, Denver, San Francisco, London, Paris, Beijing, Sydney and Tokyo.

We are looking for an Application Support Engineer to join our Customer Support Services & Community Team, recipient of four Stevie Awards which recognize the accomplishments and contributions of companies and business people worldwide:

2016 Silver Stevie Award for Innovation in Customer Service Management, Planning & Practice - Computer Industries
2015 Bronze Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year – Computer Software - 100 or More Employees
2015 Silver Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year in Computer Software
2014 Gold Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year – Computer Software - 100 or More Employees

The Application Support Engineer is tasked with providing front-line support and solutions to issues reported by customers for Zuora products. Our ideal candidate possesses a strong technical background, is a detailed documenter and a masterful troubleshooter. In today’s ever-changing social landscape, we need someone who’s up-to-date on the latest and greatest web tools and platforms, able to troubleshoot basic software applications, and is an excellent communicator via email or over the phone.

Our vision is simple, to provide all customers just-in-time solutions empowering them to operate and grow their subscriptions business.
You will be challenged on a daily basis to understand our customers’ use cases and provide the best solutions - the learning will never stop!
We offer continuous career development and knowledge training.
Our management team grows and motivates individuals through coaching and mentoring, creating a rewarding and challenging work atmosphere.

Come join our subscription revolution!

What would you do all day?

Ensure optimal level of customer services
Analyze, track and resolve customer issues in a prompt manner to ensure the highest level of client satisfaction
Prioritize based on severity and customer impact
Handle sensitive escalation issues and conflicting/competing priorities
Maintain product knowledge of new functionality and compliance changes
Monitor and manage application and back-end batch processes to ensure application uptime requirements and SLA compliance
Document solutions into Community articles, leveraging both configuration, customization, and integration
Participate in 24/7 global coverage plan, including weekend on-call and holiday coverage


It's essential that you have...

BA/BS/MS (or equivalent) in a related discipline
A minimum of 2 - 5 years of proven success in enterprise application support and customer service (experience with SaaS would be awesome!)
Ability to be a self-starter and work independently
Be a creative, driven and assertive Team Member always looking for ways to drive improved service and greater operational efficiencies and performance
Ability to work in a globally distributed team environment, liaising with on-site teams and customers
Demonstrated ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced, multi-tasking development environment
Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
Proven results uncovering solutions that meet or exceed customer needs
A particular desire to continually study new technologies and functionality, as well as be involved in projects that push the capabilities of existing technologies
Strong communication skills
Able to effectively develop materials that are appropriate for the audience
Strong presentation skills
Able to effectively present and defend point of view to a variety of audiences


It would be really nice if you had....

Experience with technologies supporting SaaS applications, including XML, Web Services, HTML, Java and JavaScript

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Jonathan Pines

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jp Before joining WIN, Jonathan co-founded GiftRocket (Y Combinator W11) and was a Software Engineer at Facebook. He is also an active angel investor. Jonathan studied math at Stanford and CS at Harvard. He enjoys thinking about interesting ideas and helping founders make them happen.

Kevin Webb

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kw Having grown up and been educated in Silicon Valley, Kevin has had little choice but to become completely dependent on the Internet. He studied Human Biology at Stanford, and has worked at companies such as Dash Navigation (acquired by RIM) and FunnyOrDie, as well as the Santa Clara County Public Health Department and the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Kevin’s background lies primarily in writing, web design, and social marketing, and when he’s not working on WIN, he’s generally spending time with friends or writing field shows for the Stanford Band.

Jeremy Schneider

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jJeremy Schneider joined WIN as a Senior Associate in January, 2011. Prior to WIN, Jeremy was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco, where he focused on technology companies and worked in the Private Equity Group. He graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, where he majored in History. He has a Master’s degree in Economic and Social History from The University of Oxford, where he was a Clarendon Scholar. Jeremy grew up in the Bay Area and is thrilled to have the opportunity to work closely with entrepreneurs and to immerse himself in the world of start-ups.

Michael Neril

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Maynard Webb

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