GitHub

Accounts Support Specialist

GitHub via We Work Remotely
Customer Support

Oct 8th 2018


Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
URL: https://boards.greenhouse.io/github/jobs/1394106

The GitHub Account Support team is looking for a full-time team member based in Europe! This person will join GitHub as part of our global support team and support our customers around the world. 

Responsibilities:

  • When GitHub users have questions, they email support. We help people as quickly and awesomely as possible. Our Account Support team handle passwords, email verification, billing, legal, spam and abuse, account lockouts, fraud, and helping people choose plans. This requires a logical brain and a spidey sense for solving problems.
  • The most important characteristic of our support team is that we love helping developers. GitHub is a place for people to work better, together. Our job is to help. Support treats users the way we'd want someone to treat our friends.
  • Our support teammates have excellent writing chops: stellar grammar, charming written personality, and the ability to explain complicated things simply. We measure our success in swiftness, accuracy, and clarity.
  • Developers: this probably isn't the job for you, but perhaps you have a friend who would be a perfect fit. Send them this link. Thanks!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Stellar English and grammar skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills – you might not know all of the answers, but you know how to find and communicate the solution
  • A strong sense of empathy and the ability to advocate for others
  • Prior customer support experience
  • Technical experience (QA, documentation, elaborate boardgames)
  • A unique writing style and voice

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working remotely
  • Previous work with GitHub and/or developers
  • Knowledge of banking or online payment systems
  • Experience supporting web apps
 

Who We Are:

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over 27 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 79 million repositories. With the collaborative features of GitHub.com and GitHub Business, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write faster, better code.

What We Value:

Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together. 
Empathy: We believe in putting people first. 
Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence. 
Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work. 
Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe. Here is a complete list of where we can hire!
We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.
GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Where We Can Hire

Please note that benefits vary by country, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner. 

To apply: Apply here: https://boards.greenhouse.io/github/jobs/1394106

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