Customer Service

Product Support Representative, IPM

USA - TX - Austin RPP

HomeAway.com, Inc. is growing its customer support and production operations group as it continues to build a culture of world-class service. Product Support Representatives work directly with property managers who list their inventory to HomeAway’s distribution network. The most successful applicants are those who thrive in a culture of rapid growth, frequent change, technically inclined and outside the box thinking.

What you’ll do:

  • Responsibilities:
    • Support property managers by providing excellent service via phone and/or e-mail contacts
    • Educate users in all functions and features of our product line
    • Be the customer’s primary point of contact, build positive rapport and communicate appropriately until the issue is resolved and the customer is satisfied
    • Help to analyze and identify issue severity levels and follow appropriate procedures for various types of customer situations
    • Advocate for customer needs by suggesting customer experience improvements 
    • Meet appropriate productivity and quality levels in support of world-class service standards 
    • Assist with process and knowledge base documentation as needed to help further the team’s overall knowledge in support of customers.
    • Moderate supervision needed; demonstrates initiative to handle most tasks independently

Who you are:

  • Required Qualifications:
    • 2+ Years of customer service experience, preferably in a technical contact center supporting enterprise customers
    • Demonstrated experience with MS Office Suite and CRM systems
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but will accept equivalent experience in field
    • High level of determination to follow issues through to resolution
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Ability to multitask and dynamically prioritize tasks
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with Atlassian products is a plus. (JIRA & Confluence)
    • Experience troubleshooting software integration and API issues is a plus
    • Experience with browser technologies including a thorough understanding of cookies, security controls, extensions and add-ons for Google Chrome
    • Able to understand, modify, and troubleshoot customer data configurations and spreadsheets
    • Basic understanding of HTML and XML are a plus
    • Industry pluses: classified listings websites, travel websites, online advertising, or B2C websites

Potential Qualifications:

  • Monday through Friday with occasional Saturday shifts and holidays based upon business needs

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive health and insurance benefits.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Annual target bonus or commission.
  • Parental leave for up to 20 weeks (dependent on eligibility).
  • Paid vacation and sick time.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program.
  • Free snacks and beverages.
  • Frequent company update talks with our leadership team.
  • Free listing on HomeAway.com.
  • Electronic, adjustable stand-up desk.
  • Discounted Metro & Rail pass.
  • Casual dress.

Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so. 

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

About HomeAway:

HomeAway, a world leader in the vacation rental industry, is the place to book beach houses, cabins, and condos with more than two million places to stay in 190 countries. The site makes it easy to find and book the perfect vacation rental for any getaway, often for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. HomeAway is part of the Expedia Group family of brands. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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