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Lead Backend Engineer – Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK

Compensation & Benefits

£60,000 salary.
Very flexible hours.
Remote work for 2 days per week (we’re flexible on times and places).
A close, dedicated startup team who are passionate about improving the education system and who are backed by some of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital investors.
2 hours per week (paid) to spend learning anything you like, even if it’s not related to your role, plus a budget to spend on learning materials. We love education and we believe in nurturing your growth!
A promise to invest in your growth personally and professionally. Wherever you’d like to go and whatever you’d like to do we’ll be there to support you.
Pension scheme.
28 days holiday.

Your Skills & Experience

Backend engineering ability. You’re able to understand requirements, design an architecture and implement web-facing APIs in a maintainable, scalable manner. Today our BE stack is a Ruby on Rails API, a MySQL database and makes use of AWS Elasticsearch and Redis.
Ruby Experience. You are comfortable working in Ruby.
Desire to learn. You’re always interested in learning more and developing your skills.
Attention to detail. You don’t let important details slip through the cracks.
Problem solving. You’re able to independently solve technical challenges and provide effective technology solutions.

Accredible & The Role

Accredible is connecting education with economic value. We want hiring to be about what you can do, your skills and potential and we want education to be better at improving careers.

In the past five years we’ve built the best credentialing product in the world. Universities, associations, tech companies and others are able to create, deliver and manage tens of thousands of digital certificates and open badges with just a few clicks. Our customers include Google, UC Berkeley, and IEEE and we’ve delivered over 2.5 million credentials to over 2.5 million users.

Your role is the most important technical role in the company. You’ll be building and maintaining a back-end that serves over 200,000 users and millions of requests per month. Our customers expect reliability, stability and speed. You’ll be pushing updates every day to improve our codebase and be able to see instant feedback from our customers & users.

You won’t be doing this alone as we have a world-class product team you’ll be working with. You’ll have support from a designer, a front-end engineer and our Chief Technology Officer.

You’ll have a lot of decision making power, autonomy and trust. We make decisions democratically and give team members the time, resource and authority to work on what they think is most important.

Apply Here: https://accredible.breezy.hr/p/fc94bf9dae7d-lead-backend-engineer

Customer Support Agent – Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK

Accredible is looking for a Customer Support Agent to continue to grow our world class customer support team.

In the past four years, we’ve built the best credentialing product in the world. Universities, associations, tech companies and others can create, deliver and manage tens of thousands of digital certificates and open badges with just a few clicks.

Compensation & Benefits

£22,000-£25,000 salary.

Flexible working hours (we’re extremely flexible on your availability as long as you get the job done!).

Employer-matched pension.

A close, dedicated startup team who are passionate about improving the education system and who are backed by some of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital investors.MacBooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment helps you get your job done.

2 hours per week (paid) to spend learning anything you like, even if it’s not related to your role, plus a budget to spend on learning materials. We love education and we believe in nurturing your growth!

28 days paid Holiday.

What we Offer

The opportunity to work in an exciting environment with the agility of a start-up.

Being a key stakeholder to our fast-paced, growing global company.

Career advancement; we are a start-up, so your role and position within the company has the potential to progress as much as you wish it to.

A promise to invest in your growth personally and professionally. Wherever you’d like to go and whatever you’d like to do we’ll be there to support you.

Your Role

You’ll be the face and voice of Accredible, working intimately with both our customers and credential recipients. You’ll develop deep relationships that give you inside knowledge of our client’s credential processes. This will make you the essential component for communicating to product and sales what they should be focusing on.

You will be working on a busy support desk answering tickets by phone, email and live chat. You’ll provide world class customer support and turn detractors into promoters. In addition, you’ll help to improve our support processes through automation by creating templates and curating articles for our help desk. Your input will help shape the way Accredible does customer support and you’ll have plenty of room for professional growth and development.

You won’t be doing this alone! You’ll be joining Accredible’s best performing department and will be a founding member of an exceptional team; working under our Customer Success Manager.

Your Skills & Experience

We are looking for you to demonstrate to us that you have these skills:

Customer support experience. You’ll have a year’s experience working within a SaaS support team. You understand how to provide a high standard of customer support and the processes of customer support.

This is the kind of response we are looking to elicit “Excellent service, I was able to solve my problem in no time. continue this differentiated service. Congratulations on the service”

Empathy and patience. You’ll respond to customers with compassion and understanding of their requests.

Independent and self-motivated. Being semi-remote, you will need to hold yourself accountable for tasks and ongoing responsibilities with little supervision.

Communication. You can communicate and work well with the internal organization (team) and external organization (customers).

Learns quickly. You’ll demonstrate the ability to quickly absorb and make use of new information.

Problem solving and critical thinking. You are to independently solve difficult technical problems & provide solutions or work arounds.

Resilient and adaptable. You can take critical feedback and handle difficult customer situations well. You are able to adapt and turn a negative situation into a positive one.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, especially written. You must have exemplary written and spoken English language skills.

Nice to have (but not required):
– Prior knowledge of using Zendesk, Hubspot support channels.
– Experience using Slack and Google tools.
– Have some technical understanding of digital platforms.
– Experience working with a global remote team.
– Bonus: Spanish language literacy is a plus.

Accredible

We welcome people of any gender identity or expression, race, skin color, ethnicity, age, size, nationality, sexual orientation, ability level, neurotype, religion, elder status, family structure, culture, subculture, political views, education level, identity, and self-identification. We welcome teachers, learners, activists, artists, dreamers, doers, ordinary people, extraordinary people, and everyone in between. We stand for equal opportunity, and we ensure equal pay.

Accredible is the new digital credential standard for the online learning age.

We are the certification provider behind companies like Rosetta Stone, Google, Udacity, Kaplan University, Hootsuite, McGraw Hill, The International Association of Privacy Professionals and many others.

Our vision is to host the world’s credentials and in the process become the world’s first truly verifiable repository of human capital.

An example Accredible certificate can be found here: credential.net/10000005

Apply Here: https://accredible.breezy.hr/p/d116e58e9514-customer-support-agent-uk