Customer Service Solutions Engineer

Customer Service · Braga, Portugal
Department Customer Service
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About Uphold


Uphold is an easy-to-use investments and payments app. Specialising in digital assets, we serve more than 7 million customers in 150 countries. We open around 15,000 accounts a day and provide consumers with a more versatile and cost-effective home for their daily financial lives. For businesses, we provide regulated infrastructure to connect crypto with fiat currencies. Today, we support 51 digital assets, 28 national currencies, four precious metals and fractional U.S. equities. 


Uphold’s unique trading experience - ‘Anything-to-Anything’ - allows customers to trade directly between any supported asset or currency in one step - physical gold to Bitcoin, for example - saving both time and money. Uphold supports financial inclusion by enabling customers virtually anywhere to open an account in less than 5 minutes and to invest with no minimum amounts. Customers can send money to virtually anyone with an email address free of charge. 


To learn more, please visit https://uphold.com


The opportunity:


Uphold is looking for a Customer Service Solutions Engineer to join our Customer Services team. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity where you’ll get to work in a very friendly environment and be part of a well-motivated, talented, and growing team. Combining latest technologies, agile way of working, and the continuous striving for the best solution.


You will be responsible for developing technical solutions and explore alternatives to improve the efficiency of our current structure of Customer Services. As part of the Customer Services team, you will also be taking ownership of the most complex support requests and finding solutions for the end-user in the short term, and proving internal feedback so we can improve our internal processes and tools as a permanent solution.


What you’ll be doing primarily:


  • Identifying hardware and software solutions to optimize the current systems used by the Customer Services Team.
  • Testing and evaluating new technologies to be integrated as per the business needs and Company’s roadmap goals.
  • Provide daily support to users including answering questions, analyzing problems, and quickly forming solutions to return systems to proper operation.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with end-users, colleagues, and management to quickly resolve issues and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with technical staff and clients to establish goals and objectives for system improvements and upgrades.
  • Create and implement new processes to improve efficiency and customer satisfaction while reducing costs.
  • Troubleshooting technical issues.
  • Properly escalate unresolved issues to appropriate internal teams (e.g. software developers).


Required qualifications:


  • Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology.
  • Prior experience in tech support or a similar role.
  • Familiarity with remote desktop applications and help desk software (e.g. Zendesk)
  • Quick learner – has the ability to learn new systems, services, and processes.
  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication.
  • Fluent written and oral English skills.


Bonus if you have:


  • Fluency in cryptocurrencies or other digital assets as they are core to our business.
  • Community talks, certifications, and/or blog posts on your interests and research.
  • Open source project contributions of any kind, such as tools developed to solve specific problems you’ve had or fixing issues on existing projects.


Importantly, if you’re looking for a senior role with us, you will have achieved many of the things above while also providing mentorship to others, and have engaged in public speaking opportunities.


What we have to offer you:


  • An amazing work environment in a company that continues to grow, driven by extraordinary and passionate people that keep up innovating and challenging more each day.
  • An international team, in a cutting-edge field, working on the most fascinating projects.
  • Growth and career opportunities, and the chance to be proactive and creative.
  • A flexible and enthusiastic work environment that offers you snacks, a lot of coffee, and other great benefits.
  • Open and transparent culture - we get together on a weekly basis to share updates, strategic plans and engage with each other informally over food and drinks.
  • Interesting events that keep you connected with the team and celebrate our success.


Be part of a great company that is revolutionizing the financial services. Apply now!


If this job isn’t exactly what you are looking for, visit our careers page to check out all our exciting opportunities.


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We're proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, and any other protected classes. Difference makes us better.

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  • Location
    Braga, Portugal
  • Department
    Customer Service
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level