Technical Support Engineer

| United States | Remote
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Jama Software® is focused on maximizing innovation success in multidisciplinary engineering organizations. Numerous firsts for humanity in fields such as fuel cells, electrification, space, software-defined vehicles, surgical robotics, and more all rely on Jama Connect® requirements management software to minimize the risk of defects, rework, cost overruns, and recalls. Using Jama Connect, engineering organizations can now intelligently manage the development process by leveraging Live Traceability™ across best-of-breed tools to measurably improve outcomes. Our rapidly growing customer base spans the automotive, medical device, life sciences, semiconductor, aerospace & defense, industrial manufacturing, consumer electronics, financial services, and insurance industries.

We are looking for a tech-savvy and customer-focused Technical Support Engineer to join us at Jama Software. You will ensure Jama Software’s customers have an outstanding experience with our product. This position engages with existing and prospective customers in our cloud and self-hosted implementations. This position requires superb troubleshooting skills, logic, problem-solving, and data analysis to get to the root of the problem and provide timely solutions to customers.  

You’ll be working with your manager, our Customer Support Manager, to achieve the goals of the Customer Support team! In this role, you will partner with Jama Software’s Engineering teams to deliver a fantastic customer experience. We are hiring for multiple positions across the United States. 

Join our dynamic team in a remote-first work environment, with the opportunity to come together annually for a company-wide gathering! 

What You'll Do: 

  • Provide functional support for Jama Software to customers, partners, and internal team members through support ticketing systems, screen shares, and other technologies.  
  • Support self-hosted customers with installations, upgrades, and migrations to our hosted Cloud solutions.  
  • Support and solve self-hosted installations, upgrades, and migrations.  
  • Contribute to internal and customer-facing documentation, including reviewing, approving, and publishing knowledge articles.  
  • Collaborate with customers to identify, reproduce, and log defects.  
  • Attend training sessions to stay updated on Jama's evolving features and supported environment changes.  
  • Take deep dives into support tickets, working directly with customers.  
  • Analyze logs, including support bundles, Datadog, and other internal resources.  
  • Use tools such as Zendesk, IntelliJ IDEA, VirtualBox, Visual VM, and the command line to troubleshoot, reproduce, and resolve issues.  
  • Deliver Planned Weekend Support and on-call services as required. 

What You'll Bring: 

  • At least 2 years' experience in a support engineer role, in enterprise software with demonstrated success supporting customers.  
  • 2+ years of experience in the following: supporting Java-based web applications, using the Linux command line to parse log files and configure system settings, troubleshooting firewalls and proxies, working with a REST API and supporting a SaaS product or web app. 
  • Experience working self-directed, within a fast-paced environment – individually, in small teams, or across functional groups.  
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to work with diverse roles across the company and with customers.  
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, taking initiative to seek internal and external resources. 

Nice to Have: 

  • A Computer Science degree, code school certificate, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.  
  • Experience with Arango Database and Terraform. 

Perks and Benefits: 

  • Virtual first and culturally diverse work environment spanning 8 countries. 
  • Ambitious and fun work with a chance to define distinct, company-shaping tangible contributions. 
  • Flexible time off and leave programs crafted to meet the needs for your rejuvenation and extra support to cope with life events with a quarterly $75 wellness reimbursement. 
  • Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and vision plans with pre-tax savings accounts and a generous 401(k) employer match.
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave to bond with your new family member.
  • Emphasis on learning and development at all levels with a subscription to LinkedIn Learning. 

At Jama Software, we welcome passionate individuals who have the unrestricted right to work in the United States, including natural citizens and Green Card holders, and reside in eligible states to join our team.

Jama Software participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9. 

If you get to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. Women, BIPOC, LGBTQ, and other under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply. We're eager to meet people that believe in Jama Software’s mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just candidates who check all the boxes. 

Jama Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or that of their relatives, friends or associates or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable law. 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at [email protected] to request an accommodation.

More Information on Jama Software
Jama Software operates in the Software industry. The company is located in Portland, OR. Jama Software was founded in 2007. It has 210 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 4 open jobs at Jama Software, click here.
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