VR Technical Support Associate
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VR Technical Support
Vrbo, 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. Vrbo is part of the Expedia Group family of brands.
Our Vrbo team is currently looking for motivated individuals with a bias to action, an obsession with resolving customer issues, and collaborating with team members across the globe.
As a Technical Support Specialist, you are responsible for providing Level II customer support for the Vrbo suite of tools and websites. You will assist in the resolution of customer questions and inquiries in booking, configuring, or consuming Vrbo travel-related services.
Are you experienced at resolving issues of advanced complexity and skilled at handling higher-level tasks?. Can you explain complex ideas and concepts in a clear, simple manner? Technical Support Representatives require both an intimate knowledge of product as well as some extended general technical knowledge of web browser technologies, operating systems and hardware. You will be interfacing directly with our customers and should possess strong communication skills as well as the ability to explain technical procedures in a way best understood by the individual you are working with.
Note: We will provide training on our products and services. This position is in Gurgaon and reports to the Associate Manager, VR Technical Support. There is no opportunity for remote/virtual participation.
What you’ll do:
Triage, troubleshoot and drive resolution for issues that have been escalated from Customer Support
Identify and report, track, and effectively escalate internal system issues with product and development teams
Help to analyze and identify issue severity levels and follow appropriate escalation procedures
Report on emerging and recurring issues promptly
Recognize and handle customer errors gracefully
Educate customers in best practices for using Vrbo applications
Be an advocate for the voice of the customer
Supply knowledge gained back to Customer Support through documentation of issue resolutions and troubleshooting procedures
Develop and maintain expert knowledge on Vrbo products
Keen eye for detail and high level of accuracy
Exercise good judgment in decision-making
Meet agreed upon and expected service levels for case completion and quality standards
Other duties as assigned
Who you are:
Bachelor’s degree or related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience
Minimum of 1 year of internet based travel or technology experience, preferably in a technical capacity for a consumer website
1 to 2 years experience providing high level technical support in a customer facing environment
Proven ability to identify and clearly scope and communicate technical issues
Able to work shifts that span weekends and public holidays
Experience with Android, Apple and Windows based mobile devices
Experience with browser technologies including a deep understanding of cookies, security controls, extensions and add-ons for popular browsers like Chrome, FireFox and Safari
Experience with MS Office suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Experience querying data logging and monitoring applications such as Splunk, New Relic, and Data Dog
Experience with basic data analysis tools such as SQL (create/read/update queries), Splunk, Kibana, and advanced Excel functionality
Working knowledge of SaaS with a focus on GraphQL
Experience troubleshooting connection issues using knowledge of network technologies and hardware including modems/routers, ISPs, Wi-Fi, mobile broadband networks as well as protocols like DNS, DHCP, HTTP, TCPIP
Experience troubleshooting email issues and understanding of IMAP, popular web mail and email providers, settings, filters and relayed/aliased addresses
About Expedia Group
Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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