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Application Support Specialist



Customer Service
Kraków, Poland
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Our Vision

We believe in a world where travel companies can innovate freely, growing and accelerating their business, while delivering the experience travelers want and the change the industry needs.

FLYR is a technology company that unlocks freedom to innovate for the travel industry – eliminating legacy constraints to enable real-time decision making and create the experiences travelers seek. With FLYR, businesses are able to improve revenue performance and modernize the e-commerce experience through accurate forecasting, automation, and analytics.

Flight Itinerary (About The Role)

As an Application Support Specialist in the IT airline industry, you will be at the forefront of ensuring the uninterrupted operation of our critical software systems. You will have the opportunity to showcase your problem-solving skills, working diligently to resolve technical issues, and providing essential support to airline staff and end-users. This role offers the chance to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, where your technical expertise will directly impact the efficiency and customer satisfaction of our airline services. If you thrive in a challenging and collaborative environment, are passionate about the airline industry, and have a strong commitment to quality support, this role provides a rewarding opportunity to make a significant difference.

What Your Journey Will Look Like (Responsibilities)

  • Respond to and resolve production incidents, ensuring minimal downtime and impact on operations, preventing SLA violation and hitting SLO targets.
  • Prioritize and escalate issues based on their severity and impact.
  • Investigate, diagnose, and troubleshoot technical issues reported by airline staff or end-users.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to resolve complex technical problems.
  • Document issue resolution steps and maintain a knowledge base for future reference.
  • Provide technical support to airline staff and end-users, offering clear and concise instructions.
  • Communicate effectively with non-technical stakeholders to gather information and explain technical issues.
  • Assist in the deployment of software updates, patches, and enhancements.
  • Identify opportunities for performance improvement and optimization in collaboration with development teams.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and security protocols.

What To Pack For This Trip (Qualifications)

  • 2+ years of overall experience in IT
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven experience in application support, preferably in the airline industry. Familiarity with the incident management process.
  • Familiarity with software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall).
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting and technical problem-solving.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to read and investigate scripts in XML/Python
  • Experience in CI/CD, GIT
  • Basic SQL knowledge
  • Readiness for compensated on-call duties
  • Can do attitude.
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills.

Optional Carry-On (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Knowledge of airline industry processes and systems is a plus.
  • ITIL or related certifications are advantageous.
  • Experience with task orchestration tools (Apache Airflow)
  • Cloud computing platforms experience
  • Experience with monitoring applications e.g. Sentry
  • Experience with observability tools e.g. DataDog

First-Class Amenities

  • Regular employment contract
  • Equity in Series C startup with high growth potential
  • Complimentary Breakfast/Lunch (in-office)
  • Sports card
  • Medical care
  • Life Insurance
  • Top-quality tech equipment
  • Annual educational fund
  • Linkedin Learning access
  • English classes
  • Many more!

Our Commitment to Equality

Here at FLYR, we’re committed to growing with intention, having our teams better reflect the world around us. We strive to create an environment of inclusion and even more importantly, belonging, where psychological safety, empathy, and human connection are at the center of our leadership principles. Not only does this enable us to create better products and have a better work environment, it’s good for the bottom line and it’s the right thing to do.
FLYR provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetics, marital or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, FLYR complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company operates.

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