Customer Support Specialist

Tynker - Los Altos, CA - Full time

Are you a problem solver who puts customer success above everything? Can you adapt quickly to changing customer needs and resolve their issues in a timely manner? We are looking for a relationship builder whose primary focus is to deliver a positive experience for our customers. 

Tynker's been on a mission to make computer science easy and accessible to kids. To date, more than 50 million kids and 60,000 schools have started programming with Tynker. If you are passionate about preparing kids for the next millennium in computer science, and love a career in STEM and computing, your job search stops right here. Get in on the ground floor of an innovative new company that is changing the way kids learn and leverage technology. 

Job Requirements

  • Support customers daily via email, phone, forums or other communication channels
  • Deliver solutions by identifying problems, researching answers, and guiding customers to resolve their issues.
  • Ensure that all requests are followed up and closed effectively
  • Document procedures and common requests and compile a database of frequent issues
  • Ensure that support SLAs are being achieved and exceeded
  • Maintain logs and generate status summaries for management team
  • Improve support practices wherever possible
  • Build relationships with customers and internal teams


  • BA/BS in engineering, marketing or related fields
  • Ability to learn our tools and technologies quickly
  • Good understanding of cloud software, browsers, tablets and mobile devices
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills- 
  • High level of energy and motivation
  • Excellent communication skills to liaison with all internal teams
  • Must be able to multi-task effectively
  • Experience with ticketing systems like Freshdesk, Zendesk is a plus

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Customer Implementation / Customer Success

Experience Level

Mid Level


Tynker's award-winning creative computing platform helps children develop computational thinking and programming skills in a fun, intuitive, and imaginative way. The platform is used by one in three U.S. schools and over 60 million kids, spanning over 150 countries.  

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