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Technical Support Engineer

Professional Services | Portland, OR | Full Time

Job Description

Have you always dreamed of being a part of a world-class team, but haven’t quite found a culture that truly understands what this means?   Well, this may be that dream opportunity ready for the taking.   Janrain, an Identity Cloud service provider, has built a culture that is a magnet for top talent – a culture where innovation, intellectual honesty, and team camaraderie are more than core values.  Janrain is on its way to becoming the largest digital identity network in the world with the need to expand its team with people who have an insatiable appetite for success with the team in mind.

Job Summary:

The Janrain Technical  Support Engineer position requires a broad skill set in modern development technologies.  From conventional web development (Javascript, Python, CSS, HTML), and mobile (Android, iOS, Web) to APIs - this position requires a willingness and desire to learn and adapt to new technology. The ideal candidate will have real world development experience in the above technologies and an enthusiasm for helping technically savvy customers to overcome complex challenges.  Candidates should be able to produce reference sites and code to demonstrate past experience and project depth.  Strong customer interaction and communication skills with the ability to diplomatically address a broad range of customers from either business or development focused teams are also strongly preferred.


  • Expected to meet ticket productivity and customer satisfaction goals.

  • Develop and maintain a deep technical understanding of Janrain's products and platforms.

  • Deliver and improve post­-deployment technical documentation and training as requested by customers.

  • Assist customers with troubleshooting their development and integration efforts.

  • In a customer development environment, monitor load and performance testing using Kibana and logs.


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science; will consider 5 to 8 years of equivalent experience in lieu of degree.

  • 5+ years of technical experience

  • 3+ years of hands-on programming experience with web and digital technologies.

  • Ability to solve complex integration and product questions/issues.

  • Excellent written communication skills.

  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize and execute in a methodical and disciplined manner.

  • Project management experience a plus.

Key Skills:

  • Experience working with RESTful APIs.

  • Experience with HTML, Javascript, and CSS.

  • Experience troubleshooting web applications using standard development tools.

  • Experience working directly with customers.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and perform under pressure.

  • High level of energy, efficiency, and flexibility.

  • Analytical approach to problem solving.

  • Expertise in Janrain’s core products.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Proven experience in a dynamic and fast-paced startup environment.


If you enjoy working for an innovative and rapidly growing company with a clear mission apply today! We are located in a vibrant Pearl District location in Portland, Oregon.  You will enjoy free public transportation passes, bike storage, showers, stocked kitchens and monthly happy hours to socialize with your colleagues and celebrate our successes . In addition, Janrain offers a generous benefit package to take care of you and your family  which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, 401K, life insurance and disability plans and stock options.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

You must be authorized to work in the United States.  To all recruitment agencies: Janrain only accepts agency resumes from agencies with an approved agency contract. Agencies must contact Human Resources. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Janrain employees or any other company location. Janrain is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Janrain is an equal opportunity employer. Employment here is based solely upon one’s individual merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy status, sex, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristics protected by law. We will also make all reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws.