Customer Care and Technical Support Specialist (Tier 4)
Kitchener, ON
About You:
You’re a shameless tech enthusiast who loves learning the ins and outs of the latest gadget. You have excellent communication skills and are able to convey intricate technical information clearly and concisely. You’re a team player with the ability to work with cross-functional teams covering engineering, marketing, and operations. You love to help others and have a passion for the role that the customer experience plays in the success of a company.

Main objectives:
Within 15 days,
Learn the ins and outs of Focals and the internal and external tools used by the customer care team
Address all internal and external tester inquiries including, but not limited to, technical bug and feedback tester issues and document in needed systems
Assure that all technical information being conveyed to testers is accurate and up to date
Assist with software and hardware and development issue feedback
Work alongside Care Tier 4 to maintain a great customer experience
Within 30 days,
Help identify any trends to alert management
Support internal teams (product, software, hardware, marketing and more) with customer care related initiatives
Learn the technical details of current products
Help loop customer feedback to internal teams to drive product development and experiences
As time permits, as secondary role, learn and assist with Myo support
Within 60 days,
Support tester and customer tickets
Become a customer care champion internally and externally
Work with Retail operations to provide prompt support for any need they may have, all while relaying information to the appropriate team
As time permits, as secondary role learn and assist with Focals and Myo support

What You’ll Need:
3+ years experience in a customer support role covering customer care, technical support and RMAs
Ability to support email, chat, social media, phone channels
Ability to easily comprehend technical problems and convey solutions for both hardware and software issues
Strong interpersonal skills
Impeccable grammar, spelling, and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team environment
Ability to handle difficult, and potentially confrontational situations, with patience and ease

Bonus points for:
Background in the tech/consumer electronics industry
Degree or diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
Independent worker with strong initiative
Previous startup experience
Zendesk Support preferred (or Oracle, Salesforce,, etc.)
Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply!

Why North:
Day-to-day, we challenge each other to constantly raise the bar, encourage unconventional thinking to achieve innovative breakthroughs, and are passionately committed to surpassing our goals. We advocate a healthy lifestyle and promote continuous learning in a flexible work environment. Most of all, we set visionary goals, and we’re passionate about building the best, most impactful products that people will love.

About us:
North, formerly Thalmic Labs, builds products that change the way we see and engage with our world. North’s latest product, Focals, are custom-built glasses with a display only the wearer can see. Focals let you see texts, get turn-by-turn directions, check the weather, request an Uber, ask Alexa, and more — seamlessly and immediately. Founded in 2012, North has grown to a world-leading team of engineers, researchers, designers, and creators committed to building a future where technology is there when you need it and gone when you don’t, hidden by design.