Support Engineer at Mixpanel

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Acquire, engage, and retain with actionable user analytics.

Job title
Support Engineer
Job listing last updated at
Sep 23, 2020
Job listing location
San Francisco, CA
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About Mixpanel

At Mixpanel, our mission is to increase the rate of innovation. Not only as a company but for the businesses we serve. Through our analytics platform, companies can analyze how and why their users engage, convert, and retain in real-time across web, mobile, and smart devices. Then they can use that data to improve their business and products.

Mixpanel serves over 26,000 companies from different industries around the world, including Twitter, Expedia, and Ancestry. Headquartered in San Francisco, Mixpanel has offices in New York, Seattle, Austin, London, Barcelona, and Singapore.

About the Support Team

Mixpanel Support is a team of talented problem-solvers from diverse backgrounds in teaching, consulting, mechanical engineering (just to name a few). We care deeply about helping our customers be successful, and strive to help them learn and answer questions in Mixpanel with ease. We are located all over the world in San Francisco, Barcelona, London, and Singapore.

About the Role

The right candidate is an avid learner, an unwavering advocate for customers, and a collaborative teammate. The main responsibility of a Support Engineer is to help users solve technical challenges and answer questions with Mixpanel. At the same time, you'll work closely with the product team to identify ways to make the product and customer experience even better.


The core responsibility of a Support Engineer is to support our customers at every turn in the Mixpanel journey by providing answers to product questions, sharing best practices and debugging technical issues. Additionally, you will develop your technical skills, collaborate with our Product team to improve our product, learn product analytics and mentor new team members. We’ve had team members focus on developing their technical skills to join the product and engineering teams, hone their customer facing skills to become customer success managers or sales engineers as well as take on leadership roles in the Support organization.

  • Become a Mixpanel product expert! Our support team is on the front lines developing best practices and offering consultative advice. You will help customers understand our reports and features, improve their implementation, and support them through their technical roadblocks
  • Respond to customer inquiries, primarily via Zendesk email or online chat
  • Contribute to growing support channels like online community forums and help center documentation
  • Collaborate with other Support Engineers to investigate and resolve customer issues
  • Identify, document, and report bugs and customer feature requests to share with our Product and Engineering teams
  • Act as a customer advocate by providing continuous feedback regarding internal support processes, product improvements and customer education
  • Help customers import, update and export data via our APIs


  • Minimum qualifications
    • An intrinsic drive to help customers, along with the patience and empathy to understand their issues and provide solutions tailored to their needs
    • A knack for explaining complex concepts to a diverse audience — our customers are all over the world, in a variety of industries, with varying roles and backgrounds
    • Exceptional problem solving skills, critical thinking skills, and the ability to interpret data
    • Ability to ask the right questions, think on your feet, and be resourceful when faced with new challenges
    • Exceptional writing skills with great attention to detail
  • Preferred qualifications
    • Experience providing consultative services and the ability to ask our customers the right business questions and utilize their data to realize their goals
    • Programming experience and an understanding of interacting with APIs
    • Experience with debugging and resolving complex technical issues. We support all of Mixpanel’s SDKs — the most common implementations are with our Android, iOS, and JavaScript libraries
    • Experience with Mixpanel or other analytics tools

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive Medical, Vision, and Dental Care and 401(K)
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Company wide holiday shut down
  • Volunteer time off

Culture Values

  • Be Open: When knowledge becomes open, we can come together as a team to collaborate around a shared purpose
  • Customer Focus: Our customers’ success is our success
  • Lead Change: Everyone at Mixpanel has the capacity to make an impact on the business
  • Results Oriented: Driving results in a measurable way ensures we stay focused on the highest impact initiatives
  • One Team: We can’t win without each other

Why choose Mixpanel?

A clear market leader in the product analytics space, Mixpanel has raised $77M from world-renowned VC firms like Andreessen-Horowitz, Sequoia, and YC, and our revenue has \grown significantly since then. Our ambitious, collaborative team makes it possible by finding creative solutions to new challenges with scaling, reliability, design, and customer service.

Mixpanel is an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity. We actively encourage women, people with disabilities, veterans, underrepresented minorities, and LGBTQ+ people to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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