Travel Product Specialist at Deem | Powderkeg

Location: Remote - USA

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Customer Success

At Deem, we create powerful, intuitive solutions for booking and managing corporate travel. Deem puts the traveler at the center of everything we do. Travelers can manage their corporate travel needs with ease and on the fly, while companies can apply policy and control costs.

Deem's mission is to transform travel while expanding our footprint in the marketplace. There is enormous opportunity to impact the company and innovate travel, while working with a team that has a shared passion of taking the company to the next level. The company is headquartered in San Francisco Bay Area with offices in Bangalore, India and Dublin, Ireland.

Deem is a wholly owned and independently run subsidiary of Enterprise Holdings, Inc., the world’s largest mobility provider, and an industry leader in mobility and technology. Deem has the benefit of being a subsidiary of Enterprise Holdings, Inc. while having a start-up feel and an agile approach.


  • Our mission is simple. We make business travel less complicated for travelers, less costly for employers and more profitable for service providers. Using our industry-leading software solutions, employees book travel and car service and report those expenses faster and more easily than ever before. Corporations control costs more effectively. Travel management companies deliver more engaging customer experiences. Car service operators benefit from new efficiencies and widen their customer reach. In other words, everybody wins. We've helped thousands of forward-thinking companies modernize their systems, improve travel management and save money. Deem is backed by leading venture capital funds as well as corporate and private equity investors. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has an office in Bangalore, India.
  • The Technical Analyst is the first point of contact in the Customer Service Group for research and resolution of routine issues or problem reports. The Technical Analyst uses documented troubleshooting procedures to evaluate the case, articulate an actionable problem statement, and define an appropriate course for escalation. Maintaining detailed case notes and ongoing status updates, the Technical Analyst will follow the case to resolution and/or closure in accordance with client service agreements and SLAs. The Technical Analyst will monitor daily feeds, notifications (failed booking, points for purchase, auto-cancel, etc.) and ongoing case volume for trends; formulate impact statements and escalate or advocate for fixes as appropriate.


  • The Technical Services team works with internal and external resources to continually develop and deliver operational and product support to Deem, Inc. partners, merchants, customers and users of our ecommerce procurement, travel & expense management solutions.
  • This is an individual contributor role responsible for identifying innovative solutions to complex service requests. This role serves as a technical/functional specialist and works independently with guidance only in the most complex situations. This role is instrumental in representing the voice of the customer internally.
  • The Travel Domain Expert will provide training and support to the Level 2 Support Team on the tickets that are logged with Engineering. This role will work closely with the level 2 support, account team, product management and engineering to manage, prioritize and escalate issues that affect the efficacy and usability of our applications.


  • Set the priority of the ticket based on Impact and Severity
  • Adjust the Impact and Severity as details are learned
  • Adjust the priority after impact/severity change
  • Make sure all the fields are populated correctly
  • Make sure the Component field is set
  • Research the ticket for configuration or other set up issues that could have an effect on the behavior
  • Research logs for NPEs and errors
  • Reproduce the issues in staging
  • Provide steps for reproduction in all tickets that will be going on to sprint planning

API Support

  • Liaise with 3rd party content providers
  • File support tickets in the 3rd party systems
  • Help Support and PS communicate what the issue is and how it will be fixed in customer language


  • Raise up the teams’ most important issue to Products team for sprint planning/grooming
  • Participate in Scoring and VOC Calls

Development Support

  • Help Devs and QAs reproduce issues
  • Test config options that could improve customer situation without code changes
  • Provide support to QA team on air-heavy topics

Assist with VOC Prioritization

Assist with VOC Escalation

SME in SSO and Groupware

Tracking of VOC progress


  • 6+ years’ experience in technical product support or helpdesk environment: SaaS, ecommerce, web-based software applications.
  • Proven track record for effectively managing high volume caseload providing technical and consultative support to customers.
  • Proficiency with troubleshooting and resolving complex technical issues.
  • Domain expertise in travel required; financial, procurement, or other business services desired.
  • Self-starter with proven abilities in organizational, conceptual, and logical problem solving.
  • Ability to manage assignments that are of diverse scope and complexity and require significant initiative and judgment.
  • Effective phone and email communication skills; excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Capable of working independently with minimal supervision.
  • Desired Education, Skills, Certification
  • Proficient in use of internet, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook.
  • Experience with multiple helpdesk automation tools such as and JIRA.
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript, XML, GDSs.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.

Deem team members come from a variety of backgrounds and we are committed to creating a sense of inclusion and belonging for everyone. One of the ways we achieve this is by ensuring we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital, veteran, or disability status.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Travel Product Specialist
  • Company
  • Location
    Oakland, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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