Application Support Consultant - Christchurch at Phocas

Computer Software, Information Technology, Full-time, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand support full-time
Posted a month ago

Do you thrive on helping customers fix their technical issues, and love to problem solve?

As a Customer Support Consultant you will work on a wide range of challenging and interesting problems, supporting our customers, to to support the deployment and use of the Phocas suite of products. Our software is MS SQL server based, we use our own mapping DB creation software and various techniques to create extraction and staging layers, and our help desk software is Jira (Atlassian).

Your day to day includes:

  • Delivering technical support and resolve request issues from Phocas’ end users
  • Troubleshooting to identify the cause of a problem, provide workaround resolutions, root cause analysis and major incident management
  • Diagnose system and application issues and implement corrective actions
  • Take ownership of support cases ensuring we are providing our customer with the highest level of support


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or Tertiary education in Information Technology or related course
  • 6 to 12 months experience supporting software or IT products in a support, or a customer service environment
  • A positive and ‘can-do’ attitude, and a commitment to resolving issues for customers
  • Some knowledge on SQL, data points integration, databases and/or data analytics, from your studies, is ideal
  • You are comfortable working remotely across client sites, and be willing to work closely with our USA and UK offices.


  • Generous remuneration package including competitive salary, benefits and stock options plan
  • Work with some of the best tech talent in Christchurch
  • Central location with free parking and easy motorway access
  • Fruit, hot & cold drinks, snacks and drinks on Friday

We pride ourselves on our positive, collaborative culture and encourage our team to come into the office - and we love being here! - but we also like to be flexible around hours and working from home.

We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant

Due to current immigration restrictions, we are only able to consider applicants based in NZ with citizenship, residency or a current work visa.

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Phocas is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.