First Line Support Technician

The Role

As a 1st Line Support Technician, you will join a small and growing Customer Support team delivering a world-class, friendly technical customer support service. Responsible for triaging and responding to customer support requests, you will be assisted by experienced L2 and L3 engineers with resolving tickets, providing guidance to our clients via phone and email.

As your experience grows you will be expected to become one of Bud’s product experts with the ability to support training and other client on-boarding initiatives.

As a small growing company, you will need to be flexible whilst retaining focus on the quality and integrity of delivery.


The Person

We value a positive can-do attitude, pride in delivering to promises, excellent communication skills and a desire for self-improvement. As well as your existing skills, we’re looking for the right person with the potential to grow with us.



  • Provide technical customer service support up to 1st line
  • Support the on-boarding of clients and content into the platform
  • Creation of support and platform knowledge articles
  • Assist with triaging incidents and tickets received, logging information in Zendesk
  • Assist with resolution, with proactive monitoring of incidents
  • Escalation of tickets to colleagues for 2nd / 3rd line support
  • Supporting on-boarding activities including the setting up of new clients, training and configuration.



  • Able to prioritise work in a busy environment
  • Deliver excellent customer service
  • Have good diagnostic skills and be able to problem-solve
  • Be highly organised with a methodical and proactive approach
  • Confident and capable of working effectively, sometimes without supervision
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be a team player
  • An interest in, and curiosity in technology


We are Bud

Established in 2016, Bud is the next generation SaaS platform for the vocational and training / education sector.

Bud has evolved into a scale up SaaS platform, partnering with some of the top Training Providers in the UK to bring a software solution that will enable more and more learners to access consistent, high-quality training to improve lives. Our customers love Bud because it enables them to drive up the quality of their training delivery at scale whilst reducing costs. By combining the knowledge of industry experts with the brightest minds in software development we’ve created the best training management platform available.

As innovators we’re constantly looking for new ways to improve training and learner outcomes through software, we’re working on a number of exciting new product areas right now.

More and more training providers are switching to Bud. In fact, we’ve got a larger market share of enterprise level Independent Training Providers than any other platform and we’re growing fast.


Working at Bud

We have a strong leadership team and a clear vision which has been translated into a sound business strategy. This means that each department at Bud can ensure their strategic direction is always aligned to the business goals.

We are supportive, and work together to create a unique culture, where people thrive and build rewarding careers. We share a work ethic that provides the perfect blend of professionalism and accountability with a desire to have fun along the way.


The perks

We’re located in arguably the best office space in Bristol, it’s called the Origin Workspace and is a community in which young businesses can thrive.

Located in the top left corner of Berkeley Square, Clifton, we have a huge open plan space in this outstanding building which is perfectly located to take advantage of Bristol’s best cafes, bars and restaurants on the vibrant Queen’s Road and Park Street. With a roof terrace and lounges for socialising and relaxing, and a fully fitted gym with resident personal trainers from Activ8 – we believe in looking after our team.

As Origin members, all Bud staff are invited to Origin events which includes a monthly timetable of fitness and mindfulness classes, plus social events. The Origin pass also provides discounts in some local shops and eateries.



  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), rising to 29 days (fte)
  • Additional day leave for birthday
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Life Assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Company Contributory pension scheme
  • Personal development fund
  • Free on-site gym


A BPSS clearance is required for all Bud employees. The scope of this role may require an additional Security Clearance (SC).

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