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Senior Customer Success Manager






New York City, NY, US


As a Customer Success Manager, you will be one of the founding members in a new and exciting team at InfluxData working with our customer base to achieve their key objectives with our solutions. You will work with a prioritized list of accounts to facilitate the customer lifecycle associated with the InfluxData platform. You will drive value by giving proactive guidance, uncovering key issues and blockers and help customers navigate around them to become successful with InfluxData. Success for this position will be measured by achievement of customer outcomes, retention and growth metrics. This role will report to the VP of Customer Success and Support.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Actively manage the success of a portfolio of assigned InfluxData Enterprise customers, with the end goal of reducing churn and driving expansion
  • Collaborate with enterprise customers on their key objectives with InfluxEnterprise conducting thorough discovery
  • Build relationships with multiple individuals in each account, including executive sponsors and decision-makers
  • Develop proactive success plans designed to achieve valuable outcomes
  • Collaborate with Sales, technical Pre-sales, Solution Architect and Support teams to execute on success plans
  • Become an expert in the InfluxData value propositions and time series space in order to provide effective guidance to our customer base
  • Develop methods to identify and address at-risk accounts
  • Identify growth opportunities to maximize customer value and outcomes
  • Track impact of activities on customer engagement, retention and growth in and Gainsight platforms
  • Function as the voice of the customer and provide internal feedback on how we can better serve our customers
  • Work closely with the VP of Customer Success to:
    • Develop effective onboarding strategies
    • Define efficient renewal processes designed to maximize retention and forecasting
    • Design an overall Customer Success lifecycle

What You'll Bring to the Team:

  • Strong technical aptitude. Ability to be conversant on technical topics critical to InfluxData customers (Windows/Linux system administration, Networking, DB concepts, Big Data analytics, etc)
  • Over 5 years of experience in a customer success or similar role supporting technical customer personas
  • Insatiable curiosity with an eagerness to find the root of customer value
  • Strong communicator and ability to take control of complex customer meetings
  • Minimum of 2 years of enterprise software experience
  • Understanding of SaaS business models
  • Demonstrable history of meeting or exceeding goals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Role will be remote or based in our Austin office

Nice If You Have:

  • Relevant Bachelors degree
  • Experience in DB administration, NoSQL data technologies or other modern platforms
  • Light negotiating experience having managed typical enterprise contracts



InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB, the leading open source time series database. We are a Series D-funded startup, backed by Sapphire Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, Trinity Ventures, and Battery Ventures, and a Y Combinator success story. Headquartered in San Francisco, InfluxData’s workforce is distributed throughout the U.S. and across Europe. The company was recently named one of the 50 Best Workplaces for Innovators by Fast Company.

Our technology is purpose-built to handle the massive volumes of time-stamped data produced by IoT devices, applications, networks, containers and computers. We are on a mission to help developers and organizations, such as Cisco, IBM, PayPal, and Tesla, store and analyze real-time data, empowering them to build transformative monitoring, analytics, and IoT applications quicker and to scale.

We offer fantastic benefits; in the US these include:

  • Medical/ dental/vision insurance with 100% coverage for employees and dependents
  • Company contribution to FSA and commuter benefits
  • Open PTO - take the time you need
  • Life lnsurance, short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 401k (non matching)
  • ....and more!

Our Core Values

Our employees are the heart of the company and only by having a core set of beliefs and values will we be successful. We hire and live by these core values:

  • We value each other
  • We get stuff done
  • We believe humility drives learning
  • We embrace failure
  • We are committed to open source

Visit our careers page to learn more about working at InfluxData.

InfluxData is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

InfluxData does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters and recruitment agencies through our website, job board or directly to employees. InfluxData will not pay fees to any third-party agency, headhunter or company that does not have a signed agreement for this position in place.

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