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Customer Success Lead

Salary Competitive

About Validio

Validio is the next generation data quality and reliability company. Our next generation data quality platform monitors and validates both data in motion and data at rest across organizations data pipelines. Validio’s mission is to eliminate bad data and enable organizations to be data-driven with confidence. From startups to multi-billion dollar unicorns, Validio is used by data leaders of all sizes. We believe that you shouldn’t have to be an AirBnB, Uber or Netflix in order to have advanced ML-based data quality technology in place. We also believe that modern data teams and data engineers get better ROI by spending their time on other business-critical tasks rather than building and maintaining their own data quality infrastructure.

Here you will work with a senior team of data and engineering professionals with backgrounds from renowned research institutions, leading startups, and established tech companies. Named as one of the hottest start-ups in Stockholm by publications such as Wired, we are gearing up for expansion, and now you can be part of our journey!

About the role

Validio is on an exciting growth journey and this is a rare opportunity to be a founding team member and leader of the Customer Success team in a very purpose-driven organization. This is a great opportunity to help shape the future of the data industry and its real-world impact.

Validio is looking for someone to build and lead our Customer Success function from the ground up, meaning ownership of customer satisfaction and success, as well increasing the product adoption among existing customers. At Validio we work on some of the most exciting modern data infrastructure architectures and our customers challenge us with interesting new data quality validation and monitoring requirements continuously. As the complexity grows for both us and our customers, we are looking to our Customer Success Lead to strategize and lead customers to solutions. This is done with clear data requirement mapping, use case discovery, Validio evangelism, and oftentimes educating users about our product.

As our Customer Success Lead, you will manage our customer relationships, become a trusted advisor to our users, and contribute to Validio’s fast-growing success. You will be the voice of the user and collaborate closely with product and engineering to make sure key improvements are added to the roadmap. You must be able to capture and contextualize product feedback for our engineering and product teams, track issue resolutions, explain new feature enhancements, and mitigate/prioritize any pain points before they become critical issues.

What you’ll do

  • Oversee the ultimate success of our customers and users, ensuring they realize the full potential of the Validio platform; clearly communicating and assisting with use case deployments and different data requirements

  • Responsible for the overall relationship with assigned customers, which will include onboarding, increasing adoption, ensuring retention, and building trust and advocacy with our customers

  • Meet and exceed commercial renewal and expansion and grow customer usage

  • Proactively engage customers to ensure all needs are met and to troubleshoot and prioritize accordingly any issues our bugs

  • Be the voice of the customer & user and advocate for their needs & product feedback internally

  • Support product marketing initiatives such as developing customer stories, case studies, and references

  • In addition, you might take additional projects to help improve the product and set processes to reduce the support load and streamline ways of working

We believe you have

  • +5 years of experience customer success in a B2B SaaS company (ideally a data-centric product)

  • Experience in recruiting, building and leading stellar CS teams

  • History of driving outsized growth and upsell within accounts

  • Demonstrated success maximizing customer retention and minimizing churn

  • Top-notch verbal & written communication skills and excellent in English

  • Ability to listen empathize with the customer; you pick up non-verbal cues and understand the tone of the conversation and how to communicate the right message to each member of the audience

  • Excellent project management skills and demonstrated success working cross-functionally to drive complex projects to fruition

  • Comfortable with ambiguity, creative, and incredibly resourceful. We are a startup and it will require you to learn quickly while creating new processes

And while not required, extra points if you have: 

  • Experience in Data Engineering or closely related data roles e.g. Data Engineer turned Customer Success

  • Previous experience from early-stage startup of growth stage company

Here at Validio we offer you the chance to be part of something truly amazing and with a world class team, there is no limit to what we can achieve together. We promise that you will be challenged, pushed to develop your skill set and get the opportunity to work alongside amazing and smart colleagues from all over the world on our mission to eliminate bad data.

For now begin your journey with us by clicking "Apply" below. We cannot wait to meet you!

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

Healthcare insurance
Healthcare insurance

Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

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Working at

At Validio, we abstract complexity away from data engineering by offering a next generation data quality platform for any modern data-driven organization, no matter size. We believe that you shouldn’t have to be an AirBnB, Uber or Netflix to have advanced ML-based data quality technology in place. We also believe that modern data teams get better ROI by spending their time and resources on other business-critical tasks than building and maintaining their own data quality infrastructure. Validio’s mission is to eliminate bad data and enable organizations to be data-driven with confidence. Our vision is to enable data-driven companies to unleash the full potential of their data, resulting in better and more sustainable outcomes.

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