Customer Success Manager – Germany

Remote from
🇩🇪 Germany
Job function
Customer Success
Job type
Full Time,
Job posted
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7 May 2024

About Kong Inc.

The cloud connectivity company. Powering connections to build a reliable digital world.

Actively Hiring
You will be working at a dynamic and fast paced start-up as a member of the Customer Experience (CX) team. You will be enabling Customers to leverage APIs and microservices to drive their business initiatives in one of the most exciting and innovative technology domains in the industry. This team is responsible for interfacing with our customers throughout their lifecycle helping them realize the value of their Kong investment.
As a member of the CX team you will act as a champion for our most critical asset, our customers. You will be working with a portfolio of customers seeking to identify growth opportunities and ensuring they have what they need to be successful. In this role you will work alongside the EMEA sales team and will have the opportunity to build a large portfolio of Customers.
This is an incredibly exciting and challenging role at the forefront of technology, requiring someone with very strong organizational and communication skills. You will not only be building strong relationships with key customers, you will be pioneering the approach to managing customers by leveraging self service technology and re-usable assets to maximize the value Kong can provide.
Working at Kong presents a unique opportunity to help to modernize enterprise software and learn about how businesses run in the digital age.
Above all you’ll be acting as a stellar teammate for the rest of Kong.

What you’ll be doing

  • Coaching our customers throughout their lifecycle while working collaboratively with the rest of the Customer Experience teams to ensure customer outcomes
  • Defining what ‘good’ looks like in terms of adoption plans, post-sales engagement, what is recommended and why
  • Working with Sales and Product teams to ensure our customers are getting the most out of the solution
  • Help innovate our tooling and processes to make you and your team more efficient Work on innovative and cutting edge customer projects
  • Learning our products and technologies, taking that knowledge and applying it to real world usage
  • Collaborating with other peers, business partners and groups. Representing not only yourself and the rest of your team but all of Kong and other exciting tasks you may identify to grow our company

The successful candidate will

  • Have a builder’s mentality, seeking to find solutions to complex problems that will make life better for our customers and Kong.
  • Manage a portfolio of commercial customers, looking for patterns that can be addressed through an automated approach using the latest customer engagement techniques.
  • Have passion and determination about our technology and our customers.
  • Be a self starter with strong organizational skills to drive effective customer outcomes.
  • Have a good understanding of complex technology environments.
  • Have great self awareness and strong communication skills.
  • Ideally have prior experience of a similar role within SaaS, Open Source and/or Infrastructure software companies.

What is a Konger?

We are a group of makers, thinkers, and doers focused on helping today’s developers build tomorrow’s technology. Our teams work on the bleeding edge of API innovation to provide our users with a central nervous system for data and services.
We put design at the heart of everything we do, and we’re relentlessly focused on creating beautiful experiences for our customers. That’s why technology companies, major banks, e-commerce innovators, and government agencies put Kong in front of their most important web applications.
We believe in the power of Open Source and everything it stands for. That’s why developers around the world enthusiastically contribute on top of our open-source platform.
We are passionate about solving challenges that will fundamentally shape the future of technology, and we’re looking for the right people to join us on our mission. If you believe in taking ownership of your work, making an impact, and having fun along the way, we would love to talk to you.

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Kong Inc. is hiring a remote Customer Success Manager – Germany from 🇩🇪 Germany

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