Senior Customer Experience Manager

Rubrik, Tokyo, Japan

Bringing Speed and Scale to the Enterprise

Senior Customer Experience Manager

Location: Tokyo, Japan


About Team & About Role:

The Customer Experience Manager is a key role within the Customer Support organization. This role is responsible for managing specific account(s) experience through strong relationship building and technical knowledge. Works as the primary point of contact, driver, and customer advocate for major projects, escalations and product enhancements while leveraging cross-functional relationships to maintain and enhance customer confidence in Rubrik as the leader in cloud data management. The position’s objective is to most effectively provide an industry leading customer experience for Rubrik customers in both a proactive and reactive manner, specifically focussed on customers in Japan.

What You'll Do:

Become familiar with account background, key stakeholders, goals, requirements and expectations of Rubrik. Ensure timely responses & communications to provide a high degree of customer satisfaction and confidence in Rubrik.

  • Be flexible, provide a tailored, comprehensive, focused and value driven customer experience.
  • Responsible for the entire customer life cycle and journey, their touch points with Rubrik, and measures to ensure Rubrik footprint growth including on-boarding, first 90 day experience, training customers on how to engage support, file ideas, self-services, and navigate the support portal.
  • Analyze customers business & infrastructure requirements to suggest upgrades and ensure they align with Rubrik and industry standard best practices.
  • Identifies proactive activities and drives continuous improvement from lessons learned and other processes to prevent escalations and keep the account(s) in good standing.
  • Engages Support and Engineering teams as needed to ensure an optimal Rubrik experience while maintaining positive relationships with support and engineering teams.
  • Manage account/case escalations, including customer and account team expectations around support.
  • Create virtual cross-functional teams as needed to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Develop POC awareness with SE and Account directors and generate weekly reports for customer and support teams.
  • Coordinate, craft and deliver/discuss Root Cause Analysis (RCA) documents on customer issues.
  • Use CRM data to proactively identify accounts & issues that require a more focused approach to resolution.
  • Frequency and purpose of on-site customer visits.
    • In general, On-site visit frequency should be limited to an initial introductory or Onboarding visit and then Quarterly or semi-annually to review progress, review RFEs and product Roadmap. 
    • Additional “as needed” visits can be scheduled in case of a critical situation or major issues that require such visits.
    • The CEM will keep in touch with the customer and manage their needs & expectations via regularly scheduled calls where they review progress against the Success Plan/Goals, RFEs, deployment health, case status, other items as agreed upon with the customer. This I skey to drive and maintain stability and satisfaction.
  • Taking ownership of customer cases.
    • “Case Ownership” The CEM is responsible and will own delivery of the most expedient case/issue resolution by driving progress via the more capable SMEs/Dev Eng. 
    • The CEM will be the main reference for the customer’s cases and will be able to discuss status and plans on most cases, other SMEs will be asked to assist with update meetings/conversations as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Japanese language proficiency preferred 
  • Passionate about Customers - Strong customer orientation being proactive and positive by nature
  • Cross-Functional & ; Collaborative – Able to assemble and lead team initiatives/resources and to partner successfully with multiple teams and customers outside their direct influence including executive/senior management, cross-functional teams, internal customers, external partners, vendors, and end users.
  • Analytic mind - able to quickly grasp & amp; apply troubleshooting skills & problem-solving techniques
  • Has proven experience with Escalation management, Proactive management, and Account management skills at the global IT Enterprise level.
  • Able to multitask and work effectively under pressure and deadlines.
  • Willing to work outside standard business hours when situations dictate.
  • Has both technical and functional expertise with CRM systems (Salesforce preferred)
  • Has excellent communications skills, including verbal, written, and presentation skills. Able to create and present clear, simple and succinct customer facing updates and root cause documents.
  • Quickly understands the business issues and data challenges of global Customer Support organizations.
  • 6+ years in support leadership, Escalation management and/or customer facing support technical roles/account management
  • Strong technical background in Networking, Storage, Backup and Recovery, Cloud solutions (S3, Azure, Google), scale out solutions, and Hypervisors (VMware, Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV)
  • Related BA/BS or advanced degree preferred.
  • Able to travel to other locations and customer sites on occasion.


About Rubrik:

Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security Company™, delivers data security and operational resilience for enterprises. Rubrik’s big idea is to provide data security and data protection on a single platform, including Zero Trust Data Protection, Ransomware Investigation, Incident Containment, Sensitive Data Discovery, and Orchestrated Application Recovery. This means your data is ready so you can recover the data you need, and avoid paying a ransom. Because when you secure your data, you secure your applications, and you secure your business.

We are a leader in data security, have been recognized as as a Forbes Cloud 100 Company, named as a LinkedIn Top 10 Startup and are proud to have earned Great Place to Work® Certification™. There has never been a more exciting time to join Rubrik, and our future is even brighter. The work you do will help propel our next chapter of growth as you do the best work of your career.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion @ Rubrik: 

At Rubrik we are committed to building and sustaining a culture where people of all backgrounds are valued, know they belong, and believe they can succeed here.

Rubrik's goal is to hire and promote the best person for the job, no matter their background. In doing so, Rubrik is committed to correcting systemic processes and cultural norms that have prevented equal representation. This means we review our current efforts with the intent to offer fair hiring, promotion, and compensation opportunities to people from historically underrepresented communities, and strive to create a company culture where all employees feel they can bring their authentic selves to work and be successful.

Our DEI strategy focuses on three core areas of our business and culture:

  • Our Company: Build a diverse company that provides equitable access to growth and success for all employees globally. 
  • Our Culture: Create an inclusive environment where authenticity thrives and people of all backgrounds feel like they belong.
  • Our Communities: Expand our commitment to diversity, equity, & inclusion within and beyond our company walls to invest in future generations of underrepresented talent and bring innovation to our clients.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled: Rubrik 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, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Rubrik provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Rubrik complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 
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About Rubrik

Rubrik is a cloud data management platform. They manage data and computing systems for large companies with operations spanning multiple compute clouds. Their goal is giving complex enterprise systems the simple interface of a consumer application.

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