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Customer Success Manager - Public Safety



Customer Service, Sales & Business Development
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Skydio is the leading US drone company and the world leader in autonomous flight, the key technology for the future of drones and aerial transportation. The Skydio team combines deep expertise in artificial intelligence, best-in-class hardware and software product development, and operational excellence to empower a broader, more diverse audience of drone users - from first responders to insurance claims adjusters, utilities, and more!

About the Team:

The Customer Success team enables sales by winning the technical validation process, driving value to customers by seamlessly delivering services, and support to customer with world class on-boarding and technical expertise. We are a rapidly growing team of passionate, mission driven UAS professionals, who sweat the details and ensure our customers are set up for success.

About the role:

We are looking for a motivated Customer Success Manager with a deep sense of ownership to lead and drive all aspects of implementation, usage, retention and expansion of our Law Enforcement customers. A successful candidate will become an indispensable bridge between our customers and Skydio’s extremely agile and world class technical teams. This role reports to the Manager, Customer Success and will work closely with our Product, Engineering, and Sales functions to deliver industry leading autonomous solutions that drive value to our customers.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Build scalable processes for customer on-boarding and post sales success
  • Track and manage all implementation projects with our large enterprise customers for successful delivery of technology and services.
  • Develops Healthy Customer Relationship through proactive support and cadence based follow ups
  • Quantifying product feedback and briefing executives to drive software and hardware engineering to better fit our customers needs
  • Create customer Loyalty through proactive support and account management
  • Advocate for Enterprise customers through deep understanding of their use cases and needs
  • Lead Quarterly Business Reviews and customer check-ins to ensure our existing customers are getting value from Skydio technology
  • Ensure expansions and renewals through proactive support.


  • Strong knowledge or previous experience supporting customers in the SLED industries (Public Safety, Law Enforcement).
  • Ability to travel 40+% of the time.
  • Ability to obtain Part 107 certificate.

Experience & Skills

  • Proven track record of implementing new technology, agile development and interfacing with technical teams to deliver on customer schedules.
  • Proven track record of driving implementation, adoption and value of hardware or software for or within large Enterprises
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and a strong focus on project management tools and concepts.
  • Experience with commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems and related software development/deployment.
  • Work directly with customers through proactive, metrics based engagement
  • Work closely with customers to ensure renewals, identifying accounts that are at risk not to renew
  • Work closely with customers and sales to ensure expansion, identifying the vertical specific pain points that could prevent this expansion.

Compensation Range: The annual base salary range for this position is $124,950.00 - $158,025*. Compensation will vary based on factors, including skill level, proficiencies, transferable knowledge, and experience. In addition to base salary, Skydio full-time employees are eligible to enroll in our benefit plans and take advantage of a variety of incentives and stipends.

*For some positions the pay may be dependent upon the individual's regional location.

At Skydio we believe that diversity drives innovation. We have created a multidisciplinary environment that embraces the power of diverse perspectives to create elegant solutions for complex problems. We are committed to growing our network of people, programs, and resources to nurture an inclusive culture.

As such, we do not make hiring or other employment-related decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability status, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, veteran, military or family status, or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.

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