Customer Success Manager - #440300
Palo Alto Networks
Date: 09/15/2021 14:00 PM
City: Plano, Texas
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:
Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.
We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.
We’re changing the nature of work. Palo Alto Networks is evolving to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.
The Customer Success Manager will act as a trusted advisor to our customers to help ensure efficient Palo Alto Networks’ public cloud security solution adoption and accelerate business value and ROI from customers’ investment in Palo Alto Networks during their cloud transformation journey. In this role, you will work closely with CISOs, Security Architects, Security Engineers, and DevOps teams within mid-to-large enterprises to implement best in class cloud security solutions. The end result is increased customer satisfaction, value, retention, and expansion of the Palo Alto Networks cloud security footprint.
Own the ultimate responsibility for the customer’s on-boarding, adoption, satisfaction and advocacy across a portfolio of customers
Develop a trusted advisor relationship with customer stakeholders, executive sponsors and partners to drive cybersecurity solution adoption to ensure they are leveraging the solution to achieve full business value
Develop a comprehensive understanding of typical business and security challenges faced by customers and common cyber security objectives to appropriately map features and associated business benefits to address their needs
Serve as a customer advocate in influencing product roadmap and improvements
Advise and recommend on how the Palo Alto Networks cybersecurity solution can be used to help mature and improve a customer's Security Operations Center(SOC), Cloud Security Change Management process.
Manage performance metrics CSAT, Renewal rate, Reference-ability, Renewal likelihood, Adoption, Consumption, Customer Engagement. Identify renewal risk and collaborate with internal teams to remediate
Identify risks to the customer achieving their stated business goals and work with the account team to build a risk mitigation plan or escalate as needed
5+ years relevant work experience in customer success, consulting, post sales technical account management and similar roles
Experience as a SOC analyst/manager preferred. Experience with Security Incident Response tools and IR workflow process
Strong consulting and project management skills, with proven results working as a trusted advisor to drive business value for customers, including the ability to interact with client teams at various levels of technical and non-technical depth
Proven track record of managing customer escalations, balancing customer expectations, and negotiating successful resolutions
Highly data-driven with a commitment to following process
Excited about driving and tracking a consistent engagement process with all customers in your portfolio
Team player with the highest level of integrity, who will innovate to continue improving the way we serve our customers
Previous experience with a Cybersecurity/SaaS solutions company and/or an enterprise software company highly desired
Experience with enterprise security products and/or offerings
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
Our Customer Success team is critical to our success and mission. As part of this team, you enable customer success by providing support to clients after they have purchased our products. Our dedication to our customers doesn’t stop once they sign – it evolves. As threats and technology change, we stay in step to accomplish our mission.
You’ll be involved in implementing new products, transitioning from old products to new, and will fix integrations and critical issues as they are raised – in fact, you’ll seek them out to ensure our clients are safely supported. We fix and identify technical problems, with a pointed focus on providing the best customer support in the industry.
We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.
We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at [email protected].
Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.
Salary disclosure required by sb19-085 for positions located in the state of Colorado: If hired in Colorado, this position starts at a salary of $84,300/yr. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary. Restricted stock units and bonus pay may also be offered as part of this compensation package, as well as benefits that include: flexible paid time off, employee stock purchase program, medical, dental, vision, 401K, life, and disability insurance. Additional information about benefits may be found here.