Overview

Company Description

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission: protecting our digital way of life. It’s inspired by our vision: a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t simple statements. They won’t be easy either – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. As a company with a foundation in challenging the way things are done, we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the nature of cybersecurity as we are.

Our mission doesn’t happen by treading softly – no, it happens by defining an industry. It means building products that haven’t been thought of. It means selling products with a solutions mindset. It means supporting the infrastructure of a company that moves at an incredible speed – intentionally – to stay ahead of the world’s next cyberthreat.

Job Description

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.

Responsibilities
⦁ 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

Qualifications

⦁ 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

Additional Information

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.

Our Commitment
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. To learn more about our dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our Life at Palo Alto Networks page and our diversity website.

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.

Additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or special needs, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.

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