Customer Success Manager

Customer Success and Support Tokyo, Japan


Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers.

At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

Responsibilities: I want to and can do that!

  • Orchestrate overall relationship with assigned clients, which will include: Growing adoption, ensuring retention, and happiness.
  • Work with clients to build Success Plans, establishing critical goals, to aid the customer in achieving their objectives.
  • Measure and monitor customer’s achievement of critical and key performance indicators, reporting both internally to Splunk Account team and externally to Customer Sponsors and Executives.
  • Establish regular cadence (Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly) with each assigned client, to review executive dashboards and program status.
  • Cement yourself as a trusted/strategic advisor with customers and drive the continued value of our products and services.
  • Work closely with the Splunk Account Team (Account Customer Manager, SE, PS and EDU) to find opportunities for new usage of Splunk across organizational functions.
  • Advocate customer needs/issues cross-departmentally and program-manage customer concerns.
  • Assist and provide expert deployment, operational standard methodologies and establish a Splunk Success Framework.
  • Assist in workshops to help customers demonstrate the full value of Splunk solutions and lead periodic partner meetings.
  • Provide insight with respect to the availability and applicability of new products and features.
  • Identify in cooperation with the Account team the key success criteria for Splunk deployment and drive value realisation.
  • Act as the Splunk liaison for Splunk technical inquiries, issues or escalations. This will include working with Splunk Support, Product Management (i.e. roadmaps), or others as needed.
  • Maintain current functional and technical knowledge of the Splunk platform and future products.

Requirements: I’ve already done that or have that!

  • 5+ years in a related function with direct customer advocacy and engagement experience in post-sales account management functions.
  • Since this role is essential to Splunk's customer success initiative, you will have a rich history of growing customer happiness, adoption, and retention.
  • Experience with and technical background in Security, Network Operations Centres.
  • You will be a strong teammate, but still a self-starter.
  • You should be technically savvy and geeky but also able to understand business values.
  • Since this role is customer facing, you will possess exceptional verbal, written, social, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Thrives in a multi-tasking environment and can adjust priorities on-the-fly while still having the ability to focus on details and be analytical.
  • Good technical and problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to provide quick resolution to problems.
  • Prior experience conducting workshops to customers and discussing the pros/cons of implementing various technologies and business value.
  • You have played in the Enterprise and/or cloud software space.
  • Experience navigating and steering customer engagements to completion with a high level of customer happiness.
  • Native Japanese speaker with Fluent English skills. You will be part of an international team, and communication across borders is critical

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!