Customer Success Manager

Customer Success Santa Clara, California Plano, Texas Reston, Virginia


Our Mission


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.


Your Career


As a Customer Success Manager, you are a critical part of our customers’ adoption of security integrations. You act as their day-to-day contact, establishing relationships with them to ensure best practices for their secure environments. You'll guide for quick and consistent adoption, accelerated integrations with new cloud security products, and real-time support and strategy. You have in-depth knowledge of indicators of success, leveraging data and your analytical aptitudes to guide changes, updates, and improvements. In this role, you will work closely with CISOs, security architects, security engineers, and development operations teams within mid-to-large enterprises, so you'll need to feel confident presenting implementation plans to all ranges of technical ability.


Your Impact


        Lead client's onboarding experience, adoption, and expansion across a range of relationships
        Develop a strong partnership with customer shareholders, channel partners, and executive sponsors to drive product adoption
        Be a customer advocate in influencing product roadmap and improvements
        Coach customers on how to establish and implement their Cloud Security change management, governance, the center of excellence programs
        Identify and escalate risks to the customer and support team to achieve client success
        Gain a deep understanding of typical business challenges faced by our customers to appropriately map features in their security environments
        Address and associated business benefits to align with emerging and evolving needs
        Identify risks to renewals with our clients on an ongoing basis and collaborate with internal teams to remediate client concerns
        Establish relationships with customer executive sponsors, speaking on a frequent cadence to strengthen relationships while uncovering new opportunities
        Monitor key performance metrics like customer satisfaction, renewal rate, upsell/cross-sell lead identification, reference-ability, renewal likelihood, adoption, consumption, and customer engagement
        Leverage key metrics to build a strategic plan to address decreases or negative changes in the metrics listed above

Your Experience

        5 years minimum working in pre-sales, account management, customer success, consulting or similar roles related to driving customer success and adoption
        Experience working with Cloud platforms (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Azure) or in cybersecurity
        Previous experience with a SaaS solutions company and/or an enterprise software company
        Strong consulting and project management skills, with proven results working as a reliable advisor to drive business value for customers
        Highly data-driven with a dedication to the following process
        Passionate about driving and tracking a consistent engagement process with all customers in your portfolio
        Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic environment with constant change to address emerging security risks and challenges
        Flexibility for travel up to 50% of your time

The Team


Our technical support 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 just evolves. Our technical team provides behind-the-scenes support to meet our customer’s needs. As threats and technology evolve, 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 of providing the best customer support in the industry.


We’re a fast-growing, immensely successful organization because of our people and products (built and supported by our people). We work the frontlines against cyberthreats and cyberattacks, protecting everyday transactions in the digital environment. It means we’re good at scaling quickly to new threats, get fulfillment from resolving new problems, and think about things just plain different.


Our Commitment


We’re trailblazers who 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 disabilities. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at


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.