Customer Success Manager (Unit 42) - Remote, UNITED STATES, United States

Company Description

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.

Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. 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.

Our Approach to Work

We lead with flexibility and choice in all of our people programs. We have disrupted the traditional view that all employees have the same needs and wants. We offer personalization and offer our employees the opportunity to choose what works best for them as often as possible - from your wellbeing support to your growth and development, and beyond!

At Palo Alto Networks, we believe in the power of collaboration and value in-person interactions. This is why our employees generally work from the office three days per week, leaving two days for choice and flexibility to work where you feel most effective. This setup fosters casual conversations, problem-solving, and trusted relationships. While details may evolve, our goal is to create an environment where innovation thrives, with office-based teams coming together three days a week to collaborate and thrive, together!

Job Description

Your Career 

As a member of the Unit 42 team, you will be one of the founding members of a newly formed team that is responsible for the successful adoption of purchased U42 offerings and driving the increased up-sell of additional services/products. We are looking for experienced SaaS sales or customer success professionals (ideally with cybersecurity domain expertise) who want to make an impact in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.

Your Impact 

  • Ensure customers are maximizing their return on investment by owning the customer’s on-boarding, adoption, satisfaction and advocacy across a portfolio of customers
    • Provide high touch/white glove customer outreach immediately post close to shepherd customers through the on-boarding process
    • Drive adoption- ensure customer applies the offering hours in a timely manner
    • Ensure customer is measurably satisfied with the service they are receiving
    • Informing customers of refresh needs and options 
    • Proactively identify up-sell opportunities and grow revenue
  • 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
  • Be the first line of defense in solving customer support requests, and coordinating and prioritizing timely resolutions with consulting teams and become a Subject Matter expert over time
  • Ensure continual communication with customers on Unit 42 messaging, current and offerings updates, events, main points of contact within Unit 42, and touchpoint for all feedback from our customer
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of typical business challenges faced by customers and common objectives to appropriately map services and associated business benefits to address their needs
  • Serve as a customer advocate in influencing service and product roadmap and improvements
  • Partner closely with sales and consulting teams to develop and apply these processes - Must be able to build trust and influence 
  • Manage performance metrics CSAT, Renewal rate, Upsell / Cross-sell lead identification, Reference-ability, Renewal likelihood, Adoption, Consumption, Customer Engagement
  • Capture and nurture CISO and execute relationships to influence the recurring strategic spend


Your Experience

  • Experience building out new programs and initiatives within an ever evolving organization
  • 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
  • Desire to partner and work cross-functionally with with Sales, Operations, and Consulting teams
  • Previous experience with a Cybersecurityor enterprise software company highly desired
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of the latest customer success techniques and technologies. 
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Security experience is a plus
  • Tableau a plus
  • Flexibility for travel 

Additional Information

The Team

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 solution offerings, transitioning from old solutions 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.

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.

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

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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The compensation offered for this position will depend on qualifications, experience, and work location. For candidates who receive an offer at the posted level, the starting base salary (for non-sales roles) or base salary + commission target (for sales/com-missioned roles) is expected to be between $98,000/yr to $158,500/yr. The offered compensation may also include restricted stock units and a bonus. A description of our employee benefits may be found here

Is role eligible for Immigration Sponsorship?: No. Please note that we will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.