ChicagoRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Chicago jobs

Customer Success Manager (Central)

Company: Contrast Security
Location: Chicago
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Chicago, IL (Potential for Remote CST or MST) / Contrast Security is the world's leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio, without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development, to operations, to production. At Contrast, we pride ourselves on being the best and being the best requires hiring the best. We are looking for a Customer Success Manager to be a part of creating our world-class product.--Our ideal candidate is a skilled problem solver and unafraid of challenges. Building the world's fastest and most accurate application and web security demands a mix of tenacity, passion, and experience. At Contrast, you will find an environment where innovation and success come from creative collaboration. For those who meet these standards, there is no better place to work than Contrast Security. About the Position As a Customer Success Manager, you will be responsible for the overall success of a portfolio of our customers . You will lead clients' value realization journey, coordinating a cross-functional team that spans Sales, Services, Support, Engineering, Product Management and others. To become a trusted advisor, you will need to become a subject-matter expert on Contrast's products, use-cases and application security best practices. In this role, you will be one of the primary points of contact for our clients; working hand-in-hand with technical staff and executives on improving the performance, reliability, and business value of our products. You will also act as the voice of the customer within Contrast to escalate problems and to drive prioritization of business needs for our customers. Your success in this role means higher customer satisfaction, retention and expansion of Contrast business. We guarantee that there will never be a boring moment while working at Contrast. Responsibilities

  • Drive Customer Value: engender a positive Experience for the customer, support their Transformation to meet objectives and seek full Engagement across their organisation
  • Customer Outcomes: facilitate the setting business outcomes and measurable objectives with the customer
  • Customer Intimacy: cultivate relationships with executives and key stakeholders to ensure a successful long-term business partnership and become an expert on your customers' deployment of Contrast.
  • Onboarding: deliver and communicate Contrast value to the initial application teams supporting the initial value goals
  • Adoption:--ensure customers are adopting Contrast and receiving the anticipated results and value and help customers evangelize and roll out Contrast throughout their organization
  • Advise: share best practices; recommend solutions to meet changing customer requirements and emergent problems
  • Monitor: regularly review adoption and usage trends and work closely with customer and Contrast teams to address adoption blockers
  • Success Planning: define and maintain success plans for customers that continue to outline the desired business outcomes, metrics for success (KPIs), potential issues, and action plans
  • Contrast Business Reviews: communicate Contrast results and value; align on new objectives and plan going forward
  • Escalation Management: liaise with Engineering, Product Management and Sales to quickly remedy accounts in red status
  • Advocacy: develop and maintain Contrast advocates for references, case studies, etc. and bring intelligent product feedback and recommendations from customers back to the Contrast Product team
  • Project Management: Manage projects to a successful outcome and ensure appropriate communications with all relevant stakeholders takes place
  • Prioritization: juggling multiple accounts and activities simultaneously with attention to detail
  • Operational Excellence: ensure smooth handoffs from sales to on-boarding and from on-boarding to business outcomes, adhere to processes and procedures laid down and maintain data integrity in recording systems
  • Knowledge: remain up to date on Contrast product features and developed use cases to drive customers to best practice standards
  • Cross Functional Support: partner with renewal and sales specialists to help ensure renewal and expansion opportunities are identified and closed successfully
  • Collaboration: contribute to the development of industry-leading processes and best practices for delivering application security Qualifications
    • 2+ years of experience working as a CSM or TAM at a B2B SaaS company
    • 2+ years of experience working with complex application security technology products and/or continuous integration environments
    • Solid understanding of modern SDLC and software engineering practices including Agile, CI/CD and DevSecOps
    • Knowledge of CI tools such as Jenkins
    • Knowledge of application security and application security vulnerabilities and an understanding of the security market preferred
    • Background in multiple disciplines is a plus: sales engineering, business consulting, project/program management, business operations, software development and deployment,
    • Exceptional customer focus and bias for action, ability to translate customer business issues and goals and issues into actionable plans and solutions. Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to lead and facilitate meetings and presentations, create content for documentation deliverables
    • Be mobile and be able to travel to client locations as needed
    • Experience working on enterprise accounts (with ASP in $100k+ range)
    • Experience working closely with VP+ level executives at customers
    • Experience with these types of engagements with customers: Executive business reviews Training Creating structured programs to drive adoption at low-usage accounts Creating & executing against a Success Plan/Project Plan Proactive engagement based on insights from data Influencing change in complex organizations
      • Comfortable in fast-paced environment; does not get stressed easily
      • Process-focused, with strong problem-solving ability -- always looking for smarter, better ways to achieve a goal
      • At ease demonstrating product functionality; ability to provide comprehensive overview of key business use cases
      • Exercises listening / takes a thoughtful approach to addressing customer pain points
      • Bachelor's degree or significant relevant business experience required. Business or technical degree preferred We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you're excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply. What We Offer
        • Competitive compensation
        • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
        • 401 (k)
        • Flexible paid time off-- We are changing the world of software security. Do it with us. -- We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business. If you're looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you'll love Contrast Security. Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Contrast Security is an equal opportunity employer and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations. By submitting your application, you are providing Personal Information about yourself (cover letter, resume, email address, etc.) and hereby give your consent for Contrast Security, Inc. and/or our HR-related Service Providers, to use this information for the purpose of processing, evaluating and responding to your application for current and future career opportunities. If you are a resident of the European Economic Area or are applying for a position in the European Economic Area, Contrast's Privacy Statement reflects our policies around compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") and your rights respective to GDPR as a California resident, you are entitled to certain rights under CCPA:--The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA") will go into effect on January 1, 2020. Under CCPA, businesses must be overtly transparent about the personal information they collect, use, and store on California residents. CCPA also gives employees, applicants, independent contractors, emergency contacts and dependents ("CA Employee") new rights to privacy.

Keywords: Contrast Security, Chicago , Customer Success Manager (Central), Executive , Chicago, Illinois

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Executive Jobs


Corporate Branch Manager
Description: 50,000 base plus commission and bonusHealth, vision, and dentalFull Time M-F, 9 am to 6 pmMust be licensed for property casualtyCorporate Branch ManagerWe are looking for a competitive insurance agent (more...)
Company: PPG Insurance Agency
Location: Lombard
Posted on: 02/25/2021

Director of Operations- Location Open
Description: If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting (more...)
Company: RJN Group
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: 02/25/2021

Manager Post Acute Continuing Care Network
Description: Manager Post Acute Continuing Care Network Franciscan MSSP ACO Franciscan ACO br 1515 Dragoon Trail br Mishawaka, IN 46544 br Day br Full time QUALIFICATIONS br Nursing or related field Bachelor's (more...)
Company: Franciscan St. Francis Health
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: 02/25/2021


Director, Enterprise Applications and Support
Description: Director, Enterprise Applications and Support-- EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, (more...)
Company: Sears Authorized Hometown Stores LLC
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: 02/25/2021

Library Director
Description: This position is responsible for the administration of the Oak Park Library. Accountable for the management of a municipal library collection and for the provision of library services to the public. (more...)
Company: City of Oak Park
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: 02/25/2021

Business Development Manager
Description: Objective:Create and implement growth strategies that benefit clients in our target markets----Primary Responsibilities:Design
Company: Home Instead
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: 02/25/2021

Director of Nursing - DON
Description: Currently offering a Sign-On Bonus - Offer Expires 3/31/2021 Ask for details ABOUT THE POSITION: As Director of Nursing, you will be responsible for the overall quality clinical outcomes of the facility. (more...)
Company: Travail Employment Group
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: 02/25/2021

Sr Product Director - AI in Hoffman Estates, IL at Transformco
Description: Transformcois a leading integrated retailer focused on seamlessly connecting the digitaland physical shopping experiences to serve its members - wherever, whenever andhowever they want to shop. Transformco (more...)
Company: Sears Holdings Corporation
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: 02/25/2021

Master Data Manager
Description: Job Description: Responsible for evaluating and loading new accounts into the company's computer system.Responsible for accurately entering customer data into the centralized maintenance system.Maintains (more...)
Company: Aerotek
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: 02/25/2021

Director of Nursing Acute Care
Description: An exciting opportunity to advance your career as a Director of Nursing Acute Care is readily available at a 120 bed hospital located in the greater Chicagoland area. This individual will primarily (more...)
Company: Clinical Management Consultants
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: 02/25/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Illinois jobs by following @recnetIL on Twitter!

Chicago RSS job feeds