Customer Success Manager

Join the Nagios Team!

Open source movement. Dot com boom. Internet of Things. We’ve thrived through every iteration of the 21st century Digital Age because we monitor the world’s IT infrastructure like no one else: nearly any device, anytime, anywhere, with one dashboard of results that give you certainty about your IT network and everything that’s on it. From small nonprofits to the most complex corporations and governments, we gather, deliver and analyze critical network data that supports your vision, mission and ambition. Nagios is used by millions of users worldwide because we’ve seen it all, we can monitor almost anything imaginable, and we’re built to anticipate what comes next.

Nagios Enterprises is looking for a full-time Customer Success Manager (CSM) to help our existing sales staff by maintaining and improving relationships with existing customers. The CSM is pivotal to the success of our customers and Nagios alike. Your role in their success is driven by your desire to expand their understanding of the benefits of our full suite of products and assist them with best practices when it comes to monitoring. Your primary goal as CSM is customer retention and a land-and-expand strategy for our additional products.

This is a great mid-level sales/customer service position in the IT industry, supporting customers in the SMB and Enterprise space across all industry verticals.  Demonstrated success in this roll will provide you with potential to grow your career with Nagios Enterprises.

Job Duties:

  • Utilize our CRM (Salesforce) as the central point of knowledge for our customer information.
  • New customer on-boarding: establish introduction and serve as the primary point of contact throughout the customer lifecycle once purchase is made.
  • Track customer satisfaction and experience by conducting surveys; create quotes, blurbs, case studies, and testimonials from clients for marketing purposes.
  • Work with the sales manager to help develop strategies and content to achieve customer retention and satisfaction goals.
  • Closely review sales metrics with the sales manager to identify upsell opportunities.
  • Identify “at-risk” renewal customers early in the life cycle, define and address issues inhibiting a successful, timely renewal.
  • Escalate and resolve conflicts arising from negative customer experiences and/or other areas of concern as needed; Notify the sales manager regarding critical issues discovered related to customer success, participate in and track resolution of customer issues.
  • Educate and connect customers with resources needed to achieve product use success such as forums, webinars, customer support, demos and other timely information to ensure customer satisfaction and success.
  • Work with expired customers to outline the benefits of active account benefits and guide through the renewal process.
  • Make recommendations for additional products and solutions when appropriate.
  • Perform regular evaluations and documentation of Customer Success goals progress and project status.
  • Record data to ensure accurate sales reporting and revenue projections.
  • Maintain regular communication with your clients as outlined in the processes.
  • Identify customer organizational changes and update contacts list with current primary, renewal and support contacts.
  • Perform weekly analysis of customer communication channels, including bulk email newsletters and other email communications and survey results, measure and evaluate subscribers and click rates.
  • Accurately and consistently document customer interactions and customer success processes.
  • Attend regular sales and technical training sessions to constantly improve professional skills.
  • Notify the sales manager immediately if deadlines, tasks or goals cannot be completed in the time frame requested, or other critical issues.
  • Working with other team members to provide the highest quality service to customers.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of customer service experience
  • General knowledge of, or willingness to learn, about Nagios products
  • Open to constructive feedback
  • Interest in technology AND/OR aptitude for technology
  • General understanding of Information Technology i.e. computers, software
  • Customer service including, but not limited to: Customer engagement skills with the ability to establish trusted advisor relationships and the ability to harmonize the needs of both individuals and organizations
  • Demonstrated history of closing sales
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • As a professional, you are:
  1. Collaborative – you share early and often to engage those around you.
  2. Results Oriented – you identify areas where we can improve as a company, a team, and raise and address them directly.
  3. Accountable – you take ownership of yourself and your circumstances.
  4. Self-Aware – you understand how others perceive you and have the ability to understand situations from the perspective of others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SalesForce experience
  • Pre-sales, consulting and/or consultative selling
  • Previous experience in the technical industry
  • Previous experience in software sales
  • B2B sales experience

Required General Qualifications:

  • Local to the Minneapolis/Saint Paul metro area
  • Excellent grasp of the English language
  • Strong and professional communication skills — written, verbal and presentation
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Professional work ethic and attitude
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment
  • Self-starter that demonstrates initiative
  • Ability to learn and problem-solve quickly

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Standard office environment
  • Temporarily Remote during COVID
  • Full Time – 40 hours/week
  • Must have flexibility to work more than standard 8-hour days occasionally
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Full-time employees are eligible for:

  • Medical Insurance
  • HSA option with Employer Contribution
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Generous PTO – 15 days
  • 401K with Employer Match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employer paid STD/LTD/Life Insurance/AD&D


Application process

Interested? Send your resume in MS Word, OpenOffice, PDF, or text format to “jobs” at  and tell us why you’d be the best fit for our company.

Nagios Enterprises is a Twin Cities-based software company that’s disrupting the IT infrastructure monitoring market. Our network monitoring products are used worldwide and have strong brand recognition that rivals other long-term industry leaders.