Technical Customer Success Manager at Bugcrowd | Powderkeg

We are Bugcrowd. Since 2012, we’ve been empowering organizations to take back control and stay ahead of threat actors by uniting the collective ingenuity and expertise of our customers and trusted alliance of elite hackers, with our patented data and AI-powered Security Knowledge Platform™. Our network of hackers brings diverse expertise to uncover hidden weaknesses, adapting swiftly to evolving threats, even against zero-day exploits. With unmatched scalability and adaptability, our data and AI-driven CrowdMatch™ technology in our platform finds the perfect talent for your unique fight. We aim to create a new era of modern crowdsourced security that outpaces threat actors. Unleash the ingenuity of the hacker community with Bugcrowd, visit Based in San Francisco, Bugcrowd is supported by Rally Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Blackbird Ventures, Triangle Peak Partners, and others.

Bugcrowd is looking for a creative, enterprising, and intrinsically motivated individual to join our growing Customer Success Team. As a Technical Customer Success Manager, you’ll be part of an impactful team of individuals directly responsible for helping ensure the success of each and every program on the Bugcrowd platform; of which, there are a good many - and growing daily!

As the Technical Customer Success Manager, you will work directly with our Mid Market customers throughout the entire customer lifecycle. You will be expected to drive results that tie back to strategic business goals for your accounts, your team’s goals, as well as Ideals.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience working with mid-large corporations with a broad working knowledge of the cyber security industry. To succeed in this role, you must be able to expertly orchestrate across multiple stakeholders, map out a shared set of goals with the customer and lead a cross functional group in accomplishing them. The candidate will be someone that wears multiple hats, from project management to product expert to consultant, you will continually be focused on making your customers more efficient and more confident within their daily workflows.

The Technical Customer Success Team is integral in creating and articulating a clear path to success for clients, as well as providing technical guidance across a wide variety of situations.

**Please note this role is only open to those candidates residing in the US, ideally on the West Coast as this role will cover the US PST time zone

Primary Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of Bugcrowd’s Mid Market clients to drive mutual success and growth.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to new and existing customers and build champions within customers through demonstrable knowledge of Bugcrowd solutions, industry expertise and business acumen.
  • Act as an expert resource in Bugcrowd’s solutions, educating customers on product capabilities relevant to their unique business cases.
  • Ensure execution of customer journey touchpoints, including onboarding, program performance and health, business reviews, retention, support, aging submissions and other opportunities.
  • Analyze key performance indicators, leveraging tools such as , Gainsight, and Bugcrowd Platform to gauge business health on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams such as Sales, Account Management, Finance, Security Operations, Solutions Architects, Support, Researcher Success, etc. to provide updates to any program changes, long term strategy and vision, visibility and alignment.
  • Conduct helpful and informative client facing meetings.
  • Identify ways to add value to your customers above and beyond the contracted interactions
  • Provide thought leadership to customers, understanding their business issues to ensure the best possible solution is proposed.
  • Understand and articulate business value and outcomes by aligning usage and adoption of Bugcrowd to strategic business goals of customers.
  • Work closely with the account management team to create a practical and clear account plan for each customer that is proactively used and updated and represents a real picture of the customer’s landscape.
  • Effectively manage a high volume of inbound customer requests.
  • Work with our Product team to prioritize customer features and requests.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 4+ years of customer success experience at a B2B SaaS Company.
  • Preferred experience in the cyber security industry.
  • Proven ability to navigate organizations to accelerate product adoption, influence collaboration, and promote opportunities for growth.
  • Ability to influence program direction to suit the needs of the client and researchers.
  • Exceptional project management experience that has involved multiple stakeholders.
  • Shown ability to learn and explain a technical product or concept.
  • Passionate about achieving extraordinary results through tenacious and creative program solving.
  • Loves Data, someone that persistently looks at data to uncover business insights and drive decision-making.
  • Experience working across multiple business units in large enterprise accounts.
  • Excellent technical written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • A collaborative, assertive but helpful and empathetic working style.
  • Familiarity with and capable of using command line tools and utilities (Bash, SSH, grep, etc).
  • Understanding of how common security testing tools are utilized and to what purposes (examples include Burp, nmap, kali, metasploit, gobuster, etc).
  • Ability to explain common security vulnerabilities - at a minimum, the OWASP top ten, but ideally beyond.
  • Have a rough frame of reference for how a researcher (or security professional) would typically go through attacking a given target, meaning that you’re aware of common attack vectors and methodologies in testing.
  • Able to create a mental (or written) model of a target’s attack surface and understand what types of attacks would be commonly leveraged against targets of a particular genre.
  • Able to work in a cross-departmental capacity that can serve as a clear source of guidance for a wide range of security and bug bounty-related questions.
  • Experience creating documentation and policies to support the role (blogs, collateral, etc).
  • Able to independently find solutions to both technical and non-technical problems with no apparent answer (aggressive googling, stack overflow, etc).
  • At least vaguely familiar with at least one scripting language (python, ruby, bash, etc) to a degree of proficiency that simple tools can be made to help automate tasks, workflow, etc.

Pay Range Disclosure:

The base pay range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to Qualifications, Geographical Location, Education/certifications, Experience, Skill Sets, Training, and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the current range for the position of Technical Customer Success Manager is: $110,000 - $155,500.

This position may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary bonus program or commission plan, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.


  • At Bugcrowd, we understand that diversity in the workplace is vital to a company’s success and growth. We strive to make sure that people are included and have a sense of being part of making Bugcrowd not only a great product but a great place to work.
  • We regularly hear from both customers and researchers that Bugcrowd feels like a family, and we strive to maintain that internally as well.
  • Our team consists of a broad range of people: musicians, adventure sports junkies, nature lovers, parents, cereal enthusiasts, night owls, cyclists, artists—you get the point.

At Bugcrowd, we are solving security threats and vulnerabilities that are relevant to everyone, therefore we believe solving these problems takes all kinds of backgrounds. We value the perspectives and experiences people from underrepresented backgrounds bring. We are a supportive & collaborative team who understand that reaching Bugcrowd’s potential depends on the happiness of the employee.

Background Checks:

This position has access to highly confidential, sensitive information relating to the technologies of Bugcrowd. It is essential that the applicant possess the requisite integrity to maintain the information in the strictest confidence.

The company is authorized to obtain background checks for employment purposes under state and federal law. Background checks will be conducted for positions that involve access to confidential or proprietary information (including trade secrets).

Background checks may include Social Security verification, prior employment verification, personal and professional references, educational verification, and criminal history. Applicants with conviction histories will not be excluded from consideration to the extent required by **** law.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Bugcrowd is EOE, Disability/Age Employer.

Individuals seeking employment at Bugcrowd are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Technical Customer Success Manager
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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