It’s official – Silver Peak, a SD-WAN leader, has joined forces with Aruba!
This acquisition is a significant step forward in Aruba’s WAN transformation journey and demonstrates HPE’s continued commitment to double down on the Edge. The addition of Silver Peak into the Aruba portfolio will strengthen Aruba ESP (Edge Services Platform), helping to architect the hybrid workplace with a comprehensive edge-to-cloud networking solution covering all aspects of wired, wireless LAN and wide area networking (WAN).
We are looking for a sales professional with extensive IT infrastructure sales experience and burning desire to win. You will be responsible for winning new customers and expanding revenue at current customers. You will be cold calling plus interacting extensively with channel partners and technology peers to develop a robust pipeline. The sales pipeline must be managed in a professional manner to provide prospects and customers with an exemplary experience as they make their purchasing decisions.
We are looking for a top flight Regional Sales Manager with extensive IT infrastructure sales experience and burning desire to win. You will be responsible for winning new customers and expanding revenue at current customers. The role requires cold calling plus extensive interaction with channel partners and technology peers to develop a robust pipeline of business. The sales pipeline must be managed in a highly professional manner to provide prospects and customers with an exemplary experience as they make their purchasing decisions.
You will be located in the Amstelveen area, and travel will be +40%. You will report to the VP of EMEA.
What you will do:
Identifying, establishing, developing and closing business while exceeding sales targets and objectives by developing customer relationships and closing business opportunities within targeted accounts.
Research and understand prospects’ business plans (both tactical/technical and strategic/business) and financial resources.
Understand prospect’s buying/decision process and business cycles that can affect these processes.
Maintaining high level, executive contact with accounts, focusing on the establishment and maintenance of strategic relationships.
Developing and implementing specific customer account and opportunity plans in support of company goals and quota objectives.
Providing timely and detailed information on market needs, buying trends and competitive information.
Ensure account’s understanding of competitors’ weaknesses as well as Silver Peak’s strength.
Manage pipeline to exceed sales quota.
Play an important role in developing and maintaining the company’s image and reputation in the marketplace.
What you are great at:
Demonstrated sales account management experience with a track record of exceptional achievement.
Demonstrated ability calling on and closing sales with “C” level audiences as well as other key buyers and decision makers within the organization.
Passion for winning and a strong aptitude for business strategy
Excellent collaboration skills with a wide variety of internal team members
Self-starter, self-confident individual with integrity and accountability
Highly motivated, competitive, entrepreneurial and attracted to a challenging opportunity
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment along with strong organizational and strong problem solving skills
Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skill
Your Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree supported by real sales experience
Experience in a complex sales environment, managing large, visible, demanding customer accounts
Knowledge of the networking market and storage market