VMware is seeking a highly motivated individual with a technical background in sales, business development, and enablement to accelerate VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) Solution sales through our strategic reseller partners. This quota-carrying position will be responsible for achieving incremental revenue and partner development targets. A sales drive, passion for technology and understanding of network, security and management solution fundamentals is essential. Ability to influence and develop mutually beneficial relationships within both VMware and our partners is vital.
This SDDC Specialist position will drive a virtual networking and security strategy with our partner sales teams. The individual will also enable our partners to build and invest in SDDC, and more specifically NSX practices. The ideal candidate will be results driven have significant technical acumen, be able to facilitate knowledge transfer for complex topics and have operational discipline skills to execute within a planned governance model.
Manage the sales and marketing aspects of customers relationship including:
Pipeline/ Bookings / Revenue: Responsible for driving VMware License and Service revenue for SDDC Solutions in select customers.
Enablement: Responsible for face to face contact with strategic accounts managing overall SDDC enablement plans including demo room set up, Proof of Concept, Professional Services delivery (scoping, SOW, methodology, implementation, process) and more. Demand Generation: Become Subject Matter Experts to evangelize SDDC with an emphasis in virtual networking at customers, presenting in seminars / events.
Customer facing presentations develop solutions based selling model with Alliances and develop solutions architecture with all VMware software solutions.
Work collaboratively with partner and VMware sales team, product management, technical marketing and engineering during the development, launch and continuing refinement of VCN (Virtual Cloud Network) products.
The SDDC Specialist needs to stay in alignment with various teams like Business Unit, Professional Services, Enablement and other sales specialists in order to keep up to date with best practices, technology changes and product strategies.
5-8+ years of experience in technical sales, sales engineering, partner management roles in enterprise IT technology vendors in Network and/or Security areas.
Must have the ability to transfer knowledge of complex solutions
Strong demonstrated expertise in creating, executing on, and driving solutions selling and pre-sales engineering for application and infrastructure software.
Cross-functional influence, relationship building, and project management skills toward a broad constituency ranging from customers, channel partners, sales and technical management.
Be a great team player that is willing to take a leadership role in driving initiatives, working across organizations, and structuring approaches to new opportunities.
Strong background in Network and Security, along with and expertise in the storage space, also Cloud management is desirable.
4-year college degree or equivalent industry experience; Engineering degree is a plus
Why work for our division:
The Specialist Sales Team is aligned to the sales organization and is responsible for managing and growing our business. The Specialist Sales Manager (SSM) shares responsibility in driving revenue goals within the territory. VMware has many types of partners: OEMs, VARs, Distributors, National Resellers, and Technology Partners etc. The SSM works to map VMware’s sales executives to the partner’s accounts in order to accelerate and drive the sales process. The SSM will work with the assigned customer in partnership with our Sales Core team to building and support new business in focal accounts and nominated accounts, by facilitating and providing training, developing joint go to market strategies and creating marketing plans and events.
Category : Sales Subcategory: Field Sales Experience: Business Leadership Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time Remote: Yes Posted Date: 2020-09-08
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