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Observability Advisor - REMOTE

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Role:
This exciting and strategic role will require a highly knowledgeable individual to engage and influence prospects and existing Splunk customers to increase portfolio usage, improve deal sizes & expand the customer base via new solutions and/or value crafted expansion. 

Responsibilities:
  • Partner with Regional Sales Managers to develop account and sales plans for customers to increase the mix of products and capabilities related to Observability
  • Interlock and work with the Worldwide Observability Strategists to help identify, define and promote repeatable problem solving solutions and drive the GTM strategy.
  • Provide expertise and mentorship around the Observability portfolio of solutions. This includes enabling sales on having impactful conversations with key personas and developing a complete solution that includes software, services, and the right pricing strategy.
  • Assist Sellers by leading Observability Sales Activities with customers that support Qualification, Solution Definition, and Validation of our ITOps/Observability Solutions with strategic opportunities.
  • Inform theater sales leadership (i.e. Group Vice Presidents/Area Vice Presidents) on GTM account/execution progress, competitive insights and partner ecosystem developments.
  • Thought-leadership, publish online (ie. LinkedIn blogs, etc.) and speak at customer and partner meetings and events
  • Build, promote, and support customer community development opportunities such as user group meetings or executive roundtable discussions.
  • Educates GTM campaigns, target personas and personalized communication
  • Understand and help identify the ITOps/Observability competitive landscape within accounts and collaborate with account teams and Strategists to develop positioning tactics.
  • Be the point of liaison for Observability solution area information sharing amongst theater and partner resources.
Requirements:
  • 5-10 years of experience in a customer-facing role in enterprise/SaaS software environment
  • Prior Observability or Security Solutions selling
  • Practitioner expertise with IT Operations, Security or Observability capabilities is a plus
  • Demonstrate deep understanding of industry & competitive insights in the AIOps and Observability markets.
  • Comfortable enabling others with Observability solution sales knowledge.
  • Thrives in an open, always changing, and exciting team environment
  • Able to work independently and remotely with other members of your team and corporate functions
  • Demonstrates a record of use-case positioning with a “C” suite persona, supporting large and sophisticated customer deployment decisions.
  • Strong executive presence, including communication and presentation skills to both large and small crowds.
  • Adept at developing solution focused business plans for sales scaling, sales campaigns, new product introduction (NPI) and/or advisory programs.
  • Familiarity with & comfortable using value based selling tools, account-targeting strategies and methods to drive & lead sales motions, knowledge of MEDDIC or challenger methodologies is valued.
  • Travel up to 25 - 50% of time, depending on the region

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