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Role:

Due to our expansive growth, we are seeking an extraordinary sales leader to join our team as Regional Sales Director, DevOps. In this role, you will lead a US-based team focused on the new application development software products in the Splunk portfolio for monitoring and observability (including SignalFx and VictorOps now Splunk Observability & Splunk On-call). Splunk Observability is the only real-time cloud monitoring platform for infrastructure, microservices, and applications, is built on a massively scalable streaming architecture. We apply advanced analytics and data-science-directed troubleshooting to let operators find the root cause of issues in seconds. Splunk On-call is incident management software purpose-built for DevOps. By centralizing information and offering high-powered integrations, Splunk On-call makes on-call suck less by empowering devops teams to collaborate and reduce mean time to acknowledge/repair. When monitoring tools (like Splunk & SignalFx) create alerts, Splunk On-call makes sure they get to the right people at the right time so problems can be solved faster.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, hire, onboard, and retain an all-star sales team: Inspire, empower, coach and motivate, while pairing business and revenue objectives with appropriate growth initiatives.
  • Train new hires on sales process, ensure standards of success are clearly articulated.
  • Consistently deliver revenue targets – ensuring company revenue goals, and objectives are achieved quarter over quarter and year over year.
  • Accurately forecast quarterly, and annual revenue numbers for assigned region, dedication to the number and to deadlines.
  • Direct sales activities within assigned area, set expectations, provide mentorship, prioritize efforts, hold the team accountable for building pipeline and executing each phase of the sales cycle.
  • MEDDPIC expertise to coach sales team to uncover customer needs, develop champions, present specific use cases, demonstrate the differentiated value of Splunk products and services and negotiate favorable pricing and terms by selling value and return on investment.
  • Work as a team for the most efficient use and deployment of resources; collaborate with sales engineering, channels/alliances, professional services, product, legal, marketing, and engineering teams to create a seamless customer experience.
  • Use CRM systems (Salesforce) extensively.

 Requirements:

  • 2+ years’ experience building and leading front-line sales teams; ability to grow and scale upward with the company
  • 5+ years direct and channel enterprise software selling experience to large enterprises, is required.
  • Relevant software industry experience in any of the following: IT systems, enterprise or infrastructure management, application development and management, security, business applications and/or analytics.
  • Track record of consistently meeting/exceeding sales quotas personally and as a sales leader.
  • Excellent leadership and influencing skills; ability to build strong business partnerships both outside, and within the organization.
  • Skilled at business planning and diligent at measuring and communicating progress towards the plan, identifying roadblocks, and coming up with appropriate solutions.
  • Experience with target account selling, solution selling, and/or consultative sales techniques; knowledge of MEDDPICC and Challenger methodologies is a plus
  • Highly professional persona and polished demeanor. Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills; effective at delivering executive level presentations.
  • Success adapting in fast-growing and changing environments
  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA a plus

 

We’re making a difference in the modern application development space, and we’re looking for energetic, talented professionals to grow our team. If you want to work for a game-changing company, we definitely want to talk to you.

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

 
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