Job Title : Cloud Security Sales Specialist
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Location : Full / Part Time : Full-Time
Symantec is a global leader in providing security solutions to help our customers - from consumers and small businesses to the largest global organizations -
secure their information driven world against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. Our software and services protect completely, in ways that can be easily managed and with controls that can be enforced automatically enabling confidence wherever information is used.
With business demand for DevOps, Agile and Public Cloud Services, traditional security processes have become a major roadblock targeted for elimination.
And sadly, sometimes the easiest to bypass all together. Traditional security operates from the position that once a system has been designed, its security defects can then be determined by security staff and corrected by business operators before the system is released.
The cloud security specialist role will identify these roadblocks within our enterprise customer target list and help transition them to resolve these demands.
Develops strong relationships with customer contacts at executive level And security management functions to gain insight into the business imperatives and IT drivers enabling development of a strategy to sell Symantec solutions
Focuses on the strategic nature of the relationship and builds long term value for the client and sustainable success for Symantec
Works independently to determine the best approach for achieving personal and company goals
Works under general direction toward predetermined short and long term goals
Interfaces with Senior Management inside Symantec to help set strategy and participates in varied roles to support internal business development
Understands the client supplier ecosystem and builds partnerships where appropriate to deliver against objectives
Sells the organization’s products and / or services through a consultative selling approach and maintains good relationships with key individuals within named accounts
Responsible for expanding and retaining the client while ensuring ongoing excellent customer service
Primary sales point-of-contact for the account, representing the organization to the customer and the customer to the organization
Drives quarterly business reviews with customer to ensure value from Symantec investment
Ensures customer is kept up to date with Symantec product roadmaps enabling the customer to plan and mitigate risks to their business
Develops strategies and orchestrates company resources to maximize sales volume within assigned accounts
Effectively engages and builds cooperative relationships with sales resources : SE, Channel, Specialist sales team and executives as required
Actively builds networks with contacts and partner companies that can contribute to Symantec’s success
Identifies and qualifies opportunities, developing and executing the sales process
Builds and qualifies pipeline opportunities
Responsible for account penetration and balanced sales growth
Responsible for meeting assigned Sales Quota
Meets or exceeds discount / profit margin goals
Provide accurate forecasts and reports on activity and sales performance as and when required by management.
Ensure full compliance with all internal processes
Ensure completion and utilization of whitespace
Proven track record of enterprise sales experience in hi tech industry (preferably software) developing strategic customer relationships
Proven track record of enterprise sales experience in software and service experience
CASB experience is an advantage
High levels of achievement against quota and experience selling to the executive level customer, preferably in the high-tech industry
Proven ability to articulate a sales portfolio across products, solutions and services.
Demonstrates strong sales skills and high level of technical and business acumen in both our industry and industry being sold into
Demonstrates a breadth and depth of knowledge arrived through exposure to complex business situations
Symantec is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.