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NSX Account Executive

Zurich, Switzerland

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Job ID R1912234

Interested in an Account Executive position within our Network and Security Business Unit? You'll be working on major deals with our Enterprise and Global Accounts as well as strengthening the NSX foothold across the region. Our solution set is viewed as a ‘platform’ within an account and changes IT from a cost burden to a strategic deployment.

VMware’s NSX Specialists sales team provides top-performing Sales professionals with a once in a lifetime opportunity to change the status quo. This groundbreaking technology is the network virtualization platform for the Software Defined Data Center - bringing the operational model of a virtual machine into the data center network. Backed by extraordinary Account Teams, Systems Engineering, Professional Service, Partner Channel, and Inside Sales teams, you will bring expertise to the team as we continue the growth of network virtualization. We seek out entrepreneurial Sales professionals to define and seize these opportunities in an environment energized by market momentum, industry leadership, and rapid business growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for selling VMware NSX network virtualization and security solutions into Enterprise and Global Accounts
  • You'll drive sales strategy with top accounts and establish sales cadence with the corporate account team
  • Embrace account portfolio sales strategy bringing to bear channel partners
  • Responsibility to move the transaction through the entire sales cycle
  • Solidify existing customer accounts and elevate VMware to a more strategic position
  • Match the VMware NSX solution to the customer’s business needs, challenges, and technical requirements

Experience Required:

  • 5+ years related experience in datacenter software, network route/switch, network management, and/or network security based solutions
  • Background in an overlay or product sales specialist capacity
  • Experience selling in both a direct and an indirect or channel driven model
  • Experience leading a team of specialists in sales campaigns that include sales executives, field SE’s, Inside Sales, Field Marketing, Services, etc.
  • Consistent record of success selling in a highly ambitious environment

Education/Experience:

  • BA/BS degree or higher, or equivalent job related experience

Travel:

  • Estimated travel of between 30% and 50% depending on the density and size of the territory

About Us

VMware NSX is a network virtualization platform that delivers the operational model of a virtual machine for the network. Virtual networks reproduce the network model in software, allowing complex multi-tier network topologies to be created and provisioned programmatically in seconds. NSX includes a library of logical networking services – logical switches, logical routers, logical firewalls, logical load balancers, logical VPN, QoS, and distributed security.

A self-service interface allows users to create custom combinations of these services in isolated software-based virtual networks that support existing applications without modification or deliver unique requirements for new application workloads. Similar to virtual machines in compute, virtual networks are programmatically provisioned and managed independent of networking hardware. Decoupling from hardware introduces agility, speed and operational efficiency that has transformed data center economics.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

This position is eligible for the GrowSDDCsales referral campaign



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