Network Security Sales Specialist - Enterprise

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Round Rock, TX, United States
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Business Summary:

VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 350,000 enterprise and SMB customers to thrive in the Cloud Era. A pioneer in the use of virtualization and automation technologies, VMware simplifies IT complexity across the entire data center to the virtual workplace, empowering customers with solutions in the software-defined data center to hybrid cloud computing and the mobile workspace.

Our team of 20,000+ people working in 50+ locations worldwide are committed to building a community where great people want to work long term by living our values of passion, innovation, execution, teamwork, active learning and giving back. If you are ready to accelerate, innovate and lead, join us as we challenge constraints and problem solve for tomorrow today

This is an opportunity to join an exciting and one of the fastest growing businesses within VMware.

Role and Responsibilities:

The Account Executive within the Service Defined Firewall team is responsible for a coordinated network sales stragegy with VMware’s internal and external sales team. The mission of this group is to disrupt the current Network Security Market and drive the adoption of VMware’s Network Firewall within a set of accounts in a specific geographic area.

  • Do you have the ability to drive sales strategy and focus on top accounts and establish sales cadence with the corporate account team?
  • Can you adopt account portfolio sales strategy using channel partners?
  • Are you OK with the responsibility to move the transaction through the entire sales cycle?
  • Can you solidify existing customer accounts and elevate VMware to a more strategic position?
  • Are you able to match the VMware’s Network Security solutions to the customer’s business needs, challenges, and technical requirements?

Required Background and Skills:

  • 5+ years of above quota sales experience in the Network Security Industry
  • Prior experience selling network infrastructure-based security appliances including (firewalls, SSL/IPSec VPNs, security proxies)
  • Practical knowledge of routing and switching products
  • Experience selling to Commercial or Enterprise accounts
  • Experience selling or working in an overlay or product sales specialist capacity as well as both a direct and an indirect or channel driven model
  • Experience directing a team of professionals in sales campaigns that include sales executives, field SE’s, Inside Sales, Field Marketing, Services, etc.
  • Consistent track record of success selling in a competitive environment
  • Self-motivated to deliver above sales goals
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated Leadership abilities

Preferred Skills:

We look for individuals who embody our values of humility, compassion, teamwork above isolationism, respectfulness, integrity, and good-natured fun.

  • Experience with new product introductions
  • BA/BS degree or higher


  • Estimated travel of between 15% and 20% depending on the density and size of the territory

This job opportunity is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsorship by Vmware

Category : Sales
Subcategory: Field Sales
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2020-05-20

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at

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