Regional Sales Manager - Federal DoD (USAF) at Palo Alto Networks (Washington DC)
At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:
Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.
We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.
Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We’re changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.Job Description
As a member of the Palo Alto Networks DoD sales team, you will report to the District Sales Manager managing accounts in support for the U.S. Air force. Working together with a Systems Engineer, you will be accountable for delivering creative solutions to our USAF customers and growing the territory. Specifically, you will engage with AFCYBER, 16th AF, and SAF level organizations. You will be responsible for managing your territory to deliver above quota sales performance. Palo Alto Networks has chosen to go to market with Security Focused Channel partners; you will be responsible for working with appropriate channel partners and training them on the Palo Alto solutions specific to your customers’ requirements. You feel empowered by our product offerings - and love a technical challenge.
DoD Sales Executive with a highly successful experience selling security appliances and/or software including but not limited to: Firewalls, SSL/IPSec VPNs, Security Proxies and Caches, Cloud Security solutions, and Endpoint Security preferably within these accounts.
Previous success factors include overachievement of quota, top performer, history of initial seeding of accounts, and closing large enterprise deals
Lead identifying and signing appropriate channel partners as well as training them on our solutions
Guide your customers in their search to transition to a more secure online environment
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
10+ years of above quota sales experience as an IT, Sales professional
Deep knowledge of the Air Force
Experience in building relationships at every level of the organization to include senior Air Force executives down to technical level engineers.
Strong communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills, both internally and externally
Work well on a team
Enterprise sales experience with and actionable rolodex of decision makers
Superb organizational skills
"Whatever it takes" attitude and motivation to deliver above quota performance
Experience breaking into new customer accounts
Experience working with Channel partners and understanding of a channel centric go to market approach
Secret or Top-Secret security clearance highly preferable
Our sales team members work hand-in-hand with large organizations around the world to keep their digital environments protected. We educate, inspire, and empower our potential clients in their journey to security.
As part of our sales team, you are empowered with unmatched systems and tools, constantly updated research and sales libraries, and a team built on joint success. You won’t find someone at Palo Alto Networks that isn’t committed to your success – with everyone pitching in to assist when it comes to solutions selling, learning, and development. As a member of our sales team, you are motivated by a solutions-focused sales environment and find fulfillment in working with clients to resolve incredibly complex cyberthreats.
We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.
Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.
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