Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
Our Networking and Advanced Security Technology Stack brings multi-cloud capability to life, allows for application modernization, and provides a workforce solution that enables employees to work from anywhere with secure, frictionless experiences. We serve as true business partners to our customers (both internal and external). If you are passionate about driving digital transformation, we have a top-of-the-line technology stack that will allow for you to create those experiences within your designated customer ecosystem. This business segment is dynamic cross functional work environment – if that sounds like something that you’d like to be a part of then this is the team for you!
Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?
Leverage your technical expertise and social skills to join sales campaigns, establish trust with customers and drive adoption of VMware Network Security Solutions.
Within 90 days of employment, you will sharpen your technical knowledge, learn from your buddy, shadow your peers in customer / partner meetings, build your network internally and with the ecosystem.
Within 120 days, you will take a more active role in customer meetings, deliver presentations and demos, articulate business outcomes, assess customer requirements, size and design solutions addressing their needs. You will also further deepen your knowledge through additional training and hands on labs.
Within 12 months, you will be autonomous in being a technical specialist on Network & Security opportunities, scaling the business for our Center of Excellence team, enabling peer engineers on our solutions, and driving adoption and repeat business. You will have showcased strong and active collaboration with extended engineering and sales teams in the territory you support and be recognized as a subject matter in your domain. You will also contribute to scaling our business through the partner channel.
The Work: What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?
Help drive technical strategy and vision as it relates to the Americas Network and Security Team.
Be seen as the Technical Leader for the Americas Network and Security Organization.
Be seen as an expert in our field. Have a unique blend of deep and broad knowledge.
Use professional concepts in developing resolution to critical issues and broad design matters
Creates formal networks with key decision makers, serves as external spokesperson for the organization
Highly independent in completion of day-to-day work
Exercises wide latitude in determining objectives and approaches on special assignments
May supervise mentorship activities
Work closely with the VMware Core Sales, Systems Engineering, and the VMware channel partner network during sales cycles and opportunities development
Meet customers to promote VMware value proposition and solutions to help accelerate their digital transformation and provide deep dives on VMware’s Networking and Advanced Security solutions.
Lead the technical engagement to drive opportunity to closure. This may involve assessing current customer environment and growth plans, delivering technical workshops, demos and/or proof of concepts, organizing reference calls, establishing a multi-year roadmap, completing a solution design, contributing to RFI/RPF responses.
Learn to be a trusted advisor in the eyes of the customer
Effectively coordinate with CoE Technical leads to drive deep technical validation of our technologies
Drive lead generation activities to build pipeline and identify new opportunities to expand within existing customers to achieve and surpass revenue quota targets while securing wins at reference accounts.
Develop & execute on a plan to enable our field teams and channel partners to sell VMware solutions
Partner with VMware Engineering and Product management teams to prioritize customer feature requests into our future product roadmap.
Collaborate with our support engineers, customer success, technical account managers and Professional Services organization to drive successful customer adoption of VMware Networking and Advanced Security Solution
What is leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?
Each Solutions Engineer is a thought leader for NSX Security within their territory, and a key supporter of the team. The Solutions Engineer on this team are given the freedom and support to evangelize their business leveraging the unique expertise they bring to the organization.
The leadership organization serves in support of the individual contributors in their mission, recognizing inhibitors to success, and helping them overcome barriers to their objective.
Engagement is key, as management expects each Solutions Engineer to be a key contributor and supporter of the development, advancement, and thought leadership in the markets they support.
This job may require the candidate to travel and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.
Category : Sales
Subcategory: Systems Engineering
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2022-07-06
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