Splunk Sales Account Manager - Public Sector (NASA) in Cerritos, California

This is an opportunity to work at a company that is changing the way information supports business decisions. You will be responsible for actively driving and handling the full sales lifecycle - from technology evaluation stage of the sales process, working in conjunction with the inside sales team as the key sales leader and advocate for our products and services.

We are looking for a visionary Enterprise Software Sales representative to focus on the NASA/JPL customer. You will have validated sales experience in this vertical with a terrific reputation for overachieving quota while focusing on the customer. S/he should also be a self-starter who is prepared to develop and execute against a territory coverage plan and consistently deliver on quarterly revenue targets. We seek someone that possesses both a sales and technical background that enables them to drive an engagement at the CXO level as well as with software developers and IT architects. The Enterprise Sales Representative will be an especially strong and creative thinker who thrives in a team environment and embraces all aspects of selling. S/he should be able to work in dynamic, dynamic environment and have very strong communication skills.

Job Description: That’s a cool job! I want it!

You will identify, qualify and close new opportunities in our fast-growing market. They will contribute individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to assigned Inside Sales rep and working with channel partners. She/he will have experience teaming with Federal System Integrators, Channel and Alliance partners.

  • Excellent listening skills and problem solving ability are essential.

  • Your ability to succeed in this role will require strong drive, as well as the application of advanced technical/business skills.

Requirements: I’ve already done that or have that!

  • Minimum 8+ years of sales experience

  • 5 + years of direct enterprise software sales experience

  • 3+ years of current NASA/JPL related sales experience

  • You are an attested "hunter" willing to take on an acquisition territory and have fun doing so

  • Proven track record of sales performance and knowledge of Federal Civilian sales

  • Comfortable and creative with white space, new customer demand and contract capture.

  • Experience and credibility selling at the CxO and senior sales business manager level

  • Ability to forecast

  • High intellect and the capacity to multi task

  • Excellent qualifying and closing skills

  • Business development, prospecting skills and ability to build strong partner relationships

Education: Got it!

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

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