Sales Director

Employer
Denodo Technologies
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
May 25, 2022
Closes
May 29, 2022
Ref
537212520
Function
Executive, Director, Sales
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Company DescriptionDenodo is a high growth, market leading enterprise software company backed by HGGC. We are recognized as a leader by Gartner and Forrester, and uniquely positioned to address the data fragmentation problems that exist in many enterprises. We thrive in dynamic environments, and at the risk of sounding clich, we work hard, and we play hard. People at Denodo are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly interacting and working together to empower people around the world, build community and connect in meaningful ways.Denodo's success is founded on being innovative and creative, on delivering the best solutions with the highest levels of customer satisfaction and on having a unique piece of technology. A company can only be as forward-thinking as its people, which explains why we have become the leading developer of Data Virtualization, Data Services and Cloud Data Integration technologies and solutions for the enterprise.At Denodo, we are like a family and it is of the utmost importance to us that we help support your professional growth every step of the way.Job DescriptionThe opportunityThe Sales Director at Denodo will be responsible for the management and execution of direct sales in an assigned territory within the US EastRegion.We are seeking talented candidates for this position with a proven track record of exceeding goals in enterprise software sales in at least the last five years. Candidates should show good knowledge of the middleware software market in the region and superior communication and closing skills to sell licenses, and software services around different business uses and verticals.The selected candidate will be working closely with experienced sales and marketing leadership and be supported by a strong technical team in an ideal, fast-paced, rapidly growing startup environment to grow professionally and go beyond expectations.Duties & ResponsibilitiesContribute to direct sales based on agreed criteria.Penetrate and develop major strategic accounts and new prospects in chosen business segments. Perform sales presentations to those prospects, negotiate contracts, and close new business dealsManage direct sales in assigned territory.Develop indirect sales network and partnershipsCreate a network of finders, resellers, and distributors to expand Denodo in assigned territory.Coordinate assigned territorial and account sales with corporate sales functions and report sales activityContribute to marketing strategies and plans to identify opportunities in theterritory.QualificationsDesired Skills & Experience5+ years of results-driven enterprise software sales experienceSales experience in the enterprise software market, dealing with middleware and with data and application integration solutions around ETLs, Data Warehouses, Data Bases, MDM, ESBs, BPM tools, and/or SOA suitesGood understanding of enterprise IT architectures and corporate data strategies and solutions. Fluent with data types and formats, data access and delivery modes, data and metadata management, web and cloud-based integration technologies, big data solutions, IT infrastructure deployment models, and enterprise-class architectural topics like performance, scalability, security and governanceCapable of managing all aspects of the sales cycle from cold calling prospects to negotiating enterprise-wide contractsAbility to present technical concepts and business solutions clearly through demonstrations and proposalsGood organizational, prospecting and follow-up skillsEffective verbal and written communicationBachelors degree in a business-related discipline, computer science or engineering with an MBA preferred, or equivalent work experience.Additional InformationDenodo is an equal opportunity employer andprohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Denodo will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities in accordance with applicable law.We do not accept resumes from headhunters or suppliers that have not signed a formal fee agreement. Therefore, any resume received from an unapproved supplier will be considered unsolicited, and we will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.SummaryType: Full-timeFunction: Sales