1+ months

Cybersecurity Sales Specialist - Public Sector

Cisco Systems Inc.


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What You'll Do

The Security Sales Specialist will be responsible for sales of Cisco's Security portfolio and associated services into their named account list as well as overall nominated vertical market via Channel Partners within the territory. You must be able to forge and grow channel relationships as well as direct touch to drive revenues.

  • Develop a strong sales plan within the territory including both existing major as well as potential customers in Public Sector segment in Japan.
  • Drive revenues through new account and/or project acquisition.
  • Identify major projects within Public Sector accounts and managing activities to maximize product and services revenue.
  • Demonstrate executive relevance and have ability to position complex solutions at senior IT and CxO levels to win incremental business for our Products and Services.
  • Demonstrate clear awareness of the Security marketplace, trends & transitions.
  • Understand and can articulate Cisco's vision, strategy and architectural approach to Security
  • Ability to build and manage opportunities from business concept to unique business value and close; manage short-term execution vs longer-term development.
  • Understands and can counter the competitors activity in the market.
  • Forecast and report activity carefully, accurately and in a timely manner as requested from time to time.
  • Build and execute on a business plan for the region or market sector to maximize revenues specifically including marketing activities to generate awareness and demand for Cisco's Security technologies.
  • Ability to develop strong, successful relationships with multiple teams and at multiple levels of the Cisco account team, partner organizations, services, and marketing team.
  • Identify and collaborate with Cisco authorized Distributors, Partners and ISP's on sales opportunities leveraging their capabilities to best effect.

Who You'll Work With

Cisco Security - Cisco delivers intelligent cyber security for the real world, providing one of the industry's most comprehensive advanced threat protection portfolio that is integrated, pervasive, continuous and open. Cisco's threat-centric approach to security reduces complexity while providing unmatched visibility, continuous control and advanced threat protection across the entire attack continuum -- before, during and after an attack.

Global Security Sales Organization (GSSO) - GSSO is taking big steps to position Cisco as the #1 IT Security provider in the industry. In addition to having the right market conditions, capabilities, products and services, we need the right people to take us there.


Who You Are

  • Be a senior professional with deep customer-facing experience, particularly on large accounts, combined with the ability to work with a motivated channel and internal sales team
  • Able to build senior executive relationships
  • Experience selling complex software-based solutions such as network security (Intrusion Detection, Firewall, VPN, and related technologies) or Network and Systems management solutions preferred
  • Proven/Quantifiable track record of over-achievement in at least 5 of the last 7 years
  • Able to create and execute on a go to market plan for the territory which ramps up and builds upon momentum created, leveraging marketing resources, collateral and development funds
  • Adept at communicating with a largely technical audience
  • Experience in applying solution-selling methodologies to maximize corporate revenue growth. Track record of closing both tactical and enterprise transactions
  • Good all-round knowledge of Security Market, Channel and End-Users
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Proactive with ability to succeed in a dynamic environment
  • Task/goal orientated and takes ownership
  • High level of attention to detail


Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who arent afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We are Cisco.

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:
When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire salaries in U.S. locations. For non-sales roles, the hiring ranges reflect base salary and do not include bonuses, equity, or benefits. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive target, and do not include equity or benefits. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.


Posted: 2022-11-30 Expires: 2023-02-22

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