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Prisma Cloud Sales Specialist- DoD- Army, DHA

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Our Mission

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

Your Impact
Teams with other Palo Alto Networks account team members to grow the Prisma Cloud business in the Army and DHA
Responsible for the overall sales strategies and results to achieve quota within these accounts
Sells products to new and/or current customers in an assigned territory to achieve or exceed assigned quota
Contacts prospective customers to understand product needs and perform sales presentations to match company's products and identified needs
Can create a crisp software proposal with technical and business value articulated clearly
Prospects and develops business, respond to RFPs, and develops proposals for presentation to customers
Develops and maintains a healthy pipeline to achieve plan
Coordinates account resources with representatives from marketing, pre-sales engineering, and development
Remains knowledgeable on Prisma Cloud products to facilitate the sales effort
Maintains sales records and prepares sales reports as required; keeps our CRM system updated to provide an accurate reflection of the business in your territory
Provides follow up with customers to ensure customer satisfaction with products provided
Engages subject matter experts and executives in sales campaigns as appropriate
Manages all aspects of the evaluation program
Understands competition in the territory and general business climate

Qualifications

Your Experience
A highly consultative sales professional with superb communication and closing skills
Capacity to think and act on both a tactical and strategic level
A risk taker who has a high level of ambitions consistent with good business judgment and instincts
Enjoy consensus and work well within a team environment
5 years of direct enterprise software executive sales experience preferably in SaaS, CyberSecurity or DevOps
Knowledge of Navy and Air Force procurement processes
Track record on closing seven-figure transactions
History of exceeding software sales quotas through strategic selling skills
Experience and credibility selling at the CxO and senior sales business manager level
Ability to build strong and continuous partner relationships
Technical acumen but with the ability to relate it with business value
High intellect and the capacity to multitask
Excellent qualifying and closing skills

Additional Information

The Team

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 who isn't committed to your success - everyone pitches 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.

Our Commitment

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.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

Your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Disclosure required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum compensation (includes on-target earnings = base + on target incentives for sales roles) for this role to be located in the state of Colorado. If hired in Colorado, this position starts at $237,100/yr. Depending on the position offered, restricted stock units and incentive or bonus pay may be provided as part of this compensation package. Additional benefits may be found here.

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