Cisco Security Software Advisor

Security, Software, Lifecycle, IT, Cisco, Sales, Engineering
Full Time

Job Description

Why WWT?

Fueled by creativity and ideation, World Wide Technology strives to accelerate our growth and nurture future innovation. From our world class culture, to our generous benefits, to developing cutting edge technology solutions, WWT constantly works towards its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is a great place to work. We encourage our employees to embrace collaboration, get creative and think outside the box when it comes to delivering some of the most advanced technology solutions for our customers.

At a glance, WWT was founded in 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri. We employ over 7,000 individuals and closed nearly $14 Billion in revenue. We have an inclusive culture and believe our core values are the key to company and employee success. WWT is proud to announce that it has been named on the FORTUNE "100 Best Places to Work For®" list for the 10th consecutive year!

Want to work with highly motivated individuals that come together to form high performance team? Come join WWT today! We are looking for a Security Software Advisor to join our Software Advisory Services Team within WWT Customer Experience -- Software Lifecycle Services.

Why should you join the Software Advisory Services team?

Software Lifecycle Services is one of the fastest-growing segments in the IT industry. You will be WWT's Security Enterprise Agreement subject matter expert and will craft sales strategies that guide customers through their technical and licensing journeys. You will interact with virtually all levels of our company and sell into senior leadership personnel. There will be ample opportunity to forge relationships with Cisco sales & product teams where you'll be able to provide insights that will shape future GTM offers. You will also get the chance to present on company-wide sales meetings and create public-facing sales collateral for our platform.

What will you be doing?

As a Security Software Advisor you will be responsible for driving sales growth of Cisco Security Enterprise Agreements in conjunction with WWT Sales and Global Engineering teams. Through primary engagement with WWT sales teams (including Client Directors, Account Managers and Pre-sales Engineering), the Security Software Advisor will assist with identification, development, expansion and coordination of sales opportunities with existing and new clients. The Security Software Advisor will utilize Cisco buying programs, WWT key differentiators and existing incentive programs to structure customized software solution proposals to meet the unique needs of each customer. The role will be expected to present directly to customers on the value of Cisco's Security EA programs while also demonstrating the value and unique market capabilities of WWT.

  • Develop and manage Cisco Security Enterprise Agreement sales strategy in direct partnership with field sales.
  • Collaboratively work with regional sales teams to proactively identify, expand and close Security EA opportunities
  • Actively manage, update and own pipeline reporting for Cisco Security Enterprise Agreements
  • Price, position and negotiate the closure of opportunities utilizing financial analysis, presentation and relationship skills
  • Partner with channel resources to remain updated on any program changes, incentives or sales campaigns
  • Clearly demonstrate and differentiate Cisco offerings from competing OEM offerings and build an overall business case to support the sale
  • Create sales quotes and contract documents to support each EA opportunity

  • Must be able to prospect and identify business opportunities, conduct needs analysis and present and close solutions sales to targeted accounts
  • Professional presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal are required with the ability to present and establish relationships with customer's senior level executives
  • Must possess excellent negotiation and closing skills with the proven ability to qualify prospects from both an operational and financial standpoint
  • Demonstrated ability to help solve complex problems working with the responsible account teams
  • Ability to travel as required- 40%
  • Bachelor's degree is required with an advanced degree highly desirable

Want to learn more about Software Advisory Services? Check us out on our platform:

The well-being of WWT employees is essential. So, when it comes to our benefits package, WWT has one of the best. We offer the following benefits to all full-time employees:
  • Health and Wellbeing: Heath, Dental, and Vision Care, Onsite Health Centers, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness program
  • Financial Benefits: Competitive pay, Profit Sharing, 401k Plan with Company Matching, Life and Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement
  • Additional Perks: Nursing Mothers Benefits, Voluntary Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Discount Program

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a commitment at WWT -- it is the foundation of what we do. Through diverse networks and pipelines, we have a clear vision: to create a Great Place to Work for All. We believe inclusion includes U. Be who U are at WWT!

Preferred Locations, NY, GA, MO, CA, WA and potentially others

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Differently Abled

This role may require on-location work with WWT customers. Some customers may require WWT employees and contractors coming on-site to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and/or to receive frequent negative COVID-19 testing.
Dice Id : 10106058
Position Id : 21-1188
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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