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Federal Advanced Technology Account Executive, DOD - Defense Agencies at CDW Careers

Job ID: 
22000659
Focus Area: 
Federal Services
Date Posted 
Jul 23, 2022
Location: 
San Diego, California
Employment Type: 
Full-Time

 

The primary purpose of this position is to be part of an organization with almost 30 years of success in providing innovative and cutting-edge IT solutions while cultivating a fun and creative culture. CDWG offers plenty of cross-training and advancement opportunities, and we strongly encourage our sales force to become certified in our various technologies. You will utilize value-selling techniques and will be a trusted advisor on our outside sales team as you develop long-term relationships with your customers. Your role will also require daily prospecting, as well as identifying, cultivating, and ultimately closing deals.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building and developing successful customer relationships via a consultative sales process
  • Executing on transactional and strategic initiatives to grow CDWG presence in the marketplace
  • Creatively identifying and prospecting into new territories while uncovering business issues to provide innovative IT solutions
  • Developing and managing sales pipeline activity
  • Participating in and embracing the learning environment, fueling ongoing career development through value added training in technologies and sales
  • Achieving or exceeding realistic individual sales quota levels to reach your financial goals, receive company recognition and win awards!
  • Building strong partnerships and successful cross-department relationships as well as effectively engaging with our valued vendor partners such as Cisco, IBM, Dell, NetApp.
  • Partnering with our highly knowledgeable engineering staff to generate opportunities in Security, Infrastructure Solutions, Collaboration, Analytics, Cloud, Enterprise Applications, and customized solutions based on each client’s needs. Your core responsibilities include identifying key network infrastructure initiatives in your agencies. It also includes developing and effectively communicating a full understanding of our solutions offerings and services.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or equivalent related experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience selling to Defense Agencies
  • Background in Cisco Systems, Application Dynamics, Net App, Dell-EMC, F5 preferred 
  • High level of motivation with a competitive “hunter” mentality
  • A proven sales methodology

Other Position Requirements:

  • Availability to travel and work overtime as necessary
  • Exceptional consultative selling abilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to expand your technological knowledge by taking advantage of our extensive training opportunities

Essential Functions
The position Federal Advance Technology Account Executive, exists to provide sales to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis. 

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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