Vice President, Sales Engineering

Plano, Texas, United States of America
Job ID: JR0033110

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Job Title:

Vice President, Sales Engineering

Role Overview:

Reporting to the Chief Revenue Officer, as the Global Vice President of Sales Engineering (SE) you will focus on strategically and tactically leading the Sales Engineering organization in direct alignment with Skyhigh Security’s Go-To-Market strategy, while providing market and customer intelligence to our Products organization, and driving technical excellence, solution outcomes, and enablement to our Customers and Channel partners.

As the Global SE leader, you will also be accountable for field readiness programs, operational excellence, metrics, KPI management and continuous leadership efforts aligned to attracting, developing, motivating, and transforming our SE teams to become best in class when engaging with customers, colleagues and partners.

Role Overview:

Reporting to the Chief Revenue Officer, as the Global Vice President of Sales Engineering (SE) you will focus on strategically and tactically leading the Sales Engineering organization in direct alignment with Skyhigh Security’s Go-To-Market strategy, while providing market and customer intelligence to our Products organization, and driving technical excellence, solution outcomes, and enablement to our Customers and Channel partners.

As the Global SE leader, you will also be accountable for field readiness programs, operational excellence, metrics, KPI management and continuous leadership efforts aligned to attracting, developing, motivating, and transforming our SE teams to become best in class when engaging with customers, colleagues and partners.

About Skyhigh Security

Skyhigh Security is a dynamic, fast-paced, cloud company that is a leader in the security industry.  Our mission is to protect the world’s data, and because of this, we live and breathe security. We value learning at our core, underpinned by openness and transparency.

Since 2011, organizations have trusted us to provide them with a complete, market-leading security platform built on a modern cloud stack. Our industry-leading suite of products radically simplifies data security through easy-to-use, cloud-based, Zero Trust solutions that are managed in a single dashboard, powered by hundreds of employees across the world. With offices in Santa Clara, Aylesbury, Paderborn, Bengaluru, Sydney, Tokyo and more, our employees are the heart and soul of our company.

Skyhigh Security Is more than a company; here, when you invest your career with us, we commit to investing in you. We embrace a hybrid work model, creating the flexibility and freedom you need from your work environment to reach your potential. From our employee recognition program, to our ‘Blast Talks' learning series, and team celebrations (we love to have fun!), we strive to be an interactive and engaging place where you can be your authentic self.

We are on these too! Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter@SkyhighSecurity.

at https://www.SkyhighSecurity.com.

About the Role:

  • Applying your inspirational and disciplined style, you will evolve the overarching strategy and structure, direction and inspiration to the global SE organization, leading by example and promoting a culture of personal leadership, ownership and initiative.
  • In collaboration with your direct reports, you will establish KPI’s and performance expectations, reporting sales results and forecasts against established metrics, and providing recommended courses of action where short comings are identified.
  • You will collaborate with leaders from Engineering, Customer Success, Product Management, Marketing and Professional Services in providing market and customer insights, challenges and suggestions.
  • With an overall Skyhigh Security solution “architecture” approach, you and your leaders will ensure SE enablement programs are focused on transforming SE performance to become technical security advisers to our partners and customers.
  • Implement SE and Sales tools, resources and financial data to manage SE productivity and operational excellence and effectiveness. Grow the business in a controlled and focused manner using SFDC to report results against established KPI's.
  • Reinforce and act as an ambassador for Skyhigh Security’s GTM model and ensure all team members and channel partners understand the need for ‘one voice’ to our clients.
  • In conjunction with Regional Sales and SE Leaders, collaborate with Partners to identify, support and close opportunities, while ensuring our Partners are enabled and educated on Skyhigh Security solutions.

About You:

  • You have an inspirational, disciplined, technically deep sales engineering background that includes strategic and tactical SE management experience in the high technology enterprise software sector, combined with an open, honest and collaborative people leadership style.
  • Minimum of 10 years of in depth, global Sales Engineering leadership experience aligned to enterprise SaaS Sales Engineering teams within a blended direct and indirect sales model. Your management history must include growing and evolving teams into top performers with an account-expansion mindset through talent assessment, talent acquisition, performance management and succession planning.
  • You are a hands-on, lead-from-the-front style and have a history of leading globally dispersed sales engineering teams of at least 50 + people.
  • Your experiences include a track-record in consultative solution selling of enterprise-grade, integrated solutions and/or platforms, with a focus on customer success and achieving mutually positive results.
  • Security software experience is preferred
  • You must be technically savvy to communicate the value of our platform and solutions with customers, partners and your SE teams.
  • Measurable experience working with a wide variety of partners to achieve customer success, including resellers, SI’s, distributors and MSPs/CSPs is essential.
  • Multi-lingual communications skills respected but not required.
  • Global travel is required.

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why we prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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