Mssp Account Manager (Amsl2776)

Fortinet Inc Houston , TX 77020

Posted 4 months ago

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) protects the most valuable assets of some of the largest enterprise, service provider and government organizations across the globe.

The company's fast, secure and global cyber security solutions provide broad, high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT infrastructure. They are strengthened by the industry's highest level of threat research, intelligence and analytics. Unlike pure-play network security providers, Fortinet can solve organizations' most important security challenges, whether in networked, application or mobile environments - be it virtualized/cloud or physical.

More than 310,000 customers worldwide, including some of the largest and most complex organizations, trust Fortinet to protect their brands. Learn more at http://www.fortinet.com, the Fortinet Blog http://blog.fortinet.com/ or FortiGuard Labs http://www.fortiguard.com/.

City

Houston

City

Houston

State/Province

Texas [TX]

Country

United States [US]

Title

MSSP Account Manager (AMSL2776)

Req #

AMSL2776

Job Status

Full Time Regular

Functional Area

Sales


Position Overview

Objective:In this key role, you will support the recruitment of Managed Security Service Providers and their successful adoption of Fortinet technology for their service portfolios with a focus on competitive conversion, broadening market share amongst MSPs and VARs and driving Fortinet vendor preference with new MSSP partners. You will be responsible for the recruitment of new MSSPs and partners moving from MSP or VAR business models to a security services orientation into the MSSP Partner Program as an overlay to regional Channel Account Managers. You will work with Fortinet Business Development Representatives, Channel Account Managers, Partner Service Managers and your SE team to recruit new MSSP Partners demonstrating the Fortinet Security Fabric as a margin rich services platform, teaching them how to build and sell profitable Managed Security Services for delivery via CPE and Cloud based deployment methods. Your focus will be the engagement and conversion of MSP and VARs from resale-oriented business models to security services and MSSPs supporting competitive security vendors to Fortinet in their managed security service offerings You will also be responsible for MSSP Channel Program and partner go-to-market event staffing and collaboration with Channel, National Accounts, Retail and SLED/Fed account teams You will negotiate terms of business with MSSP partners to achieve win/win results that provide the basis for strong ongoing relationships

Responsibilities:
New MSSP recruiting, development and revenue growth MSS Sales Training and Partner Go-to-Market Support Support sales alignment between Fortinet and MSSP sellers Collect MSSP Point of Sale information for Field Compensation Achievement of agreed quarterly sales goals

Required Skills:
Proven track record of monetizing managed security services Minimum 3 years plus yrs selling enterprise network security products and network services Proven track record of successful Partner product and sales training Experience in managing partners and sell-through relationships Excellent presentation skills to executives & individual contributors Excellent written and verbal communication skills Extensive knowledge with SFDC, specifically pipeline management A self-motivated, independent thinker that can move projects to achieve strategic goals Minimum 3 years experience with an IT manufacturer with an emphasis on channel management Candidate must thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment Competitive, Self-starter, Hunter-type mentality Travel: 60percent #LI-KD1

EEOC / AAP

Accommodation: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Fortinet, Inc at (408) 235-7700 of accommodations@fortinet.com for assistance. EEO: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.Fortinet participates in E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9 to data from U.S Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records



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Mssp Account Manager (Amsl2776)

Fortinet Inc