About the job
The Red Hat North America Public Sector Sales (NAPS) team is looking for a Senior Director of Public Sector Sales to join us in Tysons Corner, VA to oversee Federal Civilian, Department of Defense (DOD), and Intelligence Community (IC) business development sales. In this role, you will report to the Vice President of Business Development in the Public Sector. As a Senior Director, you will have the exciting opportunity to help increase growth and shape the future of emerging technologies for strategic Red Hat customers. Your responsibilities will include building and managing a highly talented sales team focused on increasing revenue, adoption, and market penetration in the IC. This includes developing overall business and go-to-market strategies, collaborating with the Account team, Sales, Capture team, Strategic Account Management team, Partner Ecosystem team, Legal, Marketing, Operations, and Executive leadership to promote all bookings attainment.
To help you succeed in this role, you'll need to have a sales management background that enables you to lead a team of senior business development professionals with engagements at all levels of public sector regions.
What you will do
Develop and deliver a comprehensive regional plan to grow revenue, any winning new large programs in NAPS
Lead and coordinate the program pursuit processes and participate in gate reviews executive review boards (ERB), account planning, opportunity planning, deal negotiation, customer decision frameworks, and engaging in sophisticated business case discussions
Develop demand and pipeline by building business decision maker networks, assessing strategic customer objectives, digital transformation opportunity discovery, key improvement scenarios, and measure and present incremental and new economic value from solutions proposed
Meet or exceed yearly revenue targets
Be responsible for attracting, hiring, and developing a high-performing business development professionals
Participate in internal team meetings to collaborate with the supporting ecosystem on opportunities, resolve customer issues, share best practices, and work with cross-functional teams
Engage with the sales ecosystem and Red Hat Partners in support of sales opportunities
What you will bring
Bachelor's degree in a business, technical or scientific field; MBA is a plus
Security clearance at the Top Secret or Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI) level
Ability to connect the outcome themes from other industries to the customer's specific industry
Demonstrated success in selling into the public sector with major programs
Extensive knowledge of public sector technology and the public sector industry with experience in large scale digitization strategy programs
Extensive working experience in leadership roles in the public sector technology sector Experience in business development or sales in the public sector
Exceptional relationship building, collaboration, and influencing skills
Ability to work successfully across a complex, highly matrixed environment
Exceptional presentation and communication skills
Background in public sector sales or business development is a big plus
The following are considered a plus:
Understanding of Kubernetes, Linux, and automation software-related sales cycles
Experience selling open source software technology or other software services in a subscription model
Experience in a leadership role in charge of transforming public sector agencies
About Red Hat
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
Retirement 401(k) with employer match
Paid time off and holidays
Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!
Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.
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