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Title:  Sales Representative


Los Angeles, CA, US

Requisition ID:  40842


Are you data-driven?  We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations.  We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice.  We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.


We’ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world – to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business.  With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.

Job Summary

As a Customer Acquisition Manager, you will serve as a dedicated “hunter” in NetApp’s enterprise accounts segment, responsible for acquiring new customers. Your primary responsibility is to leverage personal and professional networks to identify and cultivate relationships with key stakeholders and buyers at a target group of enterprise accounts. You will nurture these relationships and contacts to cater to their needs and find ways to introduce NetApp’s best-in-class products: Core, Cloud Infrastructure Services, and Cloud Data Services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sell NetApp products and services into new logo accounts
  • Leverage social and professional networks to identify and develop relationships within target accounts
  • Create relationship maps within target accounts with plans to expand depth and quality of relationships with buyers and influencers
  • Collaborate with sales engineers to oversee product targeting strategy based on customer industry and business requirements
  • Nurture relationships and target upgrade/refresh cycles to capitalize on opportunities for competitive carve out or introduction of NetApp products
Job Requirements
  • Familiarity with Storage, Backup and the Data Center environment including Hybrid Cloud, Cloud Connected Storage, Virtualization, and Cloud Data Management
  • Demonstrated ability to speak credibly about cloud-connected storage, PaaS and IaaS
  • Experience successfully selling into technical user base including CIOs, CTOs, Cloud Architects, Application Owners, DevOps, SaaS Admins, and VP-level IT/Infrastructure buyers
  • Self-starter who is eager to engage and prospect buyers anywhere they are - phone, social media, email or in person
  • Ability to self-manage by creating personal initiatives & metrics to drive success
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to ask insightful questions
  • Willingness to travel within assigned territory, on short notice, as needed
Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience.


So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!


If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.


We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what’s important to them is important to us!  Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.  Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  


Join us and see what empowerment can do. 



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