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Title:  Cloud Inside Sales Rep


Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

Requisition ID:  34044


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 an Inside Sales Representative for NetApp’s Cloud Data Services, you are responsible for driving sales success within the transformative Cloud portfolio of products. You will utilize your sales skills by building strong relationships with customers over the phone and online, working with directly with customer and partners to match NetApp solutions to fit project needs, and keeping customers current on the new product and service offerings.

Essential Functions:
•    Work virtually - over the telephone, email, through online/digital/social channels – to sell NetApp Cloud solutions
•    Be the first point of contact for all Cloud solution inquiries 
•    Hunt for new opportunities and expand within existing accounts via outbound tactics to increase the market footprint for our revolutionary cloud products 
•    Engage and enable partners to sell collaboratively in accounts
•    Responsible for end to end sales cycle including: 
o    New product introduction
o    Demoing all of the cloud products to customers
o    Walking through Renewal options
o    Creating outbound campaigns to increase market footprint for NetApp’s Cloud products
o    Creating quotes
o    Working closely with the channel

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
•    Strong verbal and written communications skills including presentation skills.
•    Organized and able to follow department processes and workflow.
•    Ability to work collaboratively with employees within department and across functions.
•    Aptitude for understanding how technology products and solutions solve business problems.
•    Ability to convey information clearly and analysis as needed to help customer make buying decisions.
•    Agile - Openness to change and feedback.
•    Positive attitude and high energy in a fast-paced environment
•    Creativity to increase efficiencies in processes or identify new avenues to success 

Responsibility and Interaction:

•    Manage customer relationships and sales cycles in assigned territory 
•    Sell NetApp’s cloud portfolio products into new accounts and existing customers 
•    Focus on accounts in NetApp’s Commercial GTM segment 
•    Collaborate with Channel 
•    Day to day will involve prospecting into new and existing clients and performing web demonstrations, preparing quotes and closing the deal.

•    This individual works effectively with internal cross-functional teams and externally with customers and partners
•    General direction is provided to them by their manager on routine work; detailed direction is provided on new projects and assignments as well as on-going review of activities and priorities
•    The ideal candidate contributes proactively to sales team efforts and positively influences decisions of the team.


    *University degree required
    *At least 2 years of Software/SaaS/Cloud sales experience in the IT domain


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. 



Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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