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Senior Sales Executive - AWS WWPS DOD

Senior Sales Executive - AWS WWPS DOD

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Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Sales, Advertising, & Account Management
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North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

Would you like to build the AWS Cloud Computing business in the US Air Force USAF? Would you like to be part of a team focused on cloud transformation and adoption of Amazon Web Services by engaging with key DoD customers, systems integrators and solutions providers who are reinventing their IT strategy by adopting and delivering cloud computing solutions?

As a Sales Executive for Amazon Web Services (AWS), you will have the exciting opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build mind share and broad use of Amazon’s utility computing web services including Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon SimpleDB, Amazon RDS, etc.

In this role, you will:
  • Develop a growing book of business across the DoD.
  • Drive business and technical relationships and close business at a rapid rate by helping to define, identify, and pursue key opportunities.
  • Establish deep business and technical relationships through your knowledge of the customer’s mission and the environment.
  • Have day-to-day interactions with these agencies.
  • Have both a business background that enables them to drive an engagement and interact at senior military and civilian levels.
  • Have a technical background that enables them to easily interact with staff officers, contracting officials, software developers, and architects. Have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about the mission, product, and technical challenges, with the ability to build and convey compelling value propositions.
  • Travel as necessary.

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of Information Technology quota-carrying sales experience
  • 3+ years selling to US Air Force
  • Experience meeting and exceeding sales quota
  • Experience with the fundamentals of cloud computing with the ability to go deep enough on technical aspects to differentiate between Cloud providers
  • Experience and relationships with Federal Systems Integrator and DoD Business Partner ecosystem
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Secret clearance or willingness and ability to obtain one
  • Knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of cloud computing and virtualization, with ability to go deep enough on technical aspects to differentiate between Cloud providers
  • Deep knowledge of and relationships with the Federal Systems Integrator and Business Partner ecosystem supporting the Army, Navy, Air Force, and/or Marines
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations
  • Self-motivated with a great sense of urgency and follow-through
  • Masters Degree and/or Computer Science or Math background highly desired

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