Nicira Sr. Account Executive Job
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Posting Title
Nicira Sr. Account Executive

About Us
Nicira, part of the VMware (NYSE: VMW) family, brings incredible, new features and capabilities to the VMware virtual networking portfolio. Our products, technology and team, combined with the existing network and security solutions at VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, form one of the fundamental building blocks in the Software-Defined Datacenter Strategy at VMware. Innovative companies such as AT&T, DreamHost, eBay, NTT and Rackspace use our products to accelerate service delivery from weeks to minutes, transforming their cloud data center operations and economics. Be an integral part of the future of the software-defined datacenter, learn more at and join our team today!

Job Description
The Nicira Sr. Account Executive is responsible for a coordinated sales approach with Nicira's/VMware’s internal and external sales team. This extended team is driven to a common goal within a set number of named accounts. The mission of this group is to broaden the reach of all named accounts to ensure the Nicira/VMware foothold across the entire segment. Our solution set is viewed as a ‘platform’ within an account and changes the role that IT plays within that account from being considered a cost burden to a strategic deployment.


- Responsible for selling NICIRA Named Accounts
- Drive account portfolio sales strategy and focus on top accounts and establish sales cadence with the corporate account team
- Adopt account portfolio sales strategy leveraging channel partners
- Responsibility to move the transaction through the entire sales cycle
- Drive virtualization adoption and identify new opportunities in Tier 1 accounts
- Solidify existing customer accounts and elevate VMware to a more strategic position
- Match the Nicira solution to the customer’s business needs, challenges, and technical requirements

Experience Required:

- 6+ years of experience in related software industry
- Experience selling in both a direct and an indirect or channel driven model
- Experience leading a team of professionals in sales campaigns that include sales executives, field SE’s, Inside Sales, Field Marketing, Services, etc.
- Proven track record of success selling in a highly competitive environment


- BA/BS degree or higher, or equivalent job related experience

Estimated travel of between 30% and 50% depending on the density and size of the territory

Dallas, TX, US

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255 reviews
VMware is the leader in cloud infrastructure, business mobility and virtualization software. A pioneer in the use of virtualization and...