Sales Operations Manager - Inside Sales

Sales Operations Durham, North Carolina Req.Num.: 11812

Who are our employees?

We’re an eclectic group of 4,000+ dreamers, believers and builders, operating in over 40 countries. We’re Hungry. Humble. Honest. With Heart. The 4H’s: these are our core values and the DNA of our company. They help drive our employees to succeed, to strive to be better, to learn from every experience. Our employees are encouraged to have spirited debates and conversations and to think with a founder’s mindset. This means we’re all CEO’s of the company and, as such, make the best decision every day that aligns with our company goals. It’s through our values, our conversations and mindsets that we can continue to disrupt the industry and drive innovation in the market.

Who are we in the market?

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making infrastructure invisible so that IT can focus on the applications and services that power their business. Companies around the world use Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software to bring one-click application management and mobility across public, private and distributed edge clouds so they can run any application at any scale with a dramatically lower total cost of ownership. The result is organizations that can rapidly deliver a high-performance IT environment on demand, giving application owners a true cloud-like experience. Learn more about our products at or follow us on Twitter @Nutanix.

This resource will play a pivotal role in shaping our rapidly growing organization and continue to further cement our position as a visionary and execution leader. This individual must be a thought leader and be able to work cross-functionally with many teams to develop an operational cadence that will provide visibility into the business and ensure maximum revenue growth. This position requires an analytical mind with the ability to tell a “story” with data.  This is a highly visible role that will partner with senior sales leadership, finance, channel, marketing and other executives across Nutanix to drive efficiency and operational excellence. 



Operational Cadence

  • Quota Planning
  • Manage headcount & planning
  • Account segmentation
  • Territory planning
  • Ensure policy compliance
  • Develop and monitor KPI's
  • Manage regional data package
  • Manage QBR process
  • Support ad hoc requests
  • Trusted advisor to Inside Sales Leader Americas



  • Manage/drive forecast process
  • Manage/run forecast calls
  • Deal inspection
  • Roll up accurate forecast
  • Forecast reporting
  • Forecast decomposition
  • Forecasting behavior (QoQ, YoY)



  • Pipeline/funnel analysis
  • Monitor pipeline progression
  • Assess/analyze pipeline gaps
  • Work with marketing to close gaps
  • Composition of pipeline
  • Pipeline prediction
  • Accuracy of pipeline
  • Pipeline trends
  • Pipeline conversion rates

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5-10 years of business experience, including a proven track record of performance in strategy and/or operations role.
  • Inside Sales experience a plus
  • Excellent executive presence, ability to drive adoption and build credibility with senior leadership.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of sales operations and the ability to effectively communicate cross-functionally.
  • Exceptional analytical, reporting, data manipulation, dashboard creation, and Business Intelligence skills with an expertise in SFDC.
  • Experience with Clari and Tableau is a plus.
  • Detail-oriented but can also see the big picture. Can crunch the numbers and clearly articulate the key takeaways in an executive summary.  Tell a “story”
  • Proficient in Power Point, and able to build professional, executive worthy decks.
  • Ability to quickly pivot, thrive in an agile environment, and meet critical deadlines.



Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

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We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.