Senior Sales Director - Northern California/Northwest

Sales United States


Gigamon, recently certified as a Great Place to Work, helps the world’s leading organizations run fast, stay secure and innovate. We provide the industry’s first elastic visibility and analytics fabric, which closes the cloud visibility gap by enabling cloud tools to see the network and network tools to see the cloud. With visibility across their entire hybrid cloud network, organizations can improve customer experience, eliminate security blind spots, and reduce cost and complexity. Gigamon has been awarded over 90 technology patents and enjoys world-class customer satisfaction with more than 4,000 organizations, including over 80 percent of the Fortune 100 and hundreds of government and educational organizations worldwide.

Senior Sales Director

United States

Gigamon is seeking a Senior Sales Director to play a pivotal role in our North Western Region. As the Senior Sales Director for the Northwest, s/he will manage a established and productive team, and set the strategic direction for the region to achieve revenue goals.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Management of a sales team: hire, mentor, coach and lead-by-example.
  • Accountable for business performance for the Northwest and hitting all revenue and other performance targets.
  • Create, maintain and execute the regional business plan with goals and objectives in line with the company’s strategic direction.
  • Lead, drive and grow sales opportunities to both new and existing Enterprise customers.
  • Account management of major accounts. Develop exceptional client relationship in support of the company’s partnership strategy, co-ordinate resources including product and sales engineering support.
  • Provide timely communication and follow-up to customers and partners, consistently meets the customers’ expectations.
  • Develop regional channel strategy and build/run the channel model for Northwest.
  • Work effectively within a team environment to maximize revenue potential and ensure customer success.
  • Forecasts with a high degree of accuracy through Salesforce.
  • Provide innovative problem-solving approaches to enhance organizational capabilities; use peer network to expand technical and sales capabilities and identify new sales opportunities.
  • In collaboration with Product Managers, develop short and long-range strategies for product expansion; assess potential application of the company products to meet customer needs and prepare detailed product specifications for the development, implementation, and customization of customer solutions.
  • Represent Sales on cross-functional teams interfacing with R&D, production, and manufacturing to develop new products or enhance existing products or product lines.
  • Provide pertinent market and competitive information to the organization.

  • 15+ years of experience in technology sales, with 3+ years of experience in first line management of a quota carrying team.
  • Proven track record hiring and leading successful teams, achieving/exceeding individual and team sales goals.
  • Experience selling to large Enterprises in the region.
  • Strong background building and running a Channel model for the West.
  • Strong background in complex security, networking, and cloud-based IT solutions sets
  • Experience forecasting commitments with accuracy.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative, thrives in a fast-paced and high growth environment. Ability to grow and scale upward with the company.
  • Must thrive in a “start-up” environment and able to corral sales support from teams based in at HQ the United States.
  • Must be team oriented, and have strong mentorship 

The base salary compensation range targeted for this role is $150,000 - $215,000, with an opportunity to earn an annual bonus or commission (subject to terms and conditions of the plan). This salary range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on the Company’s compensation practices.

Employees in this position are eligible to participate in the Company’s standard employee benefit programs, which currently include health insurance, health savings accounts, life, AD&D, disability, 401(k) plan with company matching contributions, paid time off (holidays, vacation, and sick), tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP), business travel accident insurance, employee discounts, and employee referral program. Additionally, employees in this position are eligible to participate in the Profit Interest Units plan.


We are committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive Gigamon. As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable federal, state, and/or local law.

Gigamon fosters a business culture dedicated to equitable hiring. If your experience and skills closely match our job description but may not necessarily fulfill all requirements, please still apply. Gigamon is on a continued mission to grow and scale an innovative organization. We believe this is best achieved by hiring, celebrating, and respecting people with diverse backgrounds, skills, perspectives, and experiences.

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