Nutanix Database Sales Specialist - Japan

Sales - APAC Tokyo, Japan Req.Num.: 19924


As an NDB Sales Specialist at Nutanix, you will be a solution sales leader aligned with the Nutanix Database Service business unit working in our enterprise sales organization to drive business with our most important customers. You will work within a virtual team of technical, partner, and consulting resources to help educate your customers at a technical level, demonstrate and prove our solutions, and to achieve/exceed quarterly Nutanix NDB sales and usage/consumption targets in your assigned region. Being part of this team will allow you to maintain and develop your deep DB sales expertise across Nutanix and non-Nutanix technologies.

• Be the key sales leader and influencer in shaping customer decisions to buy and adopt Nutanix NDB, serving as a product specialist and trusted advisor for end customers and field sales teams.
• Present, demonstrate, and help execute proof of concepts for Nutanix NDB and drive customer engagements from early conversations to decision making evaluations.
• Design and plan for implementation for Nutanix NDB solutions by leveraging Product experts, Solution Architects and Nutanix Services Services.
• Own the sales revenue targets for Nutanix NDB in your assigned region and work alongside field sales teams to grow the Nutanix NDB business.
• Drive sales and adoption through sales-led activities such as targeted account planning, account management and replicating product success at scale
• Lead TCO and ROI conversations with customers and field teams as opportunities progress from through the sales cycle
• Influence Nutanix NDB strategies by providing feedback to sales, marketing, and engineering on current and future product requirements and sales blockers encountered
• You will be a thought leader in the DBA and Database space. You lead by participating in internal Nutanix communities and in broader industry events.

• 10+ years of relevant experience in Appliance and Software pre-sales and technical sales
• Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-adapting environment, working with cross-functional teams and leveraging company resources to drive sales using a combination of top-down and bottom-up tactics.
• Experience growing products from early adopter customers to the late majority is a plus
• Must be a strong communicator and presenter with excellent writing skills with a penchant for organization, constant follow-up and attention to detail.
• Experience with MS SQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and/or other virtualized database solutions.
• Experience with AWS, Azure, and/or Google clouds
• Sales experience with Database solutions
• Job requires about 40-50% of travel
A successful NDB Sales Specialist will have the following qualifications:
• Solution oriented - The expertise and ability to convert customer requirements into innovative technical solutions in the database administration space.
• Collaborative - Able to work cohesively with members of the Nutanix sales, product, engineering, services, and marketing organizations and Nutanix partners is required.
• Excellent Communicator - Strong negotiation, organizational, presentation, product demo, writing, and verbal communication skills is required.
• Executive Presence - Validated experience engaging with senior level executives is preferred.
• Performer - Highly driven person who consistently exceeds goals and expectations is required.
Proven experience one or more of the following areas:
• Application and Server Virtualization understanding & selling.
• Maintain relationships with a broad set of resources at all levels of a customer organization
• Deep understanding of sales techniques and processes including the ability to understand customer needs, overcome objections, assist in the development of business cases and close deals
• Flexible, dependable, self-starter, capable of quickly learning new products and technologies
• Excellent oral and written communications skills, as well as excellent presentation skills
• Ability to travel within the ASEAN on occasion and as required
• Experience selling compute, databases & apps
• Conceptual understanding of databases & their practical use cases.
• Extraordinary teammate that works well in dynamic situations and startup environments

About us

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in San Jose, California, Nutanix is a passionate team of 6000+ global employees. Our people are the heartbeat of #LifeAtNutanix and one of the many things that makes Nutanix a great place to work. We share an intellectual curiosity, a bias for action, and an obsession for our customers. We are builders and problem solvers with an entrepreneurial spirit. Above all, we celebrate what makes each of us unique. We’re growing and disrupting the computing industry. Join us and make your mark.

About our business

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and a pioneer in hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making clouds invisible and freeing customers to focus on their business outcomes. Organizations around the world use Nutanix software to leverage a single platform to manage any app at any location for their hybrid multicloud environments. 

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