Pivotal Labs Sales Executives

    • Minneapolis, MN

Job Description

About Us

Ready to build? So are we. Come join VMware's new exciting Modern Applications Platform Business Unit (MAPBU), made up of products and services under the Tanzu portfolio to help customers build, run and manage their most important applications. We build applications with velocity to run in a cloud-native environment, run open-source Kubernetes with consistency, and manage our customers' entire footprint with confidence to help them achieve their business outcomes.


You are a high-energy, services sales professional who can identify and strategically consult with customers on our Pivotal Labs Services and Tanzu product opportunities. You are expected to generate net new business as well as maintain and grow relationships with existing accounts working in conjunction with other VMware Sales Executives, Office Directors and Platform Architects. You have broad responsibility for the overall health and sales performance of a growing territory of defined accounts.


Pivotal Labs has a unique opportunity to help some of the biggest brands in major industries create new digital experiences and rediscover the power of software by using our Pivotal Labs Services and our Tanzu portfolio of modern application platforms. Our team is growing rapidly as we are seeing a huge increase in demand from clients who are transforming their software delivery capability and building cloud-native applications to drive customer engagement.

Your Day

Interacting with C-Level and VP-Level Executives, you will be driving the digital transformation strategy for our Enterprise customers. You will be charged with identifying and collaborating on the Pivotal Labs implementation plans for our customers journeys with VMWare. Each customer may have a different entry point for their journey with Tanzu and Pivotal Labs, but you will play a central role in developing the plan to help our customers drive the outcomes they desire and gain the most benefit from our process and software.

Some responsibilities in this role may include:

  • Work with other VMware Sales Executives, Office Directors and Platform Architects to drive the Pivotal Labs Services value proposition into our Enterprise accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of pre-work, scoping and contracts for Pivotal Labs Services engagements
  • Consult with C-level executives to develop and implement an effective enterprise wide strategy that maximizes the value delivered by our products and services

  • New logo acquisition/working with existing customers to introduce and expand our application and platform services within your assigned market territory
  • Forecast revenues timely and accurately; Increase revenue/ retention rates for specified key accounts
  • Represent VMware with integrity, maintain an industry credibility, prospect for new business, and establish and strengthen relationships through presenting to various audiences

Required-Desired Skills / Experiences:
  • Consistent high performance against sales quotas driven by C-Level and VP level relationships at key customer contact

  • Experience using a consultative or advisory based sales approach in a complex enterprise sales environment
  • Innovative and creative thinker who can work independently and leverage resources wisely to meet objectives
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies and Application Lifecycle Development Processes in large enterprises
  • First-hand experience selling Software Development consultants and/or Cloud Application consulting
  • Partner / Systems Integrator management skills

  • Proven ability to assess and disqualify customers/opportunities under minimum guidance and high pressure
  • Driven to assist customers in making the right decisions which will drive the optimal outcomes - even if it results in elongating the sales cycle
  • Values and practices empathy with a high degree of emotional intelligence
  • Bonus: we are actively looking to bring on new leadership who is passionate about creating diverse and inclusive communities

If you are passionate about this opportunity but don't meet 100% of the requirements, we encourage you to apply.

This job opportunity is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsorship by VMware.

"This position is eligible for JoinTeamTanzu referral campaign"

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