Cyber Security Strategic Account Executive

Xtra Effort Solutions, Inc. - any major USA hub, MA, NY, DC, GA, IL, SF, TX, CA

Role: Senior Account Executive, Cyber Security technology sales: DNS services, DDoS protection, Application and Network Security, Threat Intelligence.


a) Sell to 20 targeted, net new, Fortune 250 accounts

b) Work in conjunction with an Account Manager for a separate, 20 existing clients. This secondary responsibility is much less of the emphasis from a compensation and time perspective, as compared to the primary responsibility of hunting net new accounts


Competitive salary and OTE

•Comprehensive benefits: including up to $15k in tuition reimbursement, Adoption Assistance, Fitness Reimbursement, EAP, Parental Leave, Life and Disability, and a Wellness program


Solution Offering:

•DNS Services

•Application Security: DDos Protection (cloud, on-prem, and hybrid), Web Application Firewall,

•Security Intelligence: IP Geolocation and Reputation



•20+ years in business

•2000 employees

•Over 8000 clients, including over 55% of Fortune 100 companies

•$250m +-


•Sample clients: Google, Ticketmaster, Allstate, Aetna, globally recognized banks, Lenovo, Zappos, MLB

Sample competitors: Akamai, Imperva, Cloudflare


Competitive advantages:

  • Only cyber security provider with the additional protection of real time data to authenticate a consumer’s digital identity. Continuously confirms, validates and updates consumer identifying attributes
  • Comprehensive and proven solutions
  • Very favorable industry reputation.
  • Client references include the largest companies on the internet, and some of the top financial services companies and technology companies which gives their prospects the confidence that they can deliver on their promises


Why the company and role are exciting:

  • Leading edge technology services
  • Some of the largest companies in the world
  • Sales VP has been with the company for 9 years, and throughout has a seen a successful commitment to nurturing top talent
  • They invest in their people, provide training and growth opportunities constantly, as well as reward based upon performance
  • Presidents Club trips can be earned, a guest is included in the trip to such first-class resorts as the Ritz at St. Thomas, etc.

Basic Requirements:

  • Proven, quota-carrying sales performance
  • 10+ years of solution sales experience selling security
  • Experience selling to Enterprises with annual revenues > $1b · Proven track record of selling $500+ size deals to Fortune 500 companies
  • Experience selling Software (Cloud/SaaS/On-demand/on premise) solutions to a select few large strategic enterprise accounts
  • Ability to sell C-Level and across both IT and business units
  • A proven track record of driving and closing enterprise deals Strong track record and history of carrying and exceeding a sales quota
  • Consistent over achievement of quota and revenue goals w/ a strong W2 track record of $250k+

Desired Skills:

  • Track record selling Enterprise software solutions (not cyber security appliances only)
  • Account planning and execution skills
  • Passion and commitment for customer success · Strong technical aptitude · Strong time management skills
  • Proven consultative sales solution skills, including the ability to articulate a clear, concise return on investment value statement.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of productivity, manage multiple competing priorities, and work effectively under the pressure of time constraints in a fast-paced, complex, collaborative, and team-oriented environment
  • Bachelor's Degree


Candidate Acceptable Locations: any major USA hub

Travel: 50%, USA

Quota: $1m ACV per year (Annual Contract Value)

Sales Cycle: 1 – 12 months

Top producing sales team members earn: $500k+-

Sales support:

  • Marketing
  • Inside sales, demand generation


Posted On: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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