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AppD Best Practices (Deal Desk) Team Leader 1333822

Cisco Systems Inc.
Dallas, TX 75201
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Why You'll Love AppD

AppDynamics is an application performance monitoring solution that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to provide real-time visibility and insight into IT environments. With our unique AIOps solution, you can take the right action at exactly the right time with automated anomaly detection, rapid root-cause analysis, and a unified view of your entire application ecosystem, including private and public clouds. Using AppDynamics, youll finally align IT, DevOps, and the business around the information that helps you protect your bottom line and deliver detailed customer experiences.

Since the Cisco acquisition, we have maintained our outstanding startup culture that the closely-knit team values greatly. With the addition of Cisco resources and reach, AppDynamics is now running at mass scale and velocity as the #1 APM vendor in the marketplace.

About the Role

The AppDynamics Sales organization has a history of best-in-class efficiency based on a great sales methodology executed to excellence. We are looking for someone to partner with this premier team, to consult, drive and run deal structures that will provide both our customers and AppDynamics with a winning solution.

You will provide direction, mentorship, and coach the team around commercial terms, pricing, business insights and product entitlements knowledge.

Your partnership with sales leadership will be critical to become their trusted advisor and be point of knowledge of our company policies, revenue recognition, and discount policies and practices.

Who You'll Work With

You will be working as a Team Leader within the Global Deal Strategy and Operations organization who are a high-energy team of deal makers that have a past that exemplifies providing outstanding support to the sales team.

AppDynamics has a strong history of significant overachievement and has a track record of attracting the best talent in the industry. Whilst especially hardworking, the team retains a significant focus on personal and professional development, therefore we are seeking individuals wishing to grow and develop their careers.

What Youll Do

  • Lead your team towards corporate and functional goals by setting a strategy, executing, measuring progress and sharing results.
  • Partnering with Sales and Leadership to understand high-priority deals for the quarter, understand their close plans, and advise on potential complexities that may arise based on customer requirements.
  • Actively tracking these key deals and provide insight on forecast probability, stage, and completion within our forecasting tools, that will assist in leading the sales deal activity and bookings forecast to our partners.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the deal obstacles and mentor the team to craft creative deal structures and commercial solutions that will accelerate deal closure.
  • Assist the team in drafting commercial language that articulates the deal structure whilst protecting AppDynamics interests.
  • Lead and drive any required approvals through our backend processes with integrity and velocity.
  • Build strong working relationships with key business partners within Finance, Legal, Revenue, Accounting, Order Operations, Product etc. to expedite deal review and approval processes.
  • Subject matter authority and ultimate trusted advisor on all aspects of our Deal Desk operations

Who You Are:

As is our culture, we need someone with an appetite for and experience in Deal Desk, Quote to Cash process or a background in finance but wanting to build a career within AppDynamics.

  • Sales Minded: Solid understanding of enterprise technology sales processes and the ability to advise on deal structuring techniques and requirements.
  • Problem Solver: Demonstrate high-level problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Willing to take action: Ability to know what needs to be done to get results in a global enterprise software sales organization and do not let anything stand in the way of the mission.
  • Resilient: thrives in pressure and able to prioritize effectively to meet deadlines.
  • A True Teammate: A natural successful builder who is commit to add real value.
  • Leadership: Experience leading teams or ready to take the plunge into leadership and can demonstrate the steps you have taken to achieve this ambition.
  • Excellent Communication: Know what to say and more meaningfully, know how to say it.
  • Results-Oriented: Self-directed, highly creative and focused - as well as able to multitask and work efficiently in a very fast-paced environment.
  • Technically Savvy: An understanding of software, Excel wizard as well as working with the Salesforce CRM.
  • An Excellent Human: Positive demeanor and strong work ethic.

Why AppD+Cisco?:

The world is changing! Today, people and devices are more connected than ever before, raising the bar for performance and the customer experience alike. At AppDynamics, were unified in our mission to empower the enterprise with an AI-powered application performance monitoring solution that provides insight into the IT environment, as well as unified monitoring down to the network, so you can make mission critical and strategic decisions that drive business forward in real-time.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.
Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Posted: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-06-28
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