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AppD Leader, Field Architecture - Americas

Cisco Systems Inc.
Glendale, CA 91206
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AppDynamics is the Application Intelligence company. With AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance and business performance so they can move faster in an increasingly sophisticated, software-driven world. Our integrated suite of products is built on our innovative, enterprise-grade App iQ Platform that enables our customers to make faster decisions that enhance customer engagement and improve operational and business performance. AppDynamics is uniquely positioned to enable enterprises to accelerate their digital transformations by actively monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing complex application environments at scale which has led to proven success and trust with the Global 2000. 


AppDynamics, the next generation Business Observability and Application intelligence solution for todays software-defined businesses, is looking for a Director of Field Architecture, Americas within the Value Management Office. The role will contribute to the long-term value centric VMO strategy and while driving the execution directly and indirectly to ensure organizational, territory and account results are met.

About You:

Were looking for someone who can confidently and credibly help lead the organization through a period of massive growth. The Director of Field Architecture within the Value Management Office is expected to be hands on and leading from the front. The individual will contribute to VMO, territory and account strategy while driving the execution directly and indirectly.  Success will rely upon the individuals ability to create strong alignment between the business justification and technical capability of the AppDynamics solution suite when selling direct to Americas Customers.  They build relationships with Global PreSales and Sales Leadership, Account Executives, Product teams and most importantly our Customers. The individual will need to be very comfortable giving and receiving positive and constructive feedback and adapting. 

About the Role:

Act as a leader within the Sales / SE team and across the larger AppDynamics organization, constantly looking for ways to expand on our success. Build teams that can execute today and grow to meet our future needs. Define and maintain a high bar for expectations and support the team in achieving it. Challenge the team and yourself to continually grow. Drive your team to leverage best practices from around the world. Day to day, this role should be out with the team in front of customers as much as possible, helping guide and contribute to our massive growth in the region. Travel will be roughly 50 - 70 percent. 

Required Skills:

       Proven success in recruiting, developing and leading high performing technical teams

       Proven leader who is capable of contributing to broader business conversations beyond his/her functional expertise

       Experience and effectiveness in presenting to an executive level audience

       Possess the intellect and executive presence to become a true business partner across functions

       A strong foundation in application architecture, operations, Agile DevOps, Cloud, Container, Operations Monitoring, Service Management, and SDLC concepts and methodologies

       Proven excellence in execution at a regional level across recruiting, retention and revenue

       Multiple examples of implementing widespread changes to improve organizational execution

       Proven collaboration with key stakeholders outside Sales through cross-functional initiatives

       A strong foundation in Application architecture, operations, DevOps and the surrounding processes is critical.

The following skills, will further contribute to your credibility and success with your team, our customers, our product teams and your peers:

       Technical understanding of common Application performance management technologies and techniques

       Cloud and Big Data technology knowledge and experience

       At least one of the following languages: Java, .NET, PHP, JavaScript

       Basic networking components and concepts to troubleshoot basic networking issues that may prevent communication between hosts Web servers and common relational databases / SQL used in todays application architectures. Ability to understand SQL.

       Cloud and Big Data technologies

       Common .NET web application architecture frameworks, distribution mechanisms and messaging components

       Common Java web application architecture frameworks, distribution mechanisms and messaging components

Posted: 2021-03-24 Expires: 2021-04-24
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