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Regional Sales Manager, CyberSecurity

Req id:  31005

CA, US Pleasanton, CA, US Menlo Park, CA, US San Mateo, CA, US Pasadena, CA, US



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  




The Opportunity:


Our growing team is mapping the future of Cyber Risk and Resiliency and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. With our breadth of products, we have customers ranging from individual consumers, and small and medium-sized businesses to some of the world’s largest brands and enterprises. With partnerships that span the globe, the opportunities for your career are limitless. At OpenText, we offer the chance to work with a variety of technologies, products, and customers across multiple industries as you chart your career path. 


We continue to grow by helping guide our customers through challenging cyber risks to ultimately find even more excellent opportunities. While we're passionate about helping our customers succeed in the business world, we're also looking to expand our growing workforce to better support our customer's scale.  If you are a dynamic, highly motivated, enthusiastic, and dedicated sales individual with a demonstrated interest in technology, we want to speak with you. 


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are embedded in our DNA and fundamental to our success. We believe that innovation, technology, and inclusion can help build a better world and boast employees across cultures and countries. More than a program for us, Corporate Citizenship is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business.


You Are Great at:

We are looking for a seasoned sales professional to join our Enterprise/Field Sales Team responsible for covering Mid-size Enterprise accounts in the Western territory. The ideal candidate will possess both a sales and technical background that enables them to drive engagement at all levels with technical and non-technical buyers (VP, C-Level). 


As an Account Executive, you'll be responsible for developing and executing against a comprehensive account/territory plan and driving sales in a defined territory and/or account list to achieve revenue targets. The person in this role will also assist in creating and articulating compelling value propositions for OpenText’s Cyber Resiliency solutions. 


Additional responsibilities will include: 

  • Consistently build your own sales pipeline, qualify opportunities, and close new business 

  • Execute high-value sales cycles in a well-defined sales process and methodology 

  • Target key accounts and prospects, understand their complex organizations, and work with key stakeholders to win 

  • Collaborate with internal resources from sales engineers, finance, marketing, and product while quarterbacking successful sales plans 

  • Track pipeline and sales activity in including accurate forecasts 

  • Manage contract negotiations. 

  • Able to forecast accurately and strategically within the target accounts. 

  • Aligning with channel partners on go-to-market strategy. 


What It Takes:

  • Bachelor's degree required. 

  • Must possess experience and enthusiasm for hunting for new customers (hunter mindset) 

  • 3-5+ years of experience selling Cyber Resiliency technology solutions into Small to mid-size enterprise accounts. 

  • Experience managing longer, complex sales cycles 

  • Superior Listening skills 

  • Strong interpersonal communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills. 

  • Self-motivated; entrepreneurial spirit 

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic environment, commission-driven sales environment 

  • Proven experience closing complex sales processes in enterprise B2B SaaS  

  • Demonstrated history of being a star performer and exceeding quota 

  • Track record of success leading in a “team selling” environment 

  • Comfort and poise selling at the executive level 

  • Strong presentation and communication skills via phone, email, web chat and in-person 

  • Ability to learn complex technical products and solutions 

  • Proficiency in customer relationship management systems and other productivity tools 



OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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