Riverbed Technology, Inc.

  • Territory Sales Executive - Alpine

    Job Locations CH-Zurich
    Req No.
  • Company Overview

    Riverbed gives Global Enterprise-wide insights to spur innovation, reduce the cost of running their business, and boost productivity at every level. Our solutions provide greater agility, enhanced visibility, increased performance and improved efficiency.  As the leader in application performance infrastructure we deliver the most complete platform for Global Enterprises to ensure applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues can be proactively detected and resolved before impacting business performance. Riverbed is trusted by the world’s best brands for the delivery of superior application performance for their globally connected enterprises. 


    We are seeking a highly motivated, self started and ambitious Sales professional to grow our customer base in the Alpine region by showing the value our solutions can have on their business outcomes based in Zurich.


    Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.


    About this Position

    Core responsibilities include:

    • Prospect new and existing Enterprise Accounts in the defined greater Zurich area and in Austria
    • Work independently to meet and exceed revenue targets
    • Develop an overall account strategy deploying Partners and internal Riverbed resources, like Inside Sales and Business Development
    • Identify, penetrate and secure potential target accounts
    • Manage all aspects of the sales process, inclusively lead generation and qualification


    • Minimum of 5 years proven track record and successes in selling enterprise software into mid-market accounts
    • As Riverbed is moving away from transactional business, we are looking for a candidate with a background from solutions selling and business value sales
    • Able to develop and manage a sales pipeline of high volume
    • Good knowledge of Partner eco system and fostering strong Partner relationships
    • Industry knowledge in at least two of the following verticals: Finance/Banking, Manufacturing, Transportation, Retail and Healthcare
    • Strong experience with Salesforce.com and other CRM’s
    • Tenacity, wit and energy to get in front of prime targets and build relationships with new and existing Riverbed client

    About Riverbed

    If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed. We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications. Learn more at www.riverbed.com/solutions



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