Sr. Account Executive - IT Security Sales

Our client, a leading Cisco, Dell/EMC, IBM, HPE, VMware partner, is seeking a Sr. Account Executive in NYC metro that has a deep background selling IT Security and Cyber security solutions. Must have experience selling SIEM, Threat Intelligence, and Threat Management solutions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Consistently meet or exceed your gross profit quota by:

  • Identifying new and existing customer security services and technology needs and opportunities including the introduction of total solutions (hardware, consulting, and managed services).
  • Consistently maintaining a strong pipeline of business and striving to close the potential sales.
  • Making regular sales calls to develop relationships and proactively follow-up on leads
  • Maintaining professional/referral relationships with appropriate partners in your eco-system.
  • Developing, executing and delivery of quality solution focused client presentations.
  • Developing and maintaining account relationships to maximize long-term sales opportunities and ensure effective negotiation of contracts, terms and conditions, and discounts.
  • Acting to identify the prospects decision-maker to close deals & finalize contracts.
  • Responding to, and delivery of sales proposals and RFP responses.

Participate in sales forecasting and planning in an effective manner by:

  • Communicating to manager regarding the status of territory activity via regular reporting.
  • Developing and updating an annual account plan, including defining goals, strategies and resources.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date awareness of strategic plans and procedures to coordinate market plans.
  • Monitoring, analyzing and communicating monthly sales data to contribute to product/service planning.
  • Inputting account information, contact information, activity, and potential sales in company CRM system.


Other Position Requirements:


  • College Degree in Business, Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years of successful sales experience within a large technical account environment.
  • Proven ability to listen, extrapolate information and leverage resources to effectively provide solutions to customer.
  • Ability to handle the full sales cycle from prospecting to close.
  • Ability to maintain and expand existing account relationships.
  • Excellent ability to communicate at all levels within an organization.
  • Ability to effectively learn technical products, services and solutions and readily apply new knowledge.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in cybersecurity is highly preferred.
  • Experience selling SIEM, Threat Intelligence, and Threat Management is required.



The Meridian Group is the leader in the Information Technology recruitment industry.  Our specialties include Unified Communications, Virtualization, Software as a Service (SaaS), Storage Solutions, Security, Network Infrastructure, Server Technology, ERP/CRM, and Telecommunication solutions.

We work clients that resell Cisco, EMC, VMware, Netapp, Citrix, Microsoft, Juniper, Avaya, Compellent, Dell, Oracle, and HP.

We have extensive experience helping our clients find the best talent in areas such as: Direct Sales, Channel Sales, Sales Management, Sales Engineering, Project Management, Product Management, Network Engineering, and Leadership Roles.

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