Automation Sales Specialist - Remote, QC, Canada

About the job

SummaryThe Red Hat Sales Team is looking for an Automation Sales Specialist to join us and support the Canadian Region. In this role, you will be responsible for driving the region’s Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform subscription sales offerings and services, to prospective and current accounts; these are both Strategic and Enterprise, across the country. You'll need to have the ability to understand customer needs and challenges and link them to how Ansible can help the client.

What you will do

  • Work within the sales teams to plan the overall automation and multi-cloud strategy within a defined set of accounts.  This includes organizing top of funnel sales campaigns, accelerating to business close qualified opportunities, and driving adoption campaigns.  

  • Gain the trust of senior IT and business executives within key accounts and create long-term partnerships resulting in customers becoming public references

  • Ability to lead a consultative sales cycle, based on solution selling, which includes the whole of Red Hat's portfolio rather than specific offerings.  Automation plays a key role in Red Hat’s entire portfolio.

  • Build growth Go-to-Market strategies including partner and solution ecosystem

  • Meet sales expectations and set high standards for the communication and presentation of key messages to C-level executives, both internally and externally


What you will bring

  • 8+ years of experience in a solutions sales role focused on Strategic and Enterprise level accounts with a balance of strategic and tactical skills, as well as creative thinking skills

  • Fully bilingual (French and English)

  • 4+ years of experience focused on enterprise automation systems like Bladelogic, Chef or Puppet

  • Broad technical experience with enterprise IT, focused on automating network and infrastructure services

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience presenting to C-level executives at large firms.

  • Ability to sell solutions in a multi-product environment

  • Ability to work well in a matrixed selling environment

  • Proven ability to work with global cross-functional teams and achieve success for customers

The salary range for this position is $231,000- $382,000  CAD (inclusive of base pay + target incentive compensation). Actual offer will be based on your qualifications. (inclusive of base pay + target incentive compensation).



Job Profile


North America




Ansible Automation Enterprise IT Go Network Automation Presentation Red Hat Ansible Automation Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform Sales Solution Selling

  • Build growth strategies
  • Meet sales expectations
  • Organize sales campaigns
  • Plan automation and multi-cloud strategy
  • Present key messages to C-level executives

8+ years




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