• Account Executive, UK

    Posted Date (MM/DD/YYYY) 5 months ago(1/31/2019 11:42 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Account Executive

    Location: London, UK



    Why you?


    WANTED: Trailblazing Account Executive with Proven IT Services Experience for UK region.


    Do you want to represent a leading edge company and a respected brand in data management?  You need to be a skilled sales guru. Someone with the confidence to represent an elite squad of some of the greatest DBA/Consultant/Architectural talent in the business.


    At Pythian, we’re looking for a successful Account Executive who is experienced in hunting for new business, developing relationships with C and VP-level executives, and who has a history of selling disruptive products and services. Pythian provides services around data management and data infrastructure, across multiple database technologies, platforms (cloud and on-prem).  Pythian has also been providing analytics services for the last five years.


    If this is you, and you wonder what would it be like to work at Pythian, reach out to us and find out!  


    What our Sales team says:


    “My role at Pythian is unlike any traditional sales role. On any given day you could be working with some of the world’s top companies, strategizing on ways to accelerate their success. At Pythian, there is no pushing product. 100% of sales truly lead to empowering our Clients to be better versions of themselves in one way or another. The growth we have seen in data management and the problems we are solving on a daily basis only confirms that joining Pythian was a great decision. If you truly wish to challenge your clients to be better, and are obsessed with accelerating your career, Pythian is the place for you.”– Pythian Account Executive


    “I have the tools I need to be successful as well as the confidence in knowing that every deal I sell will be executed properly. So much greenfield means the opportunity is endless and the fact I work from home means no commute!"” – Pythian Account Executive

    What do we need from you?

    While we understand you might not have everything on the list, to be successful you are likely to have skills such as:

    • Five to seven years experience of sales success in an information technology or professional services sector with a strong emphasis on hunting for new business coupled with a desire to help clients solve difficult business problems with technology.
    • Experience with data infrastructure, cloud, managed services, Big Data/NoSQL is a plus.
    • experience is a requirement.
    • Post secondary education in Marketing, Communications, Business or another relevant field would be of value.
    • Do you challenge the status quo?
    • Are you a self-starter and a market maker?
    • Do you have the knack for engaging an entire room full of people?
    • Do you get thrills finding new prospects?
    • Does going against the grain and challenging established mindsets to find more innovative solutions excite you?
    • Are you the Master of the Challenger sale?
    • Do you see beyond the surface and tailor situations to the needs, objectives and demands of clients?
    • Do you shine in an entrepreneurial environment?
    • Do you love working with the top minds in the industry who also happen to be awesome colleagues?
    • Is your glass always half full?
    • Are you a master user of and spreadsheets (MS Excel and Google apps)?
    • Do you have a passion for everything IT and do you Love Your Data?


    What do you get in return?


    • Competitive total rewards package
    • Flexible work environment
    • Outstanding people: Collaborate with the industry’s top minds.
    • Substantial training allowance: Hone your skills or learn new ones; participate in professional development days, attend conferences, become certified, whatever you like!
    • Amazing time off
    • Office Allowance: Device of your choosing for day one and options to personalize your work environment!
    • Fun, fun, fun: Blog during work hours; take a day off and volunteer for your favorite charity.


    Why Pythian?


    Established in 1997, Pythian is a global IT Data company based in Ottawa, Canada that specializes in designing, implementing, and managing systems that directly contribute to revenue and business success. We help companies adopt disruptive technologies such as advanced analytics, big data, cloud, databases, DevOps and infrastructure management to advance innovation and increase agility. We are focusing on product development leveraging new and exciting technology that will empower our customers through digital transformation.  More than just a job we hire people who love what they do!


    As an Account Executive in London, UK, you will be part of our driven Sales team working with our global clients to improve their data infrastructure and enterprise information systems.


    Intrigued to see what a job is like at Pythian? Check us out @Pythian and #pythianlife.

    Follow @PythianJobs on Twitter and @loveyourdata on Instagram!


    Not the right job for you? Check out what other great jobs Pythian has open in the UK and around the world! Pythian Careers




    • For this job an equivalent combination of education and experience, which results in demonstrated ability to apply skills will also be considered.
    • Pythian is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
    • The successful applicant will need to fulfill the requirements necessary to obtain a background check.


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