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Cloud Alliance Sales Manager

Orca Security

Orca Security

Sales & Business Development
Portland, OR, USA
Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024

Dive right in. Swim with our pod.

At Orca, we believe that in the right environment and with the right team, talent has no boundaries. This team spirit, together with our drive to always aim high, have quickly earned us unicorn status and turned us into a global cloud security innovation leader. So if you’re ready to join an amazing team of people who inspire each other every day, now is the time to find your place in our pod.

We’re looking for driven and experienced partner development professional to get the word out and join our mission to change the future of cloud security. At Orca, we’re proud of what we do and we always aim high. This, together with our belief in the power of teamwork, has quickly turned us into a global cloud security innovation leader (and a unicorn). Ready to dive in and swim with our pod?

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fast growth: This company has momentum. It’s THE opportune time to join Orca Security.
  • Disruptive technology: Orca Security completely changed the way cloud is secured and is leading a new approach of how security solutions should be built. It’s completely agentless and detects every important risk in the cloud environment down to the data layer. It’s fast, simple, and complete.
  • Well-capitalized: Total funding is almost $630MM in less than 24 months. CapitalG, Redpoint, GGV, YL Ventures, and SVCI. SVCI is a syndicate of CISOs who invested their own money after careful due diligence.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Orca is a well-funded cloud security company experiencing explosive growth. We are expanding our alliances team to accelerate that growth even more. In the Cloud Alliance Partner Development Manager role you will have a phenomenal opportunity to assist in the management of our strategic relationships with cloud providers, namely -AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about building and monetizing strategic relationships, driving scalable programs in collaboration with external partners and internal teams, who is biased towards building repeatability and scalability through innovation, proactively seeking to improve commercial development achievements and partner experience, and is driven to make a measurable impact.

As a Cloud Alliance Partner Sales Manager at Orca you will play a key role in growing and managing our business through our strategic cloud service provider partnerships in both a co-sell and marketplace sales motion. Success will depend on driving revenue with and through our Cloud Service Providers by balancing our Cloud Security platform in tandem with the cloud provider's native services; building enduring relationships with cloud provider sellers; driving outcomes with highly cross-functional teams, and having a methodical consideration to focus on outcomes.

On a typical day you'll:

  • Lead day-to-day relationships and be the liaison between our Sellers and the Cloud Service Providers to advance mutual commercial development
  • Drive CSPs to build and progress qualified pipeline in partner sourced ARR opportunities that will lead to incremental bookings for Orca Security
  • Generate and manage partner driven pipeline programs through proactive identifying opportunities across cloud partners, customers and prospects base.
  • Identify commercial opportunities across our Cloud partner ecosystem using an account mapping sheet, create reports, forecast, and present to sales management to ensure meeting quarterly targets and optimizing the regional program.
  • Coordinate the GTM execution and continuously manage alliance performance metrics and outcomes to improve the partnering efforts with our partners
  • Grow our sell through business with cloud partners by working on go-to-market activities, such as, collaborating sales teams to find net opportunities, and marketing to develop partner/Orca collateral
  • Work with partner marketing to create and improve partner-facing enablement materials and templates and educate our sales team on how to co-sell with Cloud partners. Act as the point of contact to increase partner knowledge on Orca Security’s platform and proactively train partners in our core proposition, new use cases and new platform functionality.
  • Work with the Orca sales teams to understand customers purchasing options and execute the deal approval and marketplace processes in AWS, Google and Azure.
  • Work across Orca’s partnerships/channel to engage & develop new partners that will help us scale (SI/MSP/VAR)
  • Enable AWS on the value of Orca Security to gain increased attention and focus
  • Increase awareness within Orca Security on the CSPs alliance and partnership
  • Establish engagement and communication plan - both Orca Security and CSPs
  • Prepare and give business reviews to senior management teams

ABOUT YOU

  • 5+ years of experience working on enterprise technology sales or cloud partnership within Software and/or SaaS companies running Alliance Partnerships with a strong track record of success.
  • 5+ years’ experience with direct sales (hunter/carried and exceeded quota) to enterprises
  • Experience working with AWS is required
  • A strong, verifiable background in building revenue generating relationships
  • Reference relationships with other CSP partners like Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure Strong executive presence, including communication and presentation skills with a high degree of comfort to both large and small audiences.
  • Experience within Software and/or SaaS companies running Alliance Partnerships with a strong track record of success.
  • Ability to work hands-on towards business outcomes individually and collaboratively in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Ability to build relationships with internal constituents and collaborate with Amazon, Google and Microsoft teams
  • Self-motivated, positive, hard-working professional with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, dynamic culture