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Director of Inside Sales

Sales | Tampa, FL | Full Time

Job Description

OPSWAT is a global cyber security company providing solutions for enterprises since 2002 to identify, detect, and remediate advanced security threats from data and devices coming into and out their networks. Trusted by over 1,000 organizations worldwide for this secure data flow, OPSWAT prevents advanced security threats across multiple channels of file transfer and data flow with flexible options of Metadefender solutions and API-based development and threat intelligence platforms. With over 30 anti-malware engines, 100+ data sanitization engines and more than 25 technology integration partners, OPSWAT is a pioneer and leader in data sanitization (Content Disarm and Reconstruction), vulnerability detection, multi-scanning, device compliance, and cloud access control. To learn more about OPSWAT, please visit

The Position

The Director of Inside Sales position is in our Tampa HQ office.  As the director, you will be the contact point for all Inside Sales Representatives in North America, so your communication skills should be excellent. You should also be able to act proactively to ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration.  You will have an individual target as well as team goals.  Additional responsibilities will include learning the OPSWAT technology; developing and implementation of a strategic account plans targeting deployments of our Security platforms to commercial customers; building relationships inside a target account; leveraging company resources; and closing business and celebrating success.  The ideal candidate will have proven work experience as a team leader or supervisor, achieving sales quotas while forecasting accurately and selling security and SaaS type deals for a team and self.  You will build customer confidence in the company's remote sales capabilities, from procurement to senior levels of customer management. You will drive opportunities from qualification to close and promote the benefits of direct e-business transactions or inside business support to prospective customers in partnership with our Sales Team Members.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture
  • Set clear team goals and motivate team members
  • Monitor team performance and report on metrics
  • Discover training needs and provide coaching
  • Strategically target business opportunities that leverage high value use cases, in key verticals
  • services to exceed your sales quotas
  • Communicate value propositions to clients that speak intimately to their needs and requirements and build value throughout the negotiation process
  • Utilize client-centric, solutions-oriented selling strategies and hunter’s mentality to identify, qualify, convert enterprise sales
  • Maintain extensive account and opportunity detail in Salesforce CRM, including account win plans, customer touch points, sales inhibitors, etc.
  • Forecast and report revenue projections accurately to management
  • Overachieve on annual quota, measured quarterly

What We Need From You

  • You have a minimum of 5+ years successfully leading teams selling technology products and solutions
  • You have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • You are persuasive and have excellent negotiation and presentation skills. You can effectively communicate with both technology-oriented and senior business executives at the “C” level.
  • Your work is a mix of strategic and proactive account activity, and you have a demonstrated ability of uncovering, qualifying, developing, and closing new accounts
  • Ability to set goals, prioritize tasks, and achieve success with minimal oversight
  • You keep your pipeline accurate, and your forecast updated for management
  • You possess, at minimum, a fundamental understanding of security threats, solutions, and security tools
  • You have excellent time management skills, and work with high levels of autonomy and self-direction in order to achieve individual and team performance
  • You are highly competitive, ramp quickly, are extremely adaptive, and pride yourself on exceeding sales goals
  • Highly ethical and professional personal conduct

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to us via JobScore. Special consideration will be given to those candidates whose cover letter indicates that they have viewed our website. Please, no drop-ins, calls or faxes.

OPSWAT is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to providing an environment where equal employment opportunities are extended to all employees and applicants, free of discrimination and harassment of any type. All employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements, and business needs without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.