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Director Sales and Business Development: Software Security Product

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Ready to join a dynamic, collaborative team committed to helping our clients drive security forward?

Looking for a candidate to join one of our offices in Delft, The Netherlands or San Francisco, USA.

Your new role as Director Sales and Business Development: Software Security Product will put you in the commercial driver’s seat to move our new software security testing tool from MVP stage through launch and successful global market expansion.

In this challenging new position, you will be our entrepreneur to drive commercial success of this new product area, focused on software security tooling that help development teams create more secure products.  After spending some time becoming closely acquainted with our other services, tools, skills and company philosophy, you will be self-driven and roll-up your sleeves to deliver your performance targets.

You will work closely with the Product Manager to optimize the commercial model and work with our MVP customers to achieve customer success with the product.  You are responsible for identifying opportunities and devising effective entry strategies for the product, representing the product in a public setting, driving a pipeline of prospects and closing deals successfully to hit your sales targets.

Together with the services sales team, you will also grow relationships with our existing international customers, build relationships with the new DMU and through those relationships drive our share of wallet as we are able to serve the customer better through this product.

You will contribute to industry events and public relations materials, including the website, sales and marketing presentations, white papers, brochures and other collaterals as needed. Alongside our colleagues in Delft, San Francisco and Shanghai, you will put in place the right marketing and sales activities to help differentiate our product from competition.

Because of the strategic nature of the role and the aim to develop a full business unit and a larger sales team which you may lead over time, you will report directly to the Chief Commercial Officer.

Candidate profile

Passion. Grit. Creative perseverance. An inspiring team player with a bias for action.

The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic professional with a background in technical sales roles in software development/DevOps environments, an interest in security in technology, and a strong entrepreneurial commercial drive. You have proven that you can convert market interest into commercial results, particularly in selling to the technology developer team enterprise DMU and ideally having sold solutions for the development toolchain.  Enterprise selling experience is a must.  You feel at home in a growing and dynamic company and can deliver technical (security) concepts with conviction and enthusiasm. You have a good feel for content, know how to create an appealing story line, and thrive in an innovation-rich environment. You have international experience and are a natural networker. You will excel at and enjoy representing Riscure in the right places and situations within the industry.

  • University/higher professional education degree (technical)
  • Strategic mind-set and ability to also work analytically
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English
  • Highly flexible for international travel, expect to spend 40% of your time with the team and customers in Europe, 40% with US customers mainly in Sillicon Valley and 20% in Asia.
  • Entrepreneurial and result-oriented
  • You are a complete team-player who can naturally rally and inspire a group
  • You demonstrate creativity in the solutions you come up with for commercial challenges
  • Open to criticism and improvement

What we offer

Riscure offers an excellent compensation package, including great company culture, challenging work in an attractive industry, competitive salary, profit sharing, opportunity for equity participation, training programs and a modern pension plan. Self-development within a growing organization.

Sounds interesting?

For more information, contact our HR department (+31 (0)15 2514 090). (Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated). You can apply to this vacancy by sending your resume accompanied by a short personal motivation to recruitment@riscure.com. Applications without a personal motivation will not be taken into account. Reference checking and a personal assessment may be part of the application procedure.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and do not discriminate based of race, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status, age, or any other legally applicable characteristics. Being a diverse, multi-national company is one of the things that makes us strong, and we don’t intend to change any time soon.

About Riscure

Riscure is a highly dynamic organization that specializes in helping clients improve the security of their hardware and software security through our evaluation services and test tools.  Riscure’s clients include global market leaders across numerous industries, including: secure IC’s and SoCs;, media and entertainment; payments; automotive; and IoT systems.  We deliver our services and products through a highly skilled team of technical professionals from Delft, the Netherlands, San Francisco, USA and Shanghai, China.