Dell Product Specialist - Houston; Austin in Austin, Texas

Product Specialist - Houston; Austin

Job ID R13714

Date posted 10/12/2017

Location Houston, Texas

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Product Specialist - Houston; Austin

Dell, Inc. is a worldwide provider of information technology services and business solutions to a broad range of clients. We are looking for a Product Specialist for our team. This role is Remote based and the ideal candidate will be based in Houston or Austin.

The Product Specialist is a quota carrying Enterprise Hunter Role on a 50/50 compensation plan with accelerators for over achievement. The PS will have technical expertise and strong selling skills focused on driving the sale of Dell data center solutions with specific focus on Converged, Server, and Networking Technologies.

This Product Specialist will work with first line sales teams to drive comprehensive Dell data center solutions based on a thorough understanding of both short and long term customer requirements. As an integral part of the Dell sales team they are responsible for providing subject matter expertise to both customers and the sales teams to ensure that all requirements and objectives are met. This includes, but is not limited to, the development and implementation of sales strategies, thoughtful discovery of customer requirements and subsequent solution proposal development, delivery of product presentations, product demonstrations, and customer focused seminars.

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop Sales strategies to penetrate accounts that have no lines of business with Dell.

  • Meet and exceed revenue goals for the assigned lines of business

  • Pipeline Growth in respected lines of business (LOB) current quarter and future quarters

  • Responsible for ownership of an opportunity throughout the sales cycle, leading the engagement of other subject matter experts, general account executives and resources as needed

  • As the field lead for the assigned territory, this role is also responsible for the overall ownership of the go-to marketing strategy for the territory

  • Lead extended sales team to develop territory and opportunity specific sales strategies based on technology and market trends as well as competitors trends

  • Ability to articulate Dells value proposition and maintain knowledge of competitive solutions to effectively position Dells solutions and how Dells Solutions differ from the leading enterprise & data center competitors

  • Engage on business level discussions around solving data center challenges and customer pain points across the customers environment

  • Cultivate relationships at the executive level, as well as build and broaden brand loyalty at the mid and lower levels of the Enterprise


  • 8+ years experience in selling data center solutions

  • Excellent relationship building, negotiating, and technical skills

  • Demonstrate exceeding sales goals and plans

  • Knowledge of Pipeline development and growth by Line of Business (LOB)

  • Strong Technical and Sales knowledge of data center challenges including but not limited to virtualization, storage, application workload management, and IT simplification/consolidation, server hardware

  • Ability to work as a virtual team member and collaboratively with employees within department and across functions

  • BA/BS or post graduate degree from accredited college or university in a related field of study


  • Located in the Houston area

  • Aptitude for understanding how technology products and solutions solve business problems

  • Self-motivated and entrepreneurial in your approach to building a sustainable business.

  • Possesses strong, detailed product/technology/industry knowledge. Knowledge of job associated software and applications

  • Strong knowledge of the reseller channel partners within the territory

Company Description

With more than 100,000 team members globally, we promote an environment that is rooted in the entrepreneurial spirit in which the company was founded. Dells team members are committed to serving our communities, regularly volunteering for over 1,500 non-profit organizations. The company has also received many accolades from employer of choice to energy conservation. Our team members follow an open approach to technology innovation and believe that technology is essential for human success.

Why work with us?

  • Life at Dell means collaborating with dedicated professionals with passion for technology.

  • When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution.

  • Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships.

  • We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential.

  • Our team members health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.

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