Education Sales Representative - Austin

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Company Overview

Riverbed solutions help companies transition from legacy hardware to a new software-defined and cloud-centric approach to networking and application delivery for the digital age. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform™ takes Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution for agile networking that really works, and adds to this digital backbone industry-leading solutions for WAN optimization and hybrid networking, for branch IT orchestration, and for end-to-end visibility from device to cloud. All these solutions are integrated in a flexible, modular, digital architecture that delivers any apps, data and services from any public or private cloud across any network to any end-point, with the best possible user experience as determined by business policy.


Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.

About this Position


Title:  Education Sales Representative

Location: Austin, TX or Reston, VA
Travel Requirement:  none

Job Description:


The Education Sales Representative (ESR) will be responsible for maintaining post-sales relationships with existing Riverbed training customers while providing sales support to field sales organizations in order to drive incremental training sales growth.


  • Responsible for managing training credit backlog within a region
  • Proactively ensuring all training credits have a supporting plan to avoid training credit expirations
  • Provide follow-up point of contact support to Riverbed clients for training needs after initial sale
  • Effectively position the value and need for training and certification with internal and external customers
  • Present and articulate training course outlines, descriptions, and provide overall guidance on our full curriculum portfolio
  • Develop learning success plans specific to customer’s enterprise training needs around the Riverbed product portfolio
  • Respond with urgency and professionalism to inbound leads from various sources to qualify for business potential
  • Work directly with customers, colleagues, and other stakeholders to achieve goals


  • BS degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of sales experience in the IT industry
  • Superb communication skills and ability to interact with all levels or organizations
  • Highly motivated with a strong desire to succeed
  • Experience using is a plus



About Riverbed

If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.


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Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.




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