Major Account Executive - NYC

US-NY-New York
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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:  Major Account Executive

Location: NYC Metro Area (remote/home office)




  • Manage the strategic selling cycle for 20+ high profile “Fortune 500” accounts.
  • Responsible for meeting aggressive sales quotas and driving revenue goals.
  • Presenting our Riverbed Application Performance Platform to high level senior management and other company team members proposing the appropriate value proposition.
  • Work with strategic partners, resellers, and system integration partners promoting the sales of Riverbed IT performance portfolio.


  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA preferred.
  • 10+ years of industry experience.
  • Skills in selling high-end software or hardware solutions, preferably in the data storage, networking, caching or systems software areas, to large, Fortune 500 type accounts.
  • Superb communication skills and ability to interact with all levels or organizations.
  • Track record of exceeding quotas year after year.
  • Exceptional skills in sales presentation.
  • Reside in the targeted geography with local relationships.
  • Good working experience with key local resellers and experience establishing and fostering strong Channel Partner relationships.
  • Skills in using


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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