IntroductionAt IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesThis Enterprise Sales Representative (ESR) role reports to WW Sales Leadership. You will need a background selling Application Performance Management or Observability solutions and will be responsible for the coordination and successful execution of all assigned sales related activities within an assigned territory or set of accounts to achieve assigned financial sales objectives. This role has unlimited potential and is highly focused on the development of a territory while expanding IBM's cloud software & services into associated industries, as defined.Activities include working with and leveraging other IBM client facing teams to create demand, identify opportunities, qualify opportunities, and then directly executing high quality professional engagements that result in winning opportunities that achieve assigned targets while providing high value customer solutions. Seller will represent part of the IBM Cloud software portfolio focused around IBM Instana.Required Technical and Professional Expertise+ 3+ Years direct, face to face selling experience with cloud software or SaaS solutions into development or IT organizations+ 2+ years selling APM or Observability solutions from one of the key vendors on the market today (e.g. Dynatrace, New Relic, Datadog, App Dynamics, Splunk, ... )+ Understanding of AIOPs concepts and key market solutions will be a plus+ Working knowledge of IT Operations, Site Reliability Engineering, and DevSecOps+ Ideal candidates should have a passion for cloud technologies, solving customer problems, and winning every time at everything+ Knowledge of territory and accounts within assigned territory+ Excellent qualifying, presentation and closing skills+ Demonstrated ability to manage forecast and proven track record of surpassing quotaPreferred Technical and Professional Expertise**Attributes:**+ Skilled in consultative selling, with an understanding of the client's needs and IBM's capabilities+ Demonstrated level of business acumen as it applies to the client's business and an ability to articulate business value to different target audiences (Developer, IT Operation Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, CxO)+ Commercially minded and capable of supporting end-to-end sales engagements with the ability to think, plan and act strategically+ Extensive networking and interpersonal skills in complex environments+ Ability to collaborate with teams within IBM and partners externally+ Ability to work in complex, matrix managed organizational environments+ Creative problem solver and open to change+ Self-starter with eagerness to seek and build new skillsAbout Business UnitIBM's Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM's Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.