Commercial Account Manager

About NetApp

We’re forward-thinking technology people with heart. We make our own rules, drive our own opportunities, and try to approach every challenge with fresh eyes. Of course, we can’t do it alone. We know when to ask for help, collaborate with others, and partner with smart people. We embrace diversity and openness because it’s in our DNA. We push limits and reward great ideas. What is your great idea?

“At NetApp, we fully embrace and advance a diverse, inclusive global workforce with a culture of belonging that leverages the backgrounds and perspectives of all employees, customers, partners, and communities to foster a higher performing organization.” -George Kurian, CEO

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of the Commercial Account Manager is to achieve the assigned territory revenue goals by managing pipeline of sales opportunities through the sales process from prospect to close. As a
customer facing seller, you will have ownership of all elements of revenue growth within your Named Commercial territory. This includes discovering and developing new opportunities, managing pipeline and managing customer growth. This role is quota-driven, and will represent NetApp in top Named Commercial accounts within the territory while working with partners, your aligned Commercial Territory Representative (if on a teaming model), Sales Development Representatives, Account Technology Specialists, Customer Success Managers and Renewal Specialists to exceed overall sales objectives.

Essential Functions

• Develop a strategic territory plan and account plan for key accounts to align full account team on territory growth strategy
• Develop, manage, and grow a pipeline of sales opportunities in collaboration with key partners within an assigned territory to achieve territory specific revenue goals
• Responsible for sales forecasting accuracy, linearity and operational hygiene to achieve business management excellence
• Co-sell and strategize with partners, distributors, and VARs to enable customer acquisition and growth
• Deliver NetApp strategy, vision, and messaging to customers, prospects and partners
• Business Objectives:Achieve assigned territory revenue goals by developing and managing a pipeline of sales opportunities through in a specific territory from prospect to close

Job Requirements

• Consistent track record of exceeding quota and driving net new business.
• Self starter who is comfortable working independently and in a team environment
• Strong understanding of partner landscape in a specific territory
• Broad exposure to a variety of data storage and cloud technologies/concepts
• Highly organized and disciplined with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within departments across functions
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills, customer service and negotiation skills


• Located within assigned territory and able to travel regularly to visit local customers and partners
• Years of field technology sales (dependent on level) with a focus on new logo acquisition and business development
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Did you know…
Statistics show women apply to jobs only when they’re 100% qualified. But no one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to shift the trend and apply anyway! We look forward to hearing from you.

Why NetApp?

In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. No one knows how to elevate the world’s biggest clouds like NetApp. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork all combine to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities.

We expect a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer with their favorite organizations. We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family. We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.

If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, join us.


Job Overview
Job Location