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Service Line Sales Specialist Why consider Cognizant? Aside from great projects, we offer an amazing work-life balance. You will work with a team that embraces innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit to achieve success. Start your career journey with us. 
SERVICE LINE SALES SPECIALIST
I am a leader who is results oriented and experienced in sales thriving in Cognizant’s entrepreneurial culture. My goal is to accelerate digital change for our clients.  I’m focused on creating, pursuing, and closing opportunities in cloud, infrastructure and security services. I work closely with marquee client accounts to support leaders in our Technology Business Unit in the Bay Area.
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WHAT ARE THE EXPECTATIONS:

You will be a Service Line Sales Specialist (SLS) in the Technology Business Unit.  You'll be in a sales role working with one or more groups in our Digital Systems & Technology practice  to grow and nurture new and existing business. Your sales expertise is critical with other account teams in vertical markets as you expand into new markets and business offerings. Our SLS professionals are trusted advisors to both the client and the Cognizant Client Partner blending strategic, tactical and ‘street smart’ sales experience.

ABOUT THE GROUP

Cognizant’s Cloud, Infrastructure, and Security Services Practice (CIS), is all about embracing digital transformation by driving core modernization holistically across layers. We help customers transform infrastructure and workplace to meet the rapidly evolving needs of the digital era. Our holistic approach delivers key results for our customers by achieving cloud driven modernization and workplace and operational transformation to run the business in a secure environment.



EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:


•    7+ years experience in IT services and sales in large enterprise organizations
•    Must have recent experience working for IT professional services or management consulting firms
•    Technical Sales experience with cloud products (AWS/Azure/GCP, or Hybrid Cloud) 
•    Subject Matter Expert in technical sales environment involving one or more of the skills mentioned (Datacenter, Network, Workplace Services, Security)
•    Proven track record of sales experience and success delivering to and exceeding sales quotas
•    Experience developing opportunity pipelines, qualifying high priority deals, and winning new business in line with agreed targets
•    Experience closing sales with a specific emphasis on growing sales, winning new deals in customer accounts in line with pipeline planning and pre-agreed targets.