Location Tokyo, Kanto
Job functions Sales > Business Development
Languages English > Business Level
Japanese > Business Level
Job number JO-180419-154005

Job description

Would you like to own driving the revenue for emerging NoSQL database service offerings? Do you have the business savvy and the technical background necessary to help further establish the company as the leader in the cloud computing space?

As a business development manager, you will have exciting opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build mind share and broad use of my client`s cloud computing platform within the enterprise, SMB, and startup communities. Your responsibilities will include helping to define key market segments to target, driving the necessary business and technical relationships with customers and partners to establish new business in those markets, and enabling the sales team drive the day-to-day interactions with prospects in order to build long-term business opportunity. You’ll also work closely with the product/service teams to help them evolve the products/services and address issues, concerns, and requests from the field.

The ideal candidate will possess both a business background that enables them to drive an engagement and interact at the CxO/VP level, as well as a technical background that enables them to easily interact with software developers and architects. He/she should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically and analytically about business, product, and technical challenges, with the ability to build and convey compelling value propositions, and work cross-organizationally to build consensus.

Roles & Responsibilities:
· Serve as a key member of the Platform Business Development team in helping to drive NoSQL database technical strategy.
· Help to define NoSQL database market segments, customer base, and industry verticals we target.
· Set a strategic business development plan for target markets
· Execute strategic business development plan while working with key internal stakeholders (e.g. sales teams, service teams, legal, support, etc.).
· Identify specific prospects/partners to approach while communicating the specific value proposition for their business and use case.
· Work closely with the customer base to ensure they are successful using our NoSQL database services. Understand technical requirements of our customers and work closely with the internal product/service teams to guide the direction of our product offerings.
· Prepare and give business reviews to the senior management team regarding progress and roadblocks to closing new customers.
· Develop long-term strategic partnerships in support of our key markets.
· Handle a high volume of engagements and the fast pace of the cloud computing market


Basic Qualifications:
· The right person will be technical and analytical, and possess 5-10 years of business development, enterprise sales/pre-sales, or program/product management experience.
· Knowledge and experience in database technologies are necessary. e.g.) NoSQL Databases
· Ability to work with teams across the globe; working experience in a global company is a plus.
· Strong verbal and written communications skills are must, as well as leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations is a key.
· Experienced with account management (Enterprise, SMB and startup) and solution selling ability
· Business level or higher communication skills in both Japanese and English is must.

Preferred Qualifications:
· Practical knowledge of software development practices and data center / infrastructure / networking technologies are highly desired.
· Technical degree required; MBA, Computer Science, and/or Engineering/Math background highly desired

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