Regional Vice President of Sales - Western Region at Contrast Security | Powderkeg

Location: Los Altos, CA (Potential for Remote U.S.)

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Sales

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Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio, without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development to operations, to production.

About The Position

This Regional VP of Sales will report to the Vice President of Sales and be responsible for leading a regional sales team. The RVP will lead a team of Sales Executives and Sales Engineers accountable for developing and closing new business within the assigned territory and creating opportunities within and finalizing sales of our current customer base while increasing revenues within the assigned region. The RVP will be responsible for nurturing and developing the regional sales team, including interviewing, hiring and developing employees to ensure Sales Executives have superior knowledge of solutions and the sales process.

This position is US-based within the Western Region.

There will be occasional travel required including off-site events.


  • Deliver on sales forecast
  • Be an active participant and leader in the planning process
  • Drive sales activities in the territory consistent through relentless execution and proven best practices
  • Create, present and review the Account Territory Plans for your team
  • Develop and implement strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate goals
  • Establish and maintain industry contacts that lead to sales
  • Meet with key clients, mentor sales representatives to maintain relationships and negotiate and close deals
  • Lead and manage high performance, customer-focused team of Regional Sales Managers
  • Coach direct reports on sales strategy, pipeline management, opportunity management and career planning/development
  • Maintain up-to-date understanding of competitors' activities and competitive offerings
  • Maintain up-to-date understanding of industry trends and technical developments that effect target markets


  • Self-motivated, results-oriented individual with exceptional selling skills and a proven track record
  • Problem resolution skills and strong initiative
  • Executive-level communication and sales skills
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Proven leadership, mentoring, and coaching skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ambitious environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree, MBA preferred
  • 10+ years of successful sales experience, within the Application Security space
  • 4+ years of management experience
  • Proficiency with
  • Experience selling security-related software and services
  • Experience leading a high-performance sales team
  • Proven track record of leading a successful team in a technology sales environment
  • Track record of consistently achieving quota and strategic objectives
  • Experience managing and closing complex sales with C-level decision-makers
  • Vaccination (COVID) is currently required to travel and visit customers/attend events

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Flexible paid time off
  • 401K

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**We are changing the world of software security. ** _ **Do it with us. **_

We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business.

If you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love Contrast Security.

Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Contrast Security is an equal opportunity employer and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Regional Vice President of Sales - Western Region
  • Company
    Contrast Security
  • Location
    Los Altos, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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