Full Job Description
UpGuard’s mission is to protect the world’s data. We obsessively seek out elegant, robust ways to enable our customers to find, acknowledge, and remediate cyber risk. With UpGuard, organizations leverage our security expertise and software to automate what were once laborious, spreadsheet-driven processes–whether it’s monitoring the attack surface of hundreds of vendors or assessing the security of their own infrastructure. UpGuard is used by some of the world’s largest, fastest growing and most innovative companies.
Why are we hiring this role?
We have successfully rolled out our Product Activation Specialist function in Australia and the US so are looking to expand it on the ground in India to support our growing India sales team. As a Product Activation Specialist at UpGuard you will be the central technical point of contact for customers progressing through our sales funnel. We’re looking for a driven individual who possesses an inquisitive mind and an excellent technical knowledge. As the first Product Activation Specialist in India you’ll have a critical role enabling our Account Executives and ensuring our customers have a world class experience.
What will you accomplish?
As part of the Revenue Operations team, your goals will be to build, implement and iterate on processes to support and scale the Sales function to achieve revenue targets
You will drive product activation during trials by providing an excellent experience to our customers and ultimately assist the sales team with closing new business by doing the following:
Support prospects during trials/proof of concepts (POC) of the platform
Identifying prospect pain points and challenges during trials/POCs of the platform while also defining their goals and influencing their requirements
Be the technical point of contact for any support queries during the trial process
Assist with customer security assessments, RFPs and business cases as required
Work collaboratively with the team to improve the trial/POC experience for our customers by identifying key insights, trends, areas of improvement in the trial process and develop solutions to mitigate them
What do we need from you?
At least 2-3 years of experience in either a Sales Engineer, Solutions Consultant or technical customer support role at a B2B SaaS company
A solutions driven problem solver who is innately curious and seeks to understand WHY
Proven ability to deliver product demonstrations and deliver presentations to customers
Flexibility – as part of the Sales team you will be required to attend meetings and support trial accounts outside of business hours, this particular position will initially be supporting accounts across both India and EMEA
Excellent written and verbal communication – this is a customer facing role and you will be speaking directly to customers as part of the trial process
High degree of technical aptitude and an intrinsic willingness to learn
Ability to give and receive feedback – you will collaborate cross functionally across the organisation to drive process improvements
What would give you an edge?
Information Technology or Software Engineering degree
Experience or a keen interest in cybersecurity
What’s in it for you?
Rapidly growing user base: Work directly with some of the world’s largest, fastest growing, and most innovative companies
Interesting problems, at scale: Deeply explore the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity, with a platform processing billions of data points daily
Learn from industry-leading experts: Our security research has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, TechCrunch, Bloomberg, Gizmodo, Engadget, Forbes, ZDNet, and The Guardian
Impact: See the impact of your work on a daily basis, with data and impact available on dashboards you have access to
Generous compensation: Competitive base salary + commission and equity
Great perks: Food + internet allowance and flexible work arrangements
Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, credit check and reference checks.
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