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North America Private Cloud Team - Cloud Sales Specialist

Date:  Feb 18, 2021

Washington, DC, US

Requisition ID:  29332

About Avaya

Businesses are built by the experiences they provide, and every day millions of those experiences are delivered by Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA). Avaya is shaping what's next for the future of work, with innovation and partnerships that deliver game-changing business benefits. Our cloud communications solutions and multi-cloud application ecosystem power personalized, intelligent, and effortless customer and employee experiences to help achieve strategic ambitions and desired outcomes. Together, we are committed to help grow your business by delivering Experiences that Matter. Learn more at www.avaya.com.


Avaya’s Cloud strategy is strong and gaining tremendous momentum in the marketplace.  In this position you are the subject matter expert responsible for supporting our US Federal and State / Local Government and Education (SLED)  account teams with the charge of converting Avaya’s lucrative premise base and greenfield US Federal and SLED government customers to an Avaya OneCloud platform.

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated success selling FedRAMP and B2B cloud solutions to a diverse set of customers, particularly the US Federal and SLED sector and their contractors, as well as the ability to drive business discussions with all relevant decision makers, influencers and users inside a prospect organization. 






  • Experienced
  • Minimum 7 years selling cloud platform solutions
  • Emphasis on selling to US Federal, State, Local, Education sector - succeeding through their buying processes
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience



  • Working knowledge of communication platforms and applications will be useful could speed your path to success
  • Working understanding of business communication surrounding cloud environment connectivity could be a plus
  • Multi-level selling: Ability to sell from the C-Suite to User level



  • Full time position supporting the North American geography you are assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Cloud sales practical experience
  • 10 years of relevant experience in SaaS/Cloud Computing Sales focusing on federal and SLED government clients
  • 5 years of experience working with the Government, SLED, Intelligence Community
  • TS-SCI Clearance preferred or agree to submission for security clearance
  • Cloud sales certifications preferred
  • Professional certification/s required


Avaya is an Equal Opportunity employer and a U.S. Federal Contractor. Our commitment to equality is a core value of Avaya. All qualified applicants and employees receive equal treatment without consideration for race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other protected characteristic. In general, positions at Avaya require the ability to communicate and use office technology effectively. Physical requirements may vary by assigned work location. This job brief/description is subject to change. Nothing in this job description restricts Avaya right to alter the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time for any reason. You may also review the Avaya Global Privacy Policy, accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/privacy/policy/ and applicable Privacy Statement relevant to this job posting accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/documents/info-applicants.pdf. For Job Postings within European GDPR Countries you can access this document for additional Data Privacy Information: https://www.avaya.com/en/documents/gdpr-info-applicants.pdf

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