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Solarwinds Inc. Sales Manager, SLED in Herndon, Virginia


SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable IT management software to more than 100,000 customers worldwide – from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. Focused on the real-world needs of IT professionals, SolarWinds products are downloadable, easy to use and maintain, and provide the power, scale, and flexibility needed to manage today’s complex IT environments.

SolarWinds is one of the fastest growing software companies and has been featured on the Top Small companies in America list by Forbes magazine in 2012 and 2013! As a team member you will have the opportunity to work for a company that appreciates and values the voice of its internal customers as well as its external customers. You will also benefit from representing competitive products that makes an impact for their customers.

Our Herndon VA office is offering a career role as a SLED Sales Manager . The qualified candidate will have SLED Sales experience and will provide leadership to our SLED Sales team. If you’re driven, passionate, and motivated apply today for consideration.


  • Direct management of 1 Fed Regional Managers and indirect management of 12-15 inside sales representatives and a Channel AE

  • Daily management of pipeline and forecast utilizing

  • Submit quarterly and monthly bookings commits and deliver against these commits in a linear fashion against weekly goals

  • Provide leadership to the sales team and assist with direct client contact from a tactical and strategic perspective

  • Assist with SLED Marketing and Channel development efforts

  • Lead by example and coordinate and conduct ongoing sales training and development workshops.

  • Travel both locally and nationally for Trade Shows, customer visits and Headquarters visits. 40%.

  • Deliver monthly\quarterly business reviews with Executive staff


  • 5-10 years SLED Sales experience, 3-5 years management experience

  • United States Citizenship

  • IT Management experience

  • Excellent Communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Management experience inclusive of an inside sales component

  • Strong Channel experience


  • Experience with supporting large SLED customers but also managing a runrate transactional business component.

Providing software and products for IT professionals, SolarWinds works hard to promote a work life balance and take care of employees. Corporate culture is focused on results, hard work and fun. Because of their growing business, SolarWinds also focuses on connections between teams in Austin and around the world.

SolarWinds has an in-depth onboarding process, called “SolarWinds Learning Portal” where employees learn about the different departments of the company, their role, the software created and the future of the company. The ultimate goal? “To bring talented people onto our team and give them the tools that they need to succeed and have fun doing it.”

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-12435

# Positions 1

Category Sales

Position Type Regular

Business Group SolarWinds

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