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Channel Sales Specialist

Date posted 06/11/2018 Location All, California

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, is a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise:

  • Develops and nurtures a strategic/mutually beneficial relationship with the partner or with a targeted set of resellers, distributors, Systems Integrators (SIs) and/or Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and their ecosystem partners to drive additional revenue with joint sales efforts. Coordinates all company activities with the partner, including education, marketing, executive briefings, business planning and client engagements. These jobs focus on selling to customers, typically through work that occurs outside the company offices.


    • Serves as the expert to the partner for complex information regarding product, services, and software transitions, promotions, and configurations.
    • Educates and updates partners on new company technologies or solutions. May be brought in by partners to sell company brand to end customers.
    • Establishes and maintains account plans to promote sales growth.
    • Achieves assigned quota for company products, services, and software.
    • Transactional and relationship selling within a team of selling professionals; physically visits partner customers at their offices.
    • Creates, fills-in and manages company funnel for deals with partners and transforms potential leads into joint sales activities.
    • Establishes relationship with partner at all organization levels including senior executives.
    • Ensures partners are compliant with legal and SBC practices.
    • May drive SOW growth with distributors who are managing small partners on behalf of company.
    • May recruit and develop business relationship with new partners.

      Education and Experience Required:

    • University or Bachelor's degree preferred.
    • Typically 5-8 years of selling experience at end-user account or partner level.
    • Solid experience in selling to partners in a complex environment.

      Knowledge and Skills:

    • Solid understanding of the IT industry, competing vendors, and the channel. Dimensions include competitive positioning.
    • Solid understanding of the company's organization & operations, including key business rules, and alignment with company GBU go-to-market strategies, partner segmentation, key programs & initiatives, structure.
    • Solid understanding of many of the company's products, software, and services. Able to communicate the strengths of company's offerings, and overcome objections.
    • Effectively sells company offerings by building strategic relationships with partner decision makers; and promoting company programs and offerings.
    • Develops account plans with partner to grow the company's share of the business.
    • Partners effectively with others in the account to ensure coordinated efficient account management.
    • Ability to motivate partner's sales force.
    • Solid understanding of pipeline management discipline and ability to explain benefits to partners.
  • Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
  • The company designs and delivers Mobility-Defined Networks that empower IT departments and #GenMobile, a new generation of tech-savvy users who rely on their mobile devices for every aspect of work and personal communication. To create a mobility experience that #GenMobile and IT can rely upon, Aruba Mobility-Defined Networks™ automate infrastructure-wide performance optimization and trigger security actions that used to require manual IT intervention. The results are dramatically improved productivity and lower operational costs."
  • EG (Enterprise Group)
  • Enterprise Group works to streamline innovation and simplify IT with superior solutions. By combining ESSN (Enterprise Server, Storage and Networking) and Technology Services into one division, we gain a strategic advantage in our focus on “Converged Infrastructure”. The HPE Enterprise Group supports our customers with the transformation and integration of their technology. We are there for our customers – come join us!
  • What We Offer
  • At Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, we offer an exciting and fun work culture, driving innovation, collaboration, and growth. We place our customers first, deliver some of the most innovative technologies to the market, and have fun doing it all! Come join our team and be part of an exciting organization poised for success!
  • Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available at
  • #ArubaNetworks #GenMobile #ArubaNetworksJobs #HPE #HewlettPackardEnterprise #ClearPass #Meridian


Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities. HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

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