Senior Advisor - Digital Velocity
Vernon Hills, IL 
Posted 16 days ago
Job Description

Fueled by our shared passion and expertise, CDW delivers innovative technology solutions for our customers. We're also committed to fostering an environment that embraces collaboration, celebrates integrity, inclusivity, and individuality, and paves the path for personal and professional growth. Experience a life in balance and join us on the journey forward.

Job Summary
The Digital Velocity (DV) team within CDW is responsible for selling Digital Transformation services to help customers meet business velocity objectives. Including but not limited to Cloud & Cloud Native solutions, Data & Analytics, Strategic Consulting and Software Engineering.
Each Solution Consultant covers a region and should have 10+ years in technology solutions, pre-sales and/or engineering. They work to understand and implement our customer's business strategy through selling a balanced portfolio of Solutions. Developing an understanding and capability to position CDW Digital Velocity Solutions in key areas including Infrastructure, Applications, Data Resiliency, Software modernization/development and leverage DevOps/SRE approaches to delivering successful outcomes. The Solution Consultant, in conjunction with pre-sales resources, will perform requirements gathering and will lead the efforts to deliver business outcome-led proposals. Positioning and selling the value of services engagement methodology will be key to the success in positioning DV and will lead to success in maximizing DV Practice GP.

What you will do:

  • Drive DV consulting growth in their key markets through a combination of evangelism, public speaking and thought leadership. They will also guide new DV services by leveraging industry analysis and building key OEM relationships.
  • Establish and maintain strong partnerships with vendor partners.
  • Increase awareness of CDW's value proposition within accounts through regular and consistent strategic account planning.
  • Demonstrate good teamwork with coworkers and follow the specific directives of the CDW management team.
  • Partner closely with Cloud BD teams to drive full stack cloud growth.
  • Build and manage an opportunity pipeline to sell CDW's Digital Velocity Solutions. Focus on driving, selling and closing DV category and services revenue sales deals to achieve the overall DV revenue and gross profit targets.
  • Be a primary contact and DV sales resource for all local CDW Field Account Executives, Advanced Technology Account Executives, Account Managers, Inside Sales Representatives and customers.
  • Exceed category revenue and profit goal consistently through direct sales activities while attaining high customer satisfaction.
  • Exceed services revenue and gross margin targets consistently through direct sales activities while attaining high customer satisfaction.

Customer/OEM/ Partner Management

  • Partner with Cloud BD team to drive OEM engagement strategies in region based on region's strategic business plan.
  • Partner with Cloud BD team to engage local OEM and Partner field representatives, collaborating sales efforts and partnerships with target accounts including uncovering new account opportunities and secure funding opportunities. Develop solid business relationships within the various decision-makers at all levels at key customer accounts
  • Understand each target customer's business model and related organizational structure and identify the customers' unique needs.
  • Sales Administration
  • Maintain an up to date pipeline and forecast of Top, Middle and Bottom of funnel opportunities.
  • Manage creation and completion of SOWs for end customers.

What we expect of you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, or the equivalent in experience.
  • Five or more years' experience in assessing business drivers and translating them into solutions.
  • Five or more years' experience selling in a high technology customer facing sales environment.
  • Experience selling technical services.
  • Experience in product development.
  • Deep technical knowledge in the following pillars of technology:
    • Cloud & Cloud Native
    • Software Engineering
    • Data & Analytics
    • AI/ML
    • DevOps
    • Consulting services

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to travel up to 25% as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High degree of organization and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional technical and non-technical communications skills.
  • Broad knowledge of IT infrastructure, applications, operating systems, high availability and IT communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, collaborate, work independently, and recommend business strategies.
  • Exceptional meeting facilitation skills.
  • Excellent creative writing, technical writing, and documentation skills.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, high-pressure environments.
  • Demonstrates skills in collaboration with virtual teams, cross-functional groups and is able to solve complex problems.

About us:
We make technology work so people can do great things.
CDW is a Fortune 500 technology solutions provider to business, government, education, and healthcare organizations across the globe. At CDW, we make it happen, together. Trust, connection, and commitment are at the heart of how we work together to deliver for our customers. It's why we're coworkers, not just employees. Coworkers who genuinely believe in supporting our customers and one another. We collectively forge our path forward with a level of commitment that speaks to who we are and where we're headed. We're your long-term, full-stack, full-lifecycle technology partner. We have the experience, expertise, scale, relationships, and deep industry knowledge to bring just about any vision to life. Together, we can deliver the full promise of what technology can do. Together, we Make Amazing Happen.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

CDW is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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