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Sr. Business Development Manager

Date: Nov 21, 2021

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 12162

About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary:

Supermicro Computer is looking for an experienced Business Development Manager who can help grow our market share. The ideal candidate must be able to step in and sell Supermicro's product portfolio into targeted vertical markets, build and manage individual resources and thrive in a challenging environment. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):

• Develop strategic sales goals

• Qualify leads and creating target lists of enterprise or data center accounts

• Seek potential customers (e.g., Corporate Customers, Value-Added Resellers, OEMs) through cold calling and follow-up customer visits

• Participate in marketing activities such as trade shows to generate leads

• Strategically position Supermicros products and services

• Develop customer relationships and maintain/manage accounts

• Expand existing client accounts for retention and growth

• Negotiate various types of contracts

• Manage day-to-day sales operations

• Negotiate sales pricing, monitoring orders, facilitating credit issues and negotiating sales returns


• BA or BS in Business Administration or related field

• 7 years of experience with selling hardware solutions to, channel, data center or enterprise accounts (prior software sales will be considered)

• Successful track record with credible cold calling and follow up with key decision makers

• Strong team player

• Prior experience selling technology into corporate accounts

• Demonstrated ability in the following areas: pre-call planning, opportunity qualification and objection handling, call structure and control, time and territory management

• Strong persuasive and negotiating skills

• Extremely proactive, highly organized, with proven ability to manage multiple tasks

• Professionalism combined with a passion for creativity

• Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and diverse culture

• Must have a strong background in selling X86 Architecture

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Able to sit for long periods of time.

• Able to input data into a computer and work with a computer screen for long periods of time.

• Occasional bending and standing.

• Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms.

• Lift, carry, push and pull up to 15 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Primarily works indoors in an office setting with controlled climate conditions

• May be susceptible to outdoor weather conditions (i.e., cold, heat, rain, and/or wind)

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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