Career Opportunities at Earlybird Portfolio Companies

Are you seeking a new challenge at a growing startup where you can truly make a difference, take ownership, help build a function and change the world of tomorrow for the better? Below you'll find open jobs from the entire #EBVCGang. We are also hiring at Earlybird! If you want to work with us, please send us your application.

Enterprise Account Executive

Picus Security

Picus Security

Sales & Business Development
Istanbul, İstanbul, Turkey
Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2023
Are you passionate about technology and enjoy explaining complex solutions in a way that everybody gets excited? If so, read on!
About Picus
Picus Security is a place where exceptional people gather to do their best work. We convert new ideas to exceptional solutions and great customer experiences. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Join Picus to become part of our talented team!
Picus Security pioneered Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) technology in 2013, recognized as a Cool Vendor in Security and Risk Management by Gartner in 2019 and a leading vendor in BAS Market by Frost & Sullivan in 2022. Picus is a Series-B startup supported by reputable private equity and venture capital organizations including Mastercard, Turkven, Earlybird Capital, ACT and Endeavor Catalyst.
Picus Security’s Complete Security Validation Platform helps CISOs and security teams gain visibility over their security posture by continuously validating their security controls and their SIEM/SOC tools, and remediating any potential exposure rapidly with the help of Breach and Attack Simulation technology.
About the Role
If you’re a results-driven person with an entrepreneurial mindset, who takes the initiative and thrives in a dynamic environment, then this is a great opportunity to play a pivotal role in a fast-growing cybersecurity company. You will be able to have a direct impact on the future of our business by helping to influence global adoption of our award-winning Complete Security Validation platform.
We are looking for a purpose driven, high-performing Enterprise Account Executive with experience in enterprise technology sales. You will be passionate about building good relationships with customers, solving customer problems and driving sales of our world-class software products.
In this role, you will be working with high-profile clients where you will become a subject matter expert through the entire sales process. You will have responsibility for Picus’ value proposition with your customers and partners, managing strategic and tactical governance, cooperating closely with your customers and partners to improve and optimise current business as well as identifying and prioritizing new opportunities.

What You’ll Do

  • Work as part of a passionate, purpose driven, high performance sales team who love what they do and thrive on achieving success within a great work environment
  • Drive business growth and expansion by developing and executing a business plan to attain predetermined goals and quotas
  • Generate new business opportunities through both pre-qualified meetings, problem-solving and your own prospecting
  • Remain in regular contact with your prospects through active listening and effective discovery processes, develop a deep understanding of customer’s businesses, helping to diagnose their compensation pain-points and prescribe our available solutions
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including, Pre-Sales, Product, Marketing, Support, Customer Success to deliver the sales plan and Picus vision
  • Manage your opportunity pipeline and revenue forecast by leveraging our CRM system
  • Work with with solution providers such as resellers, service providers and integrators
  • Continuous curiosity! Stay current with industry changes and trends to build expertise in cybersecurity

What You Have

  • 5+ years’ experience managing a complex sales process in a highly consultative sales environment, preferably within the SaaS industry.
  • Customer orientation; skills in understanding customer’s needs and priorities
  • Eager to help people reach their goals while also confident enough to challenge when required
  • Growth mindset and business acumen; willingness to learn about the ever-changing world of cyber security
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Enthusiasm, confidence, self-motivation and passionOrganizational and time-management skills
  • Apply analytical, data-driven approach and strategic thinking, finding unique ways to executing your plan
  • Advanced level of English - written and verbal skills
  • High level of integrity and strong commitment to building a successful company
Working at Picus
Fascinating work - a chance to shape and lead an exciting, fast-growing cyber security segment. Breach and Attack Simulation is a new concept that helps organizations evaluate their security posture in a continuous, automated, and repeatable way. This approach allows for the identification of imminent threats, provides recommended actions, and produces valuable metrics about cyber-risk levels.
Unlimited opportunity! We are growing. At Picus, you'll be provided with as much responsibility as you can handle - new career development opportunities constantly arise given our rate of growth.
Global exposure - Get a lot of experience working not only in a fast-growing startup but also interact with customers all around the world.
Be part of a global team that’s located in Turkey, UK, US, UAE, Italy, Singapore, India, Mexico and Brazil.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, national origin, religious belief, gender or gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by International law. Upon conditional offer of employment, candidates are required to complete reference and identity checks in line with local labor laws and as per the Company’s employment policy.