Sales Director

Sales Labor · ANYWHERE USA, Colorado
Department Sales Labor
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation 150,000

Swimlane is seeking a highly motivated individual to help expand its sales organization. We are looking for a self-starter with deep knowledge of information security who will aggressively build pipelines and deliver revenue. 

Ability to effectively manage sales opportunities in information security are critical for success in this role.  Strong understanding of the role of multiple information security domains within the enterprise, coupled with the ability to use sales resources—pipeline management tools, close partnership with the SE partner, aggressive utilization of channel resources, and partnership with Swimlane’s internal team is required for success.


You will be responsible for exceeding quarterly and annual revenue goals to continue our explosive growth. Primary focus will be on the development and closure of opportunities for the Swimlane SOAR (Security Orchestration and Automated Response) solution. You must have relationships with key decision-makers in information security departments across a variety of industries within the territory. You must also have experience developing opportunities from initial lead generation to product demonstrations and successful closure. Critical skills include, prospecting, solution presentation, pipeline management and a demonstrated ability to close. The position will require regular travel, as well as the need to represent our company at events.

Core Skills

  • Demonstrable expertise in managing sales opportunities from prospect to closure
  • Extensive contacts in the information security field
  • Extensive contacts in the VAR and SI community
  • Understanding of SOC environments
  • Ability to present the Swimlane solution without sales engineer support
  • Excellent negotiation, presentation and communication skills
  • Capability to present technical information to a variety of audiences
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to forecast and manage sales pipeline using
  • Hands-on experience in selling information security services or products
  • Ability to manage multiple high priority tasks to successful completion
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, geographically dispersed organization
  • Up to 25% Travel

Bonus Skills

  • In depth understanding of multiple security domains as they work in concert to secure the enterprise
  • Experience selling SIEM solutions and the security operations processes and resources that utilize these platforms
  • Understanding the complex process of integrating multiple disparate IT platforms in order to orchestrate desired information flow from the entire infrastructure


  • 10 years successful experience in sales of information security services and products, subscription pricing-model solutions preferred, with proven track record of accomplishment with enterprise executives.

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Swimlane, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway! You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

Who we are, and what we offer:

Swimlane is a rapidly growing, innovative startup that provides cloud-scale, low-code security automation for organizations of all industries and sizes. Our technology is relied upon by major security-forward companies around the globe and we are consistently rated as the #1 trusted low-code security automation platform. Our mission is to prevent breaches and enable continuous compliance via a low-code security automation platform that serves as the system of record for the entire security organization.

What’s the best thing about working at Swimlane? If you ask the team, they'll tell you it's the people. Swimlaners are innovative, collaborative and driven by the purpose of revolutionizing the way security teams automate and respond to alerts. Headquartered in beautiful Louisville, Colorado, directly between Denver and Boulder, Swimlane's staff spans 28 states and 16 countries!

The Perks of being a Swimlaner

  • Competitive Benefits & Compensation
  • Equity & 401k Contributions
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Training & Professional Development Opportunities
  • Laptop of your choice
  • A hybrid work environment with remote options and flexible hours
  • Access to Mental Health & Wellness Resources
  • Great Company Culture
  • We value collaboration and innovation
  • Give-back Volunteering Opportunities
  • Team volunteer days in the local community

Here at Swimlane, our core focus is to Automate the World of Security and we strive to represent our five core values in everything we do:

  • Punch above your weight class - We make the most of our circumstances and constantly surprise and impress with our ability to deliver.
  • Be a happy innovator - The hard problems are the fun problems to solve, we’re excited to take on difficult challenges and find creative solutions.
  • Always be leveling up - We are continuously improving, embracing change, and consuming information to better ourselves and each other.
  • Move at the speed of WOW - We work with an extreme sense of urgency, but we never compromise quality.
  • Have honesty and integrity in ‘all the things’ - We make decisions with the best of intentions, doing what is right for as many stakeholders as possible.

This is a REMOTE position.

Variable compensation to be discussed during offer process.

Direct Candidates Only- Recruiters will not be considered. 

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  • Location
    ANYWHERE USA, Colorado
  • Department
    Sales Labor
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  • Minimum Experience
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