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Regional Sales Director-SLED North Central



Sales & Business Development
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

No Agency Submissions Accepted.

This role will be Remote 5 days per week.

About the Team:

The Illumio Sales team consists of individuals who are already at the top of their game – and yet know there is always more to learn. We came here because we want to invest in our personal performance and growth, beyond but also including, our commission checks. We are looking for fellow team members who believe that they will maximize their success by making a real impact in their customer’s business.

Illumio was named the definitive leader in the latest Q3 2020 Forrester WaveTM Zero Trust eXtended Ecosystem Platform Providers. According to Forbes, “Zero trust is the gold-standard security approach, making it easier to secure massive operational shifts like the across-the-board move to work-from-home environments.” Illumio can help the the US government improve its’ cybersecurity mission, and it will be your job to expand those efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a leader in the Illumio Federal space to drive revenue.

  • Navigate and build a greenfield territory by creating and executing a territory plan that identifies your target accounts and our approach to “landing and expanding.”

  • Develop effective strategies for winning against competition in the federal cybersecurity software market.

  • Identify, engage and build relationships with resellers, system integrators and other partners with whom we can sell.

  • Prospect into these target accounts with the goal of influencing decision-makers to include CIO’s, CTO’s, CISO’s as well Data Center Managers, IT Infrastructure Managers and Cloud Managers/Architects.

  • Accurately forecast the business objectives of your prospects and customers .

  • Effectively communicate the value proposition of Illumio and represent the brand with the highest integrity.


  • 7- 15 years of direct Federal Sales experience.

  • Verified and consistent quota surpassing quarters in Federal enterprise software sales

  • Experience selling security and cloud software coupled with an understanding of Zero Trust solutions.

  • Existing relationships with federal agencies and partners.

  • Complete understanding of government contracting and procurement practices.

  • Solid relationships with a number of federal contractors and resellers.

  • A technical sales background in cybersecurity solutions sales.

  • Ability to manage a long sales cycle.

  • Proficiency in Salesforce or equivalent CRM.

  • Understand each agency’s challenges and align mission-critical needs to Illumio solutions.

  • Be responsible for all aspects of the sale from qualification, needs assessment, presentation, contract negotiation and closing.

  • Must be a US Citizen

Bonus Points:

  • Residency in Washington DC and surrounding area preferred.

  • Military Veteran or Military Reservist strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Ability to travel required. Estimated at 25%.

About Illumio:

Illumio, the pioneer and market leader of Zero Trust segmentation, prevents breaches from becoming cyber disasters. Illumio protects critical applications and valuable digital assets with proven segmentation technology purpose-built for the Zero Trust security model. Illumio ransomware mitigation and segmentation solutions see risk, isolate attacks, and secure data across cloud-native apps, hybrid and multi-clouds, data centers, and endpoints, enabling the world’s leading organizations to strengthen their cyber resiliency and reduce risk.

Illumio believes that an environment of unique backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints, and individual contributions drives our success and makes us stronger together. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a diverse culture and emphasizing inclusion and belonging.

Pay Range:

$ 143,000 USD - $ 171,000 USD

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, or applicable laws.


At Illumio we offer a wide range of benefits to our eligible team members. Our benefit programs vary by location and can include Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage – Health and Dependent Savings Accounts – Life and Disability Programs – Paid Parental Leave – Voluntary Benefit Programs – Company Sponsored Wellness Program – Wellness Reimbursement Program - Retirement Savings – Equity Opportunities – Paid time off and Paid Holidays – Employee Incentive Program.#LI-AF1 #LI-REMOTE