AWS Alliances Director

Sales | Seattle, WA | Full time

Job Description

Trifacta is looking for an experienced Alliances Director with a track record of successfully working with AWS to join our team.  The role requires a balance between strategy, big picture thinking, and execution on current business priorities.  The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a passion for working with AWS to drive value for customers.

About Us:
Trifacta’s mission is to create radical productivity for people who analyze data. We’re deeply focused on solving for the biggest bottleneck in the data lifecycle, data wrangling, by making it more intuitive and efficient for anyone who works with data. Trifacta is backed by leading venture capital firms Accel, Greylock and Ignition Partners and is headquartered in San Francisco. Its founders and technical advisors include global leaders in data science, interaction design, and big data.

  • Develop a comprehensive business plan and go-to-market strategy that drives revenue for both Trifacta and AWS.
  • Develop and manage relationships with key AWS groups (product, overlay, field)
  • Cultivate relationships across functional areas including sales, product/service development, marketing and business development.
  • Integrate Trifacta products and solutions as part of standard, repeatable solutions and global offerings for AWS GTM motions
  • Evangelize Trifacta within various teams
  • Build and execute broad and deep enablement plans and strategies driving adoption and integration of Trifacta products and AWS portfolio
  • Lead and facilitate QBRs, joint executive alignment, and overall engagement
  • Communicate and Evangelize the successes of the AWS partnership to internal stakeholders across various organizations within Trifacta 

 Desired Skills and Qualities:
  • Experience managing and working with AWS. 
  • Must possess a quantifiable record of success in enterprise technology sales, with a demonstrated ability to meet or exceed sales objectives and the ability to generate new business through AWS.
  • Must understand complex sales process, build consensus and be adept at developing relationships at multiple levels.
  • Strong domain expertise in the areas of BI/Analytics, data integration, Big Data, Industry and business application experience.
  • Must be able to rally internal cross-functional resources to enable partner success.
  • Must be comfortable engaging with a variety of roles ranging from developers to sales to senior executives.
  • Ability to set priorities, focus on details and motivate internal and external teams to deliver agreed-upon goals.
  • Stand out communications skills and high energy level.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to travel

  • 10+ years of experience in software field sales/alliances/business development.
  • Exceptional track record of leveraging strategic partners to build and close deals by working across all functions and levels of the organization, from developer to the C-suite.
  • Experience working with AWS
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Data industry experience – Data Integration/ETL, BI, big data, machine learning, analytic applications.
  • Experience with EMR, Redshift, Glue, Quicksight, Sagemaker
  • Early start-up experience.
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