People Matter

Territory Account Manager - FSI



Sales & Business Development
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

At F5, we strive to bring a better digital world to life. Our teams empower organizations across the globe to create, secure, and run applications that enhance how we experience our evolving digital world. We are passionate about cybersecurity, from protecting consumers from fraud to enabling companies to focus on innovation.

Everything we do centers around people. That means we obsess over how to make the lives of our customers, and their customers, better. And it means we prioritize a diverse F5 community where each individual can thrive.

Role Overview:

Highly motivated self-starter responsible for achieving assigned sales quotas and goals and for the overall sales strategies and results of a major geographic/continental area, region, or country. All sales are made through channel partners. Leverage and partner with Channel Partner Account Executives on lead generation, account planning and new account development and/or expanding existing accounts.

Must effectively sell F5’s products and services using technical, organizational and customer knowledge to influence customers and assist them in applying the products/services to their needs resulting in revenue generation. This is typically an individual contributor role. This is a quota carrying role.

Sounds interesting? Read on!

What You’ll Do:

  • Responsible for upholding F5’s Business Code of Ethics and for promptly reporting violations of the Code or other company policies.

  • Responsible for identifying and qualifying long-term and short-term business opportunities and pro-actively identifying and addressing competitive threats.

  • Develop relationships and leverage channel. Including account planning and lead generation with channel partners; building relationships and developing opportunities with channel partners by effectively communicating and demonstrating F5 solutions. This also involves training channel partners on the F5 story and technical solutions and developing a territory plan focused on channel leverage.

  • Develop and deliver sales presentations and close sales in a professional and effective manner. Including: developing technical presentations and workshops

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, technical developments, and government regulations that effect target markets.

  • Understand organization’s business needs, develop application of products and services, and effectively communicate F5’s technical value-added solutions to meet those needs. Including: researching and developing lists of potential customers; identifying and qualifying business opportunities, making regular sales calls to develop relationships and following-up on sales leads

  • Prepare formal proposals and present to all levels of the organization including executive level.

  • Lead negotiations, coordinate complex decision-making process, overcome obstacles to closure and close sales in a professional and effective manner.

  • Assume a leadership role in coordinating territory strategy and tactics for sales support team (inside sales, systems engineering, channel manager)

  • Assume full responsibility for accurate sales forecasting by demonstrating in-depth knowledge of sales cycles from initial contact through the procurement process and ensure Salesforce is utilized appropriately and maintained on a regular basis.

  • Create and update annual account plans, determine market strategies and goals for each product and service.

  • Responsible for territory planning through research, development, and maintenance of long- and short-range sales and marketing plans.

  • Develop and maintain detailed account profiles for large accounts in territory, to be reviewed by management on a quarterly basis.

  • Provide regular updates to manager concerning account issues, financial status, etc.

  • Meet or exceed sales quotas and revenue goals.

  • Develop and maintain communications in a cooperative and professional manner with all levels of staff and customers.

  • Support the APAC management team in special projects and strategic planning.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in business administration or engineering, or equivalent work experience

  • At least 8 years of sales, or relevant experience.

  • Prior experience of managing BFSI Accounts in India West Region

  • Should be hands-on and be able to perform the function independently.

  • Proven track record in a high growth company of medium size from the information technology/networking industry

  • Must have maturity in building organizational capability and sales growth whilst managing costs.

  • Must also be fluent in local language as this role supports our local customers.

  • Multiple language skills are a plus.

What You’ll Get:

Apply if you believe your own unique capabilities can contribute to the success of this role and our organization!


The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

Please note that F5 only contacts candidates through F5 email address (ending with or auto email notification from Yello/Workday (ending with or

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. F5 offers a variety of reasonable accommodations for candidates. Requesting an accommodation is completely voluntary. F5 will assess the need for accommodations in the application process separately from those that may be needed to perform the job. Request by contacting