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Work with the world’s telecommunications infrastructure leaders.

Tempest’s mission is to help carriers and operators build, expand and manage their high-quality telecommunications networks as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. Our expert team works closely with customers at all levels to fully understand their unique requirements and resolve their challenges from design to deployment, utilizing the most advanced technologies. We offer the best alternative to OEMs, with flexible solutions and a vast range of equipment all in one place. Whether you need stand-alone services or complete turnkey systems, Tempest will make it happen!
Tempest Telecom Solutions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
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Tempest Telecom Solutions

Account Executive


Tempest Telecom Solutions is a leading provider of infrastructure equipment and services to network operators throughout the Americas. Our offerings include a wide variety of equipment, repair services, technical services, and solutions.
Tempest is seeking a full-time Account Executive to prospect and develop business with new and existing customers. This position requires an aggressive, energetic, self-motivated, and sales driven individual.

If you thrive in an environment where your success is driven by your own ambition, creativity and hard work, then we would like to hear from you.

Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Sales of Tempest’s products and services to assigned accounts.
  • Generate new leads using sites including Linkedin.
  • Prospect for new business by making outbound calls and emails to new prospects and current customers.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with current and potential customers.

Key Competencies:

  • A minimum of 1 year of sales experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Highly organized with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently.
  • Ability to be extremely proactive and self-motivated to make calls and develop relationships.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Aptitude and interest in technology.

Compensation: Base salary plus commission & health benefits

International Business Development / Prospector


Tempest Telecom Solutions is a leading independent third-party reseller of a broad range of Telecom infrastructure equipment and related services… We have been serving telecom carriers, service providers, OEMs, and other large network operators since 2005. Our Offerings include a comprehensive suite of Equipment, Software, Technical Services and Logistics solutions.

We are now seeking an aggressive, intelligent and energetic individual to work closely with our CEO to begin pioneering select targeted international markets. The activities will include; Market research, Lead development, Cold Calling, Relationship development, Information documentation, and lite project management.

The right candidate will have 2 to 4 years of telephone sales experience, be a great communicator, highly intelligent, self-starter, and have tons of energy! This is an extremely great opportunity with on the job training and huge career potential for the right person!

Objectives:

  • Organize all contacts from multiple sources into our centralized CRM.
  • Utilize existing contacts as well as Linked In for locating contacts and outreach.
  • Cold call, email, and market to targeted contacts introducing Tempest and looking for all types of potential business opportunities to sell equipment, buy equipment, and to provide services.
  • Work closely with our Sales, Supply and Technical teams to pursue the identified opportunities.
  • Learn, organize and document details of installed base of equipment at targeted customers’ equipment. Including OEM and Technology.
  • Map contacts across target end users with relevant titles for equipment needs, surplus and services needs. Operations, Procurement, etc.

Keys to Success:

  • Strong relationship development skills (Internal and External).
  • Tireless energy, creativity, and hunger to succeed.
  • Fearless cold calling, and great written communication skills.
  • Be a quick learner with the ability to quickly assimilate new information and quickly apply it.
  • Take detailed notes, and be tenacious and conscientious in your follow-up.

Basic Job Description and Functions:

International End User Business Development

  • Research.
  • Deep Prospecting.
  • Relationship development.
  • Understand End User’s Network installed base.
  • Obtain lists of available product.
  • Follow-up on future supply opportunities (proposed de-installations, product change outs, etc.).
  • Understand client’s selling processes and approval requirements in corporate and regional offices.
  • Understand who is buying equipment in carrier and what they are using to present relevant solutions.
  • Work with OEMS in these countries to develop potential buy back, trade in or surplus sales (Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung, Huwaei).
  • Understand correct contact for services -TAC Support and Professional Services.

Develop ongoing working relationship with each account contact. The goal of your activity is to develop and document a complete understanding of the account’s excess inventories, and procedures for selling excess inventories. Do they use contracted re-marketing vendors? Learn how the account contact works with the other markets and with corporate. Understand what approvals are necessary to sell excess product. Develop procedure to insure ongoing communication is maintained with all account contacts appropriate to the requirements of the individual user.

Compensation: Base salary plus commission & health benefits

Network Test & Security, Sales Manager


Tempest is looking for an exceptional field sales professional to drive test solution sales.

The Sales Manager will be focused on Network Test and Security sales. This position will report to the Vice President of Sales and be responsible for direct sales and working with the OEM partner channel. The successful candidate will be a skilled influencer able to assess customer needs and facilitate solutions unique to their business. This role has complete accountability of test sales from identifying, qualifying and closing new business to meet or exceed quota expectations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop new test business within service providers, and target accounts.
  • Understand complex customer requirements on both a business and technical level.
  • Accurate forecasting through NetSuite and regular forecast commitments.
  • Work with OEM partner Sales and System Engineering in qualifying customers.
  • Identify key individuals, build business and technical champions, and close business.
  • Provide presentations to customers addressing both technical and business issues.
  • Develop effective strategies for winning in a competitive environment.
  • Meet and exceed monthly and quarterly sales targets
  • Travel up to 50%

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • 5+ years field sales experience in the technology industry targeting service providers and/or large enterprise accounts.
  • Previous experience selling test hardware and/or software is preferred. (Ideally network security solutions or network test).
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding sales quotas.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be aggressive, a self-starter with a proven ability to build executive relationships, articulate product and business value, create demand, and close deals.

Preferred:

  • Technology sales experience selling into large national and multinational accounts.
  • Technical background with strong understanding of networking.
  • Experience as effective facilitator who understands the relationships among various stakeholders in the sales process.

Compensation: Base salary plus commission & health benefits