Software Account Executive

Date:  Feb 24, 2024
Country:  Germany
State / Province:  Bavaria
City:  Oberhaching
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  51189

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Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, simulation, prototyping, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~15,000 employees create world-class solutions in communications, 5G, automotive, energy, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.


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About the Job:

Keysight EEsof EDA is the leading supplier of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and Data Management (DM) software for communications product design. The successful candidate will have a great opportunity to work within a business that is strategically important to Keysight’s overall solutions sales strategy and success. He/she will be the EDA software sales specialist covering key and territory accounts across DACH/EMEAI. He/she should have experience in sales / business development and a track record of demonstrated success in achieving goals, driving growth, enterprise selling as well as territory selling.

The position will evolve into a broader Software sale role going beyond pure EDA/DM solutions.

The position is based in Munich, Germany, and will require travelling of 50% and more. 

Key Deliverables for the Position are:

  • Managing sustainable business growth for key accounts across Germany and Europe
  • Proactively drive sales growth and create business opportunity in new and existing markets by thoroughly understanding customer needs
  • Account intelligence through building strong relationships with key people at all level within the organization to fully understand the business need
  • Ability to manage and coordinate internal resources to ensure successful business growth, customer satisfaction and organizational efficiency
  • Produces and executes sales/account plans that align with customer challenges and growth opportunities, resulting in exceeding sales quota
  • Deploy collaborative software sales approach with the Keysight T&M sales channel
  • Works with customers and the industry solution groups to align customer solution plans and the Keysight software roadmap

Job Qualifications

Preferred Skills/ Knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge of the Semiconductor, Wireless Communication, Automotive and Aerospace Defense Industries including market trends/drivers and ecosystems in Germany/Europe
  • Proven negotiator and knowledgeable about Challenger Sales practices
  • Successful and proven track record in selling software & solutions
  • Ability to ensure customer account sales team engagement at the executive level; understands customer’s priorities, challenges, markets, and can help drive Keysight business through executive relationships


  • +10 years of related experience
  • Knowledge of software licensing and services, along with Enterprise selling expertise
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field

Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

25 - 50%

Employment Program:


Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable



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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

EMEA : Germany : Bavaria : Oberhaching || EMEA : Germany : Baden-Württemberg : Boeblingen || EMEA : Germany : Bayern : Garching || EMEA : Germany : Hamburg : Hamburg || EMEA : Germany : Lower Saxony : Braunschweig || EMEA : Germany : Nordrhein Westfalen : Bochum || EMEA : Germany : North Rhine Westphalia : Ratingen || EMEA : Germany : Rhine Westphalia : Dortmund

Job ID: 51189 

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