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Senior Sales Operations Manager

At GitLab, we are fundamentally changing the way our customers get their software to market by putting the entire DevOps lifecycle into a single application. With over 100,000 organizations using the product GitLab is one of the fastest growing companies in technology. Our customer success teams are responsible for ensuring that our customers are wildly successful in achieving their business outcomes with the GitLab product as they move to truly modern DevOps. A complete long-term engagement of planning, strategy, coaching, services and relationship building ensures our customers exceed their goals and digitally transform. We know that our customers trust GitLab to take their ideas all the way from plan to shipped product in production and we don’t take that responsibility lightly. We have an incredible existing, and rapidly growing, customer base, with a passionate, supportive open-source community and incredibly talented teams located in 40 countries focused on supporting them.

We're looking for an experienced Sales Operations Sr/Manager to help support the Field organization by optimizing critical business processes, productivity tools and ensuring consistency as we scale our WW Field Teams. This requires collaboration with cross-functional departments and leveraging systems for all related business processes. The candidate must be extremely well organized, analytical, detailed-oriented and quality-minded. You bring your sales operations knowledge to help drive innovative solutions and optimize field effectiveness. In particular be an expert in Quote-to-Cash/Deal Desk processes and be able to provide overall sales operations support across all our processes and systems. This is a great opportunity to support a fast growing company where your responsibilities will increase exponentially with your ability. The role will support the vision of GitLab’s sales leadership team and will report to our Director of Sales Operations.

Responsibilities

  • Support the field sales team on quote processes, pricing, configuration, and terms
  • Collaborate with the finance deal desk team to ensure that quote creation and approval SLAs are met
  • Review non-standard deal terms and ensure compliance with published sales and approval policies and act as escalation point for approvals
  • Provide first-tier support for any end-user technical or process questions in Salesforce and other systems primarily managed by Sales Operations
  • Implement tools and processes for the sales organization that focus on improving efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity
  • Identify opportunities for process automation and optimization, with a focus on scalability and driving significant growth
  • Work with other departments to improve integration between Salesforce and other mission-critical systems, including Marketo, Zuora, and Zendesk
  • Collaborate with Marketing to ensure proper lead management processes, metrics and policies
  • Maintain data integrity within customer records in Salesforce.com and other systems
  • Monitor system adoption and data compliance and governance
  • Develop best practices that align sales data quality with company initiatives

Requirements

  • BA/BS degree
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience and solid understanding of sales operations
  • Strong analytical ability and able to prioritize multiple projects
  • Managed Deal Desk functions and an expert with CPQ tools
  • Deep SFDC expertise and knowledge of enterprise SaaS tools
  • Excellent problem solving, project management, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • SaaS and B2B experience preferred
  • Interest in GitLab, and open source software
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
  • Leadership at GitLab
  • Ability to use GitLab

Performance Indicators

As with all roles in the Sales Department the Senior Sales Operations Manager participates in the Sales KPIs.

About GitLab

GitLab Inc. is a company based on the GitLab open-source project. GitLab is a community project to which over 2,200 people worldwide have contributed. We are an active participant in this community, trying to serve its needs and lead by example. We have one vision: everyone can contribute to all digital content, and our mission is to change all creative work from read-only to read-write so that everyone can contribute.

We value results, transparency, sharing, freedom, efficiency, self-learning, frugality, collaboration, directness, kindness, diversity, inclusion and belonging, boring solutions, and quirkiness. If these values match your personality, work ethic, and personal goals, we encourage you to visit our primer to learn more. Open source is our culture, our way of life, our story, and what makes us truly unique.

Top 10 reasons to work for GitLab:

  1. Work with helpful, kind, motivated, and talented people.
  2. Work remote so you have no commute and are free to travel and move.
  3. Have flexible work hours so you are there for other people and free to plan the day how you like.
  4. Everyone works remote, but you don't feel remote. We don't have a head office, so you're not in a satellite office.
  5. Work on open source software so you can interact with a large community and can show your work.
  6. Work on a product you use every day: we drink our own wine.
  7. Work on a product used by lots of people that care about what you do.
  8. As a company we contribute more than we take, most of our work is released as the open source GitLab CE.
  9. Focused on results, not on long hours, so that you can have a life and don't burn out.
  10. Open internal processes: know what you're getting in to and be assured we're thoughtful and effective.

See our culture page for more!

Work remotely from anywhere in the world. Curious to see what that looks like? Check out our remote manifesto and guides.

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