Portfolio Development Executive III

Job Description

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:

Cloud Portfolio Development Executive

Position Summary:

In recent years, Siemens has transformed itself into a company that is oriented around digital transformation. At Siemens Digital Industries Software, Mendix – the industry-leading low-code multi-experience platform ( and MindSphere® - the leading industrial IoT as a service solution ( are critical to help our customers achieve digital transformation. These are cloud native capabilities, built using modern micro-services based architecture patterns and leverage containers to provide our customers flexible deployment options either in a SaaS mode or in their Private Cloud.

In addition, the Mendix platform will drive deep integration across the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio and enables anyone in the ecosystem, to easily build, integrate and extend their existing data and systems to find new ways to leverage that data to deliver value to customers and partners.

Using advanced analytics and AI, MindSphere powers IoT solutions from the edge to the cloud with data from connected products, plants and systems to optimize operations, create better quality products and deploy new business models.

The Cloud Solutions Portfolio Development Executive (PDE) will be responsible for developing and executing the Americas go to market strategy for Mendix and MindSphere in the Medical Device and Semiconductor industries

As part of the America’s Zone Sales organization, the PDE must drive the pipeline creation and sales of assigned product domains by targeting accounts and industries where the products have a fit. The PDE must work closely with the Medical Device and Electronics Industry PDE’s, Cloud Sales Specialists, account teams, internal and external partners to support the industry strategy.

To achieve success, a PDE will be responsible for and take on ownership of Cloud Solution campaigns, leveraging and collaborating with cross functional teams to maximize software opportunities. As a trusted partner with direct and indirect sales teams, this role will be at least 50% customer facing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Define business needs, develop value propositions and contribute to the generation of compelling proposals
  • Own the industry business plan supported by data/research
  • Build a strategy and roadmap interacting with Senior Executives including C-Suite.
  • Develop and articulate Trends-Implications-Possibilities-Solutions, create presentations, and deliver a demo through AVI
  • Clearly articulate “why Siemens?” in non-technical terms (then if required, at a more technical level)
  • Define campaign/initiative success with Medical Device and Semiconductor Sales Leaders.
  • Work with industry pre-sales strategy leads to enrich the Go To Market Digital Thread message with IIoT and low code content to differentiate Siemens
  • Develop business justification, sales execution plan and revenue goals
  • Complete understanding of campaign/initiative value proposition and presentation materials
  • Leverage Sales plays and Drive campaign execution with Industry, Marketing and Sales
  • Deliver sales enablement training as required
  • Deliver campaign and initiative materials to prospects and customers as required
  • Manage execution plan and report weekly progress
  • Support closing process if required

Prerequisites and Essential Functions

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have  at least 10 years of sales, business development or presales experience and strong, proven grasp of technology/solutions
  • Understanding of PLM and industrial software.
  • Familiarity with cloud architectures that utilize micro-services technology, container orchestration, service mesh and event driven architectural concepts.
  • Documented experience of owning and managing discovery phase with clients
  • Ability to articulate end to end Digitalization message to the customer and ability to map in Siemens technology to the customer requirements and vision.
  • Demonstrated capability to be the trusted advisor for the client within new or existing customers at various organizational levels
  • Proven written and presentation development skills required, with strong skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint and Tableau
  • Experience aligning with mid/upper level management and technical users
  • Collaborate and drive results with diverse teams across multiple internal and external organizations
  • Experience with selling or working in the Medical Device industry.
  • Approximately 50% travel
  • *BA/BS degree required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Multi solution and multi industry experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Semiconductor industry is a plus
  • MBA Preferred
  • Experience working with clients in IoT/IIoT and Industry 4.0 based solutions is a plus
  • Experience with Cloud native technologies and SaaS sales motions

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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