Senior Account Executive Oil & Gas

Cognite

Cognite

Sales & Business Development
Oslo, Norway
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024
About Cognite
Embark on a transformative journey with Cognite, a global SaaS forerunner in leveraging data to unravel complex business challenges through our cutting-edge Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) platform. We were awarded the 2022 Technology Innovation Leader for Global Digital Industrial Platforms. In the realm of industrial digitalization, we stand at the forefront, reshaping the future of Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Energy sectors. As part of the esteemed Aker family, Cognite brings forth a legacy of innovation and excellence. Excitingly, we are set to extend our footprint to the vibrant landscapes of India, which opens the door for you to be part of the expansion from the beginning. Join us in this venture where data meets ingenuity, and together, we forge the path to a smarter, more connected industrial future.
Our teams are working on building the next-generation industrial data platform and applications across many different industries, such as Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, and Power & Utility. This includes enabling all types of workflows, including analytics, to assist in making better decisions. We are a good mix of engineers, products, and design. What we have in common is that we care deeply about the user experience and create products that users really want to use.
Our work environment is not just exciting and dynamic, but also intensely collaborative and supportive. You will work with the best domain and industry experts: designers, product managers, software developers, ML engineers, AI engineers and business leaders. We support one another, ask good questions, and give each other constructive feedback. Our goal is to leverage our diverse set of strengths and backgrounds to build innovative products, to think outside the ordinary, and grind through and nurture a great.
Learn more about Cognite here
Our values
Impact: Cogniters strive to make an impact in all that they do. We are result-oriented, always asking ourselves.
Ownership: Cogniters embrace a culture of ownership. We go beyond our comfort zones to contribute to the greater good, fostering inclusivity and sharing responsibilities for challenges and success.
Relentless: Cogniters are relentless in their pursuit of innovation. We are determined and deliverable (never ruthless or reckless), facing challenges head-on and viewing setbacks as opportunities for growth.
The Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Team will be on summer holiday during the month of July. Expect delays in processing your application until the beginning of August. Thank you for your understanding and patience.
About our impact
At Cognite, we are more than just a team; we are Cogniters. We are a diverse and passionate group of individuals driven by innovation and the desire to transform industries. As Cogniters, we come together with a shared purpose: to leverage our Industrial DataOps platform to make asset-intensive industries safer, more sustainable, and highly profitable. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of what's possible and striving to deliver exceptional results for our clients.
To further strengthen Cognite's impact we are looking to hire a seasoned Account Executive who thrives enabling large organizations C-level management creating greater impact through technology. “Together, we will make vast quantities of data easily available for customers to use and innovate at scale quickly, to increase production, improve financial performance, and achieve sustainability goals.”

As our Senior Account Executive, your key responsibilities will be

  • Qualifying and closing existing in-flight deals
  • Working closely with our partner Schlumberger (SLB) to originate new prospects and develop identified leads in Upstream/Midstream/Downstream
  • Developing direct relationships with key stakeholders in Digital, IT, Business etc, including C-suite relationships in assigned priority accounts
  • Leading qualified opportunities coordinating with SLB, internal Tech Sales, Services, Product Management, Dealdesk, Executives etc.
  • Building and executing influential account and opportunity pursuit and close plans
  • Meeting and exceeding sales targets
  • Maintaining accurate forecasts
  • Maintaining detailed account and closing plans

We believe most of these should match your experience

  • 5+ years of experience and a demonstrable track record in selling technology solutions within the Oil & Gas industry
  • Track record of selling complex enterprise deals
  • Proven experience of selling at C-Level both in business and IT
  • Experience selling SaaS solutions, preferably in AI / ML and OT
  • Experience of selling together with channel partners
  • Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

A snapshot of our many perks and benefits as a Cogniter

  • Competitive salary and benefits include a pension plan, insurance, parental benefits, and more.
  • Join an organization of 70 different nationalities 🌐 with Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) in focus 🤝
  • A highly modern and fun working environment with sublime culture across the organization, follow us on Instagram @cognitedata 📷 to know more
  • Flat structure with direct access to decision-makers, with minimal amount of bureaucracy
  • Opportunity to work with and learn from some of the best people on some of the most ambitious projects found anywhere, across industries
  • Join our HUB 🗣️ to be part of the conversation directly with Cogniters and our partners.
  • Why choose Cognite? 🏆 🚀
  • Join us in making a real and lasting impact in one of the most exciting and fastest-growing new software companies in the world. We have repeatedly demonstrated that digital transformation, when anchored on strong DataOps, drives business value and sustainability for clients and allows front-line workers, as well as domain experts, to make better decisions daily. We were recognized as one of CNBC's top global enterprise technology startups powering digital transformation! And just recently, Frost & Sullivan named Cognite a Technology Innovation Leader! 🥇 Most recently Cognite Data Fusion® Achieved Industry First DNV Compliance for Digital Twins 🥇
Excited about our opportunity?
If you're excited about the opportunity to work at Cognite and make a difference in the tech industry, we encourage you to apply today! We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and identities to join our team. Please do not hesitate to contact our Talent Acquisition team with any questions - Amy Ruban at amy.ruban@cognite.com or Thomas Holme at thomas.holme@cognite.com.
We encourage you to follow us on Cognite LinkedIn; we post all our openings there.
A snapshot of our many perks and benefits as a Cogniter
* Competitive salary and benefits include a pension plan, insurance, parental benefits, and more.
* Join an organization of 70 different nationalities 🌐 with Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) in focus 🤝
* A highly modern and fun working environment with sublime culture across the organization, follow us on Instagram @cognitedata 📷 to know more
* Flat structure with direct access to decision-makers, with minimal amount of bureaucracy
* Opportunity to work with and learn from some of the best people on some of the most ambitious projects found anywhere, across industries
* Join our HUB 🗣️ to be part of the conversation directly with Cogniters and our partners.
* Gain perks like a paid mobile telephone subscription and broadband connection.
* Get access to extended private health services with Aker Care.
* Hungry? We’ve got your back. A subsidized lunch at the canteen is delivered by our chefs who specialise in options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarian, salads and hot soups every day
* Stay fueled between meals with snacks and drinks on the house.
* Our own Cognite exclusive coffee bar ☕ with the friendliest baristas is here to brew coffee for coffee lovers, tea for tea lovers, smoothie for smoothie lovers, and the baristas creative concoctions when the mood strikes.
* We take your mental- and physical health seriously by having a broad health offering and a free membership to our fully-staffed gym on-site.
* A pet lover? Get the chance to meet Spot 🐶!
Why choose Cognite? 🏆 🚀
Join us in making a real and lasting impact in one of the most exciting and fastest-growing new software companies in the world. We have repeatedly demonstrated that digital transformation, when anchored on strong DataOps, drives business value and sustainabilityfor clients and allows front-line workers, as well as domain experts, to make better decisions every single day. We were recognized as one of CNBC's top global enterprise technology startups powering digital transformation! And just recently, Frost & Sullivan named Cognite a Technology Innovation Leader! 🥇 Most recently Cognite Data Fusion® Achieved Industry First DNV Compliance for Digital Twins 🥇
Apply today!
If you're excited about the opportunity to work at Cognite and make a difference in the tech industry, we encourage you to apply today! We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and identities to join our team. Please do not hesitate to contact our Talent Acquisition team with any questions -
We encourage you to follow us on Cognite LinkedIn; we post all our openings there.