At Cortex, we believe that our people are key to our reputation for innovative solutions and quality service.

In a world where everyone can automate, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the best automation engineers in the technology world. You’ll see first-hand the nuts and bolts of Cortex Intelligent Automation.
Experienced, passionate about what you do, and looking to develop your career? Please see our current vacancies and opportunities to join our team below.

Current Vacancies

Business Development Executive

Key Purpose

The Business Development Executive will be responsible for generating new opportunities within their assigned territory. The territory for this role will be assigned from the current focus markets and geographies.

As part of the role they will collaborate with marketing to create campaigns, follow-up and qualify opportunities. They will also collaborate with the field sales teams in direct and partner sales to close larger deals. The role will include targets for opportunity generation and closure.

Key Responsibilities

As a Business Development Executive, you will:

  • Proactively generate meetings and new sales opportunities through aggressive prospecting, networking and marketing campaigns.
  • Collaborate with marketing teams to create campaigns, qualify leads, measure effectiveness, and provide feedback.
  • Collaborate regularly with the field sales to develop a strategy for each opportunity and account.
  • Employ appropriate account mapping and mining techniques to research and build a contact base in new and existing accounts
  • Utilise creativity and initiative in establishing rapport with the customer and obtaining pertinent information from customers via the telephone, online and offline networking, and social media to establish each contact’s needs and role in a Cortex proposition.
  • Utilise and diligently maintain accurate records and forecasts in CRM, Sales Order Processing, and Finance systems.
  • Build and map roles to networks of contacts within target organisations to support complex selling methods
  • Provide excellent customer service (handle all incoming information requests and sales calls promptly).
  • Preate and prioritise a strategic target account list in collaboration with sales management
  • Coordinate with pre-sales engineers to provide pre-sales support.
  • Meet or exceed new opportunity generation targets
  • Present to C-level executives the value of our solutions.
  • Prepare activity reports as required and attend pipeline and team meetings.
  • Travel to various industry events as appropriate

We would expect the successful candidate to be:

  • A strong and self-confident communicator
  • A quick learner and self-starter with an entrepreneurial work ethic
  • Highly motivated and professional, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A deadline-driven person with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills
  • A dynamic “can-do” personality ready to embrace change
  • Comfortable on the phone and social media savvy

We would expect you to have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent
  • 2-3 years of relevant sales experience, in a quota-carrying role achieving quota
  • An aptitude for selling enterprise software or technology solution selling and account management
  • Experience in finance and/or insurance sector
  • Strong computer skills – CRM system, Word, Excel, CRM
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management, multitasking and organizational skills
  • Logical and analytical thinking
  • Compelling negotiation skills

It will be beneficial to demonstrate:

  • Multi-lingual capabilities especially in German, Dutch, Spanish, French.
  • Field knowledge of Telecommunications, IT, Insurance, or Banking sectors
  • Examples of direct sales with consistent delivery targets
  • A previous track record of over-achieving targets
  • Previous experience in account management, business development, pipeline generation and software solution selling.

Enterprise Sales Executive – Remote and mobile

Location: Global

Key Purpose

The Direct Sales Executive will be responsible for driving new business development, coordinating sales engagement, and working alongside ecosystem partners with all accounts in their territory.

The territory for this role will be periodically aligned with strategic focus – currently Telecommunications, IT and Insurance and expanding rapidly.

  • They will collaborate with marketing to create campaigns, follow-up and qualify opportunities.
  • They will drive accounts sales directly to closure
  • They will collaborate with certified and industry partners to drive revenue.
  • They will carry targets for revenue.

Cortex is seeking a senior sales executive with experience in value-based selling for complex enterprise software or solutions. You will be a highly articulate and literate person with the gravitas to command attention and respect at many levels in large prospect organisations; able to operate as easily at board level as with the technical sponsors, this individual will thrive on external competition and excel in challenging high-value environments. The engagement model is to engage directly with prospects and partners through a collaboration that builds mutual trust and provides annual recurring revenue growth sales execution for Cortex and Cortex Solutions into net new business customers.

The ideal candidate will be a result-driven, success-oriented individual with extensive experience in large deal generation and closing. They will have a ready portfolio of senior contacts in large IT organisations and selected partners. They will be a self-starter, with a can-do attitude and be able to operate within a growing organisation.

The ideal candidate will have a recent background in big-ticket complex enterprise software sales working with both the lines of business and IT. They will have a deep understanding of the business models and operational drivers for SI’s, Service Providers and delivery partner organisations.

Key Responsibilities

As a Sales Executive, you will:

  • Meet or exceed goals and revenue targets
  • Create and prioritise a strategic target account list within a defined territory.
  • Manage complete and complex sales-cycles.
  • Present to C-level executives the value of our solutions.
  • Have experience in closing 7 figure software contracts
  • Ensure penetration to target accounts in the assigned territories.
  • Proactively generate meetings and new sales opportunities through aggressive prospecting, networking and marketing campaigns.
  • Collaborate with marketing teams and inside sales to create campaigns, qualify leads, measure effectiveness, and provide feedback.
  • Develop an acquisition and growth strategy for each opportunity and account.
  • Coordinate with pre-sales engineers to provide pre-sales support.
  • Build and map roles to networks of contacts within the target organisation to support complex selling methods
  • Diligently maintain accurate records and forecasts in CRM, Sales Order Processing, and Finance systems
  • Provide excellent customer service (handle all incoming information requests and sales calls promptly).
  • Prepare activity reports as required and attend pipeline and team meetings.
  • Travel as required to client meetings and various industry events

We would expect the successful candidate to be:

  • A strong and self-confident communicator
  • A quick learner and self-starter with an entrepreneurial work ethic
  • Highly motivated and professional, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A deadline-driven person with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills and experience of channel conflict resolution
  • A dynamic “can-do” personality ready to embrace change
  • Comfortable on the phone and social media savvy

We would expect you to have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience
  • 5 years+ sales experience
  • 2-3 years of relevant sales experience in a quota-carrying role achieving quota
  • An aptitude for selling enterprise software or technology solution selling and account management
  • Experience in Telecommunications in both OSS and BSS, Media, Technology
  • Strong computer skills – CRM system, Word, Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management, multitasking and organizational skills
  • Logical and analytical thinking
  • Strong negotiation skills

It will be beneficial to demonstrate:

  • Multi-lingual capabilities especially in German, Dutch, Spanish, French, Italian
  • Examples of direct sales with consistent delivery on closing against targets
  • A track record of success in negotiating complex software solutions
  • Both strategic engagement and tactical execution
  • A previous track record of over-achieving targets.

Marketing Executive

Key Purpose

Cortex is seeking a talented Marketing Executive to join a rapidly growing team in a developing role that has a strong focus on supporting Cortex partner enablement and engagement and managing an industry Analyst engagement strategy. The executive will also be responsible for the delivery of online and physical events to attract new prospective customers.

The candidate will have excellent multi-tasking skills, and the ability to work in a changing and fast paced environment. They will work as part of a team continuously developing and improving B2B marketing skills and strategies. They will work independently and self-sufficiently when required following good governance practice whilst maintaining a ‘can do’ attitude.

The ideal candidate will be HND/degree educated and have an interest in, and aptitude to understand technology solutions. They will have a solid understanding of the social and digital tools available in a business environment and how to align these to the wider company marketing strategy.

Key Responsibilities

As a Marketing Executive, you will be:

Channel marketing

  • Proactively establishing regular and meaningful communications with the partner ecosystem.
  • Expanding the footprint of engagement within the partner ecosystem.
  • Ensuring partners are up to date with company, product, and solution developments.
  • Working in tandem with the wider Sales and Marketing team to improve engagement
  • Creating content and assets from Cortex marketing programs and readying for Channel Partner activation globally
  • Publishing Cortex marketing content to Cortex Partner portals
  • Supporting internal stakeholders and partners to maximise joint marketing opportunities, ensuring we can gain maximum exposure for our projects
  • Providing support for the physical and online events calendar

Analyst engagement

  • Co-ordinating an Industry Analyst engagement strategy
  • Communicating analyst priorities back to the business for alignment
  • Establishing consistent and clear messaging to the analyst community about products, engagement strategies, thought leadership, and successes.

Physical and online Events

  • Managing and coordinating physical events, conferences, and seminars.
  • Driving Channel Partners to engage with Cortex events and activities

Marketing and Communications

  • Work collaboratively with the marketing team to optimise content to increase the performance of our digital marketing channels, including website development, social media, and email
  • Providing regular performance measurement and evaluation of the effectiveness of activities and campaigns, in monthly analysis, reporting and as required
  • Delivering marketing support and sales enablement as needed in our “digital first” strategy
  • Ensuring corporate messaging and branding is consistent
  • Ensuring marketing processes and standards comply with ISO 9001

We would expect the successful candidate to be:

  • a strong and self-confident communicator
  • A quick learner and self-starter with an entrepreneurial work ethic
  • Highly motivated and professional, with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • A deadline-driven person with attention to detail
  • A dynamic “can-do” personality ready to embrace a challenge
  • Comfortable on the phone and social media savvy

We would expect you to have:

  • A relevant HND Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of B2B marketing
  • Knowledge of lead generation, campaign management or CRM systems
  • excellent time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills

It will be beneficial to demonstrate:

  • Additional language skills – German, Dutch, Spanish, French
  • Analyst management experience
  • “Go to market” Channel communications experience

Graduate Software Developer – Remote or Office-Based

Key Purpose

The Cortex Product Development Team requires 3 additional graduate developers to join us on the exciting journey of creating the next generation of our Cortex Intelligent Automation platform.

The ideal candidates will be talented, flexible, enthusiastic UK-based individuals who recently graduated from University, or unhappy in their first role and looking for a change.

They will:

  • Display a passion for software development
  • Want to develop quickly
  • Be happy working across the full software life-cycle and technology stack
  • Enjoy working as part of an established Scrum team in a fast-paced ambitious business, and
  • Want to make a difference in all they do!

The Cortex platform is used to automate processes ranging from fault management in telecoms environments to IT process automation for clients in the financial sector.

The core engine of the current platform is layered on a real-time expert system development and runtime environment called “G2”, but the platform also includes components built using a number of other Microsoft and web technologies, and the team are currently hard at work building the next generation of the platform from the ground up using .Net Core and a distributed, scalable, highly available microservices architecture, managed and deployed on Microsoft Service Fabric.

The successful applicant will get exposure to all of the following and more:

  • C#
  • Microsoft Service Fabric
  • .Net Core/Framework
  • ASP.NET Core
  • ASP.NET MVC/WebAPI
  • JavaScript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • AngularJS

Key Responsibilities

Enjoy helping to frequently and regularly ship quality, valuable software to our Customers.
Other responsibilities include participation in:

  • Scrum development team, including:
    • Sprint Planning
    • Daily Scrum
    • Sprint Review (including demonstrating features to stakeholders)
    • Sprint Retrospective (including facilitation)
  • Feature refinement including:
    • Capturing requirements
    • Verifying requirements
    • Validating requirements
    • Estimating effort
  • Full-stack development across all layers and tiers of our software product:
    • Database
    • Workflow engine
    • APIs
    • Web Applications
  • Full life-cycle development
    • Design
    • Test-driven development using Pair Programming
    • Documentation
    • Build
    • Packaging
    • Installation
    • Maintenance
    • Support
  • Assistance to the Pre-Sales/Consultancy/Solutions Delivery teams including:
    • Refinement of work
    • Estimating effort
    • Delivering work
  • Assistance to the Service Desk team including:
    • Triage of incidents
    • Identifying workarounds
    • Identifying hot fixes
    • Identifying problems
  • Innovation:
    • Suggesting and implementing improvements to the development team processes and toolsets
    • Suggesting and implementing improvements to our Cortex platform
  • Knowledge sharing between:
    • Product Development team
    • Other Cortex teams
  • Keeping technical knowledge up-to-date
  • Passing Professional Scrum Developer exam
  • Passing selected Microsoft Accreditation(s)