We believe that our people are key to our reputation for innovative solutions and quality service.

In a world where everyone can automate, we achieve success by bringing together the required technology, knowledge, and people. We believe in putting people at the centre of Intelligent Automation projects to deliver real and repeatable results.

Experienced, passionate about what you do, and looking to develop your career? Please see our current vacancies here.

Our unique and constantly evolving technology means we are looking for exceptional people to join the team and continue the evolution of the automation journey. If you are technically minded with a logical approach and motivated for a career in a fast-paced, dynamic environment look at our opportunities.

The team works with partners and customers worldwide to deliver solutions, implementing the Cortex in complex and varied environments.

WHY WORK FOR US?

We are a rapidly growing technology company based in Southampton. Our software is a business automation and orchestration solution, with a visual programming language and web-based development environment.

We are passionate about innovative solutions and quality service, and we know to achieve this we need to rely on our people. We believe training and personal development are key. Whether it’s learning on the job from peers or accessing online and in-person training resources we believe that constantly learning and improving is key to a successful business and personal staff development.

Current Vacancies

Apprentice Software & IT Support Engineer

Key Purpose

 

The Cortex Support Team would like to offer the opportunity to an Apprentice to develop their skills and career by becoming part of a dynamic and exciting software support team for the duration of their agreed apprenticeship. Their focus will primarily be on assisting two main areas: Cortex support and Internal IT.

Cortex Support:

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 apprentice will help the team providing 1st and 2nd line support including case updates, testing, and deploying fixes. The role will also involve documenting support processes and expanding the support knowledge base.

Internal IT:

The Support department is also in charge of Cortex Ltd.’s network and facilities. The primary function in this area will be assisting in any internal network, server and workstation incidents, Virtualization Management, and Facilities Management.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, organised, and talented individual with a passion for starting work in the IT sector.

Key Responsibilities

 

The Apprentice’s responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • ServiceDesk Support:
    • 1st line Cortex Service Desk Function
    • Learn and follow the Incident Management procedure
    • Learn and understand Cortex
    • Fixes testing and deployment
    • Check system health to prevent incidents. Analyse health reports and resolve any problem detected if possible.
    • Help building knowledge support database
    • Log all incoming incidents accurately and ensure sufficient information is recorded
    • Help with analysing, solving, and escalating incidents
  • General Service Desk Activities:
    • IT Internal Incidents: network, servers and workstation
    • IT Internal Request Fulfilment: VM Servers management and workstations
    • IT Administration: backups, inventory, networking (DHCP, DNS, Internet, AD, …)
  • Facilities management
    • Desk management
    • Items management
    • Office supplies

Business Development Executive – Office Based

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).
  • Create 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

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.