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Software Inside Sales Engineer II - Data Protection & Monitoring

Software Inside Sales Engineer II - Data Protection & Monitoring

Job ID 
US-TX-Round Rock
SW Inside Sales
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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The role of a Sales Engineer drives revenue through shortening the sales cycle by overcoming technical hurdles and providing technical sales leadership during the pre-sales phase of an opportunity for customers and partners. The position requires the ability to execute product demonstrations, architect and implement test pilots; whiteboard proposed solutions and explain the integration impact of Quest products to an existing environment.  


We’re seeking all-stars who want a role in the software & technology space. You’ll succeed at Quest if you love to “get stuff done” and find satisfaction in going above and beyond the call of duty. As an ideal candidate, you will have excellent critical thinking skills as well as the passion & persistence to be the best at whatever challenge you take on. You’ll need to be an extrovert who loves collaborating with your Quest team members to achieve greatness.


  • Work directly with the account management team to provide an understanding of what Quest can do for a business on a technical level through product demos, presentations and discovery calls.
  • Deliver technical product presentations, proof of concepts and custom installations via web conferencing.
  • Keep abreast of new competitive products or service offerings and be able to move quickly to neutralize potential impact on Quest objectives.
  • Provide extraordinary assistance and guidance to our ever-growing customer base with your unsurpassed customer service and problem solving capabilities, You'll be communicating with companies of all sizes, from IT Administrators and Sales Managers to small business owners, articulating how Quest best fits their organization.
  • Work closely with Quest channel partners to present the technical benefits of the Quest solutions for them and their customers.
  • Act as a technical expert on all the components of the Quest solutions and be primary technical point of contact with the client and partner during the pre-sales phase.
  • Educate Inside Sales team on Data Protection & Monitoring Technologies
  • Work with Sales team to close new business by addressing prospects’ technical challenges
  • Enabling Account Executives for success and transforming them into Quest experts through training and support
  • Communicating with fellow team members (mentoring and asking questions) via instant messaging, email, phone, and face to face meetings
  • Work directly with Product Management team as a liaison to accounts around technical product requirements.
  • Provide outstanding phone, email, and chat based technical and account services to our potential customers in a fast-paced environment. Effectively present the technical benefits of the Quest solutions and show how these translate into business value to the customer and partner alike.



  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years or equivalent experience in consulting or sales engineering – particularly in the areas of Data Protection and or Monitoring.
  • This role requires the ability to fully understand complex architectures and quickly identify possible gaps or opportunities for data protection or monitoring technologies.
  • Technical understanding of three or more of the following technologies; 

-Platforms: Windows, Solaris, Mac OSX, FreeBSD, AIX, HP-UX, Netware, Linux(RHEL, CentOS, Oracle, Ubuntu, SUSE or Debian)
-Virtualization: ESXi, vCenter, VMWare Workstation, Hyper-V, Xen, KVM or VirtualBox
-Applications: Exchange, SQL, SharePoint, Lotus Domino, AD,  
-Databases: MySQL, Oracle, DB2, Informix, PostgreSQL, SAP, Sybase, Teradata.
-Cloud: Azure, Amazon S3, Rackspace, any OpenStack provider
-Storage: Direct Attached Storage, Network Attached Storage and Storage Area Network.


Company Description

Quest Software enables organizations of all sizes to better secure, manage, monitor, protect, and analyze information and infrastructure in order to help fuel innovation and drive their businesses forward. With over 3,500 team members around the globe, we intend to continue to grow revenues and add value to customers.


When you join our team, you will have the opportunity to build and develop products at a scale few others can provide. Our product portfolio serves a large base of customers and we are addressing the strategic imperatives for enterprise businesses. Working with some of the most talented employees the industry has to offer, we provide enhanced career opportunities for team members to learn and grow in a rapidly changing environment.


Why work with us?

-        Life at Quest means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology.

-        When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution.

-        Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships.

-        We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential.

-        Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.


Quest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Quest is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Quest are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Quest will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Quest encourages applicants of all ages.

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