• Software Sales Engineer, Data Protection & Endpoint Management

    Location US-TX-Remote
    Job ID
    SW Outside Sales
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Quest is an award-winning IT management software provider offering a broad selection of solutions that solve some of the most common and most challenging IT problems. We are currently looking for a Software Sales Engineer focused on our Data Protection and Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) solutions for customers and partners.


    Quest strives to be the best of the very best in everything we do. We are customer and partner focused.  Our Quest products support the most complex customers who have the highest IT demands in the world. It’s exciting, it’s rewarding, it’s hard work and offers career and personal growth.


    Role Overview

    The role of a Field Sales Engineer is to drive 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.  


    • Effectively present the technical benefits of the Quest solutions and show how these translate into business value to the customer and partner alike. 
    • Attend marketing events with the channel partners and Quest.
    • 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.
    • Work closely with the territory account executive to drive customer business and support the channel partner community.
    • Administrative responsibility by providing timely status reports to managers, effective use of CRM tools and active participation in account and opportunity planning.
    • Keep abreast of new competitive products or service offerings and be able to move quickly to neutralize potential impact on Quest objectives.
    • Proactively seek to expand technical knowledge and supplement skills through the use of books, manuals, web, certified training centers and classroom training.



    • 6+ years of relevant experience in customer facing position
    • Bachelors’ Degree or diploma in Business Informatics or similar degree
    • Travel up to 70%.

    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.

    Come join us. For more information, visit us on the web at https://www.quest.com/company/careers.aspx



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