• Software Presales Engineering Consultant, Database Performance

    Location US-CO-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  Presales Engineering Consultant supporting our Database Performance Monitoring solutions.  This position can be based remotely anywhere in the US.


    Quest strives to be the best of the very best in everything we do. We are fanatically customer focused and are proud to 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.


    You will be responsible for providing Pre-Sales technical consulting to promote our Database Performance solutions across North America. Individuals in this role should possess a real passion for databases and performance monitoring technologies. You will participate in the sales process by showing how customers can use our database monitoring solutions (Foglight, Spotlight, and others) to solve their problems and more easily manage their database environments. Sales Engineers play a crucial role in the team and work closely with Sales, Marketing and Product Management.


    • Provide pre-sales technical consulting to promote Quest Software’s database performance solutions via the telephone, remote technologies and onsite engagements
    • Manage Proof-of-Concept engagements throughout the entire sales cycle
    • Represent Quest Software’s database performance solutions at relevant trade shows and user groups
    • Contribute as an effective member of a sales team by attending sales calls and hosting technical sessions
    • Contribute to internal and external database related community media by posting blogs entries, generating white papers and creating video content



    • 8+ years of related experience or combination of experience and education
    • 3+ years of presales experience required
    • 3+ years of hands on database experience, either as a database administrator, developer, architect, or consultant
    • Knowledge of wide ranging database technologies including traditional RDBMSes (SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, SAP ASE, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc) as well as “new” database technologies (MongoDB, Cassandra, etc)
    • Familiarity with cloud architectures (Azure, Amazon, etc)
    • Strong presentation and demonstration skills
    • Ability to present and discuss current technology as it relates to database platforms at all levels of customer contact, including high level executives
    • Travel required up to 50%


    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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