Senior Solution Engineer

Pre-Sales Coppell, Texas King of Prussia, Pennsylvania Raleigh, North Carolina Newton, Massachusetts Irvine, California Schaumburg, Illinois


What makes us Qlik 

Qlik helps enterprises around the world move faster, work smarter, and lead the way forward with an end-to-end solution for getting value out of data. A Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for 11 years in a row! Our platform is the only one on the market that allows for open-ended, curiosity-driven exploration, giving everyone – at any skill level – the ability to make real discoveries that lead to real outcomes and transformative changes. We are a Values-Driven organization, operating over 100 countries with 45,000 customers around the world. If you think we are interesting, please read on – we may be looking for you!


Qlik’s Data Integration Platform

Qlik’s Data Integration Platform accelerates the discovery and availability of analytics-ready data structures by automating real-time data streaming, refinement, cataloging and publishing. It enables a DataOps approach and drives agility in the analytics process through automated data pipelines that stream between transactional systems, next generation cloud, data lake and data warehouses to provide actionable data on-demand. 


Relied upon by more than 2,000 customers worldwide, including half of the Fortune 100, Qlik’s Data Integration Platform comprises the market-leading data integration capabilities of Attunity, now a division of Qlik, along with data management and cataloging from the acquisition of Podium Data.  Built for an open ecosystem this works alongside any technology and any analytic solution.  When combined with Qlik’s own market-leading data analytics platform this creates an end-to-end solution that helps our customers optimize the use of data and make quicker, better business decisions.


Senior Solution Engineer

The Pre-Sales Organization at Qlik is a key interface to our customers and prospects working in tandem with all other Qlik departments, including Business Development, Sales, Consulting and Support.  In this role, you will leverage these relationships in order to support overall sales efforts to drive revenue in net new accounts and expand our presence in the territory's existing customer base. The teams work geographically and may be industry focused as well.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Provides hands-on Pre-Sales support for prospects.  Such support to include presentations, demonstrations, site visits to support evaluation projects, telephone guidance for installing and using the product.  All of these activities are to be in close cooperation with the sales person for each account so as to progress toward the business “close” expeditiously.
  • Presents and demonstrates product at various seminars and trade show venues.  Provides similar support for technical and financial analyst meetings and press editorial meetings.
  • Provides technical sales liaison with Product Engineering.  Remain current with the product functions and features, and with alternative products in the markets Qlik serves.
  • Keeps up-to-date with versions of supported operating systems, database management systems and network transport protocols.


Competencies and skills:

The skills and qualifications required for this role:

  • More than 5 years of technical experience, preferably in a software organization. 
  • At least 5 years of experience with IBM Mainframe platforms:
    • Familiarity with zOS operations – Working with DB2z and ability to read and understand JCL to assist customer SYSADMINs with installs.
    • Familiarity with IMS databases is considered a plus.
  • Hands-on experienced in Pre-sales support or related customer interaction activities.
  • Proven ability to work with the sales team during all aspects of a sales cycle.
  • Proven ability to facilitate the closing of large deals.
  • Proven ability to demonstrate software and articulate the technology during the sales cycle.
  • Confident attitude and professional demeanor in all customer interactions.
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new technologies and be ready to support it in the field.
  • Experience with various RDBMS systems.
  • Experience with replication or ETL tools and CDC technology.
  • Experience with Windows and Unix/Linux Servers. Additional platforms are considered a plus.
  • Experience with Data Warehouses and Big Data is considered a plus.
  • Experience with Cloud technology is considered a plus.
  • Experience with competing products is considered a plus.
  • Travel is required for this position. 


Experience & Qualifications
Desired experience with successful track record in one or more of the following areas:


  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred degrees: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Information management
  • Database / security / software engineering qualification may be advantageous
  • Expertise and experience dealing with large, multi-national accounts at senior IT and business levels
  • Experience using Qlik QDI Platform.



Bachelor’s Degree


The role is open to remote based locations within the US. 


About Qlik 


Qlik is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminateon the basis ofany protected category or characteristic.  We value the diversity of our workforce. If you need assistance due to disability during the application and/or recruiting process, please contact us via theAccessibility Request Form 


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