Software Sales Account Manager, MS Platform Management at Quest Software

Sales/Retail/Business Development
Job Type
Full Time, Employee
Other/Not Classified
Quest Software
Remote, OR


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 Account Manager to join our team selling our Quest/Metalogix MS Platform Management solutions.


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.


The Software Account Manager is a quota carrying, team oriented and experienced sales executive focused on directly driving the sale of Quest’s Windows Management, and identifying opportunities and leading sales engagements. Our Software Account Managers have an entrepreneurial team spirit, can influence change, and want to leverage the many global resources available at Quest. If you join our team, you will orchestrate the software sales engagement, win competitive opportunities, expand existing customers, collaborate with Quest groups, and guide our customers to invest in Quest’s software solutions.


  • This is an acquisition accounts territory; hunter mentality, proven prospecting skills required
  • Prospecting, developing and closing opportunities for MS Platform Management solutions through the entire Sales Cycle
  • Understand and leverage Quest's partner landscape
  • Leverage existing C-level, executive and customer relationships to present Quest´s Strategic Software Solutions in an assigned account base
  • Expand the existing adoption of Quest Software inside current install bases
  • Implement a solution-selling strategy that fully leverages the business value of Quest Software
  • Proactively lead a strategic account planning process that develops mutual performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones
  • Develop and implement territory-wide business and sales action plans to achieve sales quota in assigned territory by:
  • Account mapping/planning and opportunity identification
  • Qualifying prospects and following a disciplined solution selling approach
  • Establishing accurate/qualified sales forecasts.



  • 7+ years of overall sales experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Experience in field based positions with consistent over quota achievement
  • 2+ years of selling software solutions
  • Team-worker: Ability to share due credit with coworkers; display enthusiasm and promote an energetic and fun group working environment; works closely with multiple departments as needed; supports group decisions and solicits options/feedback from coworkers
  • Business and technical acumen with an ability to navigate organization layers
  • Maximize customer facing activities with the ability to listen, understand and communicate strategic solutions, utilizing effective discovery techniques to uncover sales opportunities
  • Must be able to travel up to 75% in territory.

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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