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Sales Engineer

Newton, MA, United States

What makes us Qlik?

We’re motivated to help people make discoveries in data, share insights, make decisions and act with confidence. Making a difference, both in small and large ways, is our passion. 

At the heart of Qlik is our Swedish soul, which guides everything from our culture and product design approach to our corporate social responsibility program. It’s what drives us to create a culture of innovation.  We believe data can change the world. And we believe people can, too

What makes you Qlik?

We are looking for a Sales Engineer


The Sales Engineer will enjoy working and communicating with clients, having demonstrated prior successes in doing so. You understand and enjoy working with data and data technologies from databases, ETL tools, data governance tools, business intelligence – learning new technologies as encountered. Qualifications include enjoying what you do and having fun while contributing to overall success.


How you will spend your time as our Sales Engineer?

  • Support the sales team on the technical side of the sale
  • Execute successful proof of concepts with prospective customers, including scoping and success criteria
  • Articulate our value proposition to senior executives in both business and IT
  • Effectively lead executive-level technical demonstrations and conversations with executive’s at large enterprise organizations
  • Effectively position our product against competitive offerings
  • Help uncover true business needs and pain points
  • Deliver in-depth online and in-person demonstrations of our solution as well as at field events such as conferences, seminars, etc.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of sales materials, knowledge bases, product documentation and tutorial videos
  • Assist in proposal development and RFP responses
  • Capture requested features and feedback information to the Product Management, Engineering, and Marketing teams
  • Ability to travel up to 40%


You will be successful if you have

  • 3-5 years of customer-facing experience in support, pre-sales, sales engineering, or supporting implementations of enterprise software solutions
  • Experience and deep understanding of Technology and Solutions Selling
  • Hands-on Linux experience
  • Demonstrated technical experience in traditional and big data technologies: [SQL, RDBMS, data warehouses, Data quality, MDM, BI tools] and [Hadoop, Python, Pig, Perl, Sqoop, etc.] Hadoop experience required
  • Ability to learn new technical subject matter quickly
  • Ability to be flexible and to adapt to changing, situations, tools, and requirements
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Bachelors Degree in computer science or related discipline
  • Experience with cloud architecture (Azure, AWS, Google) a bonus


Our way of giving back

To our communities, to the world, and to you is a core part of the culture at Qlik. We encourage our employees to participate in our numerous Corporate Responsibility Program initiatives.

Newton, Massachusetts.


Qlik is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Qlik via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Qlik. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Qlik as a result of the referral or through other means.  

Qlik is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any 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 the Accessibility Request Form

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship


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About Qlik

Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, one where everyone can use data to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. Only Qlik offers end-to-end, real-time data integration and analytics solutions that help organizations access and transform all their data into value. Qlik helps companies lead with data to see more deeply into customer behavior, reinvent business processes, discover new revenue streams, and balance risk and reward. Qlik does business in more than 100 countries and serves over 50,000 customers around the world.