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Sr Technical Support Engineer, VM-Series

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks - everything starts and ends with our mission:

Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren't easy goals to accomplish - but we're not here for easy. We're here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we're looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

Job Description

Your Career

You will work firsthand with our valued customers to address their complex post-sales concerns where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of many factors. You're a critical thinker in understanding the methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. You'll enjoy networking with key contacts outside your own area of expertise, with a strong capability of detailing difficult technical issues to both non-technical and technical professionals.

You will regularly participate in technical discussions with multi-functional teams, creating an environment of transparency that ultimately leads to better products, better working environments, and better cybersecurity. Your quick thinking and support to our clients provides the fast assistance they need to keep their environments secure - which means you'll need to move quickly, thoughtfully, and provide technical assistance as needed (often, in high-pressure situations).

Your Impact

  • Provide Technical Support to customers and partners
  • Provide configurations, troubleshooting and best practices to customers
  • Manage support cases to ensure issues are recorded, tracked, resolved, and follow-ups are completed in a timely manner
  • Provide fault isolation and root cause analysis for technical issues
  • Publish Technical Support Bulletins and other technical documentation in the Knowledge Base
  • Review of technical documentation for training materials, technical marketing collateral, manuals, troubleshooting guides, etc.
  • Travel to customer sites in the event of a critical situation to expedite resolution as required
  • Provide on-call support 24x7 on an as-needed basis
    Qualifications

    Your Experience
    • Able to effectively communicate to all levels and stakeholders - internally and externally on complex technical issues.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, self-motivated and detail-oriented with the ability to see the bigger picture
    • Ability to work independently, as well as contribute as a team player
    • Knowledge of one or more virtualization hypervisors: VMWare ESX/ESXi, KVM/Qemu, Citrix, XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Demonstrable basic knowledge with AWS and Microsoft Azure installation, configuration, and administration of security features and services including identity and access management, service-related security features, networking, firewalls, encryption, and related best practices
    • Demonstrate basic knowledge of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Oracle cloud infrastructure(OCI) Knowledge of deploying firewalls in one or more Public cloud infrastructures: AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI and Alibaba
    • Experience deploying third-party networking and security services into VMware NSX for vSphere is a plus.
    • Good understanding of the following networking protocols (TCP/IP, Ethernet, VLAN, OSPF, BGP)
    • Strong experience with Security Protocols (IPSEC / SSL-VPN / NAT / GRE)
    • Good understanding of Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems
    • Experience with Cisco, Checkpoint, Juniper(Netscreen), Fortinet is a plus.
    • Knowledge of traffic generation tools and scripting languages is a plus.
    • Previous experience supporting Palo Alto Networks Products is a plus
      Additional Information

      The Team

      Our technical support team is critical to our success and mission. As part of this team, you enable customer success by providing support to clients after they have purchased our products. Our dedication to our customers doesn't stop once they sign - it evolves. As threats and technology change, we stay in step to accomplish our mission.

      You'll be involved in implementing new products, transitioning from old products to new, and will fix integrations and critical issues as they are raised - in fact, you'll seek them out to ensure our clients are safely supported. We fix and identify technical problems, with a pointed focus of providing the best customer support in the industry.

      Our Commitment

      We're trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity's status quo. It's simple: we can't accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.

      We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.

      Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

      All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

      Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Palo Alto Networks Jobs
      • Vaccine requirements and disclosure obligations vary by country.
      • Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:
        • The job requires accessing a company worksite
        • The job requires in-person customer contact and the customer has implemented such requirements
        • You choose to access a Palo Alto Networks worksite
        • If you have questions about the vaccine requirements of this particular position based on your location or job requirements, please inquire with the recruiter.

Keywords: Palo Alto Networks, Santa Clara , Sr Technical Support Engineer, VM-Series, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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