Palo Alto Networks Technical Support Engineer - Plano in Plano, Texas

Palo Alto Networks® is the fastest-growing security company in history. We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: ending breaches and protecting our way of digital life. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking individual, then this job is for you!

In this role, you will provide post sales technical support to Palo Alto Networks End User Customers via phone, e-mail and web. Strong fault isolation and root cause analysis skills are required to diagnose and solve complex technical issues and provide timely solutions to customers in a professional manner. Regularly updating support cases to record progress of calls in call tracking system and documenting technical solutions and product information in the knowledge base is required.


  • Provide Technical Support to customers and partners.

  • Provide configurations, troubleshooting and best practices to customers.

  • Managing support cases to ensure issues are recorded, tracked, resolved, and follow ups are done 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 may be required to customer sites in the event of a critical situation to expedite resolution.

  • Provide on-call support 24x7 on an as needed basis.


  • Must be willing to work flexible and varying shift times including weekends and evenings.

  • Limited to U.S. Citizens due to government requirement.

  • 5+ plus years of related experience.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Required experience with TCP/IP.

  • Strong experience in Routing & Switching (OSPF / BGP / VLAN / STP).

  • Strong experience with Security (IPSEC / SSL-VPN / NAT / GRE).

  • Experience with Cisco, Checkpoint, Juniper (Netscreen), and Fortinet products a plus.

  • Experience with Authentication Protocols a plus (Radius / TACACS).

  • Strong ability to independently debug broad, complex, and unique networks with mixed media and protocols required.

  • BS/MS or equivalent experience required.

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