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Palo Alto Networks Systems Engineer Cortex XDR - France in Paris, France

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.

Your Career

As the Palo Alto Networks Systems Engineering (SE) Specialist, you will be the expert for our Endpoint and broader Cortex XDR portfolio. This is an opportunity to use both your technical expertise and your passion for delivering business value to be a part of an organization taking on real problems for real businesses on the largest software development platform in the world.

You will be the “go to” resource for customer interactions that exceed standard SE support requirements. Your role is one of technical mentor-ship – working with your Account Manager to build integrated solutions for our client’s unique environments. With your colleagues, you will displace competing technologies, and build market share within your targeted list of major accounts, and most importantly, help your client sleep at night as our product integrates to build secure digital transactions.

To learn more about Cortex XDR, please click here at https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/products/xdr .

Your Impact

  • Working with Product Management, Technical Marketing and R&D to create requirements and product features for our large customers and provide feedback from customers

  • Provide design consultation and best practice guidance for rollout, implementation, and policy conversion during the 'pre sales' process for strategic opportunities

  • Take ownership of advanced 'proof of concept' testing in strategic accounts either at the customer site or Palo Alto Networks lab facilities

  • Provide product update and enhancement training to other SEs in the region or theater

  • Provide demos for strategic prospects and current accounts in all facets of our virtual offerings and integration in existing datacenter environments

  • Assist in the training of new SEs in their designated region in installs customer presentations, and internally-focused deal preparation activities

  • Provide territory coverage within the region when additional resources are required

  • Provide advanced 'Partner SE' training for updates in the product suite

Your Experience

  • BSCS or equivalent and 5+ years of experience as an SE or systems integrator

  • 4+ years of technical hands-on experience with application security/endpoint security

  • 4+ years of experience as a Pre-Sale Engineer facing Customers

  • Experience working with FIs is an advantage; preferably working in a start-up and vendor environment

  • Solid understanding of web applications, web protocols, security and Internet environments

  • Advanced knowledge of Web Threats and Cyber-crime

  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both verbally and written

  • Strong problem finding and solving skills, ability to analyze complex multivariate problems and use a systematic approach to gain quick resolution

  • Experience with common enterprise desktop software deployment methodologies

  • Experience installing, configuring and integrating a complex Security environment

  • Experience understanding malware, exploits, operating system structure and behavior

  • Proven experience in securing these environments

  • Good understanding of Unix/Linux, MacOs and Windows operating systems and scripting

  • Demonstrable experience with systems installation, configuration and administration of routers/switches, UNIX/Linux and Windows-based systems (prior Active Directory/LDAP experience desirable)

The Team

Palo Alto Networks has brought technology to market that is reshaping the cybersecurity threat and protection landscape. Our ability to protect digital transactions is limited only by our ability to establish relationships with our potential customers and help them understand how our products can protect their environments. This is where our systems engineer (SE) teams come in. Our SE team members work together with large organizations to keep their digital information safe. Our passionate systems engineering teams educate, encourage, and empower our potential clients.

As part of our SE team, you help support the sales team with technical expertise and guidance when establishing trust with key clients. You won’t find someone at Palo Alto Networks that isn’t committed to your success – with everyone pitching in to assist when it comes to solutions selling, learning, and development. As a member of our systems engineer team, you are driven by a solutions-focused sales environment and find fulfillment in working with clients to resolve incredible complex cyberthreats.

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. To learn more about our dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our Life at Palo Alto Networks at https://www.facebook.com/LifeatPaloAltoNetworks/ page and our diversity at https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/company/about-us/inclusion-diversity website.

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.

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

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