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Palo Alto Networks Manager, Support Delivery USG in Plano, Texas

At Palo Alto Networks everything starts and ends with our mission: Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we are looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission: protecting our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. It’s not a small goal. It isn’t simple either, but we aren’t in this for the easy answer. As a company with a foundation in challenging the way things are done, we’re looking for innovators with a dedication to best. In return, your career will have a tangible impact – one that's working toward technology that affects every level of society.

Our mission doesn’t happen by treading softly – no, it happens by defining an industry. It means building products that haven't been thought of. It means selling products with a solutions mindset. It means supporting the infrastructure of a company that moves at an incredible speed – intentionally – to stay ahead of the world’s next cyberthreat.

Your Career

It’s not about making a sale. It’s about providing the most secure environment for our customer’s digital transactions. In this role, you’ll continue building on our mission by helping secure our clients’ environment and ensure their repeat business and future endorsement. You will be in charge of leading a technical support team that will help identify and fix complex issues in our established clients’ networks while handling critical issues through your teams’ support. You’ll be responsible for the daily operations of your team to ensure they achieve their goals while meeting the needs of the customers.

Your Impact

  • Lead daily operations of a team of Technical Support Engineers in line with the company goals and objectives.

  • Ensure that your engineers have the resources and processes necessary for successful and sustained performance.

  • Provide mentorship and direction to your team to deliver on company goals and objectives and improve opportunities, such as response time and resolution time objectives.

  • Directly provide and ensure appropriate technical and soft skills training and mentoring.

  • Set team goals in-line with overall company goals, while reflecting specific goals for direct reports that roll up into the larger organizational objectives.

  • Perform annual reviews of all direct reports, providing guidance, and continuous mentorship for reports to exceed expectations.

  • Assist your team in solving customer issues, prioritize issues, negotiate customer priorities, and set expectations.

  • Build positive relationships with sales, customers and partners.

Your Experience

  • Experience in leading a Technical Support Engineers team, or similar

  • People management experience

  • Superior project management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage escalations of complex problems, prioritize a demanding workload, delegate appropriately, and deliver results under pressure

  • Validated leadership skills including effective oral and written communication, performance management, issue/conflict resolution, negotiation, motivating others, forecasting, and planning

  • Technical experience in the Network Security and Cloud Security Industry is desirable

  • Knowledge of Network Security (Routers, Switches, firewalls, VPN routers - Checkpoint, Juniper (Netscreen), Fortinet, Cisco) is desirable.

  • Enterprise support and service delivery experience preferred

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 on providing the best customer support in the industry.

Company

We are the global cybersecurity leader, known for always challenging the security status quo. Our mission is to protect our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. This has given us the privilege of safely enabling tens of thousands of organizations and their customers. Our pioneering Security Operating Platform emboldens their digital transformation with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in security, automation, and analytics. By delivering a true platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of change-makers like us, we provide highly effective and innovative cybersecurity across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.

Our Security Operating Platform is built for automation. It is easy to operate, with capabilities that work together, so customers can prevent successful cyberattacks. They can use analytics to automate routine tasks, so they can focus on what matters. We are known for continuously delivering innovations; and with Application Framework, we extend that to an open ecosystem of developers that benefit from our customers’ existing investment in data, sensors, and enforcement points.

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 page (https://www.facebook.com/LifeatPaloAltoNetworks/) and our diversity (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 (https://app.jobvite.com/jhire/modules/requisitions/accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com) .

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

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