Sr. Technical Support Engineer – Cloud Services – Santa Clara, CA


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.
  • 5+ plus years of related experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Required experience with AWS, Azure, and/or GCP.
  • Strong experience with Cloud Security (IAM, Azure Active Directory, AWS Security Groups, AWS Policy Management).
  • Experience with Cisco, Checkpoint, Juniper (Netscreen), and Fortinet products a plus.
  • Experience with Authentication Protocols a plus (Radius / TACACS).
  • Experience with scripting languages, preferably JavaScript and/or Ruby a plus.

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