Consulting Engineer

Palo Alto Networks   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 32 days ago


Palo Alto Networks is the fastest-growing security company in history and a seven-time Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for our innovation and ability to execute. 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 may be for you!

We are currently seeking a seasoned Consulting Engineer (CE) to join our America’s team to help drive the adoption and integration of our private cloud and data center virtualization solutions within our customers’ networks. In this position, you will play a key role in creating systems and solutions that will help drive the value of our next-generation security platform and simplify the effort to deploy these solutions.

The Consulting Engineer will work with our customer-facing sales teams (Systems Engineers and Account Executives), internal stakeholders (Product Management, Support, Marketing & others) to ensure that the solution work is aligned with our market goals and product capabilities and roadmaps. The CE will also produce tools for use to educate the Systems Engineering community, as well as resolve out customer issues.

Required Technical Skills:

  • 5+ years of networking, information security and/or Data Center environments
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of data center technologies, e.g ACI, VMware NSX, OpenStack, Nutanix, containers….
  • Knowledge of routing, switching, private and public cloud environments
  • Some programming experience, ideally in Ansible, Terraform, Python, Java, etc.
  • BS technical degree or equivalent

Required Personal Skills

  • Proven ability to work in small creative teams as well as cross-functional teams
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong communication (written and verbal)
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills both internally and externally
  • Very strong organizational skills
  • "Whatever it takes" attitude
  • 30% to 50% travel