Palo Alto Networks is hiring a

Senior Technical Support Engineer, Cortex XDR/XSIAM

Madrid, Spain

Your Career

We are looking for a highly motivated and customer-focused professional. As part of the global Cortex XDR support team, you will serve our customer base by providing technical support, answering incoming support inquiries, and managing escalations, phone calls, and emails effectively, efficiently, and friendly within defined service level agreements. 

You will work firsthand with our valued customers to address their complex post-sales concerns where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of many factors. You’re a critical thinker in understanding the methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. You’ll enjoy networking with key contacts outside your area of expertise, with a strong capability of detailing complex technical issues to non-technical and technical professionals.

You will regularly participate in technical discussions with multi-functional teams, creating an environment of transparency that ultimately leads to better products, better working environments, and better cybersecurity. Your quick thinking and support to our clients provide the fast assistance they need to keep their environments secure – which means you’ll need to move quickly and thoughtfully and provide technical assistance as needed (often in high-pressure situations).

Your Impact

  • Provide Technical Support to customers and partners
  • Provide technical services, including writing scripts, troubleshooting, and best practices to customers
  • Respond to user-reported issues in adherence to established Service Level Agreements
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting at the application and OS levels, using your knowledge and relevant expertise
  • Manage support cases to ensure issues are recorded, tracked, resolved, and follow-ups are completed on time
  • 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.
  • Provide on-call support on an as-needed basis
  • Work with our Engineering team and influence the operability of the product
  • Able to effectively communicate to all levels and stakeholders - internally and externally on complex technical issues
  • Identify the area of fault (code, environment, or configuration) and work with the appropriate team(s) to implement the fix
  • Provide timely feedback into the development process on customer-reported product problems
  • Document actions to effectively communicate information internally and to customers
  • Facilitate root cause investigations and manage the implementation of corrective and preventative measures

Your Experience

  • 4+ years of experience as a Support Engineer
  • Required strong experience with Windows OS, Linux OS, and macOS-based applications (Installation, troubleshooting, Debugging)
  • Experience understanding malware, exploits, operating system structure, and behaviour 
  • Experience with Android OS-based applications (Installation, troubleshooting, Debugging)
  • Strong experience with MS environment (SCCM, GPO, AD, MSSQL, IIS)
  • Experience with EndPoint security software is a plus (Antivirus, DLP, IPS, NAC)
  • Knowledge of SIEM, vulnerability management tools, and firewalls is a plus
  • Experience with batch scripting and Python is a plus
  • Strong ability to independently troubleshoot, reproduce issues and identify feasible workarounds in broad, complex, and unique environments with mixed applications and protocols required
  • Knowledge of Cloud infrastructure a plus
  • Knowledge of VDI (VMWare Horizon, Citrix XenApp, and XenDesktop) is a plus
  • BS/MS or equivalent experience or equivalent military experience required
  • Experience working with EDR tools
  • Required basic networking knowledge - Ability to independently debug broad, complex, and unique environments with mixed applications and protocols 
  • Experience with Windows OS, MacOS, and Linux based applications (Installation, troubleshooting, Debugging)

Professional Skills

  • Customer focus
  • Strong customer advocacy skills and experience, ability to work in difficult customer situations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Fluent in the English language (reading, writing, and speaking) - Proficiency test results are a plus (e.g., TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge English Exams)
  • Excellent Team Player
  • Cultural awareness and ability to communicate with international customers
  • Empathy
  • Passion for lifelong learning and personal & professional development

The Team

Our technical support team is critical to our success and mission. As part of this team, you enable customer success by supporting 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 contemporary ones, and will fix integrations and critical issues as they are raised. You’ll seek them out to ensure our clients are safely supported. We fix and identify technical problems, focusing on providing the industry's best customer support.

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.

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

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.

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

Is role eligible for Immigration Sponsorship?: No. Please note that we will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

Apply for this job

Please mention you found this job on Startup Jobs. It helps us get more startups to hire on our site. Thanks and good luck!

Get hired quicker

Be the first to apply. Receive an email whenever similar jobs are posted.

Ace your job interview

Understand the required skills and qualifications, anticipate the questions you may be asked, and study well-prepared answers using our sample responses.

Senior Technical Support Engineer Q&A's
Report this job
Apply for this job