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Palo Alto Networks Manager, Professional Services Engineering, XSIAM in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. 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.

Our Approach to Work

We lead with flexibility and choice in all of our people programs. We have disrupted the traditional view that all employees have the same needs and wants. We offer personalization and offer our employees the opportunity to choose what works best for them as often as possible - from your wellbeing support to your growth and development, and beyond!

At Palo Alto Networks, we believe in the power of collaboration and value in-person interactions. This is why our employees generally work from the office three days per week, leaving two days for choice and flexibility to work where you feel most effective. This setup fosters casual conversations, problem-solving, and trusted relationships. While details may evolve, our goal is to create an environment where innovation thrives, with office-based teams coming together three days a week to collaborate and thrive, together!

Your Career

In this role, you will manage a team of Professional Services Consultants in your assigned territory supporting our Cortex portfolio of security applications. You will be responsible to drive professional services business, provide management oversight to your team and all ongoing engagements, including recruiting, managing, directing and inspiring a team with a diverse set of skills and backgrounds You will ensure the delivery of Palo Alto Networks solutions, exceeding expectations and driving high levels of customer engagement. You will also work closely with sales to ensure customer satisfaction, build relationships with all customers in your territory and ensure customer success and reference-ability.

This position is remote work based in the United States.

Your Impact

  • Provide strategic direction and input to the technical development of Professional Services Consultants reporting to you

  • This position requires a background in security engineering, security operations & automation, and people management

  • Manage the activities of the team such as hiring, development, promotions, career growth, technical training, and corrective actions

  • Build relationships with customers who have long term engagements to ensure that the timelines are being met, feedback on how the consultants are performing, escalations, etc.

  • Ensure customer requirements are met

  • Drive new business by utilizing Professional Services capabilities and offerings

  • Ensure all customer engagements are successful

  • Provide status to the Services leadership team on all major activities, issues, escalations, etc.

  • Participate in the development and execution of strategic direction and input to the technical development of the Professional Services Consultants

  • Travel may be required (subject to public travel restrictions)

Your Experience

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity technologies

  • Base knowledge of Palo Alto Cortex product suite

  • Leadership experience of 3+ years

  • Experience managing teams of 10+ multi-disciplined, technical resources

  • Experience/Knowledge with SOC, automation, end-point, and threat mitigation

  • Skilled in key business systems - SFDC, Clarizen, G-Suite preferred

  • Strong knowledge of Internet security concepts and products

  • Understand Critical Security Controls, Incident Response practices, and Security Operations Center environments

  • The ability to solve problems creatively and develop and manage business solutions for complex problems

  • Demonstrated leadership and team-building capabilities

  • Demonstrated experience meeting revenue and customer satisfaction targets

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Bonus - Certifications such as CISSP and/or others like PMP

The Team

Our professional services team is critical to our success and mission. As part of this team, you enable customer success by providing support to clients post-sale. Our dedication to our customers doesn’t stop once they sign – it evolves.

As threats and technology evolve, 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. But you won’t wait for them to be raised, you’ll seek them out, too. We fix and identify technical problems, with a pointed focus of providing the best customer support in the industry.

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.

The compensation offered for this position will depend on qualifications, experience, and work location. For candidates who receive an offer at the posted level, the starting base salary (for non-sales roles) or base salary + commission target (for sales/com-missioned roles) is expected to be between $151,100/yr to $207,800/yr. The offered compensation may also include restricted stock units and a bonus. A description of our employee benefits may be found here ( .

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