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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Associate Product Support Engineer

  • It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

    We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

    Company Overview

    At Proofpoint, people are at the heart of our award-winning lineup of cybersecurity solutions, and the people who work here are the key to our success. We’re customer-focused, collaborative and committed to excellence. Through a culture of diversity, honesty and initiative, we deliver meaningful innovation that helps manage today’s biggest threats. With opportunities in all functions, we offer many exciting reasons to join our team.

    The Role

    Proofpoint is seeking a Product Support Engineer for our Enterprise level products. Our team of Product Support Engineers are highly experienced in providing excellent customer support, continuously interacting with our customers through complex, system-level problem escalations/resolutions in a fast-paced environment. The role is ideal for those who are passionate about engaging with customers and possess an understanding of email administration and security or DNS, however we will consider broader experience gained in a customer-facing, technical environment.

    Proofpoint offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package reflecting the 1pm to 10pm shift (with a competitive shift allowance, in addition to your base salary) and including other perks like company-wide wellbeing initiatives. Product training is provided on our market-leading cybersecurity solutions. Flexible interview appointments are available after 5pm with our interview team.

    We also offer a Hybrid working environment.

    Your day-to-day

    • Provide Tier 1 support to administrators & enterprise-level partners during the hours of 1pm to 10pm from Monday to Friday (hours may differ depending on customer demand and business need)

    • Provide troubleshooting and technical support of complex technical issues constantly communicating with customers via phone, web-based tools and email

    • Advise customers regarding the product's proper use and address specific systems issues

    • Manage product escalations, act as a liaison between customers, and various levels of tiered support

    • If needed, work as part of our wider team assisting customers during installations and configuration

    What you bring to the team

    • Proven experience in a technical support/helpdesk environment from industrial placement year or since graduating (experience AND/OR knowledge with Email systems and Networking)

    • Experience in problem analysis and resolution of software problems

    • Ability to handle customers professionally across all interfaces

    • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, agile environment where critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills are required for success

    • Proven ability to function in a self-directed environment and also to cooperate with team members

    Nice to have

    • Experience with Linux is beneficial

    • Innovative thinker who is positive, proactive, and readily embraces change

    • Ability to quickly develop as subject matter expert in areas of Proofpoint technologies

    Why Proofpoint

    We are wholly devoted to helping our customers protect their greatest assets and biggest security risk: their people. That’s why we’re a pioneer in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner. We welcome candidates from all walks of life. Apply today and explore your future #LifeAtPFPT.




    If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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