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Proofpoint Professional Services Consultant III - West Coast/Utah Area in San Diego, California

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.

The Role (West Coast/Utah area)

This opportunity is for a candidate who is well rounded and comfortable in learning new technologies. The individual will assist our clients with the implementation and configuration of our Archiving/Governance suite of products. The candidate will require sound technical experience and skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. The candidate will need to build technical relationships and be responsible for overall customer success. An additional key goal for the candidate (once they understand the overall job functions) is to evaluate areas that can be scripted/automated to reduce the amount of manual effort that would need to be completed when engaging on a deployment.

This is a highly technical role that requires in-depth knowledge of Active Directory, Azure, and Exchange (on-premise and o365). Other tasks include troubleshooting and resolving issues involving complex product and infrastructure configurations, performance tuning and optimization, documenting customer environments and configurations, and working with internal teams managing customer issues while managing the customer expectations. Prior knowledge of cloud-based technologies is highly preferred. The ideal candidate should enjoy working with people, solving problems, and be a self-starter. We invest in our people and provide product training, mentoring, and career advancement opportunities.

Day to Day activities:

  • Engage with our Archiving/Governance customers as an expert in the field

  • Coordinate with multiple parties -- internal departments, partners, as well as the customer -- to ensure timely and satisfactory resolution to customer issues, and completion of projects

  • Drive complex deployments while working side by side with the customers to solve their unique problems across a variety of Use Cases

  • Drive high levels of customer satisfaction

  • Leverage previous experiences, share best practices, and create innovative solutions to push user adoption and maximize the value of our Archiving/Governance products

  • Collaborate with the consulting team to review and prioritize job level functions and determine avenues to streamline and optimize via scripting


  • Relevant Consulting experience

  • Detail oriented

  • Excellent written, verbal, and customer service skills

  • Knowledge and experience with API, Python, and PowerShell

  • Comfortable presenting and explaining technology to people with low technical knowledge

  • Patience under pressure

  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrate experience in working with broad cross-functional teams

  • Hands-on experience with Active Directory, Azure, Exchange/o365, and Archiving/Supervision software

  • Working knowledge of authentication methodologies like SAML, Kerberos, NTLM etc.

  • Working knowledge of networking and load balancing technologies

  • Ability to work independently, adapt quickly, and have a positive attitude

  • Experience in supporting software for Fortune 500 or other large customers

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

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.