Palo Alto Engineer

Posted: May 12, 2022

Location: Košice, Slovakia

Company: Deutsche Telekom Group

Company: Deutsche Telekom Systems Solutions Slovakia s.r.o
Job ID: 158767
Location: Slovakia : East Slovakia : Košice
Employment type: 01 - Full Time - Regular
Career level: 04 - Young Professional
Experience required: 1-3 years
Languages required: English




Deutsche Telekom Systems Solutions Slovakia s.r.o. is one of the two legal entities promoted under one brand Deutsche Telekom IT Solutions Slovakia. Our parent company Deutsche Telekom AG decided to take strategic steps towards structural change, which resulted in the splitting of T-Systems Slovakia into two legal entities, operating, as of July 1, 2020. Our original brand T-Systems Slovakia has been inextricably linked with Kosice region since January 2006. We proved this the very next year, when we became one of the founding members of Košice IT Valley association. Over the last decade, we have managed to grow from scratch to being the second largest employer in the eastern part of the country. At the same time, with more than 3,900 employees, we are one of the top fifteen largest employers in Slovakia. Thanks to our highly qualified and motivated employees, we are the company with the fastest growth in added value within the IT industry in Slovakia. Our goal is to proactively find new ways to improve and continuously transform into the type of company providing innovative services.





Independently check, execute, solve (where appropriate), and creates tickets (problem ticket, change management ticket, incident, delivery order ) in order to maintain service to customers according to given quality KPIs and internal processes. 2nd and 3rd level environment.

Key accountabilities

•    Next Generation Firewall capabilities, configuration, and deployment
•    Working knowledge of Palo Alto Networks products, with a focus on Next-Generation Firewall and some comparative technologies
•    Tunneling protocols such as SSL/TLS, IPSec 
•    IP Routing: Static, Network Address Translation
•    Authentication methodologies, including 2FA, RADIUS, LDAP, AD
•    Experience with systems installation, configuration and administration of routers/switches, UNIX/Linux
•    Experience with remote user access technologies
•    PANOS Certificate Management
•    Strong analytical skills to evaluate complex multivariate problems and find a systematic approach to gain a quick resolution
•    Continuous self-improvement and learning to maintain technical leadership of applicable technologies (data center, public cloud, security, networking, etc.)
•    Engineer and propose validated solutions which address the identified cybersecurity problems in each unrivaled environment



  • Possibility of Teleworking or Home office
  • Cafeteria - individual financial benefit
  • Trainings and development opportunities (Coursera, Percipio full access for free)
  • Pension savings contribution
  • Extra vacation days
  • Referral bonus /financial/
  • Discounts at various providers in Košice
  • Team buildings online
  • Work-life Program and Coaching
  • Health Weeks
  • Sport Activities
  • Weekend Events
  • Doctors at workplace
  • Rotations possibilities

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Final salary is negotiable.

We are offering base salary depending on seniority level and previous experience of candidate. In addition to base salary we provide variable part and other financial benefits. Base salary will not be lower than 1 150€/brutto.





  • Valid certification in given technology;
  • Overview of the ITIL processes and Agile / Scrum Metodology;
  • Communication, organisational and presentation skills;
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities;
  • Customer service orientation;
  • Able to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment;
  • Technical documentation skills, able to produce clear and concise documentation;



  • Master´s degree - Information technologies



  • ICT system engineering - minimum 2 years



  • At least one advanced certificate for relevant platform


IT technical skills

  • Core platform knowledge - Expert (minimum 2 years)
  • Related platform knowledge - Intermediate (minimum 1 year)


Soft skills

  • Communication - Advanced
  • Analytical thinking - Expert 
  • Team cooperation - Advanced
  • Training and mentoring - Expert 
  • Presentation skills - Intermediate
  • Negotiation skills - Advanced 



  • English - Upper intermediate (B2)
  • German - Intermediate (B1) - advantage


Contact: Lucia Gburová