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Senior Technical Program Manager - Product Team (Xpanse)

Company: Palo Alto Networks Inc.
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

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.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren't easy goals to accomplish - but we're not here for easy. We're here for better. 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.

Job Description

Your Career

We are looking for a resourceful, versatile Senior Technical Program Manager to support product/feature initiatives and scale the TPM practice of Xpanse, the latest addition to Palo Alto Networks Cortex.

The Xpanse Internet intelligence platform continuously surveys petabytes of data to find risks online and protect the world's largest organizations from malicious software and hackers. In this role, you will own cross-functional execution across multiple programs and help define our processes as we continue to scale a Program Management Office (PMO). Specifically, you will lead:

  • Cross-functional communications and collaboration: you will be the bridge between our Product Development teams and the rest of the company

  • Policy Operations: you will work cross functionally across many teams to help refine and drive the creation and ingestion of new policies into our product.

  • Feature and product launches: you will collaborate with the New Product Introduction (NPI) team and Product Marketing to classify, schedule, and plan releases of new products or functionalities as well as driving and refining our product release lifecycle.

Your Impact

  • Identify risks and dependencies for current and upcoming projects

  • Build relationships with technical and non-technical stakeholders across the organization to keep teams unblocked and on track

  • Ensure that teams across the company are aligned on priorities and key objectives

  • Assist in building quality, scalable processes across the business unit and org


Your Experience

  • 8+ years of professional experience as a Program Manager in a technical environment

  • Experience with agile development methodologies and engineering teams

  • Proven ability to walk the fine line between process and execution: you can create and scale an effective process while also remaining flexible to changes

  • Your are detail-oriented yet you never lose sight of the big picture, which helps you break down ambitious projects into parts and execute effectively

  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to a variety of audiences

  • Desire and ability to thrive in a fast-growing, cross-functional team; you are able to collaborate and share candid feedback with colleagues

  • Prior experience in NPI or product operations is nice-to-have, but not required; however it is important to have interest in this space.

Additional Information

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.

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