Principal Product Manager (Network/Security Management) - NetSec

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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.

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!

Job Description

Your Career

Palo Alto Networks continues to build a world-class product management services portfolio and is looking for a Product Manager for the Network Security team. This role requires a strong leader who will be responsible for the Network Security Management product line. In addition to your own creativity, you will rely on interaction with customers, partners, sales, product managers, and cross-functional partners to understand requirements and needs. You will be expected to define and deliver competitive service offerings that help provide a more complete product experience for our customers. Other responsibilities include collaborating with Product Marketing < Technical Marketing Engineers to create product-related sales and marketing materials and evangelizing the services both internally and externally. Given the nature of your portfolio, your success will be highly dependent on how well you can interact with and guide cross-functional organizations within Palo Alto Networks including Product, IT, Support, Professional Services, Consulting Engineers, Customer Success, Finance, Sales, and Operations.

Your Impact

  • Day-day product management of feature set and strategy of the Network Security Management Application
  • Feature prioritization and tradeoff decision-making
  • Support New Product Introduction processes, support Beta test process, intro and ramp up programs for new features
  • Market and customer analysis, requirements development, business case collateral, product strategy, and product positioning and evangelism
  • Strong customer focus with active Customer engagement and relationship development
  • Provide support to other departments for the owned feature set


Your Experience

  • Minimum 10+ years in product management or technical expertise in the network management space required
  • Drive to own full product lifecycle, designing new, innovative, and disruptive products with a customer centric approach
  • Strong Hands-on capabilities with a high interest in new technology products
  • Domain expertise in security/network management and automation applications
  • Strong domain expertise in management tools – hardware, virtualized, cloud
  • Strong knowledge of network and security deployments including high availability and disaster recovery strategies
  • Experience working with a cross-functional, cross-geographical team
  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable in an agile environment of rapid iteration, facilitating collaborative work sessions with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and ability to comprehend complex product requirements
  • Excellent people skills, team mentality
  • Demonstrable track record of success
  • BE/ BTech/MTech, BS/MS or BS/MBA or equivalent experience or equivalent military experience required

Additional Information

The Team

Palo Alto Networks offers a portfolio of services to assist you with the implementation of your next-generation firewall for prevention and detection of today’s most sophisticated cyber attacks. Support, Consulting and Education services are available to help you get the maximum protection and value out of your investment and in a range of options designed to fit your specific requirements, regardless of size or project complexity.

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 [email protected].

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.

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

Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Palo Alto Networks Jobs

  • Vaccine requirements and disclosure obligations vary by country.
  • Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:
    • The job requires accessing a company worksite
    • The job requires in-person customer contact and the customer has implemented such requirements
    • You choose to access a Palo Alto Networks worksite
  • If you have questions about the vaccine requirements of this particular position based on your location or job requirements, please inquire with the recruiter.

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