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Palo Alto Networks

4.2 | Santa Clara, CA | Computer & Network Security | 5001 to 10000 Employees
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Posted 2 months ago on Aug. 27, 2020

Marketing Project Manager

Full-time in Santa Clara, CA
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Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company headquartered in the Santa Clara, CA area with 5001 to 10000 employees. Palo Alto Networks has a 4.2-star InHerSight Score, based on 1,186 ratings from 80 employees. Employees have left 28 comments about their experiences working for the company on InHerSight.

Company Description


Palo Alto Networks Marketing PMO is seeking a Project Manager who will be responsible for driving effectiveness and efficiency within the marketing organization through the adoption of processes and implementation of system-related programs and initiatives. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, demonstrated project management skills, strong attention to detail, and an analytical mindset. 


Self driven and proactive, highly organized, results-oriented, and passionate about driving strategic alliances in a cross-functional organization. As a member of the Marketing PMO, you thrive in bringing order through communication, facilitation, and problem solving. Demonstrated success in driving significant change initiatives resulting in direct improvements on inputs and outputs.

Job Description

The Team

Our Marketing team has an opportunity like no other in any industry: high-impact work and the chance to change the future of digital security, globally. Your hands will be in industry-leading content created in the face of rapidly growing threats: cyberattacks. Being in marketing at Palo Alto Networks means that you will be in the midst of the changes affecting our industry and helping our internal teams, customers, and partners address the ever-changing threats we all face on a day-to-day basis.

Your Impact

  • Build a trusting partnership, working closely with global and regional teams, partners, and stakeholders to ensure alignment around key priorities and initiatives

  • Track progress of organizational goals and milestones, communicate progress, change management plans to keep all stakeholders informed, engaged, and inspired

  • Demonstrate ownership of Agile project management methodologies used across technical as well as non-technical teams, and understanding of hybrid operating models

  • Establish a frictionless and supportive project management experience as part of Marketing PMO, and work creatively and analytically through problem-solving scenarios, often as a central point of contact for stakeholders

  • Able to juggle and prioritize projects coming from multiple sources and teams, identifying issues before they happen, escalate as needed and proactively monitor outcomes

  • Excel in a fast paced and highly dynamic environment, with the ability to recognize shortcomings, establish a clear plan, track deliverables and support teams throughout the lifecycle

  • Use cross-functional knowledge and stakeholder perspectives and seek to understand issues, trends that may influence the business and the projects around them


Your Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of applied knowledge and experience managing projects in a Sales and Marketing environment

  • Excellent experience with Project Methodologies (Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall etc.) in an environment that doesn’t have a lot of experience with formal Project Management

  • Well versed with a variety of project management tools (Jira, Smartsheet & Workfront), with the ability to create and deliver custom tailored frameworks and workflows with minimal guidance 

  • Proven track record of delivering mid to large scale projects and programs from start to finish within a matrixed organizations, to bring structure and focus to the team while being agile in a time of constant change

  • Continuous effort to simplify, improve, and optimize work processes, in a demanding and constantly evolving environment

  • Familiarity with change management in an growing organization going through transformation a plus

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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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