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Palo Alto Networks

4.2 | Santa Clara, CA | Computer & Network Security | 5001 to 10000 Employees
Posted 2 months ago on Aug. 24, 2020

Senior Product Manager (SASE)

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

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:

Palo Alto Networks is building a world-class product management organization and continues to look for top-notch product managers to expand the team. As a SD WAN product manager at Palo Alto Networks, you will be responsible for driving the product strategy, feature functionality and roadmap, and overall security/network device architecture. In addition to your own creativity, you will also rely on interaction with customers and partners to understand requirements and problems. You will be expected to deliver product functionality that matches Palo Alto Networks’ level of innovation found throughout the product. You will be involved in all stages of the feature lifecycle (conception, definition, development, release and post-release activities) managing strategic planning, feature selection and tactical activities.

Other responsibilities include collaborating with Product Marketing to create product related sales and marketing materials; evangelizing the products and product strategy both internally and externally.

Your Impact:

  • Full ownership of the SD WAN strategy and feature set

  • Feature prioritization and trade off decision making

  • Market and customer analysis, requirements development, business case, collateral, product strategy, and product positioning

  • Ability to work effectively with all areas of the organization, from engineering to sales

  • Customer engagement and relationship development for executive briefings, product evangelism, and requirements gathering

  • Provide support to other departments for owned feature set


  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Other engineering/technical degree, MBA preferred

  • Minimum 5 years in product management (software preferred) or technical expertise in the networking space required

  • Strong domain expertise in L3 and L2 protocols – OSPF, BGP, Multicast, LACP, BFD, LLDP, ECMP, VLAN, STP, EVPN, VXLAN

  • Strong domain expertise in security/network device architecture

  • Strong domain expertise in networking architectures – single data center, multiple data center, spine leaf, cloud architecture (private, public cloud), and virtualization technologies

  • Good knowledge of highly available network and redundant architectures – high availability architectures, disaster recovery strategies

  • Strong desire to take ownership of the full product life cycle

  • Drive to design something new, innovative, and disruptive

  • Hands-on nature with very strong interest in new technology products

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Excellent people skills, team mentality

  • Demonstrable track record of success

Additional Information

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

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