Senior Technical Program Manager (Certification)
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.
Palo Alto Networks is building a world-class product management organization and continues to look for top-notch product and program managers to expand the team. As a Product Manager of certifications at Palo Alto Networks, you will play an instrumental role in attaining product certifications across our product line in China market. Certifications are of high value as they enable our products to be sold into many key markets including federal governments. In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating all activities related to the product certifications, as well as individually contributing much of the content required to obtain these certifications.
Work closely with sales management, local teams and other product managers in the Certification team as well as across our broader team to devise an appropriate certifications strategy for market in China.
Coordinate all aspects of the certifications projects from start to finish.
Understand and define all product requirements for certifications.
Build a solid technical understanding of the product line to speak fluently with consultants, certification agencies, and more to achieve certifications with as few additional resources as possible.
Perform basic product testing and certifications documentation development to ensure success during certification process.
Communicate with HQ Product Management, status, results, shortcomings, product improvement requests on a regular basis.
Work with individual product experts, outside consultants and firms, certification agencies, and more to successfully complete certifications.
Select outside contractors and certification agencies for certification projects.
Provide in-depth knowledge of MOPS certification, processes, controls, and compliance requirements.
Provide in-depth knowledge of other product certification in China, processes, controls, and compliance requirements.
Knowledge of the local Government policies, regulations, certifications and understanding of certification logistics.
Understanding of other product certifications such as FIPS 140-2, FedRAMP, Common Criteria, etc.
Must be hands-on in style and approach to working with very strong interest in technology products.
Technical background in network security and cryptography, IPv6 performance testing.
Strong initiative and ability to work independently with limited direction.
Minimum 3-5 years of certification program management experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in English and Mandarin.
BS/MS or equivalent experience required