Executive Assistant

Administrative Santa Clara, California


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.


Your Impact


        Coordinate travel arrangements, including transportation, meetings and lodging

        Ensures the preparedness of the VP for all meetings and/or events

        Prepare and submit expense reports

        Provide project and presentation support as needed

        Organize and assist with events, including customer visits, large and small employee events and trainings

        Assist between cross-functional groups in the Customer Support and Professional Services organization as necessary

        Budget management, Purchase Order Creation and Reconciliation

        Responsible for ordering materials, frequent catering, giveaways and supplies as needed


Your Experience


        5+ years Executive Administrative Assistant experience

        The ability to always maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality

        Travel management & logistics – international and domestic experience a plus

        Positive attitude and highly professional demeanor, sense of humor helps

        Good writing and communication skills

        Exceptional organization, prioritization, multi-tasking and time management skills

        Proactive and assertive approach to managing tasks and responsibilities

        Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and PowerPoint

        Ability to solve problems and think quickly under pressure

        Knows how to work effectively as a team player, in a collaborative environment, must work well with peers and members of the greater organization

        Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, high stress environment

        Previous experience working in a deadline driven environment


Our Commitment


We’re trailblazers who 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 disabilities. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.


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.