Senior Program Manager - Cortex GTM

Strategy & Business Operations 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 Career 

We are looking for a Sr. Program Manager to build and drive Cortex GTM global sales programs and processes at scale. We need a person who thrives in a fast and collaborative environment and has a proven track record as a strategic doer and organizer; someone who can strategize and execute cross-functional programs on tight deadlines and with limited resources.

Your Impact 

  • Design, drive implementation and adoption large-scale cross-functional processes to increase company efficiency
  • Responsible for all phases of program management lifecycle from program initiation and planning to execution and closure – manage full end-to-end ownership
  • Ensure on-time delivery of initiatives, programs, and projects with high quality and clear communication
  • Proactively manage risks and issues, and help the cross-functional team build the capability to identify interdependencies
  • Build a clear communication cadence that puts team members and stakeholders at ease
  • Be the one person that can answer all delivery and program-related questions
  • Manage in-flight processes and provide quarterly strategic recommendations to increase efficiency

Your Experience

  • 5-10 years of program/project management experience; PMP a highly desired plus
  • Confident with working on multiple, simultaneous programs that require both strategic end-to-end thinking as well as high-speed tactical execution
  • Know your way around SFDC and expert at slides, docs, sheets, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding presentation skills; must be comfortable presenting content to executive staff
  • Excellent teamwork and time-management skills

The Team

Our Strategy and Business Operations is a focused team that works on our most critical business challenges to drive and support our industry-leading growth. Your efforts will directly impact the overall strategy and success of a world-leading cybersecurity business. You will collaborate on complex business and technology problems that are top-of-mind for our executives. You possess a unique blend of business insight, business strategy experience, big-picture thinking, influencing skills and ability to collaborate with a large number of constituents within Palo Alto Networks.

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. To learn more about our dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our Life at Palo Alto Networks page and our diversitywebsite.

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.

Additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at