Engineering Project Manager (Threat Intelligence Cloud)

Full Time
Santa Clara, CA
Areas of Interest: All Source Intelligence, Threat Analysis
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Overview


Disruptive Technology. Smart People.
Join us as we lead a new era in cybersecurity.

Palo Alto Networks competes for the best talent. Our compensation packages consist of salary and equity, and are commensurate with accomplishment. We offer a full suite of benefits, including 401(K). Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Palo Alto Networks® is the fastest-growing security company in history.  We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: ending breaches and protecting our way of digital life. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking individual, then this job is for you!

Palo Alto Networks is expanding our Cloud Services Portfolio and we are looking for a Technical Project Manager to join our team!

Keys to this position: We are looking for a technical-minded Engineering Project Manager (Threat Intelligence Cloud) flexible in their approach, ability to deliver Cloud-based software development projects and able to communication/translate the road map across all levels of the organization. If you can communicate and understand risk on project deliverables and be effective in using your trust to make an impact on the success of the engineering groups, then this is the place for you. If you have a background in Software Development with experience in end-to-end deliverables then we want to talk!


Responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of Cloud Service development projects from inception through service launch and sustainment 
  • Lead roadmap planning defining resource requirements for a 6-12 month timeframe 
  • Manage technical projects or programs, utilizing good project management approaches to manage scope, schedule and quality through the duration of the project 
  • Work closely with engineers and technical staff to develop and track release milestones and schedules for many moving parts that need to come together
  • Develop a plan and schedule with well-defined milestones
  • Tailor the methodology and governance approach to the scope and type of project 
  • Collaborate with product managers, product owners and the engineering team to build a strong team 
  • Develop and apply business and technical expertise to manage quality, risk, and decision making 
  • Define and deliver status updates and executive communications 

Qualifications:

  • Experience managing programs and projects consisting of packaged software implementations, application development, and cloud deployment 
  • Self-starter and leader looking to continuously improve processes to improve engineering productivity
  • Strong project planning capabilities defining the initial approach and work plan 
  • Several years of project management experience managing cross functional teams 
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies with applied experience with Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Strong collaborator and communicator 
  • BA/BS degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent practical experience6 years of experience as a Project Manager and 2 years of experience as a practicing engineer in a software organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience tracking and translating engineering discussions into actionable tasks and next steps. Capable of leading through influence
  • Strong project management skills demonstrated by a strong track record of running cloud services.
  • Ability to work as an individual contributor and to contribute as part of a larger team
  • Self-starter with the ability to conceive of and accept responsibility for projects and see them through to completion
  • Practical experience with Jira/Confluence

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Palo Alto Networks

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Palo Alto Networks is the next-generation security company, leading a new era in cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for thousands of organizations worldwide. Built with an innovative approach and highly differentiated cyber threat prevention capabilities, our game-changing security platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization’s most valuable assets.

Specialties
network security, firewall, IPS, URL filtering, threat and malware prevention, cybersecurity, enterprise security platform, threat intelligence
 
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Company Industry: Computer & Network Security
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 1,001-5000