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Senior Technical Program Manager (Cloud)


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.

Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We’re changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Your Career

Palo Alto Networks is looking for an experienced Technical Program Manager to support the Cloud Security organization. The Technical Program Manager will be responsible to drive highly visible cross functional initiatives, and ensure the program objectives are met and delivered on time. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment where energy, drive, and a collaborative approach are key to success. 

  Your Impact

  • Provide program management leadership for initiatives across the cloud security team

  • Lead planning, execution, and delivery of large cross-functional initiatives

  • Work with Operations, Product and Engineering stakeholders to identify & manage program/project dependencies & come up with an execution plan

  • Be the expert on release life cycle process and champion process best practices, metrics and high quality standards with your delivery team

  • Provide clear, concise, transparent, and insightful status reporting to the team, executives, and a diverse set of stakeholders

  • Lead efforts to resolve key project conflicts and establish appropriate resolution paths

  • Create a collaborative work environment that fosters autonomy, transparency, mastery, innovation and learning

  • Understand the systems in their program space, the limitations, scaling factors, boundary conditions, and reasons behind architectural decisions.


  • 12+ years relevant experience in Engineering Program Management in the related industry

  • Strong technical acumen and ability to actively participate and contribute to technical design discussions

  • Experience with agile/iterative development and program management methodologies

  • Experienced in driving large cross-functional programs/initiatives

  • Excellent communication, organization, and influence skills

  • Ability to resolve conflicts and drive issues to resolution and escalate when necessary

  • Understands and thrives in a dynamic environment; remains flexible and calm in the face of uncertainty

  • An expert in communicating and collaborating with cross-functional team members to achieve goals; contributes positively to the team and organization

  • Self-motivated and proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities

  • Proficient with applications, tools, and methodologies used to organize, manage, report progress, and deliver programs and projects 

  • Self-starter who enjoys problem-solving with little direct supervision. Ability to learn quickly and just in time 


  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Management, or equivalent work experience

The Team

Working at a high-tech cybersecurity company within Information Technology is a once in a lifetime opportunity. You’ll be joined with the brightest minds in technology, creating, building, and supporting tools that enable our Sales, Marketing, Operations, and Support teams on the front line of defense against cyberattacks. We’re joined together by one mission – and driven by the impact of that mission and what it means to protect our way of life in the digital age. Join a dynamic and fast-paced team that feels excitement at the prospect of a challenge and feels a thrill at resolving technical gaps that inhibit productivity.

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 diversity website.

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 accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at

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