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Sr Manager, Technical Program Management

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionOur MissionAt 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.Job DescriptionYour ImpactIn This Role, You WillYou will be expected to be versed in the technical domains and be able to engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovative products that will secure our digital life. We are looking for someone with strong critical thinking and analytical skills, who is a self-starter, a great communicator and has demonstrated ability to build consensus at all levels, and is passionate about driving change in a dynamic fast-paced environment.

  • Work with key stakeholders in product management, engineering and cross functional teams to deliver technological solutions in sync with launch timelines
  • Communicate regularly with senior management on status, risks and change control
  • Responsible for driving a wide range of development & infrastructure work-streams as part of any given technical initiative
  • Able to work closely with Technical Architects/Technical leaders and understand deep technical topics
  • What does a TPM do? Our TPM role is focused on working amongst multiple teams to deliver functionality that those teams are responsible for - The TPM is the "glue" that holds teams together and maintains a bird's eye view over what those teams are delivering and how those deliverables fit togetherThis Involves Two Aspects, Both Equally Important
    • The "Technical" part of "TPM" requires identifying dependencies and technical risks that affect the various teams represented
    • The "Program Manager" part of "TPM" involves scheduling, managing sprints, creating milestones, and reporting status - The interplay of these two responsibilities means that the TPM not only coordinates schedules, but helps the teams execute against their schedulesQualificationsYour Experience
      • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a technical discipline
      • 8 -10 years working experience with 3-5 years management experience building and leading a technical program management team
      • Deep understanding of SaaS software development lifecycle, processes and best practices
      • Knowledge of Agile process and tools and experience delivering product in Agile environment
      • Experience working with engineering teams on defining requirements, writing detailed functional and test specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule and deploy new features sets
      • Executive presentation skills and demonstrated experience in running program meetings
      • Comfortable hosting senior level leaders (SVP/VP) and providing status/program updates
      • Hands on experience with JIRA, Confluence and Smartsheet
      • Strong prioritization skills and the ability to handle multiple job duties in a fast-paced environment
      • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization, written and verbal
      • Agile and Scrum Certification is a plus, e.g. PMI, CSM, CSC, SAFe, etc.
      • Agile Coach experience preferredAdditional InformationOur CommitmentWe'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.Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we 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.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 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.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Palo Alto Networks Jobs
        • Vaccine requirements and disclosure obligations vary by country.
        • Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:
          • The job requires accessing a company worksite
          • The job requires in-person customer contact and the customer has implemented such requirements
          • You choose to access a Palo Alto Networks worksite
          • If you have questions about the vaccine requirements of this particular position based on your location or job requirements, please inquire with the recruiter.

Keywords: Palo Alto Networks, Santa Clara , Sr Manager, Technical Program Management, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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