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Palo Alto Networks Senior Product Manager (DNS Security) in 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.

Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. 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.

Our Approach to Work

We lead with flexibility and choice in all of our people programs. We have disrupted the traditional view that all employees have the same needs and wants. We offer personalization and offer our employees the opportunity to choose what works best for them as often as possible - from your wellbeing support to your growth and development, and beyond!

At Palo Alto Networks, we believe in the power of collaboration and value in-person interactions. This is why our employees generally work from the office three days per week, leaving two days for choice and flexibility to work where you feel most effective. This setup fosters casual conversations, problem-solving, and trusted relationships. While details may evolve, our goal is to create an environment where innovation thrives, with office-based teams coming together three days a week to collaborate and thrive, together!

Your Career

The DNS Security product group seeks a Senior Product Manager to own and execute the strategy for DNS Security Service. This individual will be responsible for understanding DNS Security technologies and the underlying protocol, vendor landscape, market trends, and gathering customer requirements at both a market and technical level that would drive the product roadmap. This role will require collaboration with other product and cross-functional teams that include engineering, product marketing, sales teams to deliver web security solutions to solve customer problems with speed and agility. This individual will also engage with strategic customers to understand their security challenges and the competitive landscape in order to build and execute a product strategy that displaces the competition.

Your Impact

  • Conceptualize and define differentiated features for DNS Security through a deep understanding of the evolving Threat Landscape, advancements in protocols and Customer pain-points across our core and growth markets

  • Collaborate with product leaders to build out business case, author PRDs and collaborate with cross-functional product, engineering and design teams to plan and release features

  • Assist the field and customers understand our value, competitive differentiation, and best practices for implementing our product

  • Communicate product value to both customers and the business in a compelling manner using slides and documents

  • Engage customers and develop relationship via executive briefings, product evangelism, and requirements gathering

  • Be a great team player– an excellent communicator, strong collaborator, someone who solicits feedback from others, is welcoming of better ideas

Your Experience

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, other engineering/technical degree or equivalent military experience required

  • 5+ years of experience in highly technical roles in product management, development, or enterprise services, at large organizations or innovative startups

  • Direct experience in DNS Security, Secure Web Gateways (SWG), Threat Prevention or similar technology

  • Experience with UX/UI development

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Excellent people skills, team mentality

  • Demonstrable track record of success

The Team

To stay ahead of the curve, it’s critical to know where the curve is, and how to anticipate the changes we’re facing. For the fastest-growing cybersecurity company, the curve is the evolution of cyberattacks and the products and services that proactively address them. Our Product Management Team helps us do just that.

Our organization and employees are committed to changing as rapidly as our industry’s threats do, and to do that, we need creative product teams to address emerging cyber threats. They provide behind-the-scenes support for our products by being a source of information on our products for our systems engineers, staying on top of the environment we sell in, and helping to implement product-wide technical solutions based on our client’s feedback and needs. As threats and technology evolve, we stay ahead to accomplish our mission.

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.

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 .

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.

The compensation offered for this position will depend on qualifications, experience, and work location. For candidates who receive an offer at the posted level, the starting base salary (for non-sales roles) or base salary + commission target (for sales/commissioned roles) is expected to be between $163,200/yr to $264,000/yr. The offered compensation may also include restricted stock units and a bonus. A description of our employee benefits may be found here ( .

Is role eligible for Immigration Sponsorship?: Yes