Senior Product Security Researcher (Firewall as a Platform)

TeamViewer GmbH - Santa Clara, CA

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Company Description

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.

Job Description

Your Career

Palo Alto Networks is building a world-class product management organization and continues to look for world-class product managers to expand the team. As a Senior Product Manager for WildFire, at Palo Alto Networks, you will be responsible for driving the malware detection feature roadmap with measurable outcomes that push the envelope of innovation.

WildFire is the largest cloud-delivered advanced malware detection service in the world integrated across the Palo Alto Networks product portfolio and partner products. You will be involved with the development of WildFire across the entire development lifecycle from conception through launch. You will also work very closely with product managers across our broader team.

To be successful in this position you possess strong written and verbal communication skills, strong business insights and technical skills with a passion for driving WildFire to deliver best in class security. You will bridge customer business requirements with trends in the threat landscape and be comfortable articulating this vision with customers, prospects and industry analysts. You have a successful track record of working closely with the Engineering to drive the product roadmap.

Your Impact

  • You will deliver a best in class product by understanding customer needs and the threat landscape to detect and prevent advanced malware

  • You will develop, lead, and communicate product roadmap to customers, prospects and all internal key team members

  • You will integrate Wildfire into diverse solutions both within and outside the Palo Alto Networks product portfolio

  • You will collaborate with engineering teams to deliver a best in class product and then collaborate with Product Marketing and Go To Market to translate technical features into easy to consume messaging and collateral to support sales and field marketing teams

  • You will collaborate with a broader cross-functional team to drive sales and eliminate any sales friction and delight the customer


Your Experience

  • Own the roadmap for the threat detection and efficacy of WildFire serving tens of thousands of enterprise customers globally

  • Work with threat research and engineering to design and build capabilities previously impossible to deliver at scale to detect and prevent malware in networks globally

  • Coordinate and drive feature prioritization and tradeoffs; working closely with customers, threat researchers, engineers, and DevOps to deliver the right capabilities at the right time to defeat the adversary

  • Take these groundbreaking features to the market with teams that will help deliver:

    • The most compelling stories to our customers

    • Useful education for the field

    • Services and support that can solve the customer’s problems

    • New product offerings that work and make sense

  • Minimum 5 years in cybersecurity product management with a preferred background in SOC, malware analysis, sandboxing technology, or related technologies

  • Strong understanding of the threat landscape, trends and competition to build capabilities that leapfrog the market and stay ahead of emerging threats

  • Strong analytical skills to be able to participate in packaging and pricing decisions

  • Strong evidence of leading major features from inception to launch with excellent written and verbal communication skills for internal and external audiences

Additional Information

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 the 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 implementing 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. 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 an accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at [email protected].

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