Director, Product Marketing - Cortex at Palo Alto Networks (Remote)

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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

The Director, Product Marketing for Cortex will lead a team to be the voice of the Cortex products. This will play a key role in planning and executing the product marketing strategy for Cortex product offering. Your team will own positioning, messaging, content creation and sales enablement for multiple products and work closely with stakeholders from product management, marketing, sales, and technology partners to drive business and market success.

Your Impact

  • You will lead the planning, implementation, and management of the Cortex marketing strategy for multiple products

  • Help plan and launch new offerings, capabilities and releases to the market

  • Partner with the product and leadership teams to develop targeted messaging, content and campaign strategy to create awareness, demand, and adoption for Cortex products

  • Work closely with the marketing leadership & integrated campaign teams to create compelling awareness & demand generation programs.

  • Lead and grow the product marketing team, including annual and quarterly planning, career pathing, org design and resource allocations.

  • Design and implement marketing best practices and transformation initiatives to scale and growth the business

  • Serve as an industry evangelist & thought leader by blogging, engaging with social media, analysts, and speaking at customer & industry events

  • You will be the subject matter expert and the go-to resource for the field on the target buyers, the market and competitive landscape; and use this understanding to drive differentiated messaging and positioning.

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • Product Marketing. At least seven (7) years of product marketing or related experience. You'll need to have owned or executed full lifecycle product launches

  • Leadership. At least seven (5) years leading teams: supporting them through positioning & messaging development, planning and executing go-to-market strategies, industry analyst influence; hiring and managing high performing teams

  • Security Technology. An intermediate understanding of endpoint, network, identity and analytics technologies security operations roles and best practices. Knowledge of EDR, XDR, NTA/NDR, UEBA, SOAR, ASM or SIEM technologies is desirable. Knowledge of Cloud security and cloud operating systems patterns is desirable

  • Storyteller and presenter. An ability to break down complex concepts into extremely simple and clear terms; comfortable with creating and delivering presentations in a range of environments, from industry conferences to customer briefings to internal teams and leadership

  • Communicator and Writer. Strong written communication is necessary to develop extremely simple and clear messaging, collateral, tools and content for customers, partners & sales

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA is desirable

Additional Information

The Team
Our Marketing team has an opportunity like in no other industry: high impact work and the chance to change the future of digital security, globally. Your hands will be in industry-leading content created in the face of rapidly growing threats: cyberattacks. Being in marketing at Palo Alto Networks means that you will be in the midst of the changes impacting our industry, and helping our internal teams, customers, and partners address the ever-changing threats we all face on a day-to-day basis. 
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.
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 [email protected]
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.

The compensation offered for this position will depend on qualifications, experience, and work location. For candidates who receive an offer, the starting salary (includes on-target earnings = base + on target incentives for sales roles) is expected to be between $175,200/yr to $257,700/yr. The offered compensation may also include restricted stock units and a bonus. A description of our employee benefits may be found here.

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.

More Information on Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Santa Clara, CA and Plano, TX. Palo Alto Networks was founded in 2005. It has 10190 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 460 open jobs at Palo Alto Networks, click here.
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