Senior Manager Anaplan 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

We are looking for a Anaplan Senior Manager to join our Corporate Finance team. A successful candidate will possess exceptional analytical and communication skills, be a team-player with a collaborative mindset, and be passionate about driving change and automation in a dynamic fast-paced environment. This highly visible role reports to the Director, FP&A. Transformation, Finance Accounting. 

Your Impact 

  • Develop and maintain product portfolio knowledge and monitor future Anaplan product development for its adoption to the existing ecosystem

  • Lead a team to provide production support processes including routine operational activities and maintenance support activities

  • Create and maintain CoE documentation on insights on Anaplan technical leading practices, architectural design and innovation

  • Provide feasibilityanalysis of user requirements / new feature requests

  • Monitor data flows to and from business teams’ systems to ensure all data is up-to-date and accurate

  • Maintain Anaplan data architecture and work with Finance Systems / Technology teams to maintain and enhance system and data integration upstream/downstream

  • Maintain user access and security based on user specifications

  • Oversee model builders technical build and ensure standard practices being followed across models

  • Translate enhancement requirements from the business into conceptual architectural design, functional requirements and use cases

  • Ensure processes and procedures are properly documented for critical interfaces

  • Lead tracking of defects and prioritize enhancement backlog based on business needs


Your Experience

  • 6+ year of experience with Anaplan development, design, architecture, and maintenance

  • Certified Solution Architect License or Master Anaplanner License

  • Deep understanding of Anaplan Way and Connected Planning

  • Experience with and capable of managing team of 3-5 Anaplan model builders

  • Able to manage workload for the team, assign work to others, manages overall risk and quality

  • Able to deliver expected output on time and on budgeted hours

  • Capable of manage 10-30 user populations

  • Able to determine architectural implications and identify optimal solutions for most complex problems

  • Strong people focus, communication and leadership skills, and analytical thinking

  • Strong project management skills and knowledge of Agile methodologies

Additional Information

The Team 

You have a passion for numbers, our organization has a passion for cybersecurity. You’re looking for a career with a more fulfilling mission. Our department works with numbers and large volumes of data daily, building and maintaining elegant models and solutions to empower our business lines and solutions. The ideal candidate has exceptional skills in financial modeling and analytics and an innovative mindset to approach finance problems differently. We seek people who are looking to try new things, while solving business critical equations. If you’re seeking a financial challenge but with a world-wide impact — this is it. 

Our Commitment 

We’re trailblazers who 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 disabilities. 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.


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 453 open jobs at Palo Alto Networks, click here.
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