Palo Alto Networks Executive Administrator (Information Technology) in Santa Clara, California

Palo Alto Networks® is the fastest-growing security company in history. We foster a culture of innovation, authenticity, and collaboration. This focus helps to advance our mission of protecting our way of life in the digital age. Our people make this possible. It’s in our everyday interactions, how we work together and treat each other, that sets Palo Alto Networks apart from other organizations. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking individual, then this job is for you!

We are looking for an accomplished Executive Assistant who has the presence, sense of urgency and superb organizational skills to support multiple VPs in IT Organization at Palo Alto Networks.

These VPs oversee the IT organization at Palo Alto Networks, the fastest growing company in the security market. Due to the nature of this role, this individual is expected to engage with senior executives, on a global basis, both inside and outside of Palo Alto Networks.

The ideal candidate possesses not only deep experience in administrative support but also pays the highest attention to detail with the ability to anticipate the needs of an in-demand executive. This person will be energetic, enthusiastic and have a passion for helping others with a flexible, “no task too small” attitude.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate a schedule of international and domestic, and business travel.

  • Occasional consolidation and preparation of information and presentations, with great attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Maintain the utmost discretion and professionalism while dealing with very senior level constituents, including Board members, investors, senior leaders, customers and clients, and other organizations or constituents.

  • Prioritization, brainstorming, planning, and execution of events, offsites, and senior leadership meetings.

  • Manage special programs as required including the weekly all-company Brown Bag sessions.

Qualifications:

  • 7 -10 years’ work experience in the capacity of an Executive Assistant supporting and/or reporting to a C-level executive.

  • Ability to remain flexible and positive in a dynamic and fast paced environment that spans multiple time zones.

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to convey a professional image, as well as, effectively represent the organization as appropriate in its relationship with both internal and external constituents.

  • Excellent organizational skills, critical thinking skills, and possesses the ability to address multiples priorities, and meet deadlines.

  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.

  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response.

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as experience with other 3 rd party apps such as Concur, Workday and BOX.

Company:

We are the global cybersecurity leader, known for always challenging the security status quo. Our mission is to protect our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. This has given us the privilege of safely enabling tens of thousands of organizations and their customers. Our pioneering Security Operating Platform emboldens their digital transformation with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in security, automation, and analytics. By delivering a true platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of change-makers like us, we provide highly effective and innovative cybersecurity across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.

Our Security Operating Platform is built for automation. It is easy to operate, with capabilities that work together, so customers can prevent successful cyberattacks. They can use analytics to automate routine tasks, so they can focus on what matters. We are known for continuously delivering innovations; and with Application Framework, we extend that to an open ecosystem of developers that benefit from our customers’ existing investment in data, sensors, and enforcement points.

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