FAQs

How do I apply for a position?

Applying to Palo Alto Networks is simple. Visit our Careers page where you can browse openings by region, title and department. Choose a position that you are interested in and click the blue “Apply” button. Make sure that your application is filled out correctly, and that you include all required materials.

I want to work for Palo Alto Networks but don’t see a position that interests me. Can I submit a general application?

Yes! A general application can be submitted by clicking here. Make sure you fill out the application completely. If an opening that fits your background becomes available, somebody from the hiring team will contact you. You can also sign up for monthly notifications on openings based on your career preferences.

Who sees my resume?

Our team of recruiters and hiring managers will review your resume to determine if you are a good fit for the opening you applied for. If you submitted a general resume, a recruiter will contact you if an opening that matches your background becomes available.

When will I hear back from Palo Alto Networks?

The schedules of each hiring manager or recruiter are different, however, you will typically hear back within two weeks of submitting an application.

Where can I see the status of my application?

After an application is submitted to Palo Alto Networks, you will receive a notification sent via Jobvite containing a link to your application’s status.

What does the interview process consist of?

The interview process typically consists of some combination of phone, skype and onsite interviews. Depending on the position and the manager, the candidate may have multiple interviews with members of the hiring team.

What should I wear to an interview?

For the most part, Palo Alto Networks emphasizes a laid back “silicon valley” type of atmosphere, and this is reflected by how our employees dress for work. With that in mind, use your best judgment and dress in a way that makes you feel both presentable and comfortable.

What types of openings are available?

Palo Alto Networks is hiring aggressively, both domestically and internationally! Thus, there are many types of positions open to qualified candidates. Check out our Careers page to gain a better sense of what we are looking for and where these positions are located.

I am a University student; does Palo Alto Networks have internship opportunities?

Yes!  We are always looking for talented interns to join the ever-changing world of cyber security.

Where can I learn more about the company, its employees, and its culture?

A visit to our website is a good start, but check us out on social media and see all the awesome things our company and employees are doing! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

I got the job, what should I wear to work?

Palo Alto Networks stresses the importance of a fun, laid back work environment. The majority of our office wears business casual clothing and many employees wear jeans daily. No suit and tie required!