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Director, Cortex FinOps

As a Director of FinOps, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the financial landscape of our innovative SaaS cybersecurity product environment. This dynamic position demands a blend of business acumen and technical expertise, as you will spearhead the development and implementation of strategies for cost optimization and financial efficiency within our cloud infrastructure. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, fostering an environment of shared ownership and accountability for achieving our FinOps goals.

Your Impact

  • Develop and implement innovative strategies for cost optimization and financial efficiency in our cloud infrastructure, leveraging your expertise in cloud pricing models and cost management best practices
  • Partner with diverse teams, including engineering, product management, and DevOps, to ensure financial operations are aligned with business objectives and deliver maximum value to our customers
  • Provide invaluable guidance in the design phase of new products and features, proactively aligning financial considerations with business needs and ensuring long-term financial sustainability
  • Oversee the financial aspects of our large-scale GCP cloud service, optimizing resource utilization and driving cost-effective solutions while maintaining service excellence
  • Champion the integration of financial considerations into the development lifecycle, establishing clear cost-related metrics and fostering a culture of accountability across all departments
  • Create insightful financial reports and dashboards for various stakeholders, including senior leadership,effectively communicating key financial metrics and trends to drive informed decision-making
  • Spearhead initiatives for the automation of financial reporting and cost optimization processes, leveraging technology to streamline operations and enhance efficiency
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to strike a balance between cost control and technological innovation, ensuring the long-term competitiveness and financial health of our products


Your Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in financial operations, preferably within a technology or cloud-based environment
  • Proven leadership experience with a demonstrably successful track record in driving financial performance and implementing strategic initiatives
  • Strong understanding of cloud infrastructure and associated costs, ideally with experience in GCP
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills, adept at translating complex financial concepts to diverse audiences across technical and non-technical backgrounds
  • Proficiency in financial and BI tools such as Tableau, Looker Data Studio, or similar platforms
  • A strategic thinker with a data-driven approach, capable of balancing financial objectives with technological innovation and future-proofing the financial health of our products

Additional Information

The Team

XSOAR is a Security Orchestration, Automation and Response family of products that were formerly developed by Demisto (acquired in 2019). XSOAR is a comprehensive Security Operations Platform that combines full case management, intelligent automation, and collaborative investigation. During 2020 we added a new module to the platform – Threat Intelligence Management, as we continue to lead the market of SOAR with innovation. Our teams focus on innovating the most advanced SOAR platform, on adding more integrations to 3rd party products, covering more use cases and more automations as well as expanding the threat intelligence capabilities of XSOAR . If you are highly motivated, competitive, and do not shy away from tough challenges, come join our mission and become part of some of the best minds in the world to shape the future of security operations.

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.

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

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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The compensation offered for this position will depend on qualifications, experience, and work location. For candidates who receive an offer at the posted level, the starting base salary (for non-sales roles) or base salary + commission target (for sales/com-missioned roles) is expected to be between $204,000/yr to $330,000/yr. The offered compensation may also include restricted stock units and a bonus. A description of our employee benefits may be found here.

Is role eligible for Immigration Sponsorship?: No. Please note that we will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

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  • Published: 16th January 2024
  • Closing Date: 29th February 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Director
  • Salary: $204,000/yr to $330,000/yr
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None