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Updated Nov 24, 2021

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Palo Alto Networks Chief Executive Officer Nikesh Arora
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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Good benefits and stock has been performing.(in 92 reviews)
  • "Great people and constantly innovating(in 87 reviews)
  • "Great culture and values.(in 63 reviews)
  • "the pay is good but not enough.(in 54 reviews)
  • "Growing fast, successful and good salaries.(in 38 reviews)
Cons
  • "Scrutiny and micro management of employees throughout.(in 51 reviews)
  • "No work life balance and s management really doesn’t have a clue it’s overall just an incredibly terrible place to work.(in 50 reviews)
  • "Some managers give lip service to the mission and remain disconnected from it.(in 25 reviews)
  • "401K match is lower.(in 17 reviews)
  • "We work very hard and long hours(in 9 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Place to Work

    Nov 22, 2021 - Vice President in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Company is committed to its people, customers, shareholders and mission. Great FlexWorks benefits. Smart colleagues who are also good people.

    Cons

    Fast pace isn’t for everyone

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great place to work

    Nov 12, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Full work from home - Given a lot of autonomy - Lot of smart, hardworking, patient people - Competitive compensation - Fast-paced growth - Great work-life balance

    Cons

    - Some growing pains in engineering tools/infrastructure - Diversity is lacking a bit

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great benefits

    Oct 4, 2021 - Inside Sales Representative in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fast paced culture and at the center of Cybersecurity technologies

    Cons

    Work life balance can be tricky at times, but worth it

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    1 person found this review helpful
  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    its good

    Sep 19, 2021 - Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    people pay fast paced cool projects also cool technology

    Cons

    not every team has the same pay not every team is very fast paced but in general it is

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  5. 5.0
    Current Intern

    Love this company

    Sep 15, 2021 - Business Intern in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Large company with a lot of benefits but acts like a start up, really cares about employees, great culture

    Cons

    Very fast paced, industry constantly changing

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Hire competent managers/ senior leadership and listen to your employees

    Jan 25, 2021 - Campaign Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - competitive salary and RSU options - for the most part, people work really hard and are team players - there are attempts to give/offer people work, life, balance - if you are passionate about cybersecurity this is a great place to further your career

    Cons

    - poor processes and procedures and overall communication - feels like folks are in a startup at an enterprise company - political - you'll notice people who aren't qualified for certain positions get those positions because of who they know - extremely fast-paced, but has outdated processes - high turnover rate, because of the workload people are burned out - leaders have no idea what they are doing - constant fire drills

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    15 people found this review helpful
  7. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Lots of opportunity, lots of acquisitions

    Oct 30, 2021 - Sales Engineer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Fast-paced environment, lots of interesting co-workers, important customer problems to solve.

    Cons

    Integration of all of the company acquisitions can be tough.

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    High growth

    Oct 16, 2021 - Recruiter 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    High growth, fast paced company. Stocks are exploding!

    Cons

    Google Workspace is used rather than MS Office, so that takes getting used to. 401K match is lower.

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great company, fast paced

    Aug 26, 2021 - Named Account Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great portfolio, amazing benefits, great pay, great paths for advancement

    Cons

    Fast paced, huge workload and hard to maintain work life balance, large quotas

    2 people found this review helpful
  10. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Exemplary leadership makes all the difference

    May 22, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    1. Thoughtful leadership - HR policies 2. Employee perks 3. Ever increasing stock price 4. Opportunities in Cybersecurity field 5. Fast paced environment - Lots to learn

    Cons

    1. Too many re-orgs 2. No dividends in Stocks 3. Recently, there have been so many layers of management 4. They are acquiring so many organizations, it is becoming difficult to follow the product that Go To Market

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