Principal Backend Developer Security Engine - (Prisma CAS)

Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

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Palo Alto Networks

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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.

Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. 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.

FLEXWORK is an employee-centric reimagining of how we work. We built FLEXWORK based on employee feedback – it is about flexibility, trust, and choice whenever possible. It’s been a journey of disruption that has yielded the best of our values. We offer as much flexibility as possible, and choices that enable you to be most productive, including benefits that meet your needs and learning opportunities that you feel passionate about.

Job Description

Your Career 

The Prisma Cloud Application Security (CAS) product is responsible for securing the development echo system from code to deployment -  We scan infrastructure and applications code, VCS configurations, and the interlinking CI/CD systems used to release cloud applications. The product identifies problems, facilitates “shift left” operations, and helps our customers remediate them.

We are looking for a talented Senior Backend Developer to join our Security Engine team. You will take part in building the most advanced cloud security analysis platform in the market.


Your Impact 

  • As a Backend Developer at the SCA team, you will take part in building the most advanced cloud security platform in the market, dealing with SCA (Software Composition Analysis) for code base of some of biggest companies out there
  • Take part in creating dependency tree algorithms for different package managers and assist customers with automatic fixes for known vulnerabilities all over the dependency tree
  • Scan and analyze dockerfiles and images, and create remediations for vulnerabilities found in them
  • Create a full connection of source code-to-cloud so the customers will be able to understand what are the real risks they have, and assist to mitigate them
  • Design and develop an architecture that scales to support environments with millions of entities
  • Learning and utilizing the latest technologies in the market - cloud infrastructure, serverless, containers orchestration, graph, CICD and more
  • Involvement in the open source community - creating and maintaining our open-source libraries and contributing to other libraries
  • Enable complex relational queries and value rendering on resources scanned by managing a graph representation of resources and their relationships

Your Experience

  • 4+ years of experience working as a Backend Developer
  • JavaScript & TypeScript (Python/Go - advantage)
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) or any other cloud provider
  • Live production systems with high scale
  • IaC (Infrastructure as Code) - Terraform,  Cloud Formation, etc.
  • Docker & Images - Hands on experience and a good understanding of the concept
  • Independent, autodidact with excellent problem solving and Passion to learn cutting edge technologies
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent military experience required

Additional Information

The Team

Our engineering team is at the core of our products – connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. We are constantly innovating – challenging the way we, and the industry, think about cybersecurity. Our engineers don’t shy away from building products to solve problems no one has pursued before.

We define the industry, instead of waiting for directions. We need individuals who feel comfortable in ambiguity, excited by the prospect of a challenge, and empowered by the unknown risks facing our everyday lives that are only enabled by a secure digital environment. 

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.


* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

Tags: Application security AWS CI/CD Cloud Docker JavaScript Open Source Python Security analysis Terraform TypeScript Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Medical leave

Region: Middle East
Country: Israel
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