Sr SAST Security Researcher (Prisma Cloud Application Security)

Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

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Palo Alto Networks

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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

Expand your career with Prisma Cloud, a part of the Palo Alto Networks family, and step into the cutting-edge world of cloud application security. As the cloud ecosystem evolves, it brings with it new challenges and vulnerabilities. As a Staff Researcher for SAST at Prisma Cloud, you'll have the unique opportunity to learn from experts, delve deep into the world of static code analysis, and play a crucial role in identifying and mitigating potential security risks before they reach production.

Your Impact

  • Support the advancement of Prisma Cloud's static analysis capabilities through exploratory research and data analysis
  • Engage with the broader security research community, attending conferences and workshops to enhance your knowledge
  • Collaborate with senior researchers and engineers to translate research findings into actionable policies
  • Contribute to internal channels, external documentation, and innovative policies for the latest SAST trends and findings
  • Continuously expand your knowledge of programming languages and their associated security challenges


Your Experience

  • Proven background in research including application security and static code analysis with 3+ years of experience
  • Familiarity with one or more programming languages from Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, Go
  • A keen interest in cybersecurity and static code analysis
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills to collaborate with team members

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 Cloud Code analysis Java JavaScript Python SAST TypeScript Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Conferences Medical leave

Region: Middle East
Country: Israel
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