Senior Manager, Engineering (Controller Dev) - NetSec

Bengaluru, India

Palo Alto Networks

Implement Zero Trust, Secure your Network, Cloud workloads, Hybrid Workforce, Leverage Threat Intelligence & Security Consulting. Cybersecurity Services & Education for CISO’s, Head of Infrastructure, Network Security Engineers, Cloud...

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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.

Our Approach to Work

We lead with flexibility and choice in all of our people programs. We have disrupted the traditional view that all employees have the same needs and wants. We offer personalization and offer our employees the opportunity to choose what works best for them as often as possible - from your wellbeing support to your growth and development, and beyond!

At Palo Alto Networks, we believe in the power of collaboration and value in-person interactions. This is why our employees generally work from the office three days per week, leaving two days for choice and flexibility to work where you feel most effective. This setup fosters casual conversations, problem-solving, and trusted relationships. While details may evolve, our goal is to create an environment where innovation thrives, with office-based teams coming together three days a week to collaborate and thrive, together!

Job Description

Your Career

Palo Alto Networks Prisma SDWAN group is looking for a seasoned and accomplished leader to design, develop and deliver next-generation technologies within the Prisma SDWAN Controller team, specifically in the areas of networking technologies, network & security configuration and management, and the control plane architecture. You will be responsible for innovation, developing proof of concept and productizing 'new' ideas by implementing them and collaborating with team members.

Your Impact

  • Build and Create high performing team
  • Ability to manage influence through persuasion, negotiation, and consensus building. Ideally combined background of various cloud and Hardware product development lifecycle
  • Push engineering boundaries, coming up with high quality, simple solutions to complex engineering and product problems, while continuously growing your skillset to induce increased innovation within the team over time
  • Maintain and cultivate high quality in terms of engineering practices, code quality, and work/foster a culture of engineering excellence, and dynamic execution.
  • Strong ownership mindset while owing the execution of complex engineering challenges including their architecture, their timelines, while collaborating with stakeholders
  • Champion engineering excellence, establish business metrics and drive continuous operational improvement
  • Enthusiastic and creative leader with the ability to inspire others
  • Responsible for development of Prisma SD-WAN Controller Solutions deployed over Cloud Platforms, and On Premise environments
  • Development of features and architecture for Prisma SD-WAN Controller in the areas of Network Configurations, Data Analytics & Insights
  • Develop scalable software solutions for a distributed services architecture spanning across cloud platforms
  • Work with multi-functional team members on feature requirements, including but not limited to Product Management, QA, Support, etc
  • Product visionary, ideas on competitive edge, Effective decision maker, take ownership and independently drive, lead tasks and assignments


Your Experience

  • 15+ years experience in software development
  • Minimum 4+ years of team management experience
  • Strong technical knowledge in computer architecture and systems engineering
  • Strong experience in Java programming and Large Scale Distributed systems with service-oriented architecture on Cloud Platforms
  • Strong experience in distributed computing architecture, SQL and/or NoSQL databases, messaging services
  • Experience in developing containerized applications in distributed environments such as Kubernetes
  • Good exposure and experience with REST API definition and implementation
  • Experience in the design and development of data analytics workloads, dashboards and reports 
  • Can-do attitude and ability to take initiative and drive open issues to completion
  • Strong communication skills to work effectively with multi-functional groups.
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience  

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.

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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Tags: Analytics APIs Cloud Computer Science Data Analytics Java Kubernetes NoSQL REST API SQL

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex vacation Medical leave Startup environment

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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