Principal Software Engineer in Test (Cloud Security Services)

Santa Clara, CA, United States

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

We are the Threat Prevention & AppID QA team. Our QA team is at the core of our products – deliver the best of security services on the cloud to prevent 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. To stay ahead of the curve, it's critical to know where the curve is, and how to anticipate the changes we're facing. For the fastest growing cybersecurity company, the curve is the evolution of cyberattacks, and the products and services that proactively address them.

Our engineering team is at the core of our products – connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. They are constantly innovating – challenging the way we, and the industry, think about cybersecurity.

Your Impact

  • These engineers aren't shy about creating products to solve problems no one has tackled before. They define the industry, instead of waiting for directions.
  • We need individuals who feel comfortable in ambiguity, excited by the prospect of challenge, and empowered by the unknown risks facing our everyday lives that are only enabled by a secure digital environment.
  • Our QA team is provided with an unrivaled opportunity to deliver quality products and practices that will support our company growth over the next decade, defining the cybersecurity industry as we know it.
  • If you see the potential of how incredible people products can transform a business, this is the team for you. If you don't wait for directions, instead, identifying new features and opportunities we have to just get better, this is your new career.

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • 10+ years of relevant experience, with a BS or MS degree or equivalent military experience required
  • Software Development or QA experience in the cybersecurity, networking and related areas
  • Experience in writing test plans and test cases, strong knowledge of SQA methodologies, tools and procedures
  • Strong Python (or other similar) Scripting and/or automation
  • Strong experience  in standard TCP/IP protocols such as ARP, IP, ICMP, TCP, UDP & IPSec VPNs
  • Strong experience  in L4-L7 protocols (HTTP, SSL/TLS, SMTP, POP3, DNS, LDAP)
  • Experience with installation and configuration of (HTTP, DHCP, DNS, FTP, MAIL Protocols, etc.) on linux and windows environments
  • Understanding of how the Internet works at a network packet level is essential
  • Experience with open source test and Network traffic generating tools and good to have experience with typical test tools from Spirent, Breaking Point, and Ixia
  • Knowledge and experience of next generation firewall and its IPS engine is a plus
  • Exposure to Cloud Technologies (AWS,GCP,Azure or any other cloud)

Additional Information

The Team

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 accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.

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/commissioned roles) is expected to be between $144,200/yr to $233,200/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?: Yes

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Tags: Automation AWS Azure Cloud DNS Firewalls GCP IPS LDAP Linux Open Source Python Scripting SMTP TCP/IP TLS VPN Windows

Perks/benefits: Career development Medical leave Salary bonus

Region: North America
Country: United States
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