Principal SQA Engineer (SASE CPT/Solutions) - NetSec

Bengaluru, India

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.

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 SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) group is looking for a seasoned and accomplished Solution/System QA/Automation engineer with experience in validating core networking & security features in the SASE team. You will be part of a world-class software engineering team that works on various ground-breaking technologies in the SASE/SD-WAN area. You will work with a multi-functional team of engineers solving interesting problems.

Your Impact

  • Work in a small and fast-paced team to solve important customer problems and deliver the most impactful results
  • Contribute to all phases of end-to-end product and solution validation
  • Work with different development and quality assurance groups to achieve the best quality
  • Suggest and implement improvements to the QA process 
  • Work with DevOps and the Technical Support teams to troubleshoot customer issues
  • Lead, mentor and coach team members


Your Experience

  • 10+ years of experience required with a BS/MS degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent or equivalent military experience required
  • Experience in highly technical roles in QA at large organizations or innovative startups
  • Strong L2/L3 hands-on networking experience and ability to troubleshoot networking issues
  • Hands-on experience with standard TCP/IP protocol suites which include HTTPS, SaaS Apps, etc
  • strong understanding of VPN technologies, protocols(IPSec /SSL VPN), and security standards
  • Experience in system/scale testing simulating & maintaining a large/Complex enterprise network is a plus
  • Experience with performance characterization of networking products with  debugging/troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in QA test automation on Cloud or Network security platforms
  • Good programming experience with Python and RestAPI’s
  • Familiarity with Network/Security traffic tools from KeySight(Breaking Point), spirent(Cyber flood) , viavi(TeraVm) , etc
  • Good domain knowledge with cloud-based deployments (AWS/Azure/GCP experience preferred)
  • Familiarity with SASE concepts, including SD-WAN, Zero Trust, NGFW, CASB solutions and cloud security
  • Experience with Agile methodologies is a plus, a willingness to adopt them is required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Additional Information

The Team

Our engineering team is at the core of SASE/ SD-WAN products – connected directly to the mission of providing world-class SASE solutions. We are constantly innovating – challenging the way we, and the industry, think about Network/Cloud Security. 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.

Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Palo Alto Networks Jobs

  • Vaccine requirements and disclosure obligations vary by country.
  • Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:
    • The job requires accessing a company worksite
    • The job requires in-person customer contact and the customer has implemented such requirements
    • You choose to access a Palo Alto Networks worksite
  • If you have questions about the vaccine requirements of this particular position based on your location or job requirements, please inquire with the recruiter.

Is role eligible for Immigration Sponsorship?: Yes

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Tags: Agile Automation AWS Azure CASB Cloud Computer Science DevOps GCP Network security NGFW Python SaaS SASE TCP/IP VPN Zero Trust

Perks/benefits: Career development Medical leave

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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