Sr. Staff Software Engineer- Python, Go, Java, Cloud Native

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Santa Clara, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 01.SEP.2021
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Company Description Our Mission At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission: Being the cybersecurity partner of ch...


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.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren't easy goals to accomplish - but we're not here for easy. We're here for better. 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.

We're changing the nature of work. Palo Alto Networks is evolving to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Job Description

The Team

Our engineering team is at the core of the NextGen Firewall as a service building Cloud Security services natively on Cloud Providers. Engineers on our team work on all aspects of the management and control plane of the service. This includes, Activation, Onboarding, Configuration, Orchestration, Data, APIs and much more. 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.

Your role

We are seeking an experienced Software Engineer to design, develop and deliver next-generation cloud security service technologies within our Next Generation Firewall as a Service team. We want passionate engineers who love to design and code world-class security services on Cloud Providers. Engineers who bring new ideas in all facets of software development. We are looking for individual contributors who want to expand their skillset, take ownership of their feature areas and who are driven to solve problems at every level. Collaboration and teamwork are at the foundation of our culture and we need engineers who can communicate at a high level and work well with others towards achieving a common goal.

Your Impact

  • Design, develop and implement highly scalable software features on our next-generation security platform as part of NextGen Firewall as a Service
  • Work with different development and quality assurance groups to achieve best in quality software
  • Suggest and implement improvements to the development process
  • Work with QA, DevOps and the Technical Support teams to troubleshoot customer issues

Your Experience
  • Extensive hands-on programming skills in one - Python, Go, Java/Node.js
  • Experience with cloud-native service development stack on Azure, AWS or GCP
  • Strong knowledge of databases SQL/NoSQL
  • Experience building scalable REST/GraphQL API services
  • Experience with Azure strongly desired but not mandatory
  • Ability to explain the architecture and design with complete rationale behind design decisions
  • High energy and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Fast learner and eager to absorb new emerging technologies
  • M.S./B.S. degree in Computer Science Engineering or Equivalent
Additional Information

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.

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