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Senior Staff DevSecOps Engineer (Information Security) HQ - Fedramp

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

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.
Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We're changing the nature of 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
Your Career
Palo Alto Networks is disrupting the Cyber Security industry! We're definitely not business-as-usual and that goes for the talent we hire. We're looking for a Senior Staff DevSecOps Engineer to join our InfoSec team that owns the process of securing and delivering security for our Enterprise, SaaS, and Public Cloud security services. With your mad DevSecOps skills, you'll build, maintain and scale highly critical, security production services in a Google Cloud Platform environment as well as collaborate with other team members. You won't see this in most InfoSec teams in the industry and this highly visible position will help drive our goal to continue being a powerful, disruptive force in Cyber Security.
Your Impact

  • Build, maintain, and scale production services in gov. cloud environments for both FedRAMP and DoD
  • Better understanding of federal government systems adaptability, process and its maintenance
  • Implement security capabilities and security services to protect Palo Alto Networks enterprise and hosting environments
  • Write automation code for provisioning and operating infrastructure at massive scale
  • Partner with Reliability Engineering team to create, implement and apply DevSecOps principles, processes and culture that are consumed by delivery teams
  • Collaborate with application developers and database administrators to deliver creative solutions to difficult technology challenges and business requirements
  • counsel project teams, application owners, and other product team members on information security controls
  • Work with development teams to make sure the applications fit nicely within the infrastructure and scalability/reliability is designed and implemented from the ground up
  • Troubleshoot incidents, formulate theories and test your hypothesis, and narrow down possibilities to find the root cause
  • Postmortem reviews and remediation recommendation
  • Own responsibility for the thorough documentations of implementations, via technical documentation and run-books
  • Provide primary operational support and engineering for multiple large distributed security services
    Your Experience
    • You're a hands-on engineer who leads by doing
    • Strong knowledge of cloud security architecture, web application security, Vulnerability management, and security engineering.
    • Strong debugging, troubleshooting and observability skills
    • You have a minimum of 5 years industry experience with at least 3 years experience in DevOps automation and tooling, including cloud security and will be good to have minimum 2 years of experience of handling US federal government project deliverables.
    • Experienced in building and releasing infrastructure-as-code (IAC) in a controlled environment with an understanding of full lifecycle configuration management
    • Experience with GCP (preferred) or AWS, and also containerized environments (Kubernetes).
    • You can leverage DevOps/DevSecOps tools to build, harden, maintain and instrument a comprehensive cloud-based security orchestration platform to be consumed in product CI/CD pipelines (Gitlab, Ansible, Terraform, Puppet...)
    • Developed automated security and compliance capabilities in support of DevOps processes in a large-scale cloud computing environments
    • Integrate security practices across a continuous delivery pipeline to provide a comprehensive automated cloud and application security solution
    • Ability to troubleshoot, isolate and resolve issues related to systems or networking quickly
    • Experience collecting metrics, measuring systems and interpreting data to make decisions
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple issues
    • Teamwork abilities: You are expected to work with various multi-disciplinary teams, so it is vital that you a are team-oriented individual with priority on the successful completion of group goals
    • Ability for creating design specifications and preparing technical documentation and run-books.
    • Support the development of standards by creating templates and patterns for ease of use and increase the productivity of the security program
    • Foster, and build a community of practice for collective learning of the security tools, practices, and systems across all disciplines
    • Working knowledge of IP Networking, VPNs, DNS, load balancing and Firewalling
    • BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering, or equivalent experience
    • This position requires the candidate must be a USC / Green card holder
      • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or equivalent training, education, and experience in information / cyber security, computer systems, IT, etc.
        Additional Information
        The Team
        Think about it, security for an information security company. Working at a high-tech cybersecurity company within the Information Security team is a once in a lifetime opportunity. You'll be joined with the brightest minds in technology, our global teams on the front line of defense against cyberattacks. We're joined by one mission - but driven by the impact of that mission and what it means to protect our way of life in the digital age. Join a dynamic and fast-paced team that feels excitement at the prospect of a challenge and feels a thrill at resolving security gaps that inhibit our privacy.
        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. To learn more about our culture and dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our careers page.
        Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work 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.
        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.
        Additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at
        Learn more about the amazing work experience at Palo Alto Networks here!
        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.

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