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Sr. Manager Cloud Security Engineering

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 24, 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.
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
Your Career
Palo Alto Networks Infosec Cloud Security Engineering team is looking for a Senior Manager, Cloud Security Engineering to focus on securing a multi-cloud infrastructure. Your team will be involved in threat analysis initiatives, Cloud Security Posture Management, and other key programs.
Working within the Information Security organization, you will guide efforts around introducing best-of-class security tooling and practices, managing a diverse set of security engineers, and collaborating closely with key stakeholders on security initiatives across the company.
You take security seriously and strive to build low-friction solutions developed in close partnership with others. Above all, your focus is on bringing Security expertise to the table in a collaborative, humble, and practical manner. We need a creative and innovative leader, who can partner with our Product and IT teams to make their services more usable without compromising on security.
Your Impact

  • Manage the Cloud Security Engineering team, focusing on piloting and developing new security solutions to address critical risks
  • Implement and execute security policies at scale across all cloud environments
  • Evaluate security controls, design standards, drive changes across the organization
  • Investigate and Remediate security issues across multiple clouds at scale
  • Participate in Design Reviews for Infrastructure security changes and standards
  • Identify and drive opportunities to improve automation for code deployment, cloud configuration management, and visibility of security services
  • Provide technical supervision, career development, and mentoring to team members
  • Stay abreast of the latest security risks and disclosures
  • Define and deploy cloud policies to help define Palo Alto Networks infrastructure bumper rails
  • Collaborate with product teams and corporate engineers to prioritize and integrate larger security initiatives appropriately in infrastructure
  • Comprehend and baseline our infrastructure security stance
  • Collaborate with security leadership to define strategy, roadmap, priorities, and key metrics for the global Security Engineering team
  • Be the champion, role model of our cultural principles (Focus on Customer Success, Build for the Long Term, Adopt a Growth Mindset, Be Inclusive, Win as a Team)
  • Hire, develop, and lead an inclusive, engaged, high performing team
    Your Experience
    • 8+ years of experience in one or more of Security Engineering, Cloud Operations, Cloud Automation, or Threat Analysis
    • 5+ years of experience managing a team of engineers
    • 4+ years of experience in DevOps, Site Reliability, CI/CD or infrastructure engineering
    • 2+ years expertise in securing cloud computing and its related services
    • Strong experience in one or more cloud environments such as AWS, Azure, or GCP
    • Strong experience with Linux
    • Familiarity with virtualization technologies such as GKE and hypervisor systems
    • Familiarity with CI/CD pipeline, Gitlab, Jenkins, Artifactory, Terraform, Helm, or Cloud Custodian
    • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, communication, and teamwork skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, able to collaborate and rally support
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team
    • Self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated and strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
    • Passionate to learn, understand, and dissect new technology stacks quickly on your own
    • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university, equivalent training, education, and experience in information / cyber security, computer systems, IT, or equivalent military experience
      Additional Information
      The Team
      Serious mission, fun culture; We're not your ordinary Information Security team. We're a diverse group of security professionals that embraces challenging the status quo in order to protect Palo Alto Networks and our customers. They say it's the people you work with that make you want to go to work and it's true here; we love our work.
      Think about it: Driving innovation on the Information Security team of the fastest-growing high-tech cybersecurity company is a once in a lifetime opportunity. You'll be joined by the brightest minds in technology, and our global teams are 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 every time we beat the bad guys.
      We hope to meet you soon!
      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.

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