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Principal Software Engineer (Dev Ops)

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 23, 2021

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

our Career

As a Software Engineer with our Ci/CD and dev code quality team, you will leverage your extensive knowledge of Ci/CD, tools and infrastructure. This means building the systems and tools that help drive build systems that are automated and self-service.

This role is well-suited for those who enjoy tackling big problems and want to ensure that the build process is never a bottleneck for delivering high-quality code quickly.


Your Impact

  • At least 10 years of hands-on experience as a software engineer, technical build engineer, DevOps engineer or similar role
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in Linux based build environments required
  • Proficient in one or more scripting languages such as Python and Bash
  • Proficient in C with a deep understanding of unit testing and static analysis tools such as coverity or other similar tools is nice to
  • Proven experience working with one or more Ci/CD systems (Jenkins etc) for automating build pipelines
  • Constantly look to improve the speed and efficiency of our continuous delivery pipeline through automation, open-source tools and self-service jobs
  • Work in an extremely fast-paced, collaborative and challenging environment with a focus on driving best practices across the organization
  • Collaborate with engineering and across other business units to keep our release dates on track
  • Mentor and coach more junior team members and drive best practices and knowledge across the build team
  • Be a champion for developer lead code quality and constantly look for improvements in our release process
  • Hands-on experience working with Kubernetes for automating containerized build environments, application deployments, scaling, or container orchestration
  • Experience in build environments that leveraged Perforce and Git desirable
  • Knowledge and experience with repository managers such as Artifactory desirable
  • Experience with enterprise products running in the cloud or in an appliance form factor desirable
  • Dependable self-starter who takes ownership
  • Outstanding critical thinking, organizational, collaboration and communication skills
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent required (M.S. Preferred)
    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. To learn more about our dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our Life at Palo Alto Networks page and our diversity website.

    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

    Our information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Palo Alto Networks, Santa Clara , Principal Software Engineer (Dev Ops), IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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