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Sr Software Engineer (Data Platform)

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

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 arent easy goals to accomplish but were not here for easy. Were here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and were looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

Were 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, weve 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

We are hiring a senior or principal level engineer in our Data Platform group. Were building the foundations of the next inflection point in the security industry by combining our deep expertise in security with the state of the art in large-scale infrastructure for data processing and machine learning. We are streaming huge amounts of datasets in our data lake built on public clouds. In addition, there are great opportunities to leverage these data to build applications, and analytics for our customers. This is an opportunity to use both your technical expertise and your passion for delivering business value to be a part of an org tackling real problems for real businesses on the largest data platform in the security domain. You will work in the design of the data platform and applications, utilize your programming skills for efficient and robust implementation and integration.

Your Impact

  • Tackle new and challenging problems by building a new generation of data platform and applications for cybersecurity
  • Participate in architecture design and development of features
  • Build a large scale production system with high throughput and low latency, based on Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Champion engineering quality, establishing business and engineering metrics, and drive continuous operational excellence
  • Suggest and implement improvements to the development processes

    Your Experience
    • BS in Computer Science or relevant experience
    • 4+ years of experience in software development
    • Professional experience in software development, using java or more programming languages.
    • Experience in distributed data processing and systems.
    • Able to troubleshoot system-level integration and performance issues
    • Experience in RESTful APIs and API communication
    • Fast learner and eager to absorb new emerging technologies
    • Can-do attitude on problem-solving, quality and ability to execute
    • Enjoys working with different teams with strong collaboration and communication skills
    • Experience in CI/CD, testing automation is a big plus
    • Experience with big data processing pipelines, including streaming using Kafka, Apache Beam, or data query using SQL is a big plus.
    • Experience on public clouds and products, such as GCP or AWS is a plus.
    • Experience in building and deploying machine learning pipelines is a plus
      Additional Information

      Our Team

      To stay ahead of the curve, its critical to know where the curve is, and how to anticipate the changes were facing. For the fastest growing cybersecurity company, the curve is the evolution of cyberattacks, and the products and services that dedicatedly address them.

      Our engineering team is at the core of our products connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. They are constantly innovating challenging the way we, and the industry, think about cybersecurity. These engineers arent shy about building products to tackle problems no one has pursued before. They 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 engineering team is provided with an unrivaled chance to create the products and practices that will support our company growth over the next decade, defining the cybersecurity industry as we know it. If you see the potential of how incredible people products can transform a business, this is the team for you. If you dont wait for directions, instead, identifying new features and opportunities we have to just get better, this is your new career.

      Our Commitment

      Were trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecuritys status quo. Its simple: we cant 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.

      by Jobble

Keywords: Palo Alto Networks, Santa Clara , Sr Software Engineer (Data Platform), IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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