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Senior Software Engineer Test Automation (Prisma Cloud)

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 21, 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.

Your Career

The public cloud market has been growing at a rapid rate for the last few years and as more enterprises use public cloud, there is a critical need for creative engineers to help develop software to prevent cyberthreats within the cloud environment. In this role, you will develop security disciplines to solve real-world problems and critical cybersecurity challenges.

You love to code and build exceptional products, and you bring new ideas to all facets of software development. You are someone who is highly technical, understands cloud technologies, and understands the complex world of cloud eco-systems and integrations. You love solving challenges for our customers in complex environments, and you aren't deterred by the fact that much of this technology just has not been done before. In fact, you like the prospect of the challenge.

Job Description

Your Impact

  • Design and develop test plans for cloud resource configuration ingestion APIs
  • Design and develop test plans for security misconfiguration detections in the cloud
  • Build and maintain test automation framework for QA, Dev, and Deployment in the cloud
  • Research on new cloud services from the security point of view
  • Active participation in ongoing process enhancements in the test, automation, and deployment practices
  • Participate in the public outreach forums and represent the recommendations adhering to Palo Alto Networks standards
  • Understand Product Architecture and Functionality
  • Prepare Test Strategy/Approach for Testing
  • Establish coverage and traceability
  • Analyze complex defects/issues, provide guidance/work methodically to isolate root cause found during and after software release
  • Make a continuous contribution to ongoing process enhancements and software testing practices
  • Write Automation test plans which define the automation strategy and test cases for new features
  • Work with development engineers in product defect diagnosis
  • Work with other dev-test engineers in script development efforts by performing code reviews and assisting in debugging efforts
  • Helps engineers find ways to attack new or difficult defects in the code
  • Uses expertise and creativity for innovative product recommendations and solutions
    Qualifications

    Your Experience
    • Experience commensurate with a position working with QA and test automation
    • Must have: Experience in Python programming and test automation frameworks like Pytest, Robot, etc.
    • Must have: Experience with Agile in a SAAS vendor
    • Must have: Experience working on public cloud (AWS or GCP or Azure)
    • Must have: Experience in Linux command-line and troubleshooting
    • Highly desirable: Experience in one or more of the following - SQL, JSON, YAML, REST API, etc.
    • Highly desirable: Experience in the security domain
    • Highly desirable: Experience in Git version control, CI/CD build and deployment pipeline, bug tracking tools, etc
      Additional Information

      The Team

      As part of the Public Cloud Security team, you will be responsible for building products that protect data, workloads, and infrastructure for some of the largest enterprise customers in the world. We help the customers in their transitional journey to the cloud by ensuring they have the best-in-class protection. The cloud market has been growing at a rapid rate for the last few years. As more and more enterprises use the public cloud, there is an insatiable demand for securing workloads in the public cloud.

      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.

      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.

      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 accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.

      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.

      Disclosure required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum compensation (includes on-target earnings = base + on target incentives for sales roles) for this role to be located in the state of Colorado. If hired in Colorado, this position starts at $118,500/yr. Depending on the position offered, restricted stock units and incentive or bonus pay may be provided as part of this compensation package. Additional benefits may be found here.

      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.

Keywords: Palo Alto Networks, Santa Clara , Senior Software Engineer Test Automation (Prisma Cloud), IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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