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Software Test Engineer in Cloud/NGFW Security

Company: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job 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. Your Career Palo Alto Networks NGFW (Next Generation Firewall) group is looking for aQA/Automation engineer with experience in validating core networking & security features in the QA team. You will be part of a world-class software test engineering team that works on various ground-breaking technologies (Cloud Identity, Data Loss Prevention, SaaS Security, IoT Security etc) in the Layer 4-7 domain. You will work with a multi- functional team of engineers solving interesting problems in the area of L4-7 security. We are looking for highly motivated engineers who have intellectual curiosity, love the challenge of solving complex problems with variable factors and creativity in obtaining solutions. We are looking for leaders who take ownership of their areas of focus and who are driven to pursue problems at every level. Collaboration is at the heart of our culture and we need engineers who can communicate at a high level and work well with multi-functional teams towards achieving a common goal. Your Impact

  • Responsible for functional testing of Palo Alto Networks' next-generation firewall
  • Develop and execute test plans and test cases
  • Develop tools and infrastructure to improve the quality and efficiency of testing
  • Work closely with the Software Engineering, Product Management teams during product development from design to release
  • Reproduce and debug issues found during and after software release
  • Develop and maintain complex testbed environments Your Experience
    • 3+ years of relevant experience with a BS OR MS degree in Network and Security domain with QA experience in platforms, infrastructure and systems areaor equivalent military experience required
    • Prior experience in Test Engineering position
    • L2-L3 network testing experience with knowledge of most common switching and routing protocols - L2/3 network testing experience with knowledge of most common switching and routing protocols - Knowledge of L4-L7 layers is desirable
    • Experience with bug tracking tools such as Jira and versioning systems like git is desirable
    • Must be proficient in Python (or other similar) scripting and/or automation
    • Experience testing network security products, preferably with firewalls and intrusion prevention
    • Knowledge of encryption and tunneling protocol test methods
    • Experience with open source test and Network traffic generating tools and good to have experience with typical test tools from Spirent, Breaking Point, and Ixia
    • Experience setting testbeds in a Virtualization environment is desirable
    • Exposure to Cloud Technologies (AWS,GCP,Azure or any other cloud) The Team Our engineering team is at the core of our products and connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. We are constantly innovating - challenging the way we, and the industry, think about cybersecurity. Our engineers don't shy away from building products to solve problems no one has pursued before. We 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 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.

Keywords: Palo Alto Networks, Inc., Santa Clara , Software Test Engineer in Cloud/NGFW Security, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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