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Sr Principal Software Engineer (Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Engineering)

Company: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: September 14, 2023

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. Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. 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. FLEXWORK is an employee-centric reimagining of how we work. We built FLEXWORK based on employee feedback - it is about flexibility, trust, and choice whenever possible. It's been a journey of disruption that has yielded the best of our values. We offer as much flexibility as possible, and choices that enable you to be most productive, including benefits that meet your needs and learning opportunities that you feel passionate about. Your Career Prisma Access--- combines the Internet connectivity/security you need - and delivers it everywhere you need it. Using cutting-edge public and private cloud technologies, it extends the next-generation security protection to all cloud services and to its customers regardless of whether they are on-premise, on remote networks or mobile users. As a member of the Palo Alto networks Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Engineering (CIPE) team, the Senior Principal Engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining tools that proactively drive the stability of Prisma Access connectivity and global network infrastructure. This role will benefit from close collaboration with other engineering teams. The Network Team within CIPE is a group that is responsible for designing, building and operating data center networks, backbone networks and cloud networks for PAN at a global scale. We expect office-based employees to be in the office four days per week, with one day working from where they choose. We believe being together facilitates casual conversations and those magic moments where we can work on issues and ideas informally. These moments build capability and deepen trusted relationships and allow our people to feel safe in taking risks and being disruptive. Like so many companies, we are working through the details and things could change ---. but in general if a role is deemed office-based we want our teams to be together four days per week.

Your Impact

  • Proposing new designs and architectures in theareaof network transport layer and host networking stacks, including server stacks and mobile stacks
  • Design and continue to optimize network solutions based on business requirements, network performance and cost
  • Deploy network and find out where the efficiency can be improved with automation during the deployment
  • Lead complex troubleshooting and resolve critical or escalated technical issues.
  • Participate in periodic on-call rotation Your Experience
    • A Bachelor's degree or higher, computer-related majors, and 7+ years experience in large datacenter network operations or equivalent military experience required
    • 5+ years of experience in setting up cloud infrastructure using OpenStack
    • Experience in maintaining and operating large scale private clouds
    • Experience practicing DevOps methodology and Infrastructure as Code
    • Experience programming with languages like Python, Go, or JavaScript The Team To stay ahead of the curve, it's critical to know where the curve is, and how to anticipate the changes we're facing. For the fastest growing cybersecurity company, the curve is the evolution of cyberattacks, and the products and services that proactively 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 aren't shy about creating products to solve problems no one has tackled before. They define the industry, instead of waiting for directions. We need individuals who feel comfortable in ambiguity, excited by the prospect of 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 opportunity to build 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 don't wait for directions, instead, identifying new features and opportunities we have to just get better, this is your new career. 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. The compensation offered for this position will depend on qualifications, experience, and work location. For candidates who receive an offer at the posted level, the starting base salary (for non-sales roles) or base salary + commission target (for sales/commissioned roles) is expected to be between $166,600/yr to $269,500/yr. The offered compensation may also include restricted stock units and a bonus. A description of our employee benefits may be found . #LI-134726041_SS2

Keywords: Palo Alto Networks, Inc., Santa Clara , Sr Principal Software Engineer (Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Engineering), IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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