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Principal Software Engineer - Network Services

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionOur MissionAt Palo Alto Networks everything starts and ends with our mission: protecting our way of life in the digital age. It s inspired by our vision: a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren t simple statements. They won t be easy either but we re not here for easy. We re here for better. As a company with a foundation in challenging the way things are done, we re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the nature of cybersecurity as we are. Palo Alto Networks is a revolutionary and dynamic company creating next generation network security products. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking individual who wants to contribute and make a difference, this job is for you!Job DescriptionYour CareerFast-paced, fast-changing and unpredictable defines our information technology team. We are looking for analytical, agile, and influential leaders who can quickly deliver meaningful results and solutions with the flexibility to accommodate evolving business needs and shifting priorities.This position is responsible for automation development in Palo Alto Networks (PANW) infrastructure for all enterprise, partner, and customer facing services. A successful candidate for this role will have strong Technical and organization skills. You will work with a team of senior level Network Engineers writing great quality software automation to create digital visibility and action taking mechanism for PANWs global WAN/LAN network infrastructure. We are seeking a Principal Software Engineer with a passion for networking and aptitude for building scalable distributed systems.Your Impact

  • Designing and implementing infrastructure as code stack for managing network security for PANW s network infrastructure
  • Design frontend, backend modules to deliver optimal AIOPS services
  • Design and deploy solution as a SaaS product capable of rendering services to external customers
  • Develop code to monitor network health, thresholds and systems that proactively analyze and mitigate service disrupting network events.QualificationsYour Experience
    • 6+ years of experience working in Python/Go/Ruby (expert knowledge).
    • 4+ years of building and supporting production microservices (preferable experience running SaaS applications)
    • Good knowledge of REST API framework like Flask, Django required.
    • Strong knowledge of Devops tools & processes such as Github, Jenkins, jFrog, Docker.
    • Working knowledge of SQL databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc).
    • Preferred : Basic knowledge of Javascript & other frontend frameworks
    • Critical thinking and analytical approach to problem solving.
    • Basic understanding of routing protocols BGP, OSPF and ISIS.
    • Experience building and running microservices on a public cloud platform (GCP, AWS, or Azure).
    • Basic knowledge of firewalls technologies (PANW preferred).
    • Expert knowledge of Linux/Unix.
    • BSCS or related field with 7+ years of experience OR MSCS with 5+ years of experienceAdditional InformationThe TeamSerious mission, fun culture; We re not your ordinary Information Security team. We re a diverse group of security professionals that embraces challenging the status quo in order to protect Palo Alto Networks and our customers. They say it s the people you work with that make you want to go to work and it s true here; we love our work. Think about it: Driving innovation on the Information Security team of the fastest-growing high-tech cybersecurity company is a once in a lifetime opportunity. You ll be joined by the brightest minds in technology, and our global teams are on the front line of defense against cyberattacks. We re joined by one mission but driven by the impact of that mission and what it means to protect our way of life in the digital age. Join a dynamic and fast-paced team that feels excitement at the prospect of a challenge and feels a thrill every time we beat the bad guys.We hope to meet you soon! Our CommitmentWe 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 and our 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 .Learn more about Palo Alto Networks and check out our All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines #LI-MT1 .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.

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