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Sr. Staff Product Security Researcher

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionOur MissionAt 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 the 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.Job DescriptionYour Career These days, the threat landscape is fluid and always changing. Cyber bad-actors are constantly finding new and diabolically creative ways to get to your data and there s just no telling what door they ll knock on next. As a Sr. Staff Product Security Researcher, you will be helping Palo Alto Networks in a high visibility role to stay ahead of the curve in addressing these latest threats, overseeing vulnerability response and remediation across all of Palo Alto Networks offerings. As part of the Palo Alto Networks Product Security Assurance team, the highly visible Sr. Staff Product Security Research & Vulnerability Engineer was created to address these latest threats, overseeing vulnerability response and remediation across all of Palo Alto Networks offerings. Your Impact

  • Research security vulnerabilities identified in our products or cloud offerings
  • Work with exceptional security professionals from across the company as well as across the industry
  • Ensure appropriate vulnerability remediation: developing and reviewing solutions
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the company and beyond including executives, engineering, infosec, privacy, legal, support, sales, customers, security researchers, and industry partners
  • Work with a growth mindset and learn about the latest trends in cybersecurityQualificationsYour Experience
    • Familiarity with secure programming concepts.
    • Familiarity with Linux, Operating System Concepts, Networking, Cloud computing.
    • Good understanding of web/application security threats and defenses (code injection, XSS, etc.,)
    • Familiarity with OWASP guidelines. Participation in Capture the Flag (CTF) events, a local OWASP chapter, or similar security-focused communities is a plus.
    • Familiarity with agile software development/continuous integration/automation.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • An existing public blog entry on a technical issue, comment on a mailing list or open-source issue, or other technical comments on social media.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to work independently.
    • Ability to collaborate across functional teams as well as external partners, security researchers, and other security teams.
    • Demonstrated experience (such as academic projects) in Javascript, NodeJS, Java, C. Relational and NoSQL databases. Ability to read and understand multiple programming languages.
    • Experience in a red/blue/purple team would be a plus.Education
      • BS or MS Degree in Engineering or Computer Science related to computer security, application security, information security, network security, or cryptography.Additional InformationThe Team

        Think about it, security for an information security company. Working at a high-tech cybersecurity company within the product Security team is a once in a lifetime opportunity. You ll be joined with the brightest minds in technology, our global teams 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 at resolving security gaps that inhibit our privacy.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 culture and dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our .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 more about the amazing work experience at Palo Alto Networks 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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