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Intern - Security Engineer (InfoSec, Product Security)

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

We are seeking a contractor to join the Product Security team. The Product Security team works with all Palo Alto Networks product engineering teams to provide assistance and guidance on how to secure our products. This is achieved through automated scanning, providing remediation guidance, and creating reference implementations that are used to make our products secure by default. We also implement internal tooling automation to enable collaboration with external teams at scale. We are seeking candidates interested in any one, or more, of these areas.

Our Summer Internship Program from May-August or June-September provides you:

  • 1:1 mentorship

  • Fun and engaging events that inspire your intellectual curiosity

  • The opportunity to expand your knowledge and work on challenging projects

  • Connections to other interns, recent grads, and employees across the company as well as our leaders

Your Impact

  • Work on internal automation development

  • Analyze and categorize security scan results

  • Participate in product security architecture discussions

  • Translate defined security standards and policies into hardened configurations

Your Experience

  • Depending on your specific areas of interest, experience with one or more of the following is required

  • Working towards a Computer Science or related degree

  • Experience in software development on the Linux platform in several languages

  • Familiarity with firewalls and their capabilities

  • Familiarity with authentication and authorization systems, network protocols (e.g. TLS)

Requirements – To apply, you must be pursuing a 4-year Undergraduate Degree, a 2-year Master’s Degree or a Doctorate degree and returning to school in the fall. You must have the authorization to work within the United States.

The Team

The InfoSec team is responsible for architecting, designing and deploying security solutions using Palo Alto Networks platform components and third-party tools to mitigate threats, monitor corporate systems, and conduct incident response.

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.

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.

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