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Intern - UX Researcher & Design Strategist (Cloud 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.

The Team

Our team is responsible for the strategy, definition, and design execution of new features and services. We are comprised of multiple members and strategists who are on the cutting-edge of design practices so you’ll have the opportunity to wear many hats, explore new skills, build culture and practice and have a front seat to our formative product decisions. You will work side-by-side with UX designers and the product management team, as well as engineers.

Our Summer Internship Program provides you:

  • 1:1 mentorship, but ample opportunity to collaborate with larger teams

  • Fun and engaging product features that inspire your intellectual curiosity.

  • The opportunity to expand your knowledge and work with industry-leaders in UX

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

Your Career

As a UX Design Intern on the Prisma Cloud UX team, you will work with the  team on impactful design & research projects for our flagship products, assist in the development of operations processes,  and evangelize the importance of research throughout the company. You’ll use design thinking methods, cutting-edge UX processes, and collaboration to develop and deliver impactful insight.  For this role, we're looking for individuals with user experience skills, and some experience in using quantitative research methods.

Your Impact

  • Collaborate closely with the UX designers, product managers, and engineers on specific projects and features

  • Participate in aspects of a research project such as: write a discussion guide, perform interview sessions, synthesize findings

  • Communicate research findings to inform business decisions through rich storytelling via the best medium for the audience (e.g. presentation, reports, workshops and any other novel, creative approach)

  • Develop new tools, process, and practices to advance design research and design strategy at the Palo Alto Networks

Your Experience

  • B.A./B.S. in Psychology, Human Factors, HCI, Design, Interaction Design, Social Sciences, Anthropology, or equivalent research-adjacent degree

  • Previous experience conducting research via coursework, projects or internship

  • Experience combining quantitative and quantitative research methodologies and applied multi-method research

  • Experience balancing multiple varied projects at once while performing at a high level

Preferred 

  • Currently pursuing Masters or doctorate  in Psychology, Human Factors, Design, HCI, Computer Science, or Social Sciences, Business, Anthropology, or equivalent

  • Background in working with design thinking/design strategy frameworks

  • Professional or academic experience with B2B products, cyber security, technical products, etc.

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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