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PALOALTO 6813

Senior Performance Software Engineer (Prisma Cloud)

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

The Public Cloud Security team is responsible for building products that protect data, workloads and infrastructure for some of the largest enterprise customers in the world. We help the customers in their journey to the public cloud by ensuring they have the best in class protection. The public cloud market has been growing at a very rapid rate for the last few years. As more and more enterprises use public cloud, there is an insatiable demand for securing workloads in public cloud. With the recent acquisition of two leading companies in this space - RedLock and Evident.io, Palo Alto Networks is now the market leader.

Your Impact

  • Build, execute and analyze performance tests of PCS micro services
  • Develop performance frameworks including test automation
  • Build tooling for Performance, Development and Operations
  • Define testing strategy, metrics and execute performance related requirements
  • Work with AWS technologies and tools

Your Experience

  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • At least 5 years of software performance testing and analysis experience, preferably with SaaS applications
  • At least 2 years experience automating performance tests, ideally as part of CI/CD pipeline using Jenkins or similar tools
  • Evidence of exceptional abilities testing and analyzing SaaS products in cloud systems such as AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Usage of programming and test automation languages like Python and Pytest
  • Experience with container technologies such as Kubernetes or Docker
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems, computer architecture and operating systems
  • Self-starter and highly motivated individual 
  • Passion for automation, keeping up-to-date on the latest tools and technologies
  • Strong communication skills and can-do attitude
  • Interest and aptitude for analytical problem solving

Nice to have

  • Profiling performance of Java based applications using tools such as Java Flight Recorder or JProfiler
  • REST API testing
  • Experience with Java heap and thread dumps
  • Working with Big Data databases such as PostgreSQL, RDS, RedShift
  • Reporting and visualization tools such as Splunk, SignalFx, Grafana, Prometheus, Kibana

The Team

We are the global cybersecurity leader, known for always challenging the security status quo. Our mission is to protect our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. This has given us the privilege of safely enabling tens of thousands of organizations and their customers. Our pioneering Security Operating Platform emboldens their digital transformation with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in security, automation, and analytics. By delivering a true platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of change-makers like us, we provide highly effective and innovative cybersecurity across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.

Our Security Operating Platform is built for automation. It is easy to operate, with capabilities that work together, so customers can prevent successful cyberattacks. They can use analytics to automate routine tasks, so they can focus on what matters. We are known for continuously delivering innovations; and with Application Framework, we extend that to an open ecosystem of developers that benefit from our customers’ existing investment in data, sensors, and enforcement points.

The Prisma® Cloud Security team is responsible for building products that protect data, workloads and infrastructure for some of the largest enterprise customers in the world. We help the customers in their journey to the public cloud by ensuring they have the best in class protection. The public cloud market has been growing at a very rapid rate for the last few years. As more and more enterprises leverage public cloud, there is an insatiable demand for securing workloads in public cloud. With the acquisition of leading companies in this space - RedLock, Evident.io, TwistLock, Aporeto and BridgeCrew - Palo Alto Networks is the market leader in this space with this engineering group.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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.

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