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Senior Principal 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.

Our Team 

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

Your Career

Excellent team player with strong coding, analytical and problem solving skills. Hands-on experience with cloud distributed systems and high scale designs. Deeper experience with microservices, data stores and production troubleshooting.  

Your Impact

  • Responsible for complete software development life cycle including requirement analysis, design, development, deployment and support

  • Write clean, testable, readable, scalable and maintainable Java code that scales and performs well for thousands of customers

  • Participate actively and contribute to design and development discussions

  • Develop solid understanding and be able to explain advanced Cloud Computing and Cloud Security concepts to others

  • Be able to clearly communicate goals and desired outcomes to internal project teams

Your Experience

  • M.S/B.S degree in Computer Science or equivalent and 10+ years of relevant experience

  • Advanced level of experience building web applications using open source frameworks/servers (Java, Spring, Spring-Reactive, Spring Boot, Apache Tomcat)

  • Strong computer science fundamentals (e.g. understanding of lock-free data structures, bloom filters, minimal perfect hashing, consistent hashing etc)

  • Experience designing/building scalable REST API and data pipelines

  • Experience with distributed computing (understand implications of CAP theorem, master election, brain split problem) and/or distributed DB/KVP (Cassandra, Elastic Search, Kafka and SingleStore)

  • Hands-on experience with SQL/NoSQL based databases - Postgres (including window functions, recursion, etc.), MemSQL, MongoDB, Spark, Hadoop and others - and data warehouses like Redshift

  • Familiarity with one or more cloud platforms, such as AWS, Azure, GCP, Kubernetes and their technologies (Lambda functions, SNS/SQS etc.)

  • Understanding of microservices-based deployments with the ability to design services and monitoring/tracing of application logs (e.g. Splunk)

  • High energy and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a can-do attitude

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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  • 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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