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Staff Engineer - SASE (Data Plane)

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 next threat landscape has moved to the cloud, and we’re hiring the most innovative engineers to develop and maintain the products that will address the threat landscape’s evolving demands. As one of our Site Reliability Engineers, you will be responsible for the development efforts of our Cloud Application and Microservices Platform, including scalability, reliability, automation, uptime, and availability. Building and maintaining this critical infrastructure will enable our clients to respond to threats to their cloud environments. You’ll lead development efforts in each sprint, from planning to delivery, and will partner with other engineering teams to provide technical vision. You are passionate about resolving difficult technical challenges, and are driven to address the world’s emerging cybersecurity threats.
With the recent acquisition of two leading companies in this space - RedLock, and  Evident.io , Palo Alto Networks is the market leader in this space. This engineering group is part of our recent acquisition of RedLock and  Evident.io
 

Your Impact

  • This candidate will be part of a Global DevOps/ SRE team who will play a significant role in the definition and implementation of the AWS, Docker and Kubernetes platform strategy, HA/ DR, including architecture, design, roadmaps, and enabling various apps to adopt such technologies
  • Working in a collaborative culture with Dev and App owners in an agile methodology, scrums
  • Handling scrums to achieve the desired products objective by working with US counterparts and local Dev Teams
  • Part of the job also includes resolving JIRA tickets in the areas of Cloud, CICD, deployments , monitoring etc.
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo to bring new ideas and innovation to the team
  • Responsible for on-going maintenance and support of internal tools, improving system health and reliability
  • Document and provide cross-training to peers for projects and products worked on OnCall rotations , but no shifts
  • Ensure service uptimes to maintain the SLA driven uptime
  • 2+ Years of IT experience with high energy and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with a can-do attitude
  • Extensive hands-on programming skills in C, Python/Go
  • Knowledge of multi-core/multi-process/multi-threaded programming
  • Understanding & working experience in TCP/IP Networking and Routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF etc
  • Understanding of Firewall, IPSec, SSL/TLS, VPN, Cryptography
  • Application layer protocol experience with one or more of the following HTTP, SMTP, SIP, etc.
  • Working experience in SD-WAN (Software Defined Wide Area Network)
  • Experience/understanding of Virtualization concepts, such as ESXi, KVM, Hyper-V, will be added advantage
  • Enjoys working with many different teams with strong collaboration and communications skills
  • M.E./B.E. degree in Computer Science/Engineering

Your Team

The DevOps team within SASE is responsible for the scaling and support of our multi-region, multi-cloud application. We’re a group of software engineers, site reliability engineers, and security experts that own the deployment architecture and strive to improve our infrastructure through deep partnership with other teams across the organization.

We define the industry, instead of waiting for directions. We need individuals who feel comfortable in ambiguity, excited by the prospect of a challenge, and empowered by the unknown risks facing our everyday lives that are only enabled by a secure digital environment.

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. To learn more about our dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our Life at Palo Alto Networks page and our diversity website.
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 accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com

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  • Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:
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    • 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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