Software System Test Engineer

 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.

 

Your Career

Palo Alto Networks is looking for a full-time Software System Test Engineer candidate in Santa Clara.

 

Your Impact

       Work with Product Management and Developers to understand requirements and contribute towards improving feature functionality

       Define comprehensive system test plans to validate all existing feature functionalities configured on system testbeds and automate all test cases

       Verify endurance and scale testing to validate robust feature functionality under stress

       Excellent troubleshooting abilities. Debug issues found during testing and verify bug fixes once they are resolved

       Understand customer configurations. Debug, reproduce, verify fixes and add new test cases for issues uncovered in customer deployments

 

Your Experience

       Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes

       Good understanding of networking concepts, L2-L7 protocols

       Experience in testing container technologies (docker,  kubernetes) preferable

       Excellent coding skills (Perl, Python, GoLang). Experience with Unix/Linux OS

       Comfortable with Agile methodologies and working in small teams

 

The Team

Our engineering team is at the core of our products and connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. We are constantly innovating — challenging the way we, and the industry, think about cybersecurity. Our engineers don’t shy away from building products to solve problems no one has pursued before.

 

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.

 

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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Life At Palo Alto Networks

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Growing my Career with Internal Mobility

“Success is not about the individual, leverage your strengths to empower the team to make it succeed!”
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My Palo Alto Networks Journey

I was pleasantly surprised when I was told that Palo Alto Networks actively look to hire personnel with different backgrounds and experiences as diversity brings new ideas to the organisation. If you see a job you want to apply for but feel like you might not be a perfect fit, then still apply. You have nothing to lose and it may result in a job offer.
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Work Hard, Play Hard

My role in Palo Alto Networks is leading a team that develops Cortex XSOAR, a cutting-edge solution for the Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) market. This technology is all about enabling our solutions to complement the customers’ efforts in securing their organizations. In this role, I work to continuously improve our products and help organizations become much more efficient when protecting their data.
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