Senior Application Penetration Tester

Engineering Tel Aviv, Israel


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


Our Information Security organization is seeking a Senior application penetration tester  to join our Security Operations team. In this role, you will be responsible for planning and execution of blackbox and whitebox penetration tests against Palo Alto Networks SAAS products and services. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment where energy, drive, and a collaborative approach are key to success.


Your Impact


        Engage with business owners in pre-engagement activities including scope definition, environment setup and scheduling

        Conduct application layer penetration tests against SAAS applications and service APIs

        Conduct source code reviews when needed

        Prepare and deliver technical reports to business owners and InfoSec partners

        Assist, as a subject matter expert, in remediation planning and execution

        Assist with security investigations, root-cause analysis and corrective measures as required

        Occasionally plan and manage engagements to be executed by external partners when needed

        Assist in the management of application security programs like continuous scanning, bug bounty, secure development lifecycle and others

        Stay current on exploitation and post-exploitation techniques and incorporate them into the penetration testing arsenal


Your Experience


        5 - 7 years’ experience in application penetration testing

        Must have the ability to conduct manual and automated assessment of applications

        Must have the ability to effectively work with remote peers

        Excellent written and verbal communication skills

        Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives

        Must be well organized and able to leverage best practices, able to thrive in fast-paced environment, and, most importantly, have the ability to approach problems with an innovative, can-do attitude

        Public speaking and demonstrated thought leadership in the security space


The Team


We’re not your ordinary Information Security team. We’re a diverse group of security professionals who challenge the status quo in order to protect Palo Alto Networks and our customers.


Driving innovation on the Information Security team of the fastest-growing high-tech cybersecurity company is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. You’ll be joined by the brightest minds in technology, and our global teams are on the front line of defense against cyberattacks.


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.


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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.