Data Lake Senior Engineer in Test (Cortex Platform)

Engineering Santa Clara, California


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.

Your Career

You will be responsible for testing the upcoming new products or features on Palo Alto Networks’ next-generation firewall. You will participate in the requirements and design discussions and make a difference in crafting the future direction. The work will involve close interaction with development and product management teams. You will write, execute and automate test plans based on requirements and design specs. You will maintain complex test beds to implement the design.

Your Impact

  • Automation of Cortex Data Lake service offering
  • Develop and execute test plans and test cases
  • Develop tools and infrastructure to improve the quality and efficiency of testing
  • Work closely with the Software Engineering, Product Management teams during product development from design to release
  • Reproduce and debug issues found during and after software release

Your Experience

  • Advanced level of experience in  automation 
  • Sound experience with scripting and/or programming such as Python, Java, JS, 
  • Knowledge in analyzing and testing on large data sets
  • Involvement with large data processing tools such as Hadoop, ElasticSearch, Kafka, and Docker, Kuberenetes, GCP and or AWS suite of cloud products 
  • Knowledge testing network security products, preferably with firewalls and intrusion prevention is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills

The Team

Our engineering team is at the core of our products – 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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