Senior Java Cloud Backend Engineer (Public Cloud Security)

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

The Public 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 the public cloud. 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

  • 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 Expereince

  • Familiar with AWS and/or GCP/Azure and experience working on Big data computing like RDS, Redshift and open source databases like Kafka, MongoDB, Cassandra, Spark, Hadoop and others a big plus
  • Familiar with AWS and/or GCP/Azure and experience working on Big data computing like RDS, Redshift and open source databases like Kafka, MongoDB, Cassandra, Spark, Hadoop and others a big plus
  • Advanced level of experience building web applications in Java/J2EE
  • Strong computer science fundamentals (e.g. understanding of lock-free data structures, bloom filters, minimal perfect hashing, consistent hashingetc)
  • Experience designing/building scalable REST API’s and Soap web services
  • Experience with open source frameworks/servers (Spring, Hibernate, Apache Tomcat)
  • Experience with distributed computing (understand implications of CAP theorem, master election, brain split problem) and/or distributed DB/KVP (Cassandra, MongoDB, RedShift, Vertica etc)
  • Hands on experience with relational SQL (including window functions, recursion, etc.) and no-SQL technologies

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 who 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 disabilities. 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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