Software Engineer - Security Services (Detection)

Early In Career 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

 

We are looking for a motivated, intelligent, hardworking and creative individual to join the Threat Research team. Our R&D 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.

 

Your Impact

 

        Build threat research systems for both internal tools and customer-facing products

        Write design documents, SW development guidelines, and best practices

        Work closely with team members and PMs to gather requirements, design, implement and release

        Work with QA and DevOps on release/deployment

 

Your Experience

 

        Creative thinker and team player, with good communication skills and desire to make differences

        Proficient on Java programming. Additional Python programming experience is a plus

        Familiar with Linux OS and shell scripting

        Familiar with database systems such as MySql, MongoDB, or similar

        Experience with Big data and distributed systems such as Hadoop, Spark, and HBase. Experience with streaming tools such as Kafka is a plus

        Ability to design, implement, and deploy components; conduct regression and integration tests

        Experience with container-based development (Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus

        Basic knowledge of Front-End and javascript is a plus

        Knowledge of machine learning, web crawler, and web content classification is a plus

        Hands-on and can-do attitude

        BS/MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

        To apply, you must be pursuing a 4-year Undergraduate Degree with a GPA of 3.0 or above, a 2-year Master’s Degree or a Doctorate degree. You must have the authorization to work within the United States

 

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.