Principal UI Engineer

Engineering Santa Clara, California


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

As a member of the management software group, you are responsible for designing and developing the central/console management software for the Palo Alto Networks next-generation security platform. You will take ownership of large software components, work with product management on user requirements, apply your knowledge to functional design, utilize your programming skills for efficient and robust implementation, and interact with quality assurance and field support teams in the whole software development cycle.

Your Impact

  • Participate in architecture; design and development of features for the company’s security platforms on on-premise devices, the public cloud, and private cloud
  • Supply Individually / Lead complex web software development
  • Research, suggest and implement different web frameworks suited to the specific platform
  • Be able to write and work with automated QA tests
  • Develop and implement improvements to development processes

Your Experience

  • MS/BS in Computer Science or relevant experience
  • Prior experience in Web Development and Design
  • Excellent JavaScript programming skills
  • Ability to debug complex application workflows
  • Experience with modern build tools such as npm, Webpack, NodeJS, ReactJS, Reduxis a plus
  • Experience with the public cloud, such as Google Cloud Platform, Amazon’s AWS or Microsoft Azure is a plus

Your 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

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.