Infrastructure Software Engineer

Early In Career 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 arent easy goals to accomplish but were not here for easy. Were here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and were looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.


Your Career

The team that you will be working on is responsible for all aspects of infrastructure components and configuration management as well as some of the newer cloud initiatives that have been undertaken by the company. Its an exciting time to join this team!                                                                                                   

Past projects have ranged from developing features, managing database migration and developing tools for automation on existing products.

Our global internship program trains the next-generation of cybersecurity talent across a range of specializations, from threat intelligence to information security, engineering, and marketing. The program also features a combination of challenging projects with tangible impact, engaging social events, and networking opportunities. Interns and recent graduates can learn about the network security industry from leading thinkers, grow their professional networks, and be part of a career-defining experience.


Your Impact

       Experience first-hand how our team transforms new challenges into scalable solutions for our enterprise customers

       Learn technologies of our next-generation firewall platforms

       Have a chance to participate in all phases of the product development cycle, from definition, design, through implementation and test.

       The opportunity to develop code for firewall infrastructures

Your Experience

       Proficient in one or more programming languages including C/C++, Python or Bash

       Solid understanding of data structures and algorithm analysis.

       Familiarity with multithreaded programming

       Comfortable working in a Linux environment

Requirements To apply, you must be graduating or recent grad from a 4-year Undergraduate Degree with a GPA of 3.0 or above, a 2-year Masters Degree or Doctorate degree. You must have the authorization to work within the United States.

The Team


The Infrastructure group is responsible for all aspects of infrastructures for the PanOS devices. The areas of responsibility for the group include managing software libraries,  high availability, clustering,  kernel and system security, to name a few.

Our Commitment


Were trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecuritys status quo. Its simple: we cant 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.