Full Stack JavaScript Software Engineer (Cortex)

Engineering Santa Clara, California


Description

Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission: protecting our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. It’s not a small goal. It isn’t simple either, but we aren’t in this for the easy answer. As a company with a foundation in challenging the way things are done, we’re looking for innovators with a dedication to best. In return, your career will have a tangible impact – one that's working toward technology that affects every level of society.

Our mission doesn’t happen by treading softly – no, it happens by defining an industry. It means building products that haven't been thought of. It means selling products with a solutions mindset. It means supporting the infrastructure of a company that moves at an incredible speed – intentionally – to stay ahead of the world’s next cyberthreat.

Your Career

We are ushering in the future of security innovation and reinventing how customers rapidly access, evaluate and embrace the most compelling new security technologies as an extension of the Next-Generation Security Platform.

With Cortex, the industry's only open and integrated, AI-based continuous security platform. Cortex is a significant evolution of the Application Framework designed to simplify security operations and considerably improve outcomes. Deployed on a global, scalable public cloud platform, Cortex allows security operations teams to speed the analysis of massive data sets. Cortex is enabled by the Cortex Data Lake, where customers can securely and privately store and analyze large amounts of data that is normalized for advanced AI and machine learning to find threats and orchestrate responses quickly. We’re building the foundations of the next inflection point in the security industry by combining our deep expertise in security with the state of the art in large-scale infrastructure for data processing and machine learning (Think exabytes of data).

We are looking for a Full Stack Node.js Engineer to scale up and develop for part of our cloud platform which utilizes big data processing, data science and virtualization to detect and prevent unknown attacks and provide threat intelligence to our customers. As a Full Stack Node.js Engineer, you will be an integral member of our threat intelligence service team responsible for software architecture, design and development. Ability to communicate with research teams and data scientists, finding bottlenecks and resolving them.

Your Experience

  • Bachelor or Master degree in computer science
  • Experience with Logi Analytics Preferred
  • At least 5 years of working programming experience
  • At least 2 years of experience in Node.js development
  • Skilled in troubleshooting
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Proficiency in RESTful APIs and API Communication
  • Good grasp of asynchronous programming
  • Experienced in Error-Handling is a plus
  • Understanding of authentication and authorization is a plus
  • Knowledge of browser based JavaScript framework such ReactJS and Redux is a plus
  • Familiarity with fast in-memory data structure store and document-based database is a plus
  • Experienced in writing secure code is a plus
  • Good knowledge of Node.js frameworks, such as Hapi or Express is a plus

The Team

To stay ahead of the curve, it’s critical to know where the curve is, and how to anticipate the changes we’re facing. For the fastest growing cybersecurity company, the curve is the evolution of cyberattacks, and the products and services that dedicatedly address them. Our engineering team is at the core of our products – connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. They are constantly innovating – challenging the way we, and the industry, think about cybersecurity. These engineers aren’t shy about building products to tackle problems no one has pursued before. They define the industry, instead of waiting for directions. We need individuals who feel comfortable in ambiguity, excited by the prospect of challenge, and empowered by the unknown risks facing our everyday lives that are only enabled by a secure digital environment.

Our engineering team is provided with an unrivaled chance to create the products and practices that will support our company growth over the next decade, defining the cybersecurity industry as we know it. If you see the potential of how incredible people products can transform a business, this is the team for you. If you don’t wait for directions, instead, identifying new features and opportunities we have to just get better, this is your new career.

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. To learn more about our dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our Life at Palo Alto Networks page and our diversity website.

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.

Additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.

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