Principal Product Security Architect (Information Security)

Information Security 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 THE 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.  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

Think about it, security for an information security company. Working at a high-tech cybersecurity company within Information Security team is a once in a lifetime opportunity. You’ll be joined with the brightest minds in technology, our global teams on the front line of defense against cyberattacks. We’re joined by one mission – but driven by the impact of that mission and what it means to protect our way of life in the digital age. Join a dynamic and fast-paced team that feels excitement at the prospect of a challenge and feels a thrill at resolving security gaps that inhibit our privacy.


Your Impact

  • As our Staff Product Security Architect, you will report into the Information Security Architecture team, and will be deeply embedded in our Product Management and R&D teams
  • You will have responsibility for secure development methodologies and mechanisms for all of Palo Alto Networks products and services
  • Inform choices through a security lens for the entire development lifecycle, including design, coding & development, QA & security testing, and release
  • You will lead definition of SDL and the software security maturity model
  • You will drive effective integration and adoption of best practices, latest methods & techniques in identifying design flaws and software issues
  • In addition, you will be responsible for driving innovation in software securityIn addition, you will be responsible for driving innovation in software security

Your Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience with security technologies
  • Highly proficient in design and analysis of algorithms and data structures
  • Experience in driving effective implementation & adoption of Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) and software maturity model
  • Demonstrated knowledge of security best practices, principles, and common security frameworks, such as NIST, ISO, Common Criteria, TCSEC, OWASP, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of common application & network protocols, cryptographic technologies, public key infrastructure, common security threats, such as attack techniques, evasive techniques, and preventative & defensive methods
  • Experience in developing in server/client architecture using hybrid cloud environments
  • Strong understanding of methodologies and tools for threat analysis of complex systems, such as threat modeling and software fuzzing
  • Prior experience in implementing and integrating security tools into CI/CD
  • Experience in developing embedded systems and appliances, web/SaaS services, and mobile applications
  • In-depth knowledge of common OS-designs, including Linux, Windows, mobile platforms
  • Strong knowledge of web, security, and network architecture
  • Ability to execute in dynamic and highly technical organizations
  • Experience as a technical lead and architect for security
  • 7+ years experience working with product development/engineering and product management


Education

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or equivalent training, education, and experience in information / cyber security, computer systems, IT, etc.


The Team


Think about it, security for an information security company. Working at a high-tech cybersecurity company within the Information Security team is a once in a lifetime opportunity. You’ll be joined with the brightest minds in technology, our global teams on the front line of defense against cyberattacks. We’re joined by one mission – but driven by the impact of that mission and what it means to protect our way of life in the digital age. Join a dynamic and fast-paced team that feels excitement at the prospect of a challenge and feels a thrill at resolving security gaps that inhibit our privacy.

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