Sr Principal Software Test Engineer (Cloud Security) @ Palo Alto Networks - Santa Clara, CA

Job Overview

4 months ago

Sr Principal Software Test Engineer (Cloud Security)

Palo Alto Networks - Santa Clara, CA

Company Description


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.

Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We’re changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.


Job Description


Your Career

Palo Alto Network's Next-Gen Firewall Cloud Security team is looking for a seasoned and accomplished cloud security software QA engineer with experience in Public and Private Cloud Security testing and automation . You will be part of a world-class software QA engineering team that works on various ground-breaking cloud security solutions and service offerings.

As a member of the SQA Engineering Team, You will be expected to lead and participate in all technical phases of the product QA cycle including, test strategy, test plan, execution, automation. You will have exposure and interactions with partners, customers, support teams, development teams, and product management teams. You will be involved with analyzing, testing, and modeling Palo Alto Networks top customer’s deployments to increase the reliability of products and solutions in complex deployment scenarios.


Qualifications


Your Impact

Drive a results-oriented culture with a strong focus on test execution, quality, and speed

Utilize your experience in customer deployments and network operations to model networks, and develop, automate, and execute complex solution test plans

Interact with partners, customers, support teams, development teams, and product management teams

You are a self-motivated, independent and proactive engineer, responsible for qualifying Palo Alto Networks products with public and private cloud solutions.

Develop the highly automated CI/CD system for private and public cloud testing and deployments

Drive the automation within and across the cross functional teams and strive to achieve technical and operational excellence in every step of the release

Your Experience

MS or BS in CS/EE with minimum 5+ years of experience in the cloud networking security industry, or equivalent experience

8+ years of experience in highly technical roles in QA at large organizations or innovative startups

Strong L2/L3 hands on networking experience and ability to troubleshoot the networking issues

Experience leading QA test or automation teams involved with Cloud or Network security

Experience and Good domain knowledge with cloud-based deployments (AWS/Azure/GCP experience preferred)

Good programming experience in one of the following: Python or Golang

Good understanding of public cloud design considerations and limitations in the areas of virtualization, global infrastructure, distributed systems, load balancing, networking, database, server-less, and security

Good understanding of KVM, Vmware and other Virtualization technologies

Experience with Agile methodologies is a plus, a willingness to adopt them is required

Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Additional Information


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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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