Principal/Senior Software Developer in Test (Prisma Cloud) - #19543915

Palo Alto Networks

Date: Apr 7, 2021
City: Santa Clara, CA
Contract type: Full time
Palo Alto Networks

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.

Job Description

Your Career

You will help customers in their journey to the public cloud by ensuring they have the best in class protection. The public cloud market has been growing at a very rapid rate for the last few years. As more and more enterprises use public cloud, there is an insatiable demand for securing those workloads.

Envision, implement and evolve a comprehensive and leading-edge test system for a highly distributed, cloud-based security product that is destined to be the de facto standard in the industry. This is an exciting position for a Software developer in test to be part of an established engineering team and help build state-of-art-test systems for our high-growth SaaS and API-based Security applications.




Your Impact

Provide a consistent, standardized, and a standard methodology approach in developing testing automation across our cloud platform

Design and develop test plans for new features by understanding the requirements

Complex root cause analysis and defect isolation

Active participation in our ongoing process enhancements and software testing practices

Work closely with the greater engineering group, Product Management teams during product development from design to release

Reproduce and debug issues found during and after software release

Develop and maintain complex testbed environments that leverage best practices for reporting and CICD.

Drive improved performance and production stability of the applications and systems

Experience in working on building test automation frameworks for cloud-based products

Define Automation test strategy, design, and execution of automated test scripts

Analyzing performance data and creation of automated test results

Working with APIs from multiple cloud vendors and their associated technologies and tools

Responsible for complete software development life cycle including requirement analysis, design, development, deployment and support

Participate actively and contribute to design and development discussions

Develop solid understanding and be able to explain advanced Cloud Computing and Cloud Security concepts to others

Be able to clearly communicate goals and desired outcomes to internal project teams

Your Experience

BS in Computer Science or a related technical field

Development experience with creating automation Frameworks for the purpose of validating the functionality of complex Distributed and Cloud-based systems using Python

Experience working with multiple frameworks used for verification

Strong computer science fundamentals

Experience in design concepts and testing of  REST API’s and Soap web services

Experience with open-source frameworks/servers (Spring, Hibernate, Apache Tomcat) and verification of service built leveraging them.

Hands-on verification experience with relational SQL and no-SQL technologies

Career-level years of hands-on experience in full development life cycle software development

Expertise in identifying performance bottlenecks and solving performance issues in multi-layers web applications

Experience various UI automation frameworks and there use cases.

A self-starter who is confident and effective when working across distributed teams

Additional Information

The Team 

Our engineering team is at the core of our products and 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 [email protected].

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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