Cloud Software Engineer

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're seeking innovators - engineers who seek to design new products, designing state-of-the-art products that do not exist today. These engineers love to code with a drive to build global products and bring new ideas to develop security disciplines to solve real-world problems. We are looking for leaders who take ownership of their areas of focus and who are driven to pursue problems at every level. Collaboration is at the heart of our culture and we need engineers who can communicate at a high level and work well with cross functional teams towards achieving a common goal. 

As a cloud software engineer, you will be working on threat intelligence services for public cloud and private cloud software applications. You will work directly with PLMs, researchers and data scientists to provide real-time security services to customers and be expected to participate in all phases of the product development cycle, from definition, design, through implementation and test.  This is a job for an individual who wants to solve problems that haven't already been solved - something who seeks a challenge and thrives in ambiguity. Your ambitious spirit enjoys facing undefined adversaries and the evolution of the cybersecurity.  

Your Impact  

  • Participate in the design and implementation of threat intelligence services for public cloud and private cloud features.
  • Work with PLM on new feature requirement.
  • Work with QA and DevOps on new release deployment.
  • Work with support to handle customer issues.
  • Work with security researchers and data scientist on new feature request.

Your Experience  

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Solid programming skills in Python, GoLang, C and Java are a plus
  • Solid knowledge of nginx and uwsgi
  • Rich Experience with SQL and No-SQL DB technologies such as mysql, Redis, MongoDB, Cassandra
  • Hands on experience with queuing system such as RabbitMQ, Kafka and experience in Consul is a big plus
  • Solid skills in multi-threads and multi-processes programming and experience in a distributed system is preferred
  • Teamwork, problem-solving and a can-do attitude

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 proactively 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 creating products to solve problems no one has tackled 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 opportunity to build 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


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