Intern - Dataplane Software Engineer
Palo Alto Networks® is the fastest-growing security company in history. We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: ending breaches and protecting our way of digital life. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking individual, then this job is for you!
Our Summer Internship Program from May-August or June-September provides you:
- 1:1 mentorship
- Fun and engaging events that inspire your intellectual curiosity
- Expand your knowledge and work on challenging projects
- Connect with other interns, recent grads, and employees across the company
In the Dataplane Layer-7 Software team, we are responsible for building software for Decryption, SSL VPN and Clientless VPN, URL-filtering, Application Identification, User Identification, Threat Signature Engines, and many more exciting features. These security features enable the firewall to have a deep understanding of the passing traffic and the relative risk, and are the major differentiators between a legacy firewall and a Palo Alto Networks Next Generation firewall.
- You will be able to experience first-hand how our team transforms ideas into enterprise class security software.
- You will have opportunity to participate in all phases of the product development cycle, from definition/design, through implementation and test, at a company that is the leader in network security.
- Based on your experience you will focus on L4-L7 protocols such as HTTP, TLS etc. You will work on projects or tools related to one of the Dataplane core features.
Skills: The successful applicant should…
- Be a self-starter, able to learn independently and adapt fast.
- Have strong C programming experience and strong scripting skills with Bash or Python are required
- Knowledge of L4-L7 protocols such HTTP, TLS is a plus
- Knowledge of L2-L3 networking protocols and TCP/UDP is a plus
To apply, you must be pursuing a 4-year Undergraduate Degree, a 2-year Master’s Degree or a Doctorate degree and returning to school in the fall. You must have authorization to work within the United States.
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