Intern-Test Engineering

Our Mission

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.

Your Career

Our global internship program trains the next generation of cybersecurity talent across a range of specializations, from threat intelligence to information security, engineering, and marketing. Interns and recent graduates can learn about the network security industry from leading thinkers, grow their professional networks, and be part of a career-defining experience.

As a Test Engineer Intern, you will have the opportunity to interact with software and hardware test group.  This is entry-level into the Palo Alto Networks Technical Operation organization and this group is responsible for the generation test infrastructure for our firewall hardware products.

Our Summer Internship Program from May-August or June-September provides you: 

  • 1:1 mentorship
  • The opportunity to expand your knowledge and work on challenging projects
  • Connections to other recent grads, and employees across the company as well as our leaders

Your Impact

  • Responsible for ensuring our products ship with the highest quality through extensive and complete testing
  • Design, develop and implement new test features
  • Collaborate with other team members

Your Experience

  • Experience with scripting and programming languages like Python, Tcl/Tk, C/C++, Javascript, Bash
  • Experience with mySQL databases
  • Experience with Linux and Unix environments
  • Experience with NodeJS and Single-Page web applications is highly desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Enthusiastic, driven and confident

Requirements – To apply, you must be pursuing a 4-year Undergraduate Degree in EE, CE or CS with a GPA of 3.0 or above and returning to school in the fall. You must have the authorization to work within the United States. Please note that we will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

The Team

Our test engineering team is at the core of our supply chain operations – connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. We are constantly innovating – challenging the way we, and the industry, think about how we manufacture our product and to do this efficiently.

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 at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.

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.


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