Principal Site Reliability Engineer (Public Cloud Security)
- Santa Clara, CA
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.
The Public Cloud Security team is responsible for building products that protect data, workloads, and infrastructure for some of the largest enterprise customers in the world. We help our 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 leverage public cloud, there is an insatiable demand for securing workloads in public cloud. With the recent acquisition of two leading companies in this space - RedLock and Evident.io, Palo Alto Networks is the market leader in this space.
As you build your career at Palo Alto Networks you will be involved in a number of different projects and initiatives, being an integral part of the team. You will:
Work with development teams to ensure that applications have scalability and reliability built-in from day one. Agile is second nature to you and you’re excited to work in scrum teams and represent the SRE perspective
Design and enhance software architecture to improve scalability, service reliability, cost, and performance. You’ve helped create services that are critical to their customers’ success
Deploy automation for provisioning and operating infrastructure at large scale. You are experienced in Infrastructure as Code concepts and have put them into production
Partner with teams to improve CI/CD processes and technology. Helping teams in delivering value early is what you strive for
Mentor members of the staff on large scale cloud deployments. You’re an expert in deploying in the cloud and can bring a teaching mindset to help others benefit from your experience
Drive the adoption of observability practices and a data-driven mindset. You love metrics, graphs, and gaining a deep understanding of why things happen in a system, helping others gain visibility into the things they build
Participate in the occasional on-call rotation supporting the infrastructure owned by the SRE team. Finding ways to reduce the time to resolution and improve the reliability of services is key to running a trusted platform
Strong sense of architecture and design for fault tolerance, scale-out approaches, and stability. Practiced in the AWS Well Architected Framework or similar
Demonstrated experience in building tools and automation in Python or Java for large production environments
2+ years of working with microservice architectures running on Kubernetes and containers
8+ years of Unix/Linux experience (shell/tools/kernel/networking/storage)
Tools-first mindset. You build tools for yourself and others to increase efficiency and reduce churn
Experience with Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code: Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.
Experience with public cloud (AWS) at medium to large scale
Demonstrated experience in designing and building large-scale metrics and monitoring systems is a plus
Organized, focused on building, improving, resolving and delivering
Exceptional communicator in and across teams, taking the lead
We’re not your ordinary Information Security team. We’re a diverse group of security professionals that accepts challenging the status quo in order to protect Palo Alto Networks and our customers.
Driving innovation on the Information Security team of the fastest-growing high-tech cybersecurity company is a once in a lifetime opportunity. You’ll be joined by the brightest minds in technology, and our global teams are on the front line of defense against cyberattacks.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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