Senior Software Engineer (Cloud Security Plugin)

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!

You will be responsible for building a scalable architecture, design and development of the management solutions to manage Palo Alto Networks’ next-generation firewall. 


  • Actively participate and collaborate with team members to develop management solutions to manage Palo Alto Networks’ next-generation firewall in virtualized environment
  • Define and scope new features for central management software.
  • Improve scale and performance of management software
  • Design, develop and maintain control plane infrastructure and features.
  • Work with different development and quality assurance groups to achieve best quality. 


  • Excellent Programming skills with OOP concepts in mind
  • Solid understanding of concurrency control, data structures, algorithms, and distributed, scalable system architectures.
  • Knowledge of network applications and data security
  • Client/Server, distributed system development experience is desirable
  • Fast learning ability and excellent problem solving skills
  • Development on Linux platform.
  • Experience with developing software for public and private cloud environments is a plus
  • Python development experience is preferable  
  • Ability to program in C is a plus
  • MS/BS in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2, preferably 5+ years of relevant experience.

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