Senior SQA Engineer (Automation Tools)

Palo Alto Networks is the fastest-growing security company in history and a four-time Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for our innovation and ability to execute. Named best place to work by the Silicon Valley Business Journal, 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 may be for you! 


As part of the QA Automation team at Palo Alto Networks, you will participate in the development of frameworks and scripts for automated testing of Palo Alto Networks products.  In this position, you will develop frameworks and scripts in Python, setup and maintain automation test beds (Linux servers, firewalls, VMs, switches, security appliances, etc.), execute and monitor the progress of regression runs, investigate test failures, submit bugs to developers, and assist other QA team members and developers with bug investigation and reproduction.

  • Career-level experience in Python development
  • Linux system administration (installation, configuration, maintenance)
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP networking 


  • Good knowledge of data transfer protocols (HTTP, FTP, SMTP, POP3, etc.)
  • Databases (writing SQL queries)
  • VMWare ESX server deployment and configuration


  • BS or MS in computer engineering or related technical field


We are the global cybersecurity leader, known for always challenging the security status quo. Our mission is to protect our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. This has given us the privilege of safely enabling tens of thousands of organizations and their customers. Our pioneering Security Operating Platform emboldens their digital transformation with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in security, automation, and analytics. By delivering a true platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of change-makers like us, we provide highly effective and innovative cybersecurity across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.


Our Security Operating Platform is built for automation. It is easy to operate, with capabilities that work together, so customers can prevent successful cyberattacks. They can use analytics to automate routine tasks, so they can focus on what matters. We are known for continuously delivering innovations; and with Application Framework, we extend that to an open ecosystem of developers that benefit from our customers’ existing investment in data, sensors, and enforcement points.


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