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Palo Alto Networks

4.2 | Santa Clara, CA | Computer & Network Security | 5001 to 10000 Employees
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Posted a month ago on Sept. 19, 2020

Senior Staff Software Engineer (SD Branch Control Plane)

Full-time in Santa Clara, CA
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The People You Work With
4.5
Overall Satisfaction
4.5
Paid Time Off
4.4
Flexible Work Hours
4.4
Equal Opportunities for Women and Men
4.4
Palo Alto Networks is a computer & network security company headquartered in the Santa Clara, CA area with 5001 to 10000 employees. Palo Alto Networks has a 4.2-star InHerSight Score, based on 1,186 ratings from 80 employees. Employees have left 28 comments about their experiences working for the company on InHerSight.

Company Description

 

At Palo Alto Networks everything starts and ends with our mission: Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we are looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

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.

Job Description

Your Career 

Palo Alto Networks's SD Branch group is looking for a seasoned and accomplished engineering leader with experience in developing next generation platforms. You will be part of a world-class software engineering team that works on various ground-breaking technologies as part of SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) solution. You will work with a multi-functional team of engineers to design and develop next generation platforms and modules that span across WiFi, PoE, 4G LTE and 5G and others which are core foundation to SD Branch. Responsibilities will include platform and module integration and bringup, high availability and fault tolerance, integration with cloud based controller for platform and module management,  performance tuning and enhancement.


Your Impact 

  • Work in a small and fast paced team to solve important customer problems and deliver most impactful results
  • Deliver high quality product to enable customer success
  • Contribute in all phases of the product development cycle, from definition, design, through implementation, test and critical customer deployment support
  • Proactively drive product improvement and innovation 
  • Innovate new product features based on customer feedback 

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • 10+ years experience with MS degree, 12+ years experience with BS degree developing platform/embedded system software
  • Strong in system design and architecture of networking products 
  • Strong experience in developing embedded platform system software and driver, in particular Wifi, PoE, 3G/4G LTE/5G, 802.1X
  • Extended knowledge of Linux/Unix internals and Linux kernel driver concepts 
  • Linux kernel development experience including device drivers and performance tuning 
  • Good understanding of control plane and data plane architecture in networking devices. 
  • Strong passion and experience in troubleshooting, debugging complex systems and possess excellent problem-solving techniques 
  • Proficiency in C and at least one scripting language like shell script, python etc., 
  • Experience with TCP/IP and knowledgeable with common standard IP protocols such as ARP, IP, ICMP, TCP, UDP, etc. 

Additional Information

Your Team 

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.

This role is located in Santa Clara, California.

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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