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Principal Software Engineer (React), Unit 42 - Remote

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Columbus
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

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.

Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We're changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Job Description

Your Career

We're looking for a Principal level Software Engineer to make a significant contribution in our Unit 42 Engineering organization. As a seasoned software engineer, you will serve to empower the entire security research team by designing and building internal tooling to assist analysts in identifying security threats that have been observed in Palo Alto Networks products.

Additionally, you will drive the development of application workflows, process automation, and build intelligent data architecture for threat intelligence and telemetry collection at scale. A strong focus on building web-UI workflows with React is required . This position requires a hands-on full stack development mindset, the ability to fail fast and learn faster, and a drive to execute by building ever better solutions.

Your Impact
Design and implement new web-based workflows using React, WebSockets and REST APIs (Python).
Prototype new user interfaces with internal researchers and integrate feedback into web based workflows
Develop modular front-end components to be used by Unit 42 Engineering
Create standards, guidance and best practices for React development
Serve as the security research team's software engineering subject matter expert
Partner with other development and business teams to manage dependencies and communicate technical specifications
Translate analyst and researcher requirements and/or PoC scripts and tools into production grade services, driving process automation
Support new and existing security research lab systems and custom applications
Manage the planning, builds, and deployment of code to different environments using modern tools such as git and CI/CD (Gitlab CI, Spinnaker, Kubernetes)

Qualifications

Your Experience
Intimately familiar with web frameworks such as React
Creation of and integration with REST APIs
Demonstrated full stack programming capability and desire to mature an idea from pseudo-code to MVP
Strong understanding and usage of Python, JS, SQL, NoSQL, ElasticSearch, and cloud technologies used for data manipulation at scale
Experience developing container based applications using tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, and/or Helm
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience working on remote teams
Background or interest in threat intelligence and applied security
Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, specifically networking, databases and tool development

Additional Information

The Team

Our engineering team is at the core of our products - connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. We are constantly innovating - challenging the way we, and the industry, think about cybersecurity. Our engineers don't shy away from building products to solve problems no one has pursued before.

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.

Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, 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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Disclosure required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum compensation (includes on-target earnings = base + on target incentives for sales roles) for this role to be located in the state of Colorado. If hired in Colorado , this position starts at 138900 annually. Depending on the position offered, restricted stock units and incentive or bonus pay may be provided as part of this compensation package. Additional benefits may be found here.

Keywords: Palo Alto Networks, Columbus , Principal Software Engineer (React), Unit 42 - Remote, IT / Software / Systems , Columbus, Ohio

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