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Senior Staff Software Test Engineer (Prisma SASE)



Quality Assurance
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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.

Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. 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.

Our Approach to Work

We lead with flexibility and choice in all of our people programs. We have disrupted the traditional view that all employees have the same needs and wants. We offer personalization and offer our employees the opportunity to choose what works best for them as often as possible - from your wellbeing support to your growth and development, and beyond!

At Palo Alto Networks, we believe in the power of collaboration and value in-person interactions. This is why our employees generally work from the office three days per week, leaving two days for choice and flexibility to work where you feel most effective. This setup fosters casual conversations, problem-solving, and trusted relationships. While details may evolve, our goal is to create an environment where innovation thrives, with office-based teams coming together three days a week to collaborate and thrive, together!

Job Description

Your Career

We are seeking automation savvy QA Engineers for building Palo Alto Networks SASE Test team. We are looking for strong technical engineers who take ownership of their areas of focus and who are driven to solve problems at every level. Collaboration and teamwork are at the foundation of our culture and we need engineers who can communicate and work well with others towards achieving a common goal.

Your Impact

  • Develop and execute sophisticated software tests to validate Customer Solution Profiles working closely with Development, Product Management, SRE and Technical Marketing teams
  • Provide thorough Technical Leadership in the areas of Cloud Based Orchestration, Cloud delivered Security, Cloud Networking and Automation Design
  • Participate in system design so that Quality Assurance is considered throughout the entire lifecycle of the Prisma Access Feature Development
  • Develop and/or Enhance Automated test Infrastructure to enable building Scalable & Flexible tests that reflect real world network deployment scenarios
  • Enhance Test strategies, Automation & Build infrastructure with feedback and analysis from real-world Customer deployments


Your Experience

  • 5+ years of Software QA experience working on Enterprise Grade
  • Networking/SD-WAN or L4-L7 Security Products
  • Deep Expertise with IPSec, BGP, SSL/TLS, DHCP and TCP/UDP Networking
  • Intermediate to Expert level Experience with REST API driven Automation using Python or Go
  • Experience with Linux/Esxi compute/network Virtualization Or Public cloud compute/networking expertise with AWS/GCP/Azure
  • Provide thorough Technical Leadership in the areas of Networking , Cloud Based Orchestration, Cloud delivered Security, Cloud Networking and Automation Design
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and to work in a fast paced, innovative environment adapting to new technologies
  • BS or MS degree or equivalent military experience required

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.

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 [email protected].

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.

The compensation offered for this position will depend on your degree or progress toward degree, qualifications, experience, and work location. For candidates who receive an offer, the starting rate is expected to be $175,000/yr for the specific role.