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Principal Site Reliability Engineer (Wildfire Cloud)

Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks

Software Engineering
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 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 personalization 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 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 with some flexibility offered where needed. 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 the WildFire Team in the Content Delivered Security Service (CDSS) organization. Our engineering and Security Research team is at the core of our products and deliver the best of security services in the cloud to prevent cyberattacks. We are constantly innovating and challenging the way we, and the whole industry, think about cybersecurity. Our engineers don't shy away from building products to solve problems no one has pursued before.

We are looking for a motivated Principal SRE to operate production services and applications in GCP cloud, while continuously improving application deployment, monitoring, operability and uptime of the services.

Your Impact

  • Work closely with R&D team to develop design and enhance software architecture to improve scalability, service reliability, cost, and performance
  • Build automated tools for cloud operations such as automated resource provisioning, remediation of known issues, auto-scaling, etc
  • Develop infrastructure-as-code which will be used to orchestrate production and dev environments
  • Improve and enhance CI/CD pipeline and automation process
  • Explore and research new technologies especially for CI/CD and continuous training (CT) for ML/AI systems to improve the ML/AI model release process

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • Expert level experience as a DevOps/SRE engineer with a passion for technology and strong motivation and responsibility for high reliability and service
  • High proficiency with Terraform and Ansible
  • Proficiency with cloud operations (GCP preferred)
  • Proficiency with CI/CD and Configuration Management (GitLab preferred)
  • Proficiency with programming languages (Python preferred)
  • Experience with MLOps is a big plus
  • Ability to operate independently, make decisions, take action and take responsibility
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work and coordinate between multiple cross-functional and international teams
  • Hands on and can-do attitude, willing to learn new technologies
  • BS / MS in computer science/engineering, or equivalent experience or equivalent military experience

Additional Information

The Team

To stay ahead of the curve, it’s critical to know where the curve is, and how to anticipate the changes we’re facing. For the fastest growing cybersecurity company, the curve is the evolution of cyberattacks, and the products and services that proactively address them. Our engineering team is at the core of our products – connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. They are constantly innovating – challenging the way we, and the industry, think about cybersecurity. These engineers aren’t shy about creating products to solve problems no one has tackled before. They define the industry, instead of waiting for directions. We need individuals who feel comfortable in ambiguity, excited by the prospect of challenge, and empowered by the unknown risks facing our everyday lives that are only enabled by a secure digital environment.

Our engineering team is provided with an unrivaled opportunity to build the products and practices that will support our company growth over the next decade, defining the cybersecurity industry as we know it. If you see the potential of how incredible people products can transform a business, this is the team for you. If you don’t wait for directions, instead, identifying new features and opportunities we have to just get better, this is your new career.

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 qualifications, experience, and work location. For candidates who receive an offer at the posted level, the starting base salary (for non-sales roles) or base salary + commission target (for sales/commissioned roles) is expected to be between $144,200/yr to $233,200/yr. The offered compensation may also include restricted stock units and a bonus. A description of our employee benefits may be found here.

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Is role eligible for Immigration Sponsorship?: Yes