Customer Engineering Software Developer (Public Cloud Security)

Palo Alto Networks Inc. Santa Clara , CA 95051

Posted 5 months ago

Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks everything starts and ends with our mission: protecting our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. It's not a small goal. It isn't simple either, but we aren't in this for the easy answer. As a company with a foundation in challenging the way things are done, we're looking for innovators with a dedication to best. In return, your career will have a tangible impact one that's working toward technology that affects every level of society.

Our mission doesn't happen by treading softly no, it happens by defining an industry. It means building products that haven't been thought of. It means selling products with a solutions mindset. It means supporting the infrastructure of a company that moves at an incredible speed intentionally to stay ahead of the world's next cyberthreat.

Your Career

We are looking for an experienced, Customer Engineering Software Developer to join our Engineering team

  • Collaborate closely with QA, product management, sales engineers to find solutions to customer's needs.

  • Work closely with customer success and sales to improve customer satisfaction

  • Familiar with AWS and/or GCP/Azure and experience working on Big data computing like RDS, Redshift and open source databases like Kafka, MongoDB, Cassandra, Spark, Scala, PrestoDB, Kinesis and others a big plus

  • Passionate about solving technical challenges & working in a collaborative environment

  • Possess good team building skills

The day to day responsibilities includes, but not limited to:

  • Participate in live customer debug sessions and work collaboratively with QA, customer success engineers and other teams to provide solutions to customer issues.

  • Write clean, testable, readable, scalable and maintainable Java code that scales and performs well for thousands of customers

  • Participate actively and contribute to design and development discussions

  • Responsible for building tools that can provide metrics and analytics from customer environments that customer success can use.

  • Participate in the occasional on-call rotation supporting the infrastructure

  • Troubleshoot incidents, formulate theories and test your hypothesis, and narrow down possibilities to find the root cause

  • Interview, mentor and coach new team members

Your Experience

  • Advanced level of experience building web applications in Java/J2EE.

  • Strong computer science fundamentals (e.g. understanding of lock-free data structures, bloom filters, minimal perfect hashing, consistent hashing etc)

  • Experience designing/building scalable REST API's and Soap web services.

  • Experience with open source frameworks/servers (Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate, Apache Tomcat).

  • Experience with distributed computing (understand implications of CAP theorem, master election, brain split problem) and/or distributed DB/KVP (Cassandra, MongoDB, PrestoDB, RedShift, Vertica etc)

  • Hands on experience with relational SQL (including window functions, recursion, etc.) and no-SQL technologies.

  • Familiar with AWS and/or GCP/Azure and experience working on Big data computing like RDS, Redshift and open source databases like Kafka, MongoDB, Cassandra, Spark, Scala, PrestoDB, Kinesis and others a big plus

  • Familiar with AWS and/or GCP/Azure preferred

  • Familiar with continuous integration and build management tools like git

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Customer Engineering Software Developer (Public Cloud Security)

Palo Alto Networks Inc.