Sr. SOC Automation Engineer (Information 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. It's inspired by our vision: a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren't simple statements. They won't be easy either but we're not here for easy. We're here for better. As a company with a foundation in challenging the way things are done, we're looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the nature of cybersecurity as we are.

Your Career

Come join Palo Alto Networks as a SOC Automation Engineer on the Information Security team. As a member of the Security Operations Center group within InfoSec, you'll push the limits of what's possible in the SOAR space (Security Orchestration, Orchestration and Response).

At Palo Alto Networks, we "sip our own champagne" by protecting our global organization with the innovative security products that we build and sell to our customers. With the addition of Demisto to the Palo Alto Networks team, we are looking for an individual to perform in a key role; Design, test and build inspiring automation playbooks in Demisto that are deployed internally to demonstrate what it means to truly disrupt the traditional manual SOC model.

With your passion for automation, coupled with your desire to hunt for and stop cyber bad guys, you will join a team of highly motivated SOC Engineers at the fastest growing security company in history.

Your Impact

  • Responsible for analyzing, building, testing, deploying, maintaining and documenting new SOAR (security orchestration and automation response) playbooks to extend the existing automation capabilities of the Security Operations Center.

  • Develop creative new approaches to accelerate threat detection, responses and remediation of security incidents in a global organization.

  • Coordinate playbook deployments with multi-functional team members to maintain high quality work products.

  • Collaborate with and provide feedback to the engineers and product managers of Demisto as you operationalize the innovative security automation tool into Palo Alto Networks' security operations.

  • Drive playbook development to completion with minimal supervision.

Your Experience

  • US Citizen

  • 1+ years hands-on experience developing automation playbooks in Demisto, Phantom, Swimlane or other leading SOAR solution

  • Python scripting ninja

  • Embraces Agile Project Management methodology

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Facilitate and lead meetings of peers within the organization

  • Customer focused, have a drive for results, and passionate about building great products that will have impact across the organization

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field

Your Preferred Experience

  • 1+ years hands-on experience in a security operations environment as an Analyst or Engineer

The Team

Serious mission, fun culture; We're not your ordinary Information Security team. We're a diverse group of security professionals that embraces challenging the status quo in order to protect Palo Alto Networks and our customers. They say it's the people you work with that make you want to go to work and it's true here; we love our work.

Think about it: 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.

We're joined by one mission but driven by the impact of that mission and what it means to protect our way of life in the digital age. Join a dynamic and fast-paced team that feels excitement at the prospect of a challenge and feels a thrill every time we beat the bad guys.

We hope to meet you soon!

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. To learn more about our dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our Life at Palo Alto Networks page and our diversity website.

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.

Additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at

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