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Sr Backend Software Engineer (Remote)

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionOur MissionAt 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 DescriptionYour CareerAs a Back-end Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing and delivering highly scalable services and applications within the Services Innovation Engineering Team. We use technologies like Python, Django, FastAPI, Docker, Kubernetes and operate on the Google Cloud Platform. You will be expected to get up to speed on existing codebases and participate in architectural discussions where your feedback will shape the future design of the SIET architecture. You are expected to be a lifelong learner who continuously strives to improve your Engineering craftsmanship by learning cross-functionally. This is a highly collaborative environment where you will be expected to work closely with your team members, product management, and members of service/product teams. Collaboration and teamwork are at the foundation of our culture and we need engineers who can communicate at a high level and work well with others towards achieving a common goal.Our Engineering team is all about helping our clients achieve better security through the adoption of security best practices leveraging the Palo Alto Networks platform with a prevention orientation. We are revolutionizing how quickly customers can maximize the value of their security investment, by incorporating an automation mindset, coupled with a methodology focus to help overcome barriers which may be in the way of improving security posture.Your Impact

  • Design, test, develop, deploy, maintain and improve software assets
  • Deliver high-quality code through hands-on development with attention to detail
  • Analyze/Research issues and provide solutions to resolve them quickly
  • Enjoy mentoring others on development processes
  • Actively participate in solution design with leads and architectsQualificationsYour Experience
    • 5+ years professional experience as a software engineerExperience With The Following
      • Python utilizing Django or FastAPI to build fault-tolerant microservice/web architectures
      • Docker or similar container management tooling
      • Object Oriented Programming / Object-Oriented Design Patterns
      • Familiarity with cloud architecture, development, and deployment practices
      • Solid hands-on designing and building scalable solutions that leverage relational databases
      • Building RESTful APIs
      • Building GraphQL APIs a plus
      • ElasticSearch or other similar NoSQL databases a plusAdditional InformationThe TeamTo 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 building products to solve problems no one has pursued before. They 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 engineering team is provided with an unrivaled chance to create 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 CommitmentWe'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.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 $83,900/yr. 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.Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Palo Alto Networks Jobs
        • Vaccine requirements and disclosure obligations vary by country.
        • Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:
          • The job requires accessing a company worksite
          • The job requires in-person customer contact and the customer has implemented such requirements
          • You choose to access a Palo Alto Networks worksite
          • If you have questions about the vaccine requirements of this particular position based on your location or job requirements, please inquire with the recruiter.

Keywords: Palo Alto Networks, Minneapolis , Sr Backend Software Engineer (Remote), IT / Software / Systems , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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