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Palo Alto Networks Principal Software Engineer UI Front End Developer in Santa Clara, California

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.

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.

Your Career

Are you an exceptional Principal Frontend Developer with a passion for developing clean, efficient, and performant user interfaces?

Our Data Platform and Visualization group is looking for a technical UI lead who can architect and build visualizations that provide customers insights into network security activity. We have large amounts of datasets in our data lake built on a public cloud. We would like to perform analytics on this data and derive correlations, so as to surface concerning data patterns and user behaviors. This is an opportunity to use both your technical expertise and your passion for delivering business value, by being part of an org tackling real world problems leveraging the largest data platform in the security domain. You will drive the frontend initiatives and information architecture to deliver the best user experience for our products. You will influence the direction of our technology as well as mentor other members of your team.

Your Impact

  • Work with other frontend developers, designers, and backend engineers to plan, implement and deploy sophisticated user interfaces using modern CSS and JS.

  • Participate in the design of new features with product and UX experts.

  • Pro-actively design and improve all aspects of the UI, collaborate closely with team members to produce extraordinary user experiences.

Your Experience

  • 8 - 12 years hands-on experience as a technical build engineer, release engineer, DevOps engineer or similar role

  • Outstanding critical thinking, organizational, collaboration and communication skills. A dependable self-starter who takes ownership

  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in Linux based build environments required

  • Minimum of five years of hands-on experience with build tools such as Make, Graddle, or Maven

  • Proficient in one or more scripting languages (Bash or Python preferred)

  • Proven experience implementing build pipelines in tools such as Jenkins

  • Experience in build environments that leveraged Perforce or Bitbucket (Git) desirable

  • Knowledge and experience with repository managers such as Artifactory desirable

  • Knowledge and experience with package managers such as rpm desirable

  • Experience with products in an appliance form factor desirable

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent required (M.S. Preferred)

Nice to Have Skills

  • Experience with developing software on public cloud infrastructure

  • Understanding of network security fundamentals and network layers

  • Understanding of authentication/authorization frameworks

The Team

You’ll be working in a top tier cybersecurity company and collaborating with some of the brightest minds in technology. Our team doesn’t shy away from tackling big problems. You will help build and support the tools and infrastructure enabling our developers to release the products that our customers depend on to defend against cyberattacks. Joining this dynamic and fast-paced team will give you the opportunity and thrill of resolving the technical and process gaps that hold back productivity.

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.

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.

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