Software Engineer (Threat Research)

Palo Alto Networks   •  

Santa Clara, CA

Industry: Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 42 days ago

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 theinfrastructure of a company that moves at an incredible speed – intentionally – to stay ahead of the world’s next cyberthreat.

Your Career

As a member of Threat Research team, you will be responsible for prototyping, and rapid development of next-generation malware detection system tools. Success will require innovation and persistence in the face of unforeseen issues and outright failures. You will take ownership for implementing solutions to complex, multi-system problems; for creating tools and techniques which enable industry redefining research and development.

Your Impact

  • Research and model application behaviors and develop APP ID
  • Research network protocols and develop protocol decoders
  • Work on innovative ideas to provide visibility and access control in zero-trust environment
  • Provide layer 7 support and collaborate with other teams for developing new features
  • Suggest and implement improvements to the development process

Your Experience

  • Excellent understanding of common networking protocols such as HTTP, SSL, FTP, etc.
  • Strong programming skills and familiar with Unix/Linux development environment
  • Teammate with a can-do attitude in a dynamic working environment
  • Knowledge of next generation firewall and its content engine is a plus
  • Experience with Big Data Analysis and Machine Learning is a plus
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering