Cloud Engineering Lead

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Palo Alto Networks

Reston, VA
Full Time
2mo ago

Company Description

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.

We’re changing the nature of work. Palo Alto Networks is evolving 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. 

Job Description

Your Career

Unit 42 Engineering is seeking a seasoned Software Engineer to lead a newly-developed Cloud Engineering team responsible for the tooling and automation for Incident Response. 

Reporting to the Director of Unit 42 Engineering, you will leverage your expertise in software development methodologies and best practices to guide the team to deliver high quality and highly scalable software. You’ll apply those same skills toward identifying technical solutions to roadmap projects, improving team efficiency, and managing the development process. Bring your software expertise to help design and implement the roadmap for this new team. 

Your Impact

  • Grow and establish a Cloud Engineering team from the ground up
  • Partner with leadership to design the cloud engineering program
  • Participate in strategy planning to build excellent tools
  • Manage the day-to-day to ensure software is developed on schedule
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Actively participate in code and architecture reviews
  • Mentor and manage the professional development of the team members 

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • Passion for leadership and innovation
  • Experience leading a team from either a technical or managerial perspective
  • Proficient in one or more cloud provider’s technology suites 
  • Demonstrable project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience working on remote teams.
  • Strong understanding and usage of Python, JS, SQL, NoSQL, ElasticSearch, and cloud technologies used for data manipulation at scale.
  • Experience developing container based applications using tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, and/or Helm
  • Background or interest in incident response and applied security
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, specifically networking, databases and tool development.
  • Candidates must be open to travel requirements (up to 10% annually)

Additional Information

The Team
Our engineering team is at the core of our products and connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. We are constantly innovating — challenging the way we, and the industry, think about cybersecurity. Our engineers don’t shy away from building products to solve problems no one has pursued before.

We 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 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 [email protected]

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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

 

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 165000 USD per year. Dependent 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.

 

 

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