Intern - Hardware Design and Test Engineer
- Santa Clara, CA, USA
- Department: Internships
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.
Our global internship program trains the next generation of cybersecurity talent across a range of specializations, from threat intelligence to information security, engineering, and marketing. Interns and recent graduates can learn about the network security industry from leading thinkers, grow their professional networks, and be part of a career-defining experience.
Our Hardware team is responsible for the development of Firewall platform hardware including Board, FPGA, and ASIC. You will be working on our Board Hardware team who designs and tests printed circuit assemblies for all of our Firewall platforms.
Past projects have ranged from schematic entry to prototype testing, and typically involve the use of design or simulation software and lab equipment.
Participate in the design of new product hardware
Evaluate prototype hardware in lab validation testing
Gain exposure to hands-on use of lab test equipment such as oscilloscopes and logic analyzers
Manage and review PCB layout
Learn about the complete hardware design cycle including schematic, layout, and test
Working knowledge of circuit analysis, logic design, and embedded systems (a plus).
Interest in hardware development
Enjoy working in a cross-functional, team environment
Requirements – To apply, you must be pursuing a 4-year Undergraduate Degree with a GPA of 3.0 or above, a 2-year Master’s Degree or a Doctorate degree and returning to school in the fall. You must have the authorization to work within the United States.
Our Summer Internship Program from May-August or June-September provides you:
Fun and engaging events that inspire your intellectual curiosity
The opportunity to expand your knowledge and work on challenging projects
Connections to other recent grads, and employees across the company as well as our leaders
Our engineering team is at the core of our products – 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.
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.
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.