Intern - Software Engineer In Test

  • Santa Clara, CA, USA
  • Intern
  • Department: Internships

Company Description

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.

Your Career

Our PanOS QA team is responsible for all aspects of functional testing Next generation firewall products. The areas of responsibility for the group include testing and automation of features in the areas of application and threat detection,  large scale user, log data and  configuration management. Past projects have ranged from developing tools for longevity data analysis, simulators for Palo Alto windows agents, automated validation of encrypted web sites  using python scripts etc

Our Summer Internship Program from May-August or June-September provides you:

  • 1:1 mentorship

  • Fun and engaging events that inspire your intellectual curiosity

  • Opportunities to expand your knowledge and work on challenging projects

  • Connections to other interns, recent grads, and employees across the company as well as our leaders.

Job Description

Your Impact

  • Learn how next-generation firewalls provide security for applications, users and data in on-prem, public and private cloud environments

  • Gain hands-on experience with various automation systems

  • You will also have opportunity on improving monitoring , manageability and efficiency of test tools & infrastructure


 Your Experience 

  • Be proficient in one or more scripting/programming languages including Python

  • Be comfortable working in a Linux environment

  • Experience with public, private cloud environments is a plus

  • Course work in computer networking is a plus

Requirements – To apply, you must be pursuing a 4-year Undergraduate Degree, 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.

Additional Information

The Team

Our PanOS software testing team is responsible for validation and automation of next generation firewall features. The areas include application identification, threat detection, IoT Security, Web Security , network security , data leak prevention.

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.

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.



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