Senior Software Engineer - IaaS Security (Cortex XDR)

  • Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • Full-time
  • Department: Engineering

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.

Job Description

Your Career

Cortex XDR is expanding.

We have the pace of a startup and the resources of the world’s cybersecurity leader.

We have hundreds of Petabytes scale database, waiting for you to process, analyze, and apply your magic to it.

We are looking for an experienced server engineer, who will join a new team that will invent, design, engineer, and build a new set of capabilities focused on IaaS and attack surface management within the top-notch Cortex XDR platform.

You will have a truly unique opportunity to influence the development of a new product.

The new team will work closely with the PMs and Dev leaders, help define the requirements, and conduct a substantial part of the technical research.

Your Impact

  • You will develop a product that will apply the power of XDR to solve the challenges of cloud security, with a focus on IaaS.
  • You will apply your knowledge and experience of IaaS and Cybersecurity to build the 


Your Experience

  • 4+ years of experience in server development or technical research roles
  • Knowledge of Python  (Go - advantage)
  • Experience in cyber-security - advantage
  • Experience in designing and building scalable server-side applications
  • Experience with Kubernetes/Docker
  • Experienced with SQL and at least 1 leading DBMS

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.

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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