Senior Software Engineer (Cortex XDR)

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

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.

Job Description

Your Career

We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our Cortex XDR team  and help  us to prevent, detect and respond to all runs on integrated endpoint, network and cloud data – reduce the noise and focus on real threats.

More information about Cortex XDR  product can be found here.

Your Impact

You will be a part of a group with the mentality and independence of a startup, supported by the power of a successful corporation. You will design and build an infrastructure that supports billions of events per second, storing, processing and making them accessible and visible to the user while collaborating with the industry’s leading cyber products.

You will be responsible for the complete software development life cycle including requirement analysis, design, development, deployment, and support. You will write clean, testable, readable, fast and maintainable code that is efficient and scalable.


Your Experience

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent knowledge
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience - Must
  • Experience in distributed cloud products
  • Experienced with a variety of database technologies (Mysql / Cassandra / Google BigQuery  Amazon Redshift / ElasticSearch)
  • Experience in designing, building and maintaining a scalable server side application
  • Experience in Go / Python - an advantage
  • Experience with GCP - advantage
  • Experience with Kubernetes/Docker - advantage
  • Knowledge of the cyber field - advantage

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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