Principal QA Automation Engineer (Prisma Access)

    • PaloAlto Networks
  • Posted 47 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
USD 170,000.00 - 200,000.00 per year
Full Time


Palo Alto
Google Cloud
Automated testing
Product management
Technical marketing
IT management
Systems design
Quality assurance
Network administration
Programming languages
Computer science
Electrical engineering
Cyber security
Web browsers
Cloud computing
Computer networking
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure

Job Details


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.

Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. 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 Approach to Work

We lead with flexibility and choice in all of our people programs. We have disrupted the traditional view that all employees have the same needs and wants. We offer personalization and offer our employees the opportunity to choose what works best for them as often as possible - from your well-being support to your growth and development, and beyond!

Your Career

We are seeking an automation savvy Principal QA Engineer as we scale the Prisma Access Test team.

We are looking for a strong technical leader who takes ownership of their areas of focus and who are driven to solve problems at every level. Collaboration and teamwork are at the foundation of our culture and we need engineers who can communicate and work well with others towards achieving a common goal.

Your Impact

  • Develop and execute sophisticated software tests to validate Prisma Access Functionality and Scale, working closely with Development, Product Management, SRE and Technical Marketing teams
  • Provide Thorough Technical Leadership in the areas of Browser Security, Cloud Based Orchestration, Cloud delivered Security, Cloud Networking and Automation Design
  • Participate in system design so that Quality Assurance is considered throughout the entire lifecycle of the Prisma Access Feature Development
  • Develop and/or Enhance Automated test Infrastructure to enable building Scalable & Flexible tests that reflect real world network deployment scenarios
  • Enhance Test strategies, Automation & Build infrastructure with feedback and analysis from real-world Customer deployments

Your Experience

  • 10+ years of Experience in QA Automation Engineering
  • Experience in cybersecurity, networking, or related areas
  • Be proficient in one or more scripting/programming languages including Python or Go
  • Experience with REST API-driven automation and web UI-based automation test frameworks such as Selenium, Playwright, Appium, etc.
  • Experience with Browser Security solutions including enterprise browsers, remote browser isolation, and browser extension products is a value add
  • Strong experience and knowledge of micro-services, distributed systems, and performance optimizations Knowledge of Public cloud providers such as Aws/Azure/Google Cloud Platform
  • M.S./B.S. degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent military experience required

The Team

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.

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 .

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.

The compensation offered for this position will depend on qualifications, experience, and work location. For candidates who receive an offer at the posted level, the starting base salary (for non-sales roles) or base salary + commission target (for sales/commissioned roles) is expected to be between $170,000/yr to $200,000/yr. The offered compensation may also include restricted stock units and a bonus. A description of our employee benefits may be found here .

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