Palo Alto Networks Senior SQA Engineer (Current Product Engineering) in Santa Clara, California

Senior SQA Engineer (Current Product Engineering)


Santa Clara, California


Palo Alto Networks® is the fastest-grow ing security company in history. We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: ending breaches and protecting our way of digital life. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking individual, then this job is for you!


As a Software Quality Assurance Engineer for our Current Product Engineering (CPE) team, you will be responsible for testing customer specific issues for Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls. This team is responsible for ensuring our customers consistently get high-quality releases in a timely fashion.


  • Collaborating closely with software developers, you will help find solutions to customer’s current needs

  • This role involves testing many aspects of the Palo Alto Networks next generation firewalls - switching, routing, application identification, intrusion detection and more.

  • We are looking for individuals excited by the challenge of a fast-paced environment and dynamic work - because you will likely work on something different every day.


  • 4+ years experience in a QA position or equivalent.

  • Experience testing network security products, preferably with firewalls and intrusion prevention products.

  • L2-7 network testing experience including most common switching and routing protocols.

  • Experience with Linux and open-source software.

  • Experience with virtual machines is a plus.

  • Experience with scripting: TCL/Expect, Perl, and/or Python.

  • Experience with software build and release best practices.

  • Knowledge of encryption and tunneling protocol test methods is a plus.

  • Knowledge of cryptography and digital certificates is a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

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