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Automation Engineer- Platform Specialist

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job 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.Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We're changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.**Your Career**As a Palo Alto Networks Automation Engineer - Platform Specialist, you will be the expert on our Technical Infrastructure used to deliver state of the art Proof Of Concept labs, customer demonstrations, and technology sandboxes.. You are the "go to" resource for building, maintaining, and scaling our infrastructure to meet the growing demands of the business. .The Automation Engineer - Platform Specialist role is a hands-on technical role. The function of the Automation Engineer is to support the Sales Organization. You have the ability to do more than just "follow the manual". An Automation Engineer - Platform Specialist is viewed as a technically focused specialist role and can lead any technical conversation in their domain.**Your Impact**+ Help extend our POC capabilities into the Public Cloud with tools / products such as Prisma Access / Prisma Cloud+ Write code/scripts to automate repeatable demos, POCs and sandbox environments+ Maintain and build-out all aspects of our technical infrastructure.+ Assist the Sales and POC teams with conceiving, planning, and executing a wide range of projects.+ Write and maintain great documentation+ Drive best practices using best of breed technologies for CI/CD pipelines and Infrastructure as Code**Your Experience**+ Experience in a high-level programming language such as Python or Javascript+ Deep understanding of tools such as Ansible, Terraform, CI/CD (Jenkins, Gitlab-CI, etc)+ Experience as a Public Cloud Specialist, DevOps or Equivalent role+ Demonstrable experience with AWS and/or Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud installation, configuration and administration of security features and services+ Experience with REST APIs and JSON or XML+ Deep experience with Unix/Linux+ Good understanding of testing tools such as Ixia, Spirent or similar traffic and security testers+ Experience using CI/CD pipelines in an Infrastructure as Code model+ Self-motivated+ Strong communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills, both internally and externally+ Strong problem finding and solving skills, ability to analyze complex multivariate problems and use a systematic approach to gain quick resolution, even under duress**The Team**As part of our Systems Engineering team, you'll support the sales team with technical expertise and guidance when establishing trust with key clients. You won't find someone at Palo Alto Networks that isn't committed to your success - with everyone pitching in to assist when it comes to solutions selling, learning, and development. As a member of our systems engineering team, you are motivated by a solutions-focused sales environment and find fulfillment in working with clients to resolve incredible complex cyberthreats.**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.Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, 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 accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.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.**Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Palo Alto Networks Jobs**+ Vaccine requirements and disclosure obligations vary by country.+ Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:+ The job requires accessing a company worksite+ The job requires in-person customer contact and the customer has implemented such requirements+ You choose to access a Palo Alto Networks worksite+ If you have questions about the vaccine requirements of this particular position based on your location or job requirements, please inquire with the recruiter.

Keywords: Palo Alto Networks, Boston , Automation Engineer- Platform Specialist, Engineering , Boston, Massachusetts

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