Functional QA Engineer (Remote) at Palo Alto Networks

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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 Impact 

We are looking for a highly motivated Quality Assurance Engineer to join our Digital Web QA team. As a Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be responsible for creating and implementing a strategy for quality coordination and testing as well as suggesting solutions to identified quality problems. The Digital Web QA team is responsible for test planning and execution of the Palo Alto Networks websites, blogs and events.

In this role, you will be analyzing and testing new features and bug fixes and you need to have a passion for improving the overall quality of the product you test. All this in a fast paced, agile-based process of development, test and release.

Your Career 

As a Senior QA Engineer in the Digital team, you will be responsible for:

  • Design and create functional test scenarios and/or cases.

  • Execute manual system tests including functional and E2E on sanity, regression, pre-production, and post-production phases in a tight release schedule

  • Track and report the outcome of test executions and all information needed to support ongoing measurements and reporting on risks, defects, tests, and coverage.

  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved

  • Identify, record, document issues, propose system improvements and perform repetitive test execution to resolve the identified issue.

  • Analyze root causes of issues and provide corrective actions.

  • Design and execute tests for new features or major redesign of existing features

  • Conduct system functional testing to ensure system quality, reliability, capacity, and scalability.

  • Compare and analyze system behavior vs. expected results/KPIs based on business and technical requirements.


Your Experience 

  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent.

  • Should have 5 years of proven work experience in software quality assurance, 

  • 2 years of experience in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM/CQ) testing.

  • Hands-on experience with both black box and white box testing

  • Good knowledge and Hands-on experience of Performance Web vitals, Accessibility & SEO verification, and monitoring tools

  • Experience in writing clear, concise, and comprehensive test cases

  • Testing Coordination experience – Full understanding of the End-to-End test process and experience on how and when to engage different teams

  • Should have strong analytical, problem-solving, and judgment skills, and strong ability to understand the business process flow.

  • Ability to learn quickly and effectively and to remain focused in a diverse team environment

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, attention to detail, and accuracy.

  • Able to multitask and work on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Proficient knowledge of Agile software QA methodologies, tools, and processes

  • Relentless attention to detail

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work under pressure with extreme deadlines, prioritize projects, and maintain focus 

  • Should have a good understanding of Testing Fundamentals

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

Good to have:

  • Should have knowledge of Test Automation using languages like Java, and tools such as Selenium/Web Driver, JUnit, and TestNG.

  • Should have an understanding of Testing on APIs, Applications, Backend, and Postman.

  • Exposure to automation framework designing (Spock/Cucumber)

  • Experience in CI/CD Environments and hands-on in Jenkins / Build tools will be an added advantage.

Additional Information

The Team 

To stay ahead of the curve, it’s critical to know where the curve is, and how to anticipate the changes we’re facing. For the fastest growing cybersecurity company, the curve is the evolution of cyberattacks and the products and services that proactively address them. Our Digital team is at the core of our

Digital transformation – continuously optimizing the digital ecosystem with data-driven intelligence and Persona-based dynamic experiences. They leverage data and insights to inform the strategic direction of our digital experience. We need individuals who feel comfortable in ambiguity, excited by the prospect of 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.

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.

More Information on Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Santa Clara, CA and Plano, TX. Palo Alto Networks was founded in 2005. It has 10190 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 418 open jobs at Palo Alto Networks, click here.
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