Sr Principal Site Reliability Engineer (Cloud Infrastructure) - Can be Remote in the US 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.

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.

Job Description

Your Career

Palo Alto Networks runs a large hybrid infrastructure and is one of the largest GCP customers. As a Sr Principal Site Reliability Engineer, you will be part of a team supporting the services running on this infrastructure. This includes automation, architecture, performance, metrics, troubleshooting, security, and reliability.


Our stack includes Kubernetes, Docker, GCP, AWS, Azure, Ansible, Terraform, Vault, Backstage, Gitlab, Tensorflow, Datadog, Elasticsearch, Kafka, Hadoop, MySQL, MongoDB, Python, and Go.

This role will support a FedRAMP environment so US Citizenship is required.

Your Impact

  • Contribute to the success of SRE and DevOps

  • Develop expertise in new technologies

  • Work with developers, researchers, data scientists, and security experts

  • Design, build and operate reliable, secure Cloud infrastructure

  • Ensure that applications are production-ready, scalable, and reliable

  • Develop tools and automation frameworks

  • Automate robust deployment of robust services

  • Orchestrate end-to-end monitoring and alerting

  • Participate with SRE and Dev teams in the on-call rotation

  • Lead root cause analysis of critical business and production issues

  • Mentor and champion SRE culture

  • Participate in design reviews

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent professional experience

  • Expertise in configuration management with a framework such as Ansible, Terraform, Helm

  • Experience in Production Engineering, DevOps, or Site Reliability

  • Expertise in private or public cloud

  • Strong Linux administration, internals, and network troubleshooting

  • Proficiency with programming languages like Python, Golang, and shell scripting to automate tasks

  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines, GitLab and GitHub preferred

  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot complex distributed systems handling high volume transactions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, able to collaborate and rally support

  • Self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated and strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

  • Passion for infrastructure and monitoring as code

  • Ready to understand and dissect new technology stacks quickly

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 continually 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 motivated by the unknown risks facing our everyday lives that are only mitigated 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.

The compensation offered for this position will depend on qualifications, experience, and work location. For candidates who receive an offer, the starting salary (includes on-target earnings = base + on target incentives for sales roles) is expected to be between $151,800/yr to $223,200/yr. The offered compensation may also include restricted stock units and a bonus. A description of our employee benefits may be found here.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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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 460 open jobs at Palo Alto Networks, click here.
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