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Senior Security Researcher

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Company :
Palo Alto Networks

Location :
Santa Clara, California

Expiry Date :
Mon, 07 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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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. We are looking for an outstanding Senior Security Researcher to join the Prisma Compute research team. You will join a team of industry-leading cloud security researchers. You will work closely with our development teams to improve the Prisma Cloud Compute platform. Your broad experience in vulnerability and exploit mitigation will be relied upon. You shall innovate new features and techniques in which the platform will prevent real world attacks on cloud, container and serverless workloads. You will hunt, reverse and research malware targeting workloads we protect. You will determine our platform’s coverage and come up with ideas for improvement of our capabilities. You shall be on the lookout for any vulnerability in container platforms including Docker, Kubernetes and their counterparts, cloud service providers such as Google Cloud, AWS and Azure, and any service we are protecting from OS level to native applications. You will have an opportunity to publish cutting edge research on the renowned Unit 42 blog, as well as present new findings at well-known cybersecurity conferences around the world. Overall, we are looking for someone with a passion for hacking and a proven record in vulnerability discovery, analysis and exploitation. The Team We are a group of security professionals who are excited about making containers, cloud and open-source more secure. We strive to be the best in our field. As the research front of the Prisma Cloud Compute group we have many responsibilities, including discovering zero-day vulnerabilities, the analysis of one-day vulnerabilities and the enrichment of Prisma and Palo Alto Networks products. Your Impact Determine Prisma Cloud Compute detection coverage and protection from vulnerabilities and malwares Innovate new features and protection mechanisms to enrich Prisma Cloud Compute Hunt and analyze malware attacking cloud and container workloads Analyze a broad range of one-day vulnerabilities in cloud and container services Support our product and development teams with practical knowledge on mitigating exploitation and post-exploitation malicious activity Support our efforts to secure Prisma Cloud Compute and actively engage in evaluating our product security Publish research blogs on Unit 42 Present your research at well-known cybersecurity conferences Your Experience Highly motivated about cloud and container security Able to understand and uncover vulnerabilities Understand various types of vulnerabilities e.g. memory issues, logical issues, web Experienced in reverse engineering and malware analysis Familiar with Go language and security of Go code preferred Familiar with cloud service providers and security of cloud service providers such as Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Azure preferred Able to explain complex problems in a way that is easy to understand, great communication skills Strong attention to detail Excellent English reading comprehension and writing skills Prefer Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or related degree 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.