Palo Alto Networks Linux Internals Developer (Endpoint) in Tel Aviv, Israel
At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission: protecting our digital way of life. It’s inspired by our vision: a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t simple statements. They won’t be easy either – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. As a company with a foundation in challenging the way things are done, we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the nature of cybersecurity as we are.
Our mission doesn’t happen by treading softly – no, it happens by defining an industry. It means building products that haven't been thought of. It means selling products with a solutions mindset. It means supporting the infrastructure of a company that moves at an incredible speed – intentionally – to stay ahead of the world’s next cyberthreat.
Revolutionary endpoint protection begins with a low-level security architecture that protects from and detects malicious activity. As an OS internals developer in our Linux team at the Tel-Aviv R&D center, you will take part in designing and implementing the Traps agent for Linux, the next generation of endpoint protection for servers and cloud applications.
More information about the product we develop can be found at www.paloaltonetworks.com/products/endpoint-security.html
Design, implement and test critical components in the lower level parts of the product, incl. kernel drivers and user-mode OS-related infrastructures, in both C and C++ Work in close coordination with cross-platform teams and other OSes internals teams
Participate in researching advanced technologies and their implications on security
Research new technologies and adapt them for use in the company’s products
Write design documents, SW development guidelines, and best practices
At least 4 years of experience in system-level programming
Very strong C and C++ programming skills
Firm knowledge of Unix-style operating systems concepts
Proven experience with multi-threaded application development
Familiarity with and programming on Linux
Familiarity with containers and related cloud technologies (uses and implementation)
Linux system-level development
Linux kernel programming experience
Experience with x86/x64 assembly language
Experience with software security
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 dedicatedly address them. Our engineering team is at the core of our products – connected directly to the mission of preventing cyberattacks. They are constantly innovating – challenging the way we, and the industry, think about cybersecurity. These engineers aren’t shy about building products to solve problems no one has pursued before. They define the industry, instead of waiting for directions. 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 engineering team is provided with an unrivaled chance to create the products and practices that will support our company growth over the next decade, defining the cybersecurity industry as we know it. If you see the potential of how incredible people products can transform a business, this is the team for you. If you don’t wait for directions, instead, identifying new features and opportunities we have to just get better, this is your new career.
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. To learn more about our dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our Life at Palo Alto Networks at https://www.facebook.com/LifeatPaloAltoNetworks/ page and our diversity at https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/company/about-us/inclusion-diversity website.
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