Sr Staff Engineer - NGFW (SDWAN Flow)
As part of the Strata Network Security SDWAN team, you are responsible for developing and innovating solutions for Palo Alto Networks next-generation Firewalls. Specifically in the areas of flow/session management, Palo Alto's SDWAN solution, networking technologies, High availability and data plane architecture. You will also be responsible for innovation, developing proof of concept and productizing 'new' ideas by implementing them and collaborating with team members.
Opportunity to develop Next Gen Technologies for Data Center, Cloud and Enterprise solutions.
Responsible for development of NextGen Network Security Components and Protocols, SDWAN solution for State-of-the-art firewalls deployed at Enterprise, Data Center, Cloud, and Service Provider environments.
Development of features and visibility architecture for SDWAN solution and architecture for NextGen Security Hardware and Virtual platforms in areas of Network Security/Threats and stateful TCP/UDP inspection, Latency / Loss analysis, path secltion.
Develop scalable flow architecture for packet processing pipeline using DPDK for multi-core platforms and interface with ASIC functions.
Develop scalable software solutions for a distributed session architecture spanning across a cluster of firewalls.
Work with multi-functional team members on feature requirements, including but not limited to Product Management, QA, Support, etc
Product visionary, ideas on competitive edge, Effective decision maker, take ownership and independently drive, lead tasks and assignments
5+ years of strong experience in C Programming and large scale software development on Unix/Linux.
Strong technical knowledge in computer architecture and systems engineering * Strong experience in packet processing, parsing, networking (L2 -L4) protocols/architecture and SDWAN solutions.
Experience in High Availability *
Experience in data plane forwarding and any network processor programming
Experience in DPDK packet processing and performance tuning is desired.
Can-do attitude and ability to take initiative and drive open issues to completion
Strong communication skills to work effectively with multi-functional groups.
BS/MS degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
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.
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