Cloud security researcher

Posted: Jan. 7, 2021, 7:18 p.m. - Full Time - Bangalore

Cloud Security Researcher

Bangalore, India
Department: Information Security

Company Description

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission: protecting our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. It’s not a small goal. It isn’t simple either, but we aren’t in this for the easy answer. As a company with a foundation in challenging the way things are done, we’re looking for innovators with a dedication to best. In return, your career will have a tangible impact – one that’s working toward technology that affects every level of society.

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.

Job Description

Your Impact

  • Design, develop, and maintain detection checks for cloud security policies and compliance standards

  • Research on new cloud services from the security point of view.

  • Research on cloud attack techniques, tactics, and detections based on events and network flow logs.

  • Propose and implement security signatures.

  • Active participation in ongoing process enhancements in the development, automation, and deployment practices.

  • Participate in the public outreach forums and represent the recommendations adhering to Palo Alto Networks standards.


Your Experience

  • Must have: Experience in the security domain.

  • Must have: Experience working on public cloud (AWS or GCP or Azure).

  • Must have: Experience in Linux command-line and troubleshooting.

  • Highly desirable: Experience in security auditing tools (exploit development, vulnerability scanners, policy auditing, etc)

  • Highly desirable: Experience in Git version control, CI/CD build and deployment pipeline, bug tracking tools, etc.

  • Highly desirable: Experience in SQL, JSON, REST API, etc.

  • Highly desirable: Experience in Python Programming.

  • Highly desirable: Knowledge of Containers, Kubernetes, Terraform, Cloud technologies, etc.

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 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.