Java System Architect / Big Data


  • Santa Clara, CA
  • Permanent
  • Java

  • Big Data

  • Distributed Systems

  • archi

  • Infrastructure Design

  • Job Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018

  • Expires On: Friday, October 19, 2018

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Duration: 1+ years

  • Desired Experience: 3-5 years

  • Work Authorization: Resident/Citizen, Citizen, H1-B, EAD

Palo Alto Networks is the fastest-growing security company in history. We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: ending breaches and protecting our way of digital life. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking individual, then this job is for you!

We are looking for Data Engineers to join our Threat Intelligence development group to drive and reinvent how customers rapidly access, evaluate and adopt the most compelling new security technologies as an extension of the Next-Generation Security Platform.

The all-new framework is a culmination of over a decade of security disruption, providing customers with superior security through compelling cloud-based apps.

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  • As a Sr. Data Engineer, you will be an integral member of our threat intelligence service team responsible for architecture, design and development.
  • Having the dynamic ability to adapt to conventional Big Data frameworks and tools with the use-cases required by the project
  • Ability to communicate with research teams and data scientists, finding bottlenecks and resolving them
  • Design and implement different architectural models for our scalable data processing, as well as scalable data storage
  • Build tools for proper data ingestion from multiple heterogeneous sources


  • 3+ years of experience in design and implementation in an environment with hundreds of terabytes of data
  • 3+ years of experience with large data processing tools such as: Hadoop, HBase, Elastic Search, Kafka, Flink, etc.
  • 3+ years of experience with Java
  • Passion for doing research on large data sets containing ill-formatted data
  • Can-do attitude on problem solving, quality and ability to execute
  • Excellent inter-personal and teamwork skills
  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering, or equivalent experience

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