Public Cloud Architect
Company: Palo Alto Networks
Posted on: January 17, 2022
At Palo Alto Networks - everything starts and ends with our
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.
Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work
to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through
FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We're changing the nature of
work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've
rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at
Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual
employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered
to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.
As a Palo Alto Networks AZURE Architect you will be responsible for
building Palo Alto Networks AZURE Architectures through engaging
with key stakeholders, gathering technical requirements, creating
evaluation test plans, and documenting technical content. A key
goal is to build architectural guidance which guides Palo Alto
Networks Systems Engineers, Partners and Customers when they are
designing security solutions.
This Architect position is focused on AZURE architectures and
securing infrastructure and workloads. It will require a candidate
with a broad understanding of public cloud security practices and a
proven ability to be creative during the problem discovery and
solving approach to enable Palo Alto to deliver on a solution
development approach to solving security use cases.
Working with product management, sales, and marketing, own the
creation of Reference Architectures that describe how the Palo Alto
Networks products work together to solve customer business
Work with Engineering to understand the product and technology
roadmaps and how they will bring value to customers through use
Build and maintain a use case validation lab for each
Create content that helps sales and partners effectively position
and sell use-case based solutions with an architectural
Leverage subject matter expertise to convey benefits and positions
to sales engineers, marketing, and product development.
Provide education and knowledge transfer to the sales engineers
through content development and internal presentations.
Collaborate with product marketing and product management teams to
define customer requirements for the architecture.
Responsible for upholding Palo Alto Networks Business Code of
Ethics and for promptly reporting violations of the Code or other
Performs other related duties as assigned.
5+ years of experience designing, implementing, and troubleshooting
public cloud and enterprise networking solutions.
3+ years of experience consulting in cloud security.
Experience authoring technical documentation.
Experience with cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, and GCP
Experience with deployment automation tools such as Terraform,
Ansible and Azure ARM templates.
Experience with Azure AD, AKS, and Virtual WAN.
Hands on experience building lab test environments and
troubleshooting public cloud infrastructure and security
Demonstrable experience with designing solutions with emerging
technologies. The ability to quickly learn something new and apply
to a solution is critical.
Be able to translate technology into business benefits that
resonate with customers.
Be a good storyteller. The ability to communicate that story
verbally and in writing.
Must be self-motivated.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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