Palo Alto Networks

Product Security Architect (InfoSec) (BB-070AE)

Found in: Neuvoo IL

Job Description

Your Career 

We are seeking a strong Security Architect to join our Information Security team and partner with the Palo Alto Networks’ business groups to build our product security to be the best in the industry. In this role you will be a critical member in our Product Security team and will be responsible for executing security related projects and programs. You will be working very closely with the executive leadership, product, and engineering teams to assess our security, make recommendations, and suggest solutions. This is a fast-paced, post startup environment and part of your success will lie in your willingness to learn and drive change across the organization.

Your Impact 

  • Build best class security into Palo Alto Networks products and protect our customers globally

  • Collaborate with engineering and technical leadership to establish standards, baselines, policies, controls, and architecture designs to align with industry frameworks and overall business strategy

  • Conduct threat model, design and develop security architectures, and publish reference architectures for hybrid and public cloud based systems and drive company wide adoptions

  • Lead cross functional teams to architect, design and deploy cloud services and application architectures

  • Design, build and implement security capabilities and security services to protect Palo Alto Networks enterprise and hosting environments

  • Identify, assess and remediate security architecture gaps across the Palo Alto Networks

  • Develop and execute strategies from conceptual ideas, which increase the overall security posture of Palo Alto Networks

  • Be able to hands on and lead POC with rigorous benchmarks on security technology innovations and adoptions

  • Be a strong thought leader and clearly communicate and build support for your ideas


Your Experience 

  • Experience in information security, security engineering or architecture roles

  • Understanding of public cloud architecture, such as GCP, AWS and Azure, and virtualization technologies, such as kubernetes, VMware and OpenStack

  • Knowledge of threat model, network security, cryptography, authentication and authorization

  • Experience performing threat modeling and design reviews to assess security implications and requirements

  • Experience in defining and documenting security reference architectures and standards

  • Demonstrated knowledge of complex identity and access management models

  • Experience working with engineering groups, creating secure and scalable architectures, controls and policies, preferably in a SaaS environment

  • Experience working with common compliance frameworks and security controls

  • Experience with enterprise architecture and partnering cross functionally

  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives

  • Experience with implementing common security frameworks and controls in highly automated environments, especially in CI/CD environments

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills. Ability to communicate and influence critical stakeholders across all levels of the organization

  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with defined objectives

  • Well organized and able to utilize the best methods and approach problems with a creative, can-do attitude

  • Must be hands on and know technologies at both breadth and depth

  • Experience with automation tools and methodologies associated with DevOps and CI/CD pipelines a plus


  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or equivalent training, education, and experience in information / cyber security, computer systems, IT, etc.

Additional Information

The Team

Think about it, security for an information security company. Working at a high-tech cybersecurity company within the Information Security team is a once in a lifetime opportunity. You’ll be joined with the brightest minds in technology, our global teams on the front line of defense against cyberattacks. We’re joined by one mission – but driven by the impact of that mission and what it means to protect our way of life in the digital age. Join a dynamic and fast-paced team that feels excitement at the prospect of a challenge and feels a thrill at resolving security gaps that inhibit our privacy.

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. To learn more about our culture and dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our careers page.

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.

Additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at

Learn more about the amazing work experience at Palo Alto Networks here! 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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