Palo Alto Networks Senior SQA Engineer (Regression) in Santa Clara, California

Palo Alto Networks® is the fastest-growing security company in history. We foster a culture of innovation, authenticity, and collaboration. This focus helps to advance our mission of protecting our way of life in the digital age. Our people make this possible. It’s in our everyday interactions, how we work together and treat each other, that sets Palo Alto Networks apart from other organizations. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking individual, then this job is for you!


As a member of the QA Regression Team, you will be responsible for ensuring high-quality software releases of Palo Alto Networks software. Your duties will include executing automated regression suites, analyzing and debugging failed test cases, manually reproducing failures, reporting bugs to developers, working with QA and developers to resolve bugs, fixing script issues, and maintaining test beds. The automated test suites are written in object-oriented TCL/expect and python, with some selenium.


  • Delivery of high-quality software releases

  • Execution of automated regression suites, analyzing and debugging failed test cases

  • Working cross-functionally with developers and QA Engineers for reporting and resolution of bugs, script issues, and maintenance of test beds.

  • Possess strong leadership skills, innovation and ability to think outside the box.

  • Good interpersonal skills for working with diverse teams

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


  • BS + 6 years or MSEE/CS + 4-year experience in the Networking Security industry, or equivalent experience.

  • Detailed knowledge of layer 1-3 networking protocols

  • Some knowledge of layer 4-7 networking protocols

  • Experience configuring network devices and debugging network issues

  • Good understanding of TCL/expect and python

  • Linux system usage and administration

  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills


  • BS or MS in computer engineering or related technical field


We are the global cybersecurity leader, known for always challenging the security status quo. Our mission is to protect our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. This has given us the privilege of safely enabling tens of thousands of organizations and their customers. Our pioneering Security Operating Platform emboldens their digital transformation with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in security, automation, and analytics. By delivering a true platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of change-makers like us, we provide highly effective and innovative cybersecurity across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.

Our Security Operating Platform is built for automation. It is easy to operate, with capabilities that work together, so customers can prevent successful cyberattacks. They can use analytics to automate routine tasks, so they can focus on what matters. We are known for continuously delivering innovations; and with Application Framework, we extend that to an open ecosystem of developers that benefit from our customers’ existing investment in data, sensors, and enforcement points.

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