Palo Alto Networks Senior Data Scientist in United States, United States

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!

We are looking for a self-motivated developer to join our engineering team and help us increase our productivity by providing needed internal tools and general engineering development support functions.

The duties will range from maintaining our existing build infrastructure to specifying and building out new frameworks and tools used by the engineering organization.


  • Create machine learning models that can detect anomalous behavior in network traffic

  • Help us build our next generation machine learning solutions

  • Innovate new ways to use existing technologies, incorporate novel open source technologies, and come up with their own solutions to our machine learning problems.

  • Work closely with teams of expert engineers and data scientists


  • Experience with anomaly detection algorithms, such as LSTMs, RPCA, kNN, or ARIMA.

  • Experience in analyzing network traffic a big plus.

  • Excellent programmer, especially with distributed systems like Hadoop or Spark

  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to analyze complex multivariate problems and use a systematic approach to gain quick resolution

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills


  • MS degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or related 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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