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Principal Engineer

Location: Israel - Tel Aviv  | Commitment: Full-time

About The Position

Cato Networks is the provider of the world’s first SASE platform, Cato SASE Cloud. SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) is the convergence of network and network security into a unified, global, and cloud-native service. You can read more about SASE here

Cato Networks is looking for a Principal Engineer to join our rapidly growing R&D team. This is an amazing opportunity to join a growing startup and make an immediate and real impact on the future of our product. In this role, you will be solving architectural and engineering challenges. You will be a critical part of developing our cloud-based proprietary networking and security management solutions. In addition, you will be building highly scalable processes for gathering and analyzing statistics from multiple networks.  


This is your opportunity to get on the rocket ship, and join a company that is building a cutting-edge enterprise network and security cloud platform, and is on a fast track to become the worldwide market leader – don’t miss it! 


  • Collaborate to create new features and product ideas hands-on
  • Lead software standards and best practices for different teams
  • Technically mentor team members, review code and provide feedback
  • Be the go-to person for difficult technical or architectural problems
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders - product management, operations, support team, and more
  • Research new technologies and adapt them to Cato


  • 2+ years of hands-on technical leadership in a Principal Engineer or Technical Lead role.
  • Hands-on programming proficiency in Java.
  • Excellent understanding of systems architecture and performance tradeoffs.
  • Significant experience in high-scale microservices in a cloud production environment.
  • Impact-oriented with a strong understanding of the business outcome.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.


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