Principal Security Engineer

San Mateo, CA, USA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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There is only one Data Cloud. Snowflake’s founders started from scratch and designed a data platform built for the cloud that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. But it didn’t stop there. They engineered Snowflake to power the Data Cloud, where thousands of organizations unlock the value of their data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. This is our vision: a world with endless insights to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today and reveal the possibilities of tomorrow.

Snowflake Corporate Security team is laser focused on making security better for all Corporate/IT products and services. As a member of this team you will be involved in driving the security strategies across the corporate environment that balances Snowflake’s business growth while effectively managing security risks. The Corporate Security Architecture is looking for passionate Security Engineers and/or Security Architects to join this team and raise the security bar for Snowflake.


  • Be the technical thought leader for the entire Snowflake Corporate/Enterprise organization.
  • Work alongside the engineering, IT, Sales, Finance and marketing teams for providing expert leadership and advice on secure architecture, design, and implementation.
  • Identify gaps and enhancements in the Corporate environment, own and drive solutions for these gaps by implementing latest technologies and architectures in the Corporate environment.
  • Drive transformational work in the areas of IAM, Supply chain security, cloud security, secrets management and SaaS security. 
  • Implement and improve security assurance, DevSecOps, vuln management processes for the Corporate Security team.
  • Level up your skills securing modern languages and technologies running in a true multi-cloud/SaaS environment like AWS, GCP, Azure, Salesforce and many more.
  • Use data and the power of Snowflake to drive major security initiatives across Snowflake.


  • You have multi year (>10 years)  experience with AppSec, threat modeling, and secure architecture.
  • You have real world experience in some of basic security concepts like Identity, Data protection, Monitoring and IR in the cloud services space.
  • You have prior experience in working with off the shelf SaaS products and services.
  • You have a proven ability to Independently drive transformational security projects cross-organization.
  • You can learn and find bugs in languages like Java, JavaScript and Python
  • You have knowledge of security testing tools and techniques
  • You are a strong communicator who is comfortable working cross-functionally, with a track record of delivering results and demonstrating strong ownership.


  • We are laser focused on doing security better, and we do not tolerate the status quo.
  • We have strong demand from our customers, and support from the business for security.
  • We are a great team that combines a diverse set of backgrounds and skills.
  • Did we mention we are one of the fastest-growing software companies, ever? The opportunity for impact is enormous.

Snowflake is growing fast, and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake. 

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Job region: North America
Job country: United States
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