Senior Software Security Engineer

San Mateo, California, United States

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Snowflake Inc.

Posted 7 months ago

Snowflake started with a clear vision: develop a cloud data platform that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. Snowflake developed an innovative new product with a built-for-the-cloud architecture that combines the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms, and the elasticity of the cloud at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. We are now a global, world-class organization with offices in more than a dozen countries and serving many more.

Snowflake is laser focused on making security better with actionable data and shared responsibility. 

Every engineer owns the security of the code they produce. The Cloud & Application Security team equips engineers with the right knowledge, tools, testing and support, at the right time, to create secure designs and implementations every single day.

Snowflake Engineers are our customers, and our priority is making them successful by helping them ship securely and quickly while working together to build secure-by-default into everything.

What you will do:

  • Work alongside engineering and security teams, providing expert leadership and advice on secure architecture, design, and implementation
  • Create and scale security products and services that developers love, and would line up to get
  • Level up your skills securing modern languages and technologies running in a true multi-cloud environment
  • Lead with code, automation and data in everything you do
  • Create security impact across teams, with strong support from the business

What you need:

  • You have helped build an application security program before, and have a clear vision for how you would make it better
  • You have deep experience with threat modeling, and secure architecture
  • You have a proven ability to manage yourself and produce results
  • You can learn and find bugs in any language, specifically Java, JavaScript, Go, and Python
  • You are an expert developer in one or more of Java, JavaScript, Go, or Python
  • You have expert 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

Why you should work with us:

  • 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. 

How do you want to make your impact? 

Snowflake is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job tags: Architecture Automation Big Data Go Java JavaScript Python
Job region(s): North America