Principal Security Engineer / Senior Security Engineer

Pune, India

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 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 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 team is looking for passionate Principal Security Engineer / Senior Security Engineer to join this team and raise the security bar for Snowflake.


  • Work alongside the engineering teams, providing expert leadership and advice on secure architecture, design, and implementation.
  • Working alongside Information Security engineers to improve security, reduce and quickly address risk.
  • 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.
  • Understanding of security vulnerabilities, attacker exploit techniques, and methods for their remediation.
  • Assisting in the development of pragmatic solutions that achieve business requirements while maintaining an acceptable level of risk
  • Experience building Security as a Code. Provide expertise in automation of identifying vulnerabilities and risks associated.
  • Create security impact across partner teams, with strong support from the business
  • Drive initiatives on how security can be codified, identify opportunities to help improve the security posture and build resilient architecture and ecosystem


  • You have helped build an application security program before, and have a clear vision for how you would make it better
  • Strong expertise in understanding organization wide risk and vulnerabilities, identify attack surface and build opportunities to limit blast radius
  • You have strong technical depth in application security, risk assessment, infrastructure security and vulnerability identification across CSPs
  • 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 manage yourself and produce results
  • You can learn and find bugs in any language, specifically Java, JavaScript, Go, and 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 and demonstrating strong ownership.
  • Experience with threat modeling, and secure architecture is preferred


  • 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(s): Asia/Pacific
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