Principal Software Engineer - Database Security


Bellevue, WA


Position summary

ding security, reliability, availability, and performance.

  • Mentor and coach other engineers.


  • 15+ years of industry experience designing, building, and supporting large-scale distributed systems in production, with recent experience in building large scale cloud services.

  • Deep knowledge and experience with different security areas like identity and access management, cryptography, network security, etc.

  • Experience with database systems and database internals, such as query engines and optimizers are a big plus.

  • Strong fundamentals in computer science skills.

  • Expert-level development skills in Java or C++.

  • Knowledge of industry standard security concepts and protocols like SAML, SCIM, OAuth, RBAC, cryptography is a plus.

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or related degree.

  • Ph.D. in the related field is a plus

Every Snowflake employee is expected to follow the company's confidentiality and security standards for handling sensitive data. Snowflake employees must abide by the company's data security plan as an essential part of their duties. It is every employee's duty to keep customer information secure and confidential.

The following represents the expected range of compensation for this role:

  • The estimated base salary range for this role is $235,000 - $368,000.

  • Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Snowflake's bonus and equity plan.

The successful candidate's starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location. This role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; flexible spending & health savings account; at least 12 paid holidays; paid time off; parental leave; employee assistance program; and other company benefits.

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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