Security Engineer - Vulnerability Management

Location: San Diego, California US


Requisition Number: 210055

External Description:

Security Engineer - Vulnerability Management 

Our Company

Teradata empowers companies to achieve high-impact business outcomes through analytics. With a powerful combination of Industry expertise and leading hybrid Cloud technologies for data warehousing and big data analytics, Teradata unleashes the potential of great companies.  Partnering with top companies around the world, Teradata helps improve customer experience, mitigate risk, drive product innovation, achieve operational excellence, transform finance, and optimize assets. Teradata is recognized by media and industry analysts as a future-focused company for its technological excellence, sustainability, ethics, and business value. 

The Teradata culture isn’t just about one kind of person. So many individuals make up who we are, making us that much more unique. It’s what sets apart the dynamic, diverse and collaborative environment that is Teradata. But even as individuals, there’s one thing that we all share —our united goal of making Teradata and our people, the best we can be.


Our Team

The Vulnerability Management team is an integral part of Teradata Global Security and closely partners with and guides Cloud and IT Operations teams. We evangelize security at every stage of operations and work closely with SREs to ensure applications are secure from deployment through deprecation. Our expertise lies in deep technical understanding of security and are security architects within Teradata and the wider security community. The Vulnerability Management team is tasked with building advanced security tools and methods for automating security.


Your Opportunity

The Vulnerability Management team is looking for someone who is a passionate about helping the company to identify and remediate vulnerabilities within reasonable timeframes, to lead a small team of security engineers to automate and operate (DevOps) the vulnerability management program. The ideal candidate will work tirelessly to automate security processes and will work with Cloud Operations and IT teams to automate infrastructure as code to enable Ops teams to move faster. If you evangelize security automation and love to share your knowledge with others, this position is for you.


Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of like-minded individuals to secure Teradata’s Cloud and on-prem infrastructure
  • Contribute to architecture decisions to ensure a consistent approach to vulnerability management
  • Develop Cloud infrastructure automation to service vulnerability management requirements
  • Develop metrics to track highest security risks, and drive issues to closure
  • Collaborate with software developers to integrate vulnerability scanners into CI/CD pipelines
  • Interpret vulnerability scan results, penetration test results and describe issues and fixes to non-security experts
  • Provide vulnerability remediation guidance and mentoring to product development software engineers
  • Evaluation of new technologies, tools, and/or techniques that impact security
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate both internally developed software and vendor products and procedures to address security requirements
  • Identify and automate security processes and practices
  • Write and deploy Docker applications
  • Deliver security metrics to development teams
  • Be a leader in security by researching ways to scale security and presenting at internal and external events.
  • Train developers in various aspects of security to include secure coding, security requirements, static/dynamic security tools, etc.


Primary Job Skills:

  • Work as part of a team
  • 5+ years’ relevant experience in cybersecurity and vulnerability management
  • Industry certifications or training and experience, e.g., CISSP, CCSP or relevant GIAC certifications preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business representatives in explaining security topics clearly and where necessary, in layman's terms
  • General understanding of and passion for computer, Web, and network security
  • Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud
  • Ability to automate tasks using a scripting language (Python, Ruby, etc).
  • The ideal candidate is proficient in a programming language, e.g., Golang, Java, Python, C, C++, C#, Objective C, etc.
  • Ability to quickly learn a programming language
  • Deep understanding of HTTP and SSL/TLS protocols, and Web applications
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals (all OSI layers)
  • Proficiency in Linux administration
  • Understanding of continuous integration / continuous deployment processes and tools
  • MS/BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, or comparable experience


Location: San Diego, CA or open to Virtual locations for strong skills


CountryEEOText_Description: Teradata invites all identities and backgrounds in the workplace. We work with deliberation and intent to ensure we are cultivating collaboration and inclusivity across our global organization. ​ We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Security Engineer - Vulnerability Management

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

Teradata helps businesses unlock value by turning data into their greatest asset.  We’re the cloud data analytics platform company, built for a hybrid multi-cloud reality, solving the world's most complex data challenges at scale. Collectively, we endeavor to serve equal parts innovator and contributor. Because our mission isn’t just about the collection of data – it’s about revolutionizing the future of transportation to save lives, optimizing energy costs to make the planet a cleaner place, and using data to predict and identify cancer risks.

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