Software Engineer – Security / Gateway

Location: San Diego, California US


Requisition Number: 210676

External Description:

Software Engineer – Security/Gateway/TDGSS team 

As a Security Software Engineer/Developer, you will play a key role in designing/architecting and developing network and security-related features and enhancements. This is an Engineering position, which will provide for Research and Development activities in the Gateway and TDGSS areas for Teradata Database. You will work in close collaboration with an existing team of world class Architects and Developers.  You will have responsibility for design and implement new Gateway and TDGSS features for Teradata Database. This position requires both broad and deep knowledge of the networking and security features required to use data platforms, data warehouses and client tooling. The person is this role will possess technical knowledge and experience in software design and development, good presentation skills and the ability to communicate with various levels of management and technical staff.


Job Summary:

Teradata Database Engineering is seeking an experienced Database development engineer to join our Security/Gateway/TDGSS team.  As a member of this team, the candidate will work in collaboration with other members of the team to design and implementation various network and security-related features and enhancements. 

This is a hands-on position in which you will be part of a small agile team consisting of talented C, C++ and Java developers, designing and developing from conception through to delivery utilizing the latest tools and technology.



  • 5+ years of industry experience.
  • Strong UNIX/Linux and Windows skills
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills with at least one language, such as C++, Java, C#, Go, Rust, etc.
  • Strong core C++ design and development experience.
  • Strong IP networking fundamentals and experience in TCP/IP protocol stack, HTTP, DNS, and other related protocols.
  • Strong understanding of algorithms, statistics, and advanced data structures.
  • Server-side Enterprise Java, and Client-side JDBC, ODBC and other connectivity tools.
  • Spring framework (Spring IOC / JDBC) is a plus.
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience with networking standards and protocols including GSS-API, LDAP, Kerberos, etc.
  • Hands-on experience working with open source technologies such as OpenSSL, OpenLDAP, Xerces, etc.
  • Unit testing frameworks
  • Experience in cloud development environment such as AWS, GCP, Azure is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of Agile framework, SOA architecture and the use of CI/CD pipelines is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Work Environment:

  • This position is located in Southern California: Los Angeles County, Orange County or San Diego County.
  • This fast-paced high tech environment and may require extended hours and after-hours follow up given the entrepreneurial nature of the team.


Preferred Experience and Education:

  • MS/PhD degree in computer science/engineering or related field plus 5 years industry.
  • or BS in CS/CE plus 10 years industry experience.


About Teradata Labs:

It's no secret our people make Teradata great. The world’s business leaders have trusted Teradata for decades as the key to their competitive edge with business intelligence. Why? Because we provide them the agility to adapt and move with confidence – just like we do.


We are more than 5,000 passionate professionals in more than 42 countries and we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence.

* Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage. Teradata is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and commits to hiring returning veterans.




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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Software Engineer – Security / Gateway

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) is the leading multi-cloud data platform company for enterprise analytics, transforming how businesses work and people live through the power of data.

At Teradata, we are leading the data era. As enterprises address today’s digital economy, they are faced with new competition and consumer expectations and are turning to data to power their future. Teradata has worked with the largest companies in the world for 40+ years, bringing our experience and expertise to support global enterprises with their most demanding, mission-critical, complex, and large-scale data needs.  Teradata is recognized as a leader in the cloud, data, and analytics spaces by top analyst firms, Gartner and Forrester, and Fortune Magazine as well. 

Our connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, Teradata Vantage™, is an extremely scalable, secure, and resilient offering that simplifies ecosystems by connecting data and making it easier to uncover insights from across the organization…regardless of where that data resides. With Vantage, we enable companies to modernize their data management, from start to scale. Every day, millions of users benefit from our open data platform. Empowering customers and partners to develop and build how they like, we enable hundreds of business outcomes and solutions, including improving customer experience and profitability, driving operational efficiency, realizing financial transformation, or achieving operational efficiency.

 As the world of data grows, we are the leader in enabling the future of connected businesses, powered by data intelligence. We are committed to delivering on this vision by following sustainable business practices and with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that only by embracing diversity of identity, thought, background, expression, and perspective can we solve today’s challenges and reimagine tomorrow’s world.

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