Sr Staff Application Security Architect

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, India


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 212704

External Description:

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 Application Security team is an integral part of Teradata Global Security and closely partners and guides Product Engineering security. We evangelize security at every phase of the software development lifecycle and work closely with developers to ensure applications are secure from inception through release. Given Teradata’s large portfolio of analytic applications, we are pushing the boundaries of security by scaling threat modeling, source code analysis, and analytic security. Our expertise lies in deep technical understanding of security and are security architects within Teradata and the wider security community. The Application Security team is tasked with enabling software developers to build secure application and products, and building advanced security tools and methods for automating security. 

Your Opportunity 

The Teradata Application Security Team is looking for someone who is passionate about software development and operations (DevOps) to scale the security capabilities. If you like writing and deploying your applications and services, we have the position for you. The ideal candidate will work tirelessly to automate security processes and will work with CICD engineers to automate static and dynamic analysis tools to enable development 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:

  • Serve as security subject matter expert to review application threat models
  • Contribute to architecture decisions to ensure a consistent approach to security
  • Serve as the security subject matter expert during application and Cloud architecture discussions
  • Integrate static and dynamic analysis into CI/CD pipelines
  • Interpret dynamic/static analysis tools results, and penetration test results and describe issues and fixes to non-security experts
  • Provide vulnerability remediation guidance and mentoring to product development software engineers
  • Contribute to and support efforts to build security products for the Teradata platform
  • Develop proof of concept security applications for the Teradata platform
  • Develop proof of concept applications to demonstrate best practices
  • Evaluation of new technologies, tools, and/or development techniques that impact security
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate both internally developed software and vendor products and procedures to address security requirements
  • Automate integration of CICD security tooling
  • Identify and automate security processes and practices
  • Write and deploy batch applications and APIs in a container environment
  • Deliver security metrics to development teams
  • Work with developers on how to improve communications with Security
  • 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
  • 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
  • Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud
  • Ability to automate tasks using a scripting language (Python, Ruby, etc).
  • Proficiency 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)
  • Knowledge of the Windows and *NIX operating systems
  • Understanding of authentication protocols and frameworks to include OAuth, OpenID, and/or AWS IAM
  • Deep understanding of continuous integration / continuous deployment processes and tools
  • Familiarity with dynamic and static analysis tools
  • Ability to interpret dynamic/static analysis tools, and penetration test results and describe issues and fixes to non-security experts
  • The ideal candidate has experience working with automation script languages such as Puppet, Chef, Cloud Formation, etc.
  • The ideal candidate has experience with cloud and virtualized technology in environments such as AWS, Azure and VMware



  • MS/BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field. Advanced degree highly preferred


Location: Hyderabad, India



City: Hyderabad

State: Andhra Pradesh

Community / Marketing Title: Sr Staff Application Security Architect

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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