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Staff Security Engineer

Location: San Diego, CA, USA


Requisition Number: 216022

External Description:

If you want to be a key part of establishing and growing a large, global cloud and data analytics organization, then this opportunity may be for you. Teradata is a leader in delivering high-power analytics to companies driving improved results and transformational capabilities. We are enabling customers to maximize their cloud opportunities.

The Security Engineer will leverage broad technical knowledge of the security practices of key public cloud offerings of providers such as Amazon Web Services, Azure, or Google to ensure Teradata solutions are designed and implemented to the highest security standards that maintain and enhance customer trust.

The Security Engineer is a highly technical security subject matter expert who will work with Teradata cloud architects and senior developers to ensure Cloud security and compliance. The Security Engineer is also focused on enabling secure cloud deployments including identity & access management implementation, third-party software integration, incident management capabilities, system hardening requirements, and security requirements for our development teams.


Key Areas of Responsibility

•   Ownership of security architecture and implementation for Teradata as-a-Service offering

•   Ensure a highly secure, compliant cloud computing architecture

•   Contribute and maintain STRIDE-based threat model documentation

•   Contribute to security standards to be implemented by development teams

•   Develop solutions to automate security functions

•   Configure, troubleshoot, and maintain security infrastructure software and hardware such as IAM (PAM/PKI/Vault), Security logging, vulnerability scanners, IDS/IPS, etc.

•   Identify and remediate system and/or software vulnerabilities via software and infrastructure as code.

•   Ensure adherence to regulatory and compliance requirements by overseeing 3rd party security audits and penetration testing

•   Learn and evolve continuously with the fast-paced cloud marketplace

•   Understand customer-based data security needs and applicable standard compliance requirements and help design solutions fulfilling those requirements



•   7+ years of demonstrated information security, risk management & compliance experience

•   3+ years of experience with cloud compliance and/or common industry security standards

•   Experience with securing enterprise applications on public cloud platforms

•   Experience with cloud privileges, tenant isolation, and RBAC solutions at enterprise scale

•   7+ years of development experience in Go, Python, Terraform, or equivalent technologies.

•   Experience with RESTful Microservices in the cloud

•   Experience with container technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker

•   Understanding of industry regulatory and compliance requirements (i.e., FedRAMP, PCI-DSS, NIST, HIPAA)

•   Demonstrated capability to design secure systems on public / hybrid cloud as well as secure solutions for data in transit

•   Technical experience working on database technologies

•   Experience with the application of threat modeling or other risk identification techniques

•   Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred

•   Industry certifications such as CISSP or CCSP preferred

•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills

CountryEEOText_Description: Our Culture We prioritize a people-first culture because we know our people are at the very heart of our success. We embrace a flexible work model because we trust our people to make decisions about how, when, and where they work. We focus on well-being because we care about our people and their ability to thrive both personally and professionally. We are an anti-racist company because our dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a statement. It is a deep commitment to doing the work to foster an equitable environment that celebrates people for all of who they are. 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: Staff Security Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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