Principal Engineer

Regulatory & Sovereign Cloud

Updated on 5/14/2024



5,001-10,000 employees

Data Cloud platform for data warehousing

Data & Analytics


San Mateo, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • 15+ years of industry experience designing, building, and supporting large-scale distributed systems in production
  • Deep knowledge and experience with different security areas like identity and access management, cryptography, network security, etc.
  • Experience with database systems and database internals
  • 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
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or related degree
  • Ph.D. in the related field is a plus
  • Lead highly impactful initiatives from idea formulation to design and implementation
  • Innovate, design and build highly available, reliable and secured distributed services and solutions within the global Snowflake
  • Ensure operational readiness of the services and meet the commitments to customers regarding security, reliability, availability, and performance
  • Mentor and coach other engineers

Snowflake offers a Data Cloud platform for data warehousing, data lakes, and data application development, enabling secure sharing of governed data across multiple public clouds. The platform supports diverse analytic workloads with near-unlimited scale and performance.

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Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


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We've got your back - We offer comprehensive health insurance plans, health savings accounts, robust retirement plans, and generous life and disability insurance.

A Balanced Lifestyle - All Snowflakes have access to our weekly online lunch and learns, virtual workout classes, and ergonomic work-from-home equipment. We offer on-demand mental health and wellness programs to support our employees and their families.

Your People Matter - Help offset the cost of growing your family with our fertility benefits and family planning resources. Count on our generous time-off and various leave plans for you to rest, refuel, and sustain a great work-life balance.

Global Snowflake Team - No matter where you are in the world, we will get you connected and supported with a work-from-home setup.

Treat Yourself - Personalize your Snowflake benefits by tapping into our employee discounts and pre-tax selections.

Invest In Your Future - Eligible employees enjoy new hire equity, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), and a quarterly bonus or commission program.