Why TechJobBoard?


Senior Software Engineer - Database Security

at Snowflake

Berlin, Germany

Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team.

Snowflake forms the data platform for highly security-sensitive customers who rely on it to secure and protect their most sensitive data assets. It is critical that our customers are able to manage access to their data, audit its usage and ensure its safety. The security infrastructure also enables customers of Snowflake to share data and protect privacy which is a key ingredient of the Data Sharehouse.

We’re hiring an exceptional Senior Database Security Engineer to work on identity and user, workforce, and service authentication for all of Snowflake. Building scalable and enterprise-grade solutions around SAML SSO, OAuth 2.0, Open ID Connect, token lifecycle management, MFA, user and client identity propagation, and SCIM (System for Cross-domain Identity Management).  

This is a unique opportunity to join other experienced engineers who will form a Database Security team in Berlin. This team will work with and complement the other teams in Snowflake Berlin that continue to build and innovate on the core database engine at the heart of Snowflake.

Learn more about the Berlin office here


  • Design and implement features to provide identity and access management, including integration with the next generation identity providers and protocols.
  • Build frameworks to provide authentication and identity capabilities for secure access to Snowflake and Snowflake resources. 
  • Design and implement other key security capabilities around SCIM, such as multi-factor authentication, auditing and governance.  
  • Design and develop solutions to secure communication, and data sharing in a globally distributed service.


  • 8+ years of industry experience designing, building, and supporting large-scale distributed systems in production, with recent experience in building large scale cloud services.
  • Knowledge and experience with identity and access management.
  • Knowledge of industry standard security concepts and protocols like SAML, SCIM, OAuth, and RBAC. 
  • Strong computer science fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems.
  • Strong development skills in Java or C++ preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of other security areas, such as cryptography or network security is a plus. 
  • Experience with database systems and database internals, such as query engines and optimizers are a big plus. 
  • Ability to work effectively across engineering teams in multiple locations.
  • Proven track record of identifying and implementing creative solutions for complex problems. 
  • Completed a Bachelors in Computer Science; Masters or PhD preferred.

Snowflake is growing fast, and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake.

How do you want to make your impact?


Search open jobs in the tech industry faster and find your match.

© 2023 TechJobBoard. All rights reserved.