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Job Type

Full Time

Job Details

Minimum qualifications:
  • 15 years of experience in distributed systems architecture and systems integration
  • Experience with product security, security engineering, or software assurance
  • Experience in one or more reliable/redundant systems, high performance systems, high security/classified systems, privacy sensitive systems, globally scaled systems using multiple stacks

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience working with software security standards bodies or creating or working with industry consortiums or on open-source software
  • Technical expertise in systems and software with the leadership skills to influence technical leaders across the company
  • Ability to quickly ramp up in new subject areas with short notice as needed to provide leadership in situations such as incidents or customer escalations
  • Excellent cross-organizational collaboration skills, with ability to navigate diverse viewpoints and deep ownership driving business results that span multiple organizations
About the job

Google Cloud is one of the fastest growing businesses in Google. The Google Cloud CISO organization is the integrated risk, security, compliance, and privacy team for Google Cloud.

Product Security Engineering (PSE) is responsible for ensuring that every Google Cloud product ships as secure as it can be. We do so by increasing the assurance levels of security in the infrastructure underlying all our products, increasing the capabilities of each product team to develop more secure products by design and by default, from patterns, tools, and frameworks to increasing the skill level of embedded security leads. PSE owns and drives the product security strategy for Google Cloud. We work with almost every aspect of Google’s infrastructure and on solving infrastructure security problems that have societal level impacts.

As Principal Engineer on this team, you will be responsible for the technical leadership of our own organic security engineers and the embedded security leads in our partner teams. You will be one of the key executive technical leaders across the security landscape at Google and will be expected to lead PSE organically and Google security more generally in the ideation, design, and development of numerous simultaneously executed product security related projects and initiatives. You will partner closely with other principal engineers and key area technical leaders across the entire spectrum of Google’s Technical Infrastructure to identify platform level security issues and patterns, develop systemic solutions, and supervise the technical implementation of these.

Google Cloud accelerates organizations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $278,000-$399,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.

  • Serve as the executive technical leader for product security across Google Cloud and as an executive leader in security across Cloud.
  • Own and drive product security initiatives in Google Cloud and collaborate closely with other executive leaders on initiatives across Cloud, Technical Infrastructure, and the broader Google Security community.
  • Cultivate a culture of security engineering competency across our embedded partner teams and across Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  • Drive large, technically complex, cross-functional, multi-year security efforts. Work closely with technical leads and executive leadership to review technical designs and architectural improvements, while also considering engineering tradeoffs between security, reliability, and performance.
  • Leverage deep technical industry expertise and in systems and software to determine security infrastructure architectural trade-offs for reliability and product flexibility.
Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.
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Principal Engineer, Product Security Engineering
I'm Interested