Security Field Engineer

Databricks San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 months ago


As a Security Field Engineer, you will work hand-in-hand with various Databricks Go-to-Market teams as a security and compliance subject matter expert to differentiate Databricks security to our customers. You will help prospective customers and partners understand Databricks security, explaining technical features, helping customers design architectures, improve the security collateral (e.g. white papers, security notebooks, technical documentation), complete customer questionnaires, and problem-solving any potential roadblocks.


  • Focus on understanding and sharing the following information with customers and the Databricks sales team:

  • Security in each of the architecture layers for all Databricks business units

  • Data isolation risks and mitigation plans

  • CWE/SANS and OWASP Security threats

  • Infrastructure and cloud-related security risks and solutions

  • Identity and access management (I.e., new hires, transfers and terminations, entitlement reviews, and change control)

  • Security assurance (I.e., continuous control effectiveness testing)

  • Responding to client due diligence requests for information

  • Providing client and staff information security advice, consultative services and training

  • Be the subject matter security expert supporting all customer-facing security requirements

  • Onsite visits

  • Be a security resource

  • Collaborate with engineering teams in architecture design and review sessions

  • Collaborate with product managers on the design on customer-facing security features

  • Be a resource for the sales team

  • Provide product security training for the sales team


  • Strong presentation skills. Able to clearly articulate security principles

  • Technical sales experience or professional consulting experience

  • Experience with public cloud security (e.g. AWS or Azure)

  • Security domain experience with SaaS, application security, and networks

  • Understanding of authorization and entitlement

  • Understanding of ISO 27001, SOC 2/3 audit, FedRamp, PCI, and HIPAA

  • Proven experience with securing SaaS enterprise security environments (single tenant and multi-tenant)


  • Medical, dental, vision

  • 401k Retirement Plan

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off

  • Catered lunch every day, snacks, and drinks

  • Gym reimbursement

  • Employee referral bonus program

  • Awesome coworkers

About Databricks

Databricks' mission is to accelerate innovation for its customers by unifying Data Science, Engineering and Business. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark, Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform for data science teams to collaborate with data engineering and lines of business to build data products. Users achieve faster time-to-value with Databricks by creating analytic workflows that go from ETL and interactive exploration to production. The company also makes it easier for its users to focus on their data by providing a fully managed, scalable, and secure cloud infrastructure that reduces operational complexity and total cost of ownership. Databricks, venture-backed by Andreessen Horowitz, NEA and Battery Ventures, among others, has a global customer base that includes Salesforce, Viacom, Shell, and HP. For more information, visit

Apache, Apache Spark and Spark are trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation.

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