Principal Software Security Engineer – HYBRID (11932)

Belong. Believe. Be You. Belden.

The traffic lights you pass every day. The stadium where you saw your last concert. Even out above the clouds on the international space station. Belden’s impact is found all around the world, and beyond. There’s a lot of history behind us, and so much more ahead. Help us write the next 100 years as a member of the Belden team.


Propel your career surrounded by a diverse team of innovative, goal-oriented individuals who are pursuing the next generation of connectivity solutions. At Belden, you’ll find support and encouragement to find a rapid path to career development. You’ll participate in work that will challenge your mind and position you to excel. Through Belden’s inclusive global environment, you’ll collaborate with colleagues from around the world, gaining exposure to a broad base of expertise and perspectives.

Together, we’ll continue on a journey of innovation, creating a connected world, paving the way for automation, and allowing companies worldwide to collect, translate and use their data to meet key, strategic business objectives.

We believe in the unlimited potential of a more connected, safer, better world. This position is an opportunity for fellow believers to apply their vision and creativity to help achieve it.

As a Belden employee, you’ll be fully immersed with a global team of experts who develop, and support the development of highly reliable and mission critical solutions for industries and enterprises that you come into contact with each day.

Be You.
You do your best work when you’re empowered to bring everything that makes you uniquely you to your work. We embrace the diverse perspectives and experiences each team member brings to their role, and we know it’s a catalyst for innovation.

This role requires a high degree of ownership, velocity, and aptitude for independently leading technology projects and driving them from start. We’re seeking a collaborator with experience in leading SW Architecture and Design at product and solutions level also with a demonstrated success in breaking down the high-level requirements into epics and prioritizing based on business impact.

This role is a hybrid role, remote until our return to the Santa Clara Customer Innovation Center with time spent in office and remotely. Learn more about our Customer Innovation Center here: CIC-Overview (


  • Be the platform Architect for next-generation cybersecurity-wireless platform
  • Define sub-system requirements working with other Software architects, Product Marketing, Embedded SW Teams
  • Document Architectural Specifications for the sub-systems detail for design, verification, and software development teams
  • Work closely with other SW Architects and Embedded SW teams on SW-reuse and SW optimization choices

Required Skills and Experience

  • A high degree of ownership, velocity, and aptitude for independently leading technology projects and driving them from start.
  • SW Architecture and Design
  • Experience in Linux applications on embedded systems.
  • Understanding of advanced software engineering techniques
  • Understanding of build environment and experience with Network
  • Experience implementing automated tests, including unit, functional, and integration tests
  • Familiarization in Intel and ARM-based architectures
  • Hands-on Middleware Integration
  • System Aspects – ISSU, High Availability, Linux Performance, integration of open source components.
  • Highly competitive salary and benefits including equity.

Let’s Write the Next 100 Years Together.
Join a global community striving to improve connectivity and security. The work we’re doing puts our people on the front lines of impacting lives and shaping the future. Propel your story of innovation by helping Belden write the next chapter in ours. Shape your future at Belden.


These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.

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