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Software Engineer Security

Remote, OR
October 28, 2019

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Kumar Udaya Ph: 510-***-**** E-Mail:


Experience in 3 successful startups in security products and end-to-end security architecture for on-premise Virtual, SaaS and cloud products

15+ years of experience working in security domain at cisco and Dell, in addition to multiple successful startups

M.S (Computer Science) and B.S(Computer Science)

CISSP certified, with experience in all areas of security and compliance

Experience in different technologies - C/C++, Python, Linux, Docker, AWS, AWS VPC, S3 and many other AWS services

Experience with working across cross-functional teams across the company

Experience with different compliance like PCI, GDPR, SOC2 etc.

Leading a team of ~15-security and software engineers responsible for various aspects of security and compliance across the organization

Responsible for architecting and developing portfolio of Tenable Network Security products like Nessus, PVS etc, used by government agencies, enterprise and holds 60%+ market share in vulnerability

Security awareness, compliance audits, security automation

Secure development practices and review of security policies and procedures

IAM – Radius, LDAP, PKI infrastructure etc.

Technologies - Linux, Docker, Python, c/c++

Architected security monitoring and compliance products for MSPs and enterprises

Responsible for developing security products and services from scratch

Security monitoring of entire organizations, where we grew from 5 employees to 100+ employees

After acquisition by Quest software, drove the security architecture for end-to-end products, services and business units

IAM – MFA (Multi-factor authentication), SSO, SAML

Technologies used – c/c++, Linux

Product Architecture – Cisco VSG, VNMC, Nexus 1000v, VMWare vCenter integration, vTNS, TNS-100, TNS-500 product lines

One of the very initial employees in the company and led key product areas.

Rohati systems is a venture backed startup company with a vision to develop Layer-7 security appliance providing IAM(Authentication and Authorization) and DPI(Application analysis and deep packet inspection) to completely disrupt the security market and create a new market category.

After cisco acquisition, was responsible for product management of different virtualization products under SAVBU(Server Access and Virtualization BU) - Nexus 1000v, VSG, VNMC, vCenter integration are products managed at Cisco

Product/Feature Ownership – Catalyst 6500/7600(multiple generations), NGFW (Next generation firewalls) Switching & Routing, Network Security, Layer-4 to Layer-7 security and services, NAC, embedded systems

Principal Security Software Engineer Packettrap Networks (startup) 06/2011 – 06/2015

(PacketTrap Networks->Quest Software->Dell)

Principal Software Engineer Rohati Systems(startup) 12/2007 – 06/2011

(Rohati Systems->Cisco Systems)

Technical Leader Cisco Systems 09/2000 – 12/2007

Principal Security Software Architect Tenable Network Security 07/2015 – Till Date

Manage and Lead several projects that involve developing embedded software/hardware for multiple features and multiple generations of multiple products.

Involve in solving complex customer problems.

Responsible for developing software for multiple generations of Cat6500/7600 product lines for the last 7 years at Cisco Systems, Inc..

iPolicy networks is venture backed company, developing multi-service network appliance. This network appliance applies multiple network services like Firewall, IDS/IPS, Anti-virus in parallel and transparently, while traffic passes through this appliance.

Lead a team of 3 software engineers in implementing the various modules of IDS(Intrusion Detection and Prevention System)

Responsible for preparing the Software Requirement Specification (SRS) and Software Architecture for the Intrusion Detection and Prevention System

Involved in training the team members on various topics related to IDS. Education:

M.S (Master of Science) in Computer Science from California State University, Hayward

B.E (Bachelor of Engineering) in Computer Science & Engineering from University of Madras, India

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professions) from ISC2

CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) from Cisco Systems Inc. Member of Technical Staff iPolicy Networks(startup) 06/1997 – 08/2000

(iPolicy Networks->Tech Mahindra)

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