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Senior Software Engineer - Security
Location IN-PunePosting date 1 week ago(5/13/2019 9:53 AM)
Job ID 70004 Category Software Engineering
Company Description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.
Job summary

The Red Hat Customer Experience and Engagement (CEE) team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join us in Pune, India. In this role, you will work as part of our Product Security team to help protect our customers from security risks when using our software. You'll help us protect customers and communities from digital security threats and provide quality information needed to mitigate risk and privacy concerns. As a Senior Software Engineer passionate about open source, security, and risk management, you will use open source principles every day while working with various security issues across the Red Hat portfolio of offerings and solutions. You'll perform security analysis on vulnerabilities in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) solutions and supported applications and escalate them as appropriate. You'll need to be able to think fast to analyze complex problems. You'll be called upon to exercise judgement to prioritize issues that warrant immediate attention while working with fellow Red Hat engineers and security analysts to help protect customers from these security threats. You'll also perform various audit reviews on software that is included in Red Hat's offerings.
Primary job responsibilities

Rapidly respond to and provide quality in-depth analysis of security issues
Perform code and application auditing of various Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) components and web applications
Properly prioritize tasks to ensure that serious vulnerabilities get immediate attention
Communicate quickly and efficiently with various internal stakeholders about security vulnerabilities
Write proper technical documentation on vulnerabilities, including mitigations and their fixes, in a clear and easy-to-understand manner
Coordinate effectively with upstream communities and vendors for embargoed bugs, their patches, and common release dates
Understand current and emerging threats in the enterprise product space
Required skills

Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent work experience
Demonstrated good understanding of current security technologies
Experience with and skills in debugging and analysis using tools like GDB, Valgrind, strace, and other programming-level or system-level debuggers
Programming experience with C or C++; proficiency in multiple languages like Python, Java, Ruby, or Go
Solid experience with and proficiency in the Linux operating system

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About the company

Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, and middleware technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. And as the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat enables the creation of relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Red Hat is an S&P company with more than 70 offices spanning the globe, empowering our customers' businesses and mission critical IT demands.

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