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Senior Software Engineer - Product Security
Location IN-PunePosting date 6 days ago(5/14/2019 12:16 PM)
Job ID 70029 Category Software Engineering, Technical Support
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 an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join the Red Hat Product Security team in Pune, India. In this role, you will perform analysis and cooperate with other Red Hat’s engineers to ensure that Red Hat continues to protect customers from security threats. You’ll process tasks assigned to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) kernel, analyzing and assessing risks and tracking resolutions of issues. With the use of our offerings, you'll help us reduce security risks of our customers by constantly monitoring vulnerabilities and threats, triaging their impact on our customers, and ensuring that important issues are dealt with in a methodical way and a timely manner. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will handle and prevent security vulnerabilities in Red Hat's offerings and services, representing the security needs of users within emerging technologies, processes, and offerings and advocating and planning for a solid foundation of security within these efforts. Remote candidates located outside of Brno will also be considered for this position. Successful applicants must reside in a country where Red Hat is registered to do business.
Primary job responsibilities

Provide detailed analysis of security issues
Prioritize tasks to ensure that critical vulnerabilities get immediate attention
Communicate flaw information with our software developers, managers, quality engineers, upstream project developers, and peers on vendor security response teams
Document vulnerabilities, flaws, mitigation, and their fixes through the entire update release life cycle of the team's knowledge base
Ensure that proper documentation, references, and other data are used by the
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) pages
Coordinate with upstream communities and vendors for embargoed bugs, their patches, and common release dates
Understand current and emerging threats in the enterprise product space
Promote the efforts of Red Hat Product Security team within the community and greater public
Required skills

Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent, or relevant work experience
Proficiency in the C programming language and in AMD64 assembly, but preferably in both AMD64 and ARM assemblies
Knowledge of the Linux operating system and low-level virtualization concepts; proficiency in Linux kernel space
Understanding of Linux security technologies with an emphasis on the kernel-enforced ones
Experience with debugging and analysis using tools like the GNU Debugger (GDB), Valgrind, strace, and other programming or system-level debuggers
Ability to quickly learn new Red Hat’s technologies and solutions
Understanding of modern container technologies
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a multicultural team distributed across multiple countries and time zones
Solid communication, collaboration, and negotiation skills
Ability to work under minimal supervision

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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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