• Senior OpenShift Product Security Engineer - Remote, Global

    Location AU-Remote
    Posting date 2 months ago(8/21/2018 6:08 AM)
    Job ID
    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

    This position is available in any city around the world. The Red Hat Customer Experience and Engagement (CEE) team is looking for an OpenShift Product Security Engineer to join us. In this role, you will join the Red Hat 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. You’ll need to be passionate about open source, security, and risk management and willing to help us achieve our vision. You’ll be using open source principles every day while working with various security issues across the Red Hat portfolio of offerings and solutions. As an OpenShift Product Security Engineer, you will perform security analysis on vulnerabilities in Red Hat’s OpenShift solutions and supported applications and escalate them as appropriate. You’ll need to be able to think fast to analyze complex problems and you will be called upon to exercise judgement to prioritize issues that warrant immediate attention. You’ll work with fellow Red Hat engineers and security analysts to help protect customers from these security threats. In addition, you will be performing various audit reviews on software that is included in Red Hat’s offerings. Successful applicants must reside in a country where Red Hat is registered to do business.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Rapidly respond to and provide quality in-depth analysis of security issues
    • Perform code and application auditing of various Red Hat OpenShift components and 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

    • Fundamental understanding of container technology and the underlying operating system
    • Understanding of Kubernetes or Red Hat OpenShift and related orchestration technology and their related architectures and risk profiles
    • Fundamental security assessment and response experience
    • Good understanding of services as a deployment paradigm and source of risk
    • Good relationship and communication skills
    • Solid grasp of software engineering principles and processes at scale
    • Scripting and programming skills

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