Red Hat Senior Software Engineer - Security in Brno, Czech Republic
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The Red Hat Product Security team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join us in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you will process tasks assigned to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) solutions and fully analyze and escalate flaws. You'll perform analysis and work with fellow Red Hat engineers on various security tasks for our solutions to ensure Red Hat continues to protect customers from meaningful security concerns.
Primary job responsibilities
Provide in-depth analysis of security issues
Prioritize tasks to ensure that serious 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 in the team's knowledge base
Ensure proper documentation of the flaw with as much technical data as possible
Ensure proper reference and other data as used by 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
Proficiency in software development processes, with 5+ years of experience in a release engineering, QA, operations, or development environment
Understanding of security technologies
Experience and skills with debugging and analysis, using tools like GDB, Valgrind, strace, and other programming level or system-level debuggers
Programming experience in C or C++; or proficiency in multiple languages like Python, Java, Ruby, or Go
Linux operating system knowledge
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with diverse team dispersed across multiple countries and time zones
Experience working in a cross-functional, collaborative environment
Fluent written and verbal English communication skills
Familiarity with open source software
Organized, with analytical thinking and the ability to quickly learn new technologies
Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent, or relevant work experience
Previous experience in reverse engineering and security research is a plus
Experience with or knowledge of IDA Pro or equivalent disassembly tools is an advantage
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Job ID 56820
Department Software Engineering
Posting date 8/24/2017
Remote base ..