Red Hat Senior Software Engineer - Security in Brno, Czech Republic

Job description

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 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

Required skills

  • 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

Location CZ-Brno

Posting date 8/24/2017

Remote base ..