Red Hat Software Engineer - Container Native Virtualization in Boston, Massachusetts
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The Red Hat Product Security team is looking for a Software Engineer to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you will work closely with product managers and developers, conduct meaningful security audits, and handle the vulnerability response process from initial analysis to the release of errata. You'll also help with security-related tasks like reactive security response, active hardening, and security auditing projects on OpenShift by Red Hat solutions, projects, and tooling. This is a great opportunity to play an active role in container and virtualization-related projects and communities like KubeVirt, Kubernetes, OpenShift by Red Hat, libvirt, and QEMU.
Primary job responsibilities
Understand current and emerging threats in the enterprise product space with a focus on Virtualization, KubeVirt, containers, and OpenShift by Red Hat solutions
Work with developers to provide guidance and help to understand and make use of security technologies, methodologies, and concepts
Communicate flaw information with software developers, managers, quality engineers, upstream project developers, and peers in the Red Hat Product Security team and the security teams of other projects and companies
Conduct well-documented security audits and threat analyses on Red Hat's solutions with a primary focus on OpenShift by Red Hat and KubeVirt
Identify, assist with, and develop tools used for code audits
Work with product management to empower developers to conduct audits of solutions
Bachelor's degree in a technology-related discipline
Proficiency in software development processes; 2+ years of experience in a release engineering, quality assurance (QA), operations, or development environment
Interest in the container ecosystem like Kubernetes and OpenShift by Red Hat and Golang
Experience with virtualization solutions like QEMU, KVM, VMware, etc.
Familiarity with virtualization, clusters, and container-related technologies
Familiarity with and understanding of security technologies
Experience with and skills in debugging and analysis, especially using tools like GDB, Valgrind, strace, and other programming or system-level debuggers
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multicultural team distributed across multiple countries and time zones
Experience working in a cross-functional, collaborative environment and an ability to bring groups of people together to collaborate
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English
Familiarity with Red Hat's enterprise solutions portfolio and related industry offerings
The following are considered are plus:
Knowledge of the Getting Things Done (GTD) productivity system
Experience with Linux; system administration experience is a plus
Familiarity with open source software development and business models
Experience with reverse engineering (RE) and security research
Practical experience with cloud-based technologies
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Job ID 61769
Category Software Engineering