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Product Security Architect - Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Barcelona

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Job Description

As a Product Security Architect working in the Secure Development team you will work to improve the security posture of our offerings. Your main responsibility will be to implement Secure Development Lifecycle controls throughout the development lifecycle, by partnering with Product Engineering and other Product Security teams, to make sure the expectations of our Secure Software Development Framework implementation are met. This process includes analyzing and documenting architecture from a security point of view, questioning security assumptions, finding potential problems, proposing improvements, performing code reviews, defining testing expectations, and promoting secure development best practices from our offerings through to their related open source communities. In other words, you will represent the security needs of our customers to our offering teams, advocating and planning for a solid foundation of security architecture across the open source ecosystem.

What you will do

  • Collaborate closely with various stakeholders to understand and drive adoption of Secure Software Development Framework practices and activities.
  • Plan and execute threat modeling and security architecture review activities, presenting findings and driving their resolution.
  • Understand current and emerging threats in the enterprise operating system space and how they apply to Red Hat platform products.
  • Ensure that product roadmaps and new features mitigate risk, adhere to security policies, and provide customers with minimal security risk.
  • Drive the development and implementation of security technologies and exploit mitigation techniques, teaching security best practices to development teams.
  • Maintain security expertise and documentation of assigned Red Hat offerings, sharing these with other teams as needed.
  • Promote Red Hat Product Security efforts within the upstream community and the greater public.

What you will bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent/relevant work experience.
  • Experience with and understanding of Secure Software Development Framework practices including DevSecOps practices
  • Strong understanding of common security vulnerabilities and how to demonstrate and resolve them.
  • Good understanding of Linux security technologies such as:
    • Access control and authorization (e.g.: POSIX permissions, ACLs, SELinux, Linux kernel capabilities);
    • Process isolation and sandboxing (e.g.: chroot, cgroups, Linux namespaces);
    • Secure deployment and hardening best practices, network security.
  • Proficient reading and understanding of one or more common programming languages, such as C/C++, Python, RUST, Go.
  • Ability to code in at least one scripting language such as Python.
  • Knowledge of and experience with modern container technologies and container orchestration solutions.
  • Ability to learn new software architectures and desire to learn new software design concepts.
  • Ability to perform risk assessments and evaluate vulnerabilities in their context (e.g. CIA model, probability and impact, risk acceptance) and be able to distinguish between actual risk vs perceived risk.
  • Ability to collaborate in a fast-paced environment, with a multicultural team distributed across multiple countries and time zones.
  • Good english communication (written and verbal) skills.

Desirable Skills:

  • Practical experience with Threat Modeling methodologies and their application.
  • Experience with open source security technologies and communities.
  • Experience with Ethical Hacking and penetration testing.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Linux system administration.
  • Red Hat specific certifications like RHCSA, RHCE and RHCA.
  • Security certifications including CISSP, CISM, CSSLP, CISA.
  • Familiarity with open source development as a business model.
  • Relevant work experience with cloud technologies like AWS, Azure, etc.
  • Experience securing multi-tenant cloud solutions offered as Software as a Service (SaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS).
  • Domain expertise in CI/CD processes, software lifecycle and release engineering processes and associated tools.



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