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Offensive Security Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely

Company: VMware Global
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?Over 350000 customers, which includes 98% of the fortune 500, trust VMware products and services for mission critical systems. Many of these systems demand the highest confidentiality and are of extreme interest to nation state actors.If helping find and fix security holes in these systems is your idea of a fun career, then you should come join this team.As you join VMware, you will help grow a company that makes meaningful and significant technology solutions and is committed to being a "force for good" in technology. Our mission is to become the trusted foundation for accelerating innovation in an unpredictable world. VMware software is essential for making the applications and devices your family and friends use every day a reality. Which means your work is essential for transforming everywhere.Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?Security Engineers on this team are responsible for finding new vulnerabilities and analyzing externally reported vulnerabilities, developing exploits, utilizing exploit kits, providing vulnerability mitigations, virtual patches and workarounds, act as the technical reviewers for external security communications such as VMware Security Advisories, security response engineering and tools development.The Work: What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?Perform an offensive analysis of VMware products and cloud services, with an assumed breach mindset, that include software defined compute/network/storage, cloud security, end-user and cloud-native solutions. -Use your code reading and writing skills to discover security defects -Enable Models for SOC to detect similar family of techniques -Make entire kill-chain understandable for an engineering audience (Principal Engineers, SREs and executives) as well as Security and Incident Response peers -Methodically create/execute test plans and automate your efforts -Guide and mentor members of VMware Product Security, Threat Modeling and SOC on offensive security thinkingWhat is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?This team is part of the SCoPE (Security, Compliance and Privacy Engineering) organization which is headed by Ashok Banerjee, who is the Vice President based out of U.S. The offensive security team, along with VMware Security Response and Security Development Lifecycle teams are led by Manish Gaur, who is an experienced security leader with a product development background. This team is a globally distributed team with a culture of continuous learning and pushing boundaries while celebrating - each other's successes.Where is this role located?Flexible: The role is considered flexible and will be a mix of working from a local VMware office and remote depending on your preferences and the arrangements determined with your future manager. You will be expected to live within a reasonable non-daily commute of the office. What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting Employee Stock Purchase PlanMedical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family TypesGenerous Time Off Programs40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your communityRethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilitiesFinancial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.)Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classesThis job may require the candidate to comply with travel restrictions and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry. Further, depending on various factors, including legal challenges to the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, VMware may require employees to be fully vaccinated effective January 18, 2022.Category : Engineering and TechnologySubcategory: Software EngineeringExperience: Manager and ProfessionalFull Time/ Part Time: Full TimePosted Date: 2021-10-25VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what's possible today at http://careers.vmware.com.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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