Staff Engineer - Security

Full Time
Palo Alto, CA
Areas of Interest: Test and Evaluation
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Push us. Amaze us. Inspire us.

Job ID 80730BRDescription
Load Security at VMware:
World class security engineers……Check
Executive engagement and support……Check
Partnership with development teams……Check
Cutting edge technology across over a hundred products and services……Check
Visibility and authority to influence security posture of the team and products……Check
DevSecOps to scale security practices and automation as products become services……Loading

Join a solid team affecting the security of over a hundred products, tens of thousands of customers and hundreds of millions of end-users. You’ll be part of key initiatives to accelerate VMware’s move from products to services. Product teams are speeding up and moving from Waterfall to Agile to Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment. Help us guide them.

  • Automate all the things! Develop automation tools to ensure no VMware product ships without deep insights into all aspects of security
  • Secure all the things! Evangelize new security methodologies within development organizations to bring them along on our journey to a safer cloud
  • Mentor junior and senior security engineers on the DevSecOps methodology
  • Partner with development teams, dive deep into their technology, discover security issues and guide them toward the right fix at the right time

You have:
  • Experience in a DevSecOps role
  • A love of security
  • Deep, practical understanding of SaaS security issues
  • Advanced scripting
  • The ability to read Java, discover security issues and recommend fixes
  • Prioritization skills and the ability to guide teams to the right fix at the right time
  • Bachelors in Computer Science
You might have:
  • Pentesting XP​​
  • Masters in Computer Science
EEO Statement
VMware is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees in personnel actions, which include: recruiting and hiring, selection for training, promotion, rates of pay or other compensation, transfer, discipline, demotion, layoff or termination. VMware does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, family medical history or genetic information, citizenship, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, military status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. VMware also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law. Further, it is the policy of VMware to maintain a working environment free of all forms of harassment.

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