Product Security Engineer

Posting Location : Location Remote United States
Posting date 1 month ago(4/8/2021 5:31 AM)
Job ID
Software Engineering, Solution Architecture, Systems Engineering

Job summary

The Red Hat Product Security team is looking for a Product Security Engineer with focus on Single Sign On (SSO) to join us in the United States. In this role, you will work closely with product engineering teams to find and remediate security issues in Red Hat’s online services, primarily SSO, question the security assumptions, and apply your understanding of the attack surface. You will collaborate with security engineers to verify threat models and to address security issues in existing and upcoming offerings. Your work will be essential to the success and growth of our solutions portfolio by ensuring consistent security standards and verification of the same through rapid vulnerability response, auditing, and providing security advice through all stages of software development.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Receive reports of new security issues and respond by analyzing them in the context of supported services
  • Provide detailed, quality research and make decisions around patching or mitigating for the impacted service
  • Work closely with engineering teams developing new services and provide security review of the architecture, components, and deployment of the service
  • Work closely with the Product Security Incident Response team (PSIRT), analyzing vulnerabilities in our offerings
  • Communicate quickly and effectively with engineers, various stakeholders, and customers about security issues
  • Write technical documentation on security issues, including mitigations and fixes, in a clear and easy-to-understand manner
  • Work to understand current and emerging threats in the enterprise offerings and services space

Required skills

  • 2+ years of practical application security experience
  • Demonstrated good understanding of current security technologies
  • Solid experience with and proficiency in the Linux operating system on the power user level 
  • Experience with container based platforms like Red Hat OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker, etc.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with diverse teams distributed across the globe
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Organized with analytical thinking skills and the ability to quickly learn new technologies
  • Programming experience in Java; proficiency in multiple languages like Python, Go, or Ruby, meaning the ability to read the code

The following are considered a plus:


  • Prior knowledge of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
  • Experience with reverse engineering and security research using IDA Pro or equivalent disassembly tools
  • Familiarity with open source software
  • Experience with SecDevOps or DevSecOps and rapid deployment of web applications
  • Experience auditing and pen testing web applications

About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.



  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more! 

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States. 

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