Linux Security Software Engineer
Suse - Delaware

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As a Linux Security Software Engineer, you will work on various parts of our SUSE Linux Enterprise distribution alongside a team of highly experienced engineers.

You will track and evaluate security issues and coordinate and contribute to the development, quality assurance, and release of security patches for our customers.

You will also audit security-relevant software and technologies in our products.

You will cooperate in secure product development processes and in the implementation of low-level security technologies.

You will actively communicate with our developers, partners, and customers on security topics.

A broad skill set is desired.

In addition, we will actively encourage you to learn more about new areas and develop your skills. Though we are looking for experienced people, this is also a great opportunity for people with limited experience to embark on a career with the SUSE Linux development team.

Tracking and evaluation of security problems

Involvement in the development and integration of patches

Preparation and coordination of updates in close cooperation with the development and quality assurance teams

Security analysis of our product technologies

Integration of existing security technologies into our products

Involvement in the development of new security capabilities

Communication and information exchange with specialists within our development teams as well as with external software development teams and customers

University degree in software development or comparable degree

Several years of experience in the area of software development and software security

Good knowledge of the Linux operating system

Good knowledge of the C language, especially in security aspects, debugging and bug-finding skills

Knowledge of scripting languages (Perl/Python/Shell)

Security-relevant knowledge of World Wide Web technologies and Web-relevant languages and technologies, e.g. Ruby (on Rails), Python (Django etc.), PHP, and others

Knowledge of other programming languages or assembler would be an advantage

Good knowledge of cryptographic technologies and their real world use

Excellent quality awareness and customer-oriented work

Good communication abilities, ability to work autonomously, responsibly, and diligently

Good command of spoken and written English


The Security Engineer reports to the SUSE Security Team Head.
About SUSE

Established in 1992, SUSE is the original provider of the enterprise Linux distribution and the most interoperable platform for mission-critical computing. With a portfolio centered around SUSE Linux Enterprise, we power thousands of organizations around the world across physical, virtual and cloud environments. Through our continued commitment to the highest quality Linux support and innovative products, SUSE grew more than threefold after it was acquired by Novell in 2004. Now operating as an independent business unit of The Attachmate Group , SUSE continues its unwavering focus on the benefits of open source and the needs of its commercial partners and customers.

At SUSE we strive to build a great company for our customers, partners, owners, communities and employees. We take responsibility, both individually and collectively and act with integrity and respect. We communicate openly and honestly and foster teamwork. We expect the same mindset from our new colleagues and part of our recruitment process is focused on these company values.

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With more than 340 employees, SuSE Linux AG is one of the world's largest Linux specialists. Thanks to its stability and quality, SuSE Linux...