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Vulnerability Response Principal Engineer

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Software Principal Engineer

The Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) Engineering Security Vulnerability Response Organization provides strategic direction and oversight partnering with internal ISG product team to provide our customers and sales teams timely, consistent, and complete product responses to high profile vulnerabilities.The purpose of the ISG Security Vulnerability Response team is to partner with ISG product engineering teams to insure a complete and concise process to investigate, respond and mitigate product security vulnerabilities.We are looking for subject matter experts to help drive the vision, implementation, and tactical execution of this strategic vulnerability response partnership.

Join us as a Software Principal Engineer on our Vulnerability Response Principal Engineering team in Bangalore to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

As a Principal Software Engineer in the ISG security vulnerability response team, you will work with cross-functional teams to define engineering functional plans and partner with product teams to drive the entire portfolio vulnerability response process, whereas directly influencing the revenue and margin of Dell Technologies.

You will:

  • Be the vulnerability response process subject matter expert to ISG product teams.
  • Be a partner in the team vision and implementation strategy and of the portfolio vulnerability response process improvements.
  • Influence and guide development teams processes to design, develop and release security vulnerability updates.
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise on vulnerability validation, re-production, remediations, and communicate risk and impact to engineering leaders.
  • Perform and coordinate vulnerability response fire drills.
  • Coordinate an around the clock VR strategy and coach/lead VR champions within our team.
  • Work with the governance team to establish an ISG playbook for how we handle high profile vulnerabilities within ISG.
  • Maintain a network/communication with VR champions across ISG.
  • Help coach ISG teams with low VR skillsets to develop VR champions.

Take the first step towards your dream career
Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • 6+ years of experience as a cyber security engineering professional; or 4+ years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 2+ years’ experience; or equivalent experience across FED and DOD certifications.
  • Strong background in vulnerability response and remediation (ideally on development products not IT/lab). 
  • Ability to quickly understand how a vulnerability is exploited and how to test if a product is vulnerable. 
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools and output (, Qualys, Twistlock).
  • Ability to thrive in a self-directed and dynamic environment.
  • Proven ability to work with global extended teams to meet goals.
  • Experience with servers, storage, or networking products critical vulnerability response process and implementation thereof.
  • Ability to thrive in a self-directed and dynamic environment.
  • Clear communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proven ability to work with global extended teams to meet goals.

Desirable Requirements

  • Enterprise product development experience in designing and implementing vulnerability response.
  • Test case automation experience.
  • Software development experience implementing product stacks designed for vulnerability response
  • College Degree Preferred

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here.

Application closing date: 10 December 2022

Dell 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 Dell 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. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here.

Job ID: R211835

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