Product Security Consultant (SRO)

Austin, TX, United States
Main Location
Hopkinton, MA, United States
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Product Security Consultant

Location:  Hopkinton, MA or Round Rock, TX

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live.  But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company.  We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees.  We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities.  We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Product Security Consultant on our Product & Application Security team.

The Dell Security & Resiliency organization manages the security risk across all aspects of Dell’s business.  We are currently experiencing incredible growth in order to meet the security needs of the world’s largest technology company.  With team members located in over 15 countries, you will have an excellent opportunity to influence the security culture at Dell and further develop your career. 

Overview:

As a Product Security Consultant you will play a crucial role in ensuring the security of our products and applications using industry best practices.  You will join Dell’s Product and Application Security Organization as a member of our Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL) team which is responsible for a strategic program to build demonstrably resilient software across Dell’s diverse product and technology portfolio.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to partner with Dell engineering teams to help them secure innovative products built with a wide range of technologies.  You will have the chance to apply your skills to help teams secure everything from firmware to cloud deployments.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a trusted advisor to engineering teams and provide practical advice on secure design, coding and testing
  • Creates threat models for new and existing software; assesses vulnerabilities using CVSS and provide mitigation recommendations to engineers 
  • Generates security test plans from a threat model; test plans should include static and dynamic analysis recommendations, as well as specific test cases for manual verification
  • Leads secure design, coding and/or testing workshops to teach other engineers at Dell how to efficiently apply security development practices
  • Acts as a Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL) evangelist across Dell as the subject matter expert, and contribute to the broader industry security community

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field with 8+ years relevant experience; or Master’s degree with 6+ years relevant experience; or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of common security vulnerabilities as described in the OWASP Top 10 and SANS 25 as well as their remediation
  • Understanding and ability to communicate the techniques, tactics and practices of an attacker
  • Proven track record in secure development practices such as:  threat modeling, secure design, secure coding, and the use of static and dynamic analysis tools
  • Understanding of the specific challenges in securing cloud-based solutions
  • Competency in secure coding in multiple languages, including at least one scripted and one compiled language
  • Strong communication skills are a must as you need to be able to communicate and influence both engineers and managers; ability to work with diverse and global teams

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Containers (Docker/Kubernetes), microservices and Container Orchestration technologies is a strong plus
  • Industry certifications:  GIAC, CISA and/or CISSP, CSSLP
  • Master's degree in Information Security or similar technical field

Benefits
We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

If you can ensure the highest level of security for our customers, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.


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.  Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Dell here.

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