Senior Software Engineer-Security Analysis and Ethical Hacking
Yorktown Heights , New York
January 13, 2017
The Security Department at IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY, is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join us in tackling the new IBM Research's Security Research Agenda.

The mission of the Security Department is to conduct fundamental and applied research in Security, Privacy and Cryptography. We focus on building new and innovative security technologies in research areas such as: Cybersecurity Analytics, Security Risk Management, Information Security, Web 2.0 Security, Next Generation Security Architectures, Trusted Computing, Virtualized Environments, Cryptography, Embedded System Security, Mobile Security and Cloud Computing. We value research skills, innovation, proven systems intuition, systems building experience and a demonstrated desire to implement one's own ideas.

Candidate must have a Master's Degree in Computer Science or closely- related field. Five years experience with a record of innovation and impact in some area of Computer Security is preferred. Candidate should have effective communication skills in both technical and customer situations. Candidate should also be able to define new research directions, drive a project from exploratory thinking to the development of a practical solution or service, and have impact across our company or the entire industry. Employees in this role use a variety of tools and techniques to analyze, assess and report on the security of different software and hardware components and systems to meet the indicated requirements. They can flexibly adapt to rapidly changing client or project requirements inherent in a research project, but are also able to work with a variety of formal products and services as well as Research prototypes. They also ensure that the implemented components are tested and ready to be integrated into the project systems and proofs of concept. Software Engineering Researchers are expected to be agile, flexible and versatile in using a variety of tools and techniques across the range of the software and hardware development and deployment lifecycle. They should be prepared to solve difficult problems, explore new domains, and work well across world-wide teams. The IBM Research Division conducts scientific research and develops technologies and processes for use with IBM products and customer applications. IBM Research has produced leading contributions to the technology underlying IBM's product portfolio, as well as to the world of science and the entire IT industry. For more information please visit

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