Computer Network Operations (CNO) Engineer

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Your Role and Responsibilities
Randori, an IBM Company and the leading provider of external Attack Surface Management and Continuous Automated Red Teaming is looking for a Computer Network Operations Engineer to help lead and define, shape, and implement scalable software solutions for our Cyber Security platform. You’ll work with our red team, researchers, and developers to shape the direction of our products.

We are looking for individuals that are driven, proactive, thorough, and forward looking. You have at your fingertips a mastery of several programming languages and red-team technologies. You can debug something from layer 1 to 7 in the OSI Model and you’ve hacked your way through understanding more applications and devices than you can remember. You have the determination to grind through the pain, the patience to understand problems from first principles, and the ingenuity to make things work and develop tools where others would throw up their hands. You are a hacker, a tool builder, and an enabler.

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Solving problems that do not have known solutions
  • Develop reusable CNO tooling and supporting capabilities
  • Turn POCs and research capabilities produced by our research teams into production-ready capabilities for our platform
  • Develop and executes plans for new technologies to enhance security capabilities including, perimeter security protections, firewalls, proxies, load balancers, monitoring tools, and data analytics and analysis within the bounds of our cloud infrastructure
  • Verify the quality of CNO tools capabilities.
  • Use your communication skills to work with a cross functional team
  • Working with a wide variety of computing environments (Windows, Linux, iOS, Android, embedded systems) and development on Embedded systems/RTOS
  • Working with business stakeholders to breakdown work
  • Experience with agile development
  • Detailed knowledge of operating system internals

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years’ experience in the CNO domain, including exploit development, implant development, and C2 tools
  • Experience working with emulation technologies such as VMs, QEMU, and Docker
  • Experience/understanding of network protocols (TCP/IP stacks, wire-level protocols, RF communications, BGP, routing protocols, or others)
  • Experience working with C, assembly language (x86/64, ARM, PPC, Mips, etc) or debugging tools (WinDbg, gdb, lldb, OllyDbg)
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python and network or systems administration

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of experience in modern programming language (Go, Python, Ruby, or C++)
  • Experience designing and implementing scalable large-scale SaaS based solutions
  • Experience with cloud computing technologies such as GCP, AWS, Azure or Rackspace and work with Kubernetes for deployments, or similar on-premises solutions (such as Nomad, Minio)

About Business Unit

IBM is a leading provider of enterprise security solutions. Named by industry analysts as a leader in 12 security market segment categories, IBM Security is a multi-billion-dollar business that is rapidly growing. In an industry focused on building walls, IBM Security is focused on creating an open, connected security ecosystem that leverages AI and cloud to help clients improve compliance, stop threats, and grow their business securely.

This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.

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IBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to:

– Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being
– Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs
– Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law
– Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals
– Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences

The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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Key Job Details

    • Country/Region:US
    • State:MULTIPLE
    • City:Multiple Cities
    • Category:Software Development & Support
    • Required Education:Bachelor's Degree
    • Position Type:Professional
    • Employment Type:Full-Time
    • Contract Type:Regular
    • Company:(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
    • Req ID:605494BR
    • Travel Required:No Travel
    • Projected Minimum Salary:$92,000 per year
    • Projected Maximum Salary:$92,000-$208,000/year per year