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Palo Alto, CA
Description# About Us
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 500,000 enterprise and mid-market customers to thrive in the Cloud Era by simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT. We empower our customers by radically simplifying IT through virtualization software with a focus on three core missions: End-User Computing (EUC), Hybrid Cloud and Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). Join our community – instigators of innovation and transformers of technology – as we envision and create what’s next in IT. Get connected to an engine of opportunity fueled by the transformative products and solutions we bring to market, the passion and trust we inspire in our customers, and our collaborative drive to imagine, define and deliver the future of IT. With 13,000+ employees and 50+ locations worldwide, we are passionately driven to make an impact while contributing back to the community. Ranked on the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies in the World list. Learn more at vmware.com/careers today!
# Why work for our Division
VMware’s world-class, award-winning RD team is comprised of thousands of top-notch computer scientists and software engineers that are transforming computing through virtualization. Members of the RD team voice their creative ideas and watch them become initiatives, participate in exciting short-term and long-term products on the VMware roadmap, initiate advanced research projects, and/or write and test code that ships. At VMware, our engineers continue to learn and grow by working with top professionals from around the world and recent graduates of top universities and by taking advantage of our extensive internal training opportunities and generous external education assistance program. RD team members work on the latest computing equipment and have access to the ACM and IEEE libraries. VMware has RD offices in: Silicon Valley; Burlington, MA; Cambridge, MA; Broomfield, CO; Sofia, Bulgaria; Aarhus, Denmark; London, UK; Herzliya, Israel; Bangalore, India; and Beijing, China.
# Job Description
Security Engineering Opportunities
At VMware, you will be challenged to create innovative solutions for our customers by solving complex problems in a team-focused environment. If you are driven to imagine, define and deliver what’s next for the industry and your career while unlocking your full potential, come to VMware. You will have the opportunity to grow in our flexible and dynamic environment, challenge your thinking, and influence the future of technology.
Do you want to punch holes in the cloud? We do too – so we can make our customers more secure. That’s why we want the brightest and best security researchers to join our Security Team. Our mission is to make the cloud safe for our 190,000+ customers and 25,000+ partners.
VMware Security Engineers are responsible for finding new vulnerabilities, analyzing externally reported vulnerabilities, developing vulnerability mitigations and workarounds and acting as the technical reviewers for external security communications such as VMware Security Advisories, security response engineering and tools development. Their mission is to break all things system, network, client, web and cloud – and then help us to put it all back together properly.
Responsibilities: You may be involved with some or all of the following:
* Lead and execute on day to day activities of the team
* Mentor both new and experienced security engineers
* Act as a security engineering expert and technical champion within VMware
* Pursuing Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent
* All intern candidates must be enrolled at an accredited four year university with plans to return to school upon completion of an internship opportunity
* The desire and ability to work in emerging technologies such as virtualization, cloud and software defined networking
* Some experience as an individual contributor security engineer, working on penetration testing, vulnerability analysis and tools development
* Knowledge of the software development lifecycle and specifically, the secure development lifecycle
* Current skills developing software in both Java and C/C++
* Knowledge of at least one scripting language is essential
* Understanding of Network Virtualization is highly desirable
* Strong understanding of at least one of the following areas:
* Web Application security
* System Software internals
* Layer 2-4 Networking and Networking Security
* Previous internship experience is a plus
# EEO Statement
VMware is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees in personnel actions, which include: recruiting and hiring, selection for training, promotion, rates of pay or other compensation, transfer, discipline, demotion, layoff or termination. VMware does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, family medical history or genetic information, citizenship, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, military status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. VMware also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law. Further, it is the policy of VMware to maintain a working environment free of all forms of harassment.
*Posting Title:* Intern - Security Engineering Opportunities
*Location:* Palo Alto, CA, US
*Is this a remote or multiple location position?:* No
*Requisition Number:* 47075BR
*Level of Job (LinkedIn):* Not Applicable