Your Role and Responsibilities Do you have an eye for technical details and quality? Are you interested in keeping business transactions secure from prying eyes and attackers? Do you like intricate problems and the mathematics, and complex steps behind solving them? IBM Java Security Team supports over 15 different Java security components that implement several critical, current, and continually evolving security technologies like Cryptography, Secure Sockets (TLS), Key and Certificate management, Kerberos, FIPS compliance, Post Quantum Crypto and more. The Java security team has experienced software developers that have built deep expertise in one or more of these technology areas. Their expertise is used to develop and support these security components as well as to provide guidance to the many IBM products and their customers in implementing security into their business. Their role is to provide expertise in using cryptography to secure business transactions today and to continually stay ahead of those that are always trying to break it. This includes new and evolving spaces like the potential for challenges that Quantum computers will cause to our commonly used cryptographic algorithms. You will join this team of Java security experts and collaborate with IBM and open-source community developers from OpenJDK, OpenSSL, and Eclipse OpenJ9, as well as number of IBM and Red Hat teams across the hardware-software stack to build and support FIPS compliant open-source Java security implementation. You will also integrate the build and test for the security components in a CI/CD pipeline for development and in-service Java releases in the open community and within IBM. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with a talented team of experienced software engineers and IBM research around the world to stay ahead of evolving threats and new requirements. Security skills are one of the most sought-after skills in the software industry and this job role provides an opportunity to learn and grow your career in this fast-moving domain. Come and make your mark on securing thousands of Java products affecting an incredibly significant part of revenue for the IBM business and its customers.
Your Role and Responsibilities:
Develop and support one or more of several components that provide Security within the IBM Java via cryptographic related capabilities.
Become a subject matter expert both inside and outside of IBM to help thousands of IBM products and their many customers provide Secure transactions.
Work with a small team of experts in the field to develop these components and collaborate with other experts in the field in other developments groups and IBM research around the world.
Stay ahead of the latest development tools, technologies, and methodologies to stay up to date with these evolving technologies and new threats.
Collaborate and coordinate with peers to develop and improve IBM Security integrated solutions and sharing of software development and testing methodologies.
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
8+ years of IT experience.
3+ years of experience in C/C++ programming
3+ years of development experience in Java Programming
Degree in Software Development and/or Mathematics
Understanding of the Agile development process
At least 2 years of experience in Java development and customer support
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
Experience in Cryptography, TLS, FIPS and Java security framework
Experience in understanding security vulnerabilities and implementing the resolutions.
Experience in a leadership role in one or more major software projects
Proven communication skills and proven ability in influencing open-source community developers, academic and industry partners.
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education Master's Degree
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