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Cybersecurity Analyst / Triage Engineer

Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA and Coimbatore, INDIA

(Remote candidates are being considered for this position.)

We are looking for Cybersecurity Analysts who can help maintain the security of Linux based platforms by analyzing, triaging and remediating vulnerabilities present in open source software (OSS).

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate with the customer and internal teams to triage vulnerabilities in Linux based embedded systems
    • Generate vulnerability reports using internal tools
    • Triage vulnerabilities based on applicability and risk
    • Drive triage discussion with the customer and tailor to their security needs
    • Document triage rationale and prioritize mitigation
    • Cross-verify analysis using audit and/or exploit tools
    • Cross-verify analysis by comparing with analysis performed by other open source Linux distributions and information on OSS project mailing lists
    • Work closely with the development team to identify fixes and verify remediation
    • Ensure high quality of our deliverables
  • Assist in the development and refinement of vulnerability management processes and solutions

What we need to see:

  • 2+ years of experience working in a cybersecurity role and additional 2+ years industry experience working as a software developer
  • Have an understanding of analyzing security vulnerabilities (CVEs) in open source software, triaging them based on applicability / risk and validating fixes
  • Ability to gather & review security requirements
  • Ability to evaluate system security configurations for effectiveness and exploitation opportunities
  • Proficient in C, Git
  • Scripting and automation experience with Python, bash or similar languages
  • Ability to track and work on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting schedules
  • Keen sense of urgency and drive for results
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight
  • Over and above, a deep commitment to your own quality work and a strong desire to help the entire team to succeed

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Familiarity leveraging security tools like Nmap, Wireshark, Burp Suite, and Kali Linux to replicate exploitation of vulnerabilities is a big plus
  • Experience working with open source communities to gather information on security issues is a plus
  • Foundational grasp of security basics but seeking to become more advanced
  • Experience working with Yocto/OpenEmbedded is a plus

Why Timesys?

  • Opportunity to work on cutting edge open source technologies
  • Casual work environment and flexibility

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