Backend Software Developer


June 10, 2021

IBM Security SOAR, formerly known as IBM Security Resilient®, is a SOAR tool that introduces efficiency into your Security Operations Center (SOC). It maximizes your security tools by integrating with them, guides your team through the incident response (IR) process with playbooks, and leverages automation to reduce repetitive tasks and allow your team to focus on the tasks that matter the most.
Your Role and Responsibilities
As a member of the IBM SOAR Integration team, you will be working in small development team projects or autonomously to build endpoint solutions for the IBM SOAR platform for the purposes of enriching potential malicious data artifacts and taking remediation steps for data containment and recovery. You will interact with members of the engineering development team, product management, Custom Support and other IBM Security development teams worldwide. Example endpoint solutions include products such as Symantec, ProofPoint, Cisco, ServiceNow, McAfee, etc.Build solutions for the IBM SOAR integration ecosystem.
  • Develop, test, deploy and document integration code for data and process flow between IBM SOAR and other applications, including incident and task management, data query and enrichment, reporting, and complex workflow routing.
  • Design frameworks for solution development usable by internal teams as well as Vendors and Customers.
  • Qualify, prioritize, and close technical customer problems.
  • Work closely with other IBM Engineering teams to deliver enhancements in the product, tools and processes.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 1 year of software development experience in either Java or Python (preferred), using application servers, relational databases, and message queues
  • Experience developing integration solutions with web service APIs using REST/JSON
  • Ability to install 3rd party applications in a Linux environment
  • Strong application and infrastructure knowledge; e.g. React, PostgreSQL, OAuth authentication
  • Development Environment knowledge in Linux, bash/zsh shell programming, github, travis, jenkins, containerization and Kubernetes container management
  • Working knowledge of Networking concepts (firewalls, DNS, IP addressing, SSL/TLS proxies, and certificates)
  • Ability to learn quickly and deliver quality code through Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with ticketing and workflow applications, enterprise security systems such as SIEMs a plus

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • At least 2 years of experience delivering release-based software solutions
  • 3 years of experience in software development using Python
  • Strong Python 2 and Python 3 skills. Working knowledge of JSON, JINJA2, decorators and python packages
  • Experience developing commercially available software, following agile development methodologies
  • Experience in the cyber security industry, working with a variety of end point solutions (e.g. SIEM, TIP, DLP, Automation)

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  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
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  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

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