Dell Product Security Engineer - BIOS and Firmware in Austin, Texas

Product Security Engineer – Firmware/BIOS

Austin, TX

Dell is a worldwide provider of information technology services and business solutions to a broad range of clients. We seek men and women who share our values, thrive in a team environment, and recognize the importance of accountability; people who strive to exceed expectations to ensure our Clients' success.

We are currently seeking a Product Security Engineer to join our Product Security Office, based in Austin, TX.

The Product Security Engineer will be working with several complex Dell EMC products to lead, mentor and influence them into implementing Secure Development controls in their products. Experience in building security for personal computers as well as BIOS and firmware experience are required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively advise product teams on secure design and coding considerations

  • Create and/or update threat models for new and existing products, rate risks using CVSS and provide mitigation recommendation to engineers to mitigate them

  • Translate security risks to business impact

  • Lead Secure design and coding workshops to teach other engineers at DELL EMC how to securely design and implement code

  • Be the Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL) evangelist for Dell EMC business units and work across Dell EMC product groups as the subject matter expert on SDL

  • Contribute to the future versions of Security policy and standards and associated controls

  • Contribute to the security community in Dell EMC

  • Frequently contribute to the development of new Security related practices

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Information Technology or related field

  • Industry certifications in GIAC, CISA and/or CISSP, CSSLP preferred

  • Understanding of prevalent security vulnerabilities, such as authentication bypass, command injection and cross-site request forgery, their impact, and their efficient remediation

  • Specific experience in building security for personal computers, BIOS and firmware is required

  • Possess strong understanding and hands-on experience of secure software development practices, including threat modeling, secure design principles, secure coding, code analysis, and security testing

  • Ability to articulate business impact of software security problems and translate them into worst case scenarios that drive business justification

  • Strong and proven competency in secure coding in multiple languages (minimum of one scripted and one compiled)

  • Understanding of software development methodologies such as waterfall and Agile


We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

If you can ensure the highest level of security for our customers, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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