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Product Engineer - Remote

Primary Location India Date posted 14-Sep-2022
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Role Overview:

We are looking for innovation engineers and inventors with an entrepreneurial fire. We are looking for engineers who love to experiment with new technologies and love to build new products that delight consumers. We promise a thrilling ride seeing your ideas transformed into real products that reach the millions of consumers. While innovating McAfee’s new product lines, you will have ample opportunities to write inventions, patents, and research articles, and present to senior executives. An opportunity to work directly with technical leaders recognized by the industry as “Technical Role Model” and at McAfee India Center, recognized by the industry as a “Great Place to Innovate”, you cannot miss.
Software Development Engineer / Researcher / Inventor for Consumer Technology Pathfinding group.

This is a remote position in India. We will only consider candidates currently in India and are not offering relocation assistance at this time.

About the Role:

The Software Development Engineer is role of a researcher/inventor working for Consumer Technology Pathfinding group, responsible for:

  • Research into new technologies, usage trends, platforms, security landscape and solutions. Identify innovation opportunities that have the potential to create new product lines for McAfee in the rapidly changing app landscape of mobile devices and PCs.
  • Research, design, and development of next generation software to protect users’ digital interactions across web, mobile devices PCs and wearable/IoT. Design and develop new solutions for emerging threats in security, privacy, identity, transactions, and data. 
  • Assess technical feasibility by building rapid PoC , find technological solutions for gaps, and create strategic IP, as necessary.
  • Rapidly develop innovation concepts, demo/evangelize the concepts, and practice rapid iterative product development to mature promising concepts into successful products.
  • Execute with a sense of urgency to drive ideas into products through the innovation lifecycle.  Architect solutions from scratch, extracting essence of user pain points and navigating the product opportunity space.

About You:

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in software development on one or more of Windows, Linux, Android/iOS, Web, Cloud services with deep focus on security, usability, performance, and integration.
  • Must have Demonstrated ability to find elegant solutions to hard technical software engineering problems. Having a portfolio of academic quality publications and compelling patent portfolio to show the ability to solve complex problems and create new technology a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience of building software products, including automated unit testing, rapid iteration to optimize application experience and performance.
  • Must be strong in software design concepts with expertise in one or more of C/C++/Golang/JavaScript/python/R.
  • Experience in building public cloud (preferably AWS) based microservices using Golang/node.js is a big plus


Company Overview

McAfee is a leader in personal security for consumers. Focused on protecting people, not just devices, McAfee consumer solutions adapt to users’ needs in an always online world, empowering them to live securely through integrated, intuitive solutions that protects their families and communities with the right security at the right moment.

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone at McAfee to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Pension and Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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