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Software Development Engineer

Primary Location Bangalore, Karnataka Additional Locations Date posted 02/28/2019
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RESPONSIBILITIES: Software Development Engineer with Technology Research focus in the Consumer Innovation Center is responsible for:

  • Design and development of novel cloud-based consumer applications across device form factors from IoT to mobile to PCs and web.
  • Research into new technologies, usage trends, platforms, security landscape and solutions. Identify new 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 wearable, IoT, mobile devices and PCs. Design and develop new solutions for emerging threats in security, privacy, identity, transactions and data. 
  • Assess technical feasibility by building rapid PoCs, 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.
  • Work closely with User Experience designers and product owners to translate specs into consumer facing applications and services.
  • Execute with a sense of urgency to drive ideas into products through the innovation life-cycle.  Architect solutions from scratch, extracting essence of user pain points and navigating the product opportunity space.
  • Be the champion for building concepts and new products with high-quality at the starting gate.
  • Collaborate with globally distributed product managers, architects, designers, user researchers, business unit managers, marketing executives, and customers.


  • B.Tech/Masters in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering.
  • 8+ years of hands-on experience in building native Windows Applications (and UWP), with deep focus on security, usability, performance and integration.
  • Rockstar developer in C/C++/C#, Python, HTML/JS/CSS. Must have an excellent understanding of Windows internals.
  • Deep understanding of File system internals, Filter Drivers, Windows Boot internals, Windows networking stack and ELAM with mastery over Windows development and performance tools.
  • Strong OOPS fundamentals, Java , XML, JSON, Web Services, SQLite databases
  • Deep understanding of best design and software engineering practices – design principles and patterns, unit testing, TDD, quality, performance engineering, best practices for security, privacy, and identity protection.
  • Must have experience with building innovations and 1.0 products.
  • Ability to conduct research into security, privacy threats, and performance optimization techniques in the context of emerging consumer devices is a big plus.
  • Experience with Machine learning, deep learning tools and frameworks will be a big plus.
  • Proven experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment. Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
  • Architect and design leading solutions with a strong focus on security, performance and scalability. Hands on experience with TDD is a plus.
  • Experience with Security, Privacy, Identity, Connected Home, Wearables, IOT is a plus.


Shift 1 (India)

Primary Location:

India, Bangalore

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