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Director, Software Engineering

Primary Location Czechia, Prague Additional Location(s) Czechia, Brno Date posted 11/07/2021
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Role Overview:

McAfee is seeking an excellent Director of Software Engineering to build and lead a team of C++ engineers who deliver foundational components of the protection stack, including Windows internals and kernel drivers, across multiple architectures. Are you a technical team leader who is passionate about security and excellence in software engineering?

About the role :

  • Promote excellent vision for security across McAfee, partner product teams and end customers.
  • Instill a customer-focused and quality-centric culture and way of working into everything your team does, using best practices and metrics to ensure desired outcomes
  • Work with Product Managers and Architects to establish product and engineering roadmaps.
  • Required to provide architectural and technical guidance and ensure that sound engineering practices are followed.
  • Bring Lean and Agile processes to the daily workplace, ensuring team effectiveness and a culture of continuing improvement.
  • Build an experienced team. Identify skillset gaps within the team. Hire and retain qualified candidates.
  • Be the primary contact for senior management escalations and provide ongoing status to top management
  • Demonstrate end-to-end for outcomes, by working with product engineering, management and Support teams to accomplish the highest priority projects
  • Provide direction and goals to the group and interact with partners.
  • Collaborate with managers and leaders to prioritize features and plan for software releases.
  • Driver of engineering excellence in all facets responsible for tracking engineering efficiency using relevant metrics
  • Ability in change management and guide the development organization through strategic decisions

About You:

  • 10+years of management experience leading Engineering organizations with at least 15 years of software industry experience
  • Ability in change management and guidance through strategic decisions.
  • Experience leading teams through change and evolution of tools, methodologies and business practices
  • Experience leading teams of top-notch software engineers and guiding them in architectural and design decisions.
  • Experience hiring and retaining top industry talent.
  • Experience working with geographically distributed stakeholders.
  • Experience managing large scale distributed systems, working with microservices and distributed architecture
  • Experience with AWS stack.
  • Experience with CI/CD processes



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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