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Software Development Engineer - C++

Primary Location Paderborn, Date posted 05/18/2020
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Job Title:

Software Development Engineer


Germany, Paderborn

Role Overview:

You will work in a team of expert engineers on Linux-based cyber security solutions allowing our enterprise customers to secure their business essential data and communication within their own networks and in the cloud. You will report Into the Manager for the Solutions Team within the Web Protection Team.

The Solution Team is part of the larger Web Protection team and builds McAfee’s advanced Web security solution which forms a core part of McAfee’s UCE (Unified Cloud Edge) offering and at the same time is the most advanced and high performing Web Gateway solution around. We work on the full stack of components from back end services (e.g. databases) and middleware to management UI using up to date technologies – in developing new features as well as securing the excellent quality of the product. We collaborate internationally and work very closely with our operations team. Our team is diverse, we love to build things that work and delight our customers!

Company Overview

From device to cloud, McAfee provides market-leading cybersecurity solutions for both business and consumers. We help businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of security threats happen simultaneously. For consumers, McAfee secures your devices against viruses, malware, and other threats, both at home and away. We want to continue to shape the future of cybersecurity by working together to build best in class products and solutions.

About the role:

You will work in a diverse team that works with international colleagues, with freedom to accomplish your ideas. You will work with interesting technologies, bleeding edge networks and high availability solutions. You will work on our application and high security network device or as essential component of our cloud-based CASB and Web Security solution.

About you: 

Technical skills

  • Knowledge in C++ and one or more scripting languages. Preferred are Python and/or Ruby
  • Shell scripting
  • Systems Virtualization, software Containerization
  • Linux system administration
  • Software security and Cyber Security
  • Networking and Internet network protocols on all layers - HTTP, SSL, TCP/IP, Rourint
  • Excellent understanding of engineering processes, JIRA, Git or similar systems experience
  • Advantage will be:
    • Knowledge in cloud technologies of various vendors
    • Knowledge of cloud operations, continuous integration – not only writing software but also working on cloud operations that can never be down.
    • Web Services experience would be a plus

Non-technical skills

  • You will solve analytical problems
  • You will communicate with multiple teams in other locations
  • Hold a Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Networking or Information Technology degree or equivalent
  • You will be oriented on results
  • Web Services experience would be a plus
  • Good spoken and written German and English

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.

Job Type:

Experienced Hire

Primary Location:

Germany, Paderborn

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