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Software Engineer Cloud Services Platform

Primary Location Paderborn, Additional Locations Date posted 01/22/2018
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Job Description:

Job Title:

Software Engineer (Cloud Services Platform)

Work Location:

Paderborn, Germany

Role Introduction:

There has never been a better time to be part of McAfee!
We are working on building our Cloud Platform for innovative, cutting edge security technologies. In our development center in Paderborn, Germany, we are looking for an experienced Software Engineer who will join our existing team to operate and develop our Cloud Platform.

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth
  • As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and boredom-free environment—where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results.
  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, retirement plans, life and disability insurance
  • We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life, making McAfee a Great Place to Work!
  • We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help. Change tomorrow. Start today.

Business Introduction With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers. As industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

Culture and our pillar values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring your true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work. Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee

As a Software Engineer a typical day might include following:

You will be part of a global team that is responsible for Platform and Telemetry services that enable protection for Enterprise Customers.

You will be responsible for platform development and the supporting efforts that improve operational performance and availability of the McAfee Cloud Platform including continuous measurement and high availability of the production environments

You possess core skills like:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or similar technical discipline / qualification
  • Strong background and experience with Linux/BSD/Unix platforms
  • Passionate about engineering and building things that matter
  • Previous experience with and solid understanding of networking and systems security
  • Strong Python/Bash coding/scripting skills
  • Sharp and tenacious troubleshooting skills

You are good at:

  • Experience with tools like Github, Ansible, Puppet and container technologies like Docker
  • Understanding of high availability / high-performance load distribution services (like Pacemaker, HAProxy, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Internet routing protocols (especially BGP)
  • Public Cloud experience (AWS, Azure)

Our Vision:

To enable a world where cyber security is so consistent, reliable and  effective that it becomes a trusted foundation in our lives – like clean air and water. Our technology enables the world to fully realize the  transformative power of the digital age, by protecting all that matters. By doing our job well, we drive limitless innovation, securely.

Our Values:

We live our values day in and day out, do you think you can live our values with us? If you can, don’t think, just connect with us. Together is power.

  • We achieve Excellence with Speed and Agility
  • We Play to Win or Don’t Play
  • We Innovate without Fear
  • We Practice Inclusive Candor and Transparency
  • We Put the Customer at the Core

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Job type:

Experienced Hire


Shift 1 (Germany)

Primary Location:

Germany, Paderborn

Additional Locations:

Posting Statement:

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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