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C++ Software Engineer

Primary Location US, Texas, Plano Date posted 04/11/2021
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Job Title:

C++ Software Engineer

Role Overview:

McAfee is looking for an C++ Software Engineer to assist our efforts on delivering quality releases of one of the essential components of FTE Engineering group. The FTE Engineering group provides endpoint security and protection components that are integrated into multiple McAfee products. You will work with other SDETs to design, test and support components that ship to a very large customer base. You will produce automated test harnesses to test that functionality behavior matches a specification. You will have broad experience of the complete development life-cycle and windows internals. You will report to the Software Engineering Manager, Endpoint Security, part of the McAfee's Endpoint Security for Windows Group. Delivering on tasks relating to feature development and QA, infrastructure, tools and release deliverables, you will have an excellent career growth opportunity.



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 have experience in the security industry, an understanding of Microsoft Windows at a system level, experience with large distributed systems.

  • Develop automated and manual test suites.

  • Will create automated tests(using C\C++,Python).

  • Write C\C++ code to test Windows kernel driver code with a goal of writing, reliable and repeatable tests that find issues early.

  • Contribute to existing tools, automation frameworks and related solutions.

  • Increase product automated test coverage and improve the release quality.

  • Analyze product, system and feature designs for flaws and improvements.

  • Provide technical input for product sub-system, application design, analysis, testing, process improvement, and troubleshooting.

  • Peer review code changes to portions of the product and test source code.

  • Validate and verify customer-facing features, end-to-end, across the product platform.

About You:

  • Your background includes 5+ years as a Software Engineer including experience in Object-oriented programming like C/C++, Java etc. in Microsoft Windows-based environment and Windows API.

  • Experience in Object-oriented design and development.

  • Experience in scripting languages like: Python, Perl, Power Shell and Shell Script.

  • Successful track record in Software QA and Automation roles.

  • Experience performing tests on kernel code to ensure product quality.

  • Experience in Software Engineering Life-cycle, Agile development processes and Software test principles.

Nice to Have:

  • App Verifier / Driver Verifier experience.

  • Crash Dump Analysis and debugging using core dumps, memory dumps and crash dumps.

  • Productivity: Github, JIRA, Jenkins.

  • CI/CD experience.

  • PowerCLI experience.

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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