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Software Quality Engineer

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

Software Quality Engineer


US, Texas, Plano

Role Overview:

McAfee is looking for an experienced Software Quality Assurance 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 Software Quality Engineers 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:

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

  • Design, develop and maintain automated and manual test suites
  • Will build automated test scripts (using Python and C++)
  • Write 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 research, analysis, design, 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:

You are a mid-level Software Quality Engineer who has proficiency in the following:

  • Proficiency in C++ programming including Microsoft Windows-based environment and Windows API
  • Proven professional experience in scripting languages like: Python, Perl, Shell script and JavaScript
  • Successful track record in Software QA and Automation roles
  • Perform tests on kernel code to ensure product quality
  • Software Engineering Life-cycle, Agile development processes, 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

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:

US, Texas, Plano

Additional Locations:

US, California, Santa Clara
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