Lead Software Engineer Mobile/CloudPrimary Location US, California, San Jose Date posted 02/16/2021
Job Title:Lead Software Engineer Mobile/Cloud
US, California, San Jose
Role Overview:As the Lead Software Engineer for Consumer, you will report to the Sr. Engineering Manager. You will mentor other developers, lead stand-ups, perform code reviews, help bridge the gaps for our consumer division. At McAfee we develop software and security services engaging user experiences. Together, we’ll bring smart, security connected devices to the whole world.
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:
•Lead research and development of next-generation applications supporting
millions of users across security, privacy, identity, transactions and data.
•Analyze requirements and lead the design, architecture, and implementation of
highly scalable and flexible web applications using modern latest and greatest
•Work with Architects to create end-to-end cloud solution, ensuring high
scalability, availability, performance and cost optimization.
•Discover opportunities to create standardized solutions across partners,
improve processes, inculcate best engineering practices.
•Conduct FMEA, create defenses against potential failures, instill monitoring
and alerting mechanisms.
•Assess technical feasibility of by building rapid POCs, find technological
solutions for gaps, and create strategic IP.
•Experiment with new technologies, promote adoption, implement a long-term
technology vision for the team.
•Work with globally distributed engineering teams, product managers,
designers, user researchers, team managers, marketing executives, and
•Estimate, prioritizing and coordinating project deliveries.
•Troubleshoot customer issues and work with appropriate developers,
product teams on issue resolution on end-to-end basis.
•Inspire creativity in the team. Help establish the next generation of features in the product.
•8+ years of solid experience in designing and development of native
Cloud/Mobile/Web-based software solutions, with a deep focus on usability,
performance and integration with downstream REST Web services.
•Solid coding design skills using Python and Golang programming languages
with the ability to guide teams through massive refactoring exercise and
improve coding standards across large code bases.
•You have expert-level experience in high-caliber web scale and real-time
•You have experience designing and scaling solutions with Amazon Web
•You have experience working with NoSQL DBs and knowledge to choose an
appropriate one for a use case.
•You have knowledge or experience within either of these areas Security,
Privacy, Identity, Connected Home, Wearables and IOT.
•You have experience with Networking Concepts including IP Tables, routers,
bridges, protocols such as DNS, HTTP, SSL
•Exposure to working with a large variety of multi-tier architectures,
Containerized Packaging and Deployment of Cloud Services is a bonus.
•Exposure to Micro-services Architecture for cloud components and its
pros and cons is a bonus.
•Excellent Mentoring skills – Be the technical mentor to the engineering team.
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.