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McAfee Development Engineering Intern (Fall / Part Time)

Primary Location Santa Clara, California Date posted 07/01/2019
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Job Title:

Software Engineering (Intern)


US, California, Santa Clara

Role Overview:


Company Overview

From device to cloud, McAfee provides market-leading cybersecurity solutions for both business and consumers. McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of security threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. For consumers, McAfee secures your devices against viruses, malware, and other threats at home and away. 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 best in class cyber security solutions.

McAfee Development Engineering Intern (Fall / Part-Time)

Santa Clara, CA


McAfee is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to browse and shop the web securely. With our unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee helps home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers to comply with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security. Our products are unique in how they work together to make security affordable and manageable. These days, the threats are tougher, and the perpetrators are trickier. As we have for more than 20 years, McAfee delivers superior protection that is trusted by millions of people.


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

We are looking for passionate engineers with good experience in object-oriented design and development.  The candidate is expected to be hands-on in writing and trouble-shooting problems on the Windows, MacOS, or Linux platforms.


Develop unit test cases

Write automation script

Develop tools to help improve quality and performance

Program and debug software related problems

Assess competitor offerings


You will undertake a challenging project designed to blend strategic and operational work. You will be provided with a full network of individuals to ensure you have an incredible internship experience and be assigned a mentor and peer-level buddy to help you navigate through the organization. Specific projects and responsibilities will be assigned based upon your skillset. This position starts in mid September to December 2019 and the candidate is expected to work up to 20 hours a week onsite at our Santa Clara, CA location.


Majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or Information Security

Working towards a Bachelor’s Degree with 3.0 GPA or better

Strong in Programming Concepts/Debugging/OS Concepts

Excellent knowledge in one or more of the following development languages: C, C++, Objective C, Swift, Java

You must be within one year from obtaining your degree at the conclusion of the internship. (Graduation date is AFTER August 2020)

Live within a commutable distance to Santa Clara, CA. This position is onsite.

Able to work up to 20 hours a week.

Eligible to work in United States without work authorization sponsorship now or anytime in the future


Mobile development skills (Android, iOS) is a plus

Computer Science/Network Engineering, Engineering, or Mathematics major
Excellent analytical and mathematics skills.
Ability to work with remote teams.

Self-motivated and can work independently.

Company Benefits and Perks:

Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring our 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.   

Perks may include:

  • Pension / Retirement Programs

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs

  • Paid Time Off

  • Support for Community Involvement

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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:

Student / Intern


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

US, California, Santa Clara

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