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Software Development Engineer

Primary Location Waterloo, Ontario Additional Locations Date posted 05/30/2019
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From the device to cloud, McAfee provides 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 the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers.

As a Software Development Engineer, a typical day might include following:

  • Developing consumer security software for Web Browsers and Windows PC to be used by millions of people around the world
  • Performing the duties and rituals as an active member of an agile development team
  • Designing, Developing, Debugging and Releasing products built to integrate with Web Browsers and also for Windows PCs
  • Developing user interfaces and interactions
  • Developing the test and analysis tool chain to help automate and improve software quality
  • Testing our product releases to ensure we meet our rigorous quality standards
  • Curating and managing telemetry, dataflows and workflow automation to help the business understand and improve business outcomes
  • Participating in deep data analysis on big data systems to bring nuanced perspective to a complex userbase
  • Interfacing with Product Management, Project Management, Customer Experience and Design, Technical Support and other groups responsible for the development and support of our McAfee Consumer Products

You have:

  • 3+ years of software development experience with a focus on C++
  • Experience developing browser extensions and/or applications; web technologies
  • Experience working in Agile and with Agile teams
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science (or related field); Equivalent experience will be considered)

You are awesome at:

  • C/C++, JavaScript, HTML, Web frameworks
  • UI design and implementation
  • Solving problems and making a difference in the world
  • Quickly learning and using various common code, data and development tools and technologies, like Git and GitHub, TFS, Wiki’s / Confluence, Visual Studio, shell scripting, SQL, databases

You are good at:

  • Dealing with high-concurency environments and the primitives used to manage them
  • Understanding and negotiating trade-offs in software requirements and design
  • Collaborating, analyzing, documenting and converging on software design in a large group

Our Mission:

To relentlessly protect all that matters through leading edge cyber security, from your workplace to your home and everywhere in between.

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


Shift 1 (Canada)

Primary Location:

Canada, Waterloo

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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