Software Development Engineer

As a member of Threat Research team, you will be responsible for prototyping, and rapid development of next-generation malware detection system tools. Success will require innovation and persistence in the face of unforeseen issues and outright failures. You will take ownership for implementing solutions to complex, multi-system problems; for creating tools and techniques which enable industry redefining research and development.


  • Perform proof of concept for backend engineering tools
  • Work with hypervisor technology to improve malware protection to customers
  • Expand Cloud offering to improve to increase types of threats blocked by firewall


  • Passion for research and development of anti-malware and APT protection
  • Proficient in C, Python programming and familiar with C++ and Linux development environment
  • Proven experience working with Hypervisors development or Low level Kernel development
  • Understanding of PC architecture and Intel ISA
  • Ability to write quality code and follow test driven development process
  • Can-do attitude on problem solving, quality and ability to execute
  • BS/MS in computer science/engineering, or equivalent experience

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