Software Development Engineer
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The role: Software Development Engineer

Work Location: Waterloo, Ontario

Business Introduction:
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 industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high-performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

This is where you come in. We are looking for a new leader who defined by his/her unique and innovative skills, style or point of view.

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:
5+ years of software development experience with a focus on C++, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Windows API
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 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

You are awesome at:
Solving problems and making a difference in the world

Quickly learning and using various common code, data and development tools and technologies, like SVN, TFS, git, wikis, Visual Studio, shell scripting, SQL, databases and big data systems

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

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