Senior Endpoint Software Engineer (Windows)

Job description

Why VMWare+Carbon Black?

At Carbon Black, you’ll have the chance to make an impact in the ever-evolving cybersecurity space. Our advanced technology tackles even the toughest challenges and stays ahead of the latest threats.

If you want to join a growing company filled with people who are passionate about beating the world’s nastiest adversaries, VMWare Carbon Black is the place for you. We value diversity as we believe bringing in different views creates a distinct product advantage. Join us!

Why You Matter

Our VMWare Carbon Black team is looking for Software Engineers with experience in Windows development, computer security, and development of enterprise-grade endpoint software systems.  Ideal candidates have experience developing code against Windows platforms writing code in C/C++ for endpoints as well as a passion to create a world class security product.  If you love computer security and digging into complex engineering challenges, then we want you on our team!

What You'll Bring

·         BS degree or higher in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar

·         5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer with an emphasis on Object-Oriented C++ development.

·         Experience with user-space and some system-level development (preferably on Windows).

·         Experience with writing kernel extensions or drivers, especially on Windows.

·         Exposure in developing file systems minifilters for windows

·         Experience in Kernel Debugging and Crash Analysis for Windows

·         Exposure to other languages like Python or other scripting languages.

·         Ability to contribute to all areas of the software development process, including software design, new-feature development, testing, debugging/problem diagnosis, and quality engineering.

·         Flexibility to contribute to different components of the endpoint product, such as system services, instrumentation, installers and, occasionally, user-interface.

·         A team-first attitude: we’re a team where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

·         Passion for building high-quality products, experience with test-driven development, and a “test-first” mentality.

·         Develop and support internal tools for our build, test, and CI/CD infrastructure

·         Comfortable working with complex, mission-critical systems.

·         Interest in computer-security and a desire to learn.

What You'll Do

·         Leverage C++ programming experience to drive feature work on the Windows endpoint for the Carbon Black Security Cloud. Expert knowledge of this language is required.

·         Plan, develop, and own multiple features through the complete software development lifecycle

·         Contribute to product direction by leading design discussions and collaborating with team architects, product management, endpoint, backend, and front-end engineers to deliver the right solution

·         Continuously improve customer experience, quality, performance, and stability of the existing products

·         Contribute to code reviews and give constructive, high-quality feedback.

·         Participate in Agile development processes and become a true team citizen.

Bonus points for:

·         Experience writing Windows kernel drivers

·         Experience with Agile, Docker, Git, Jenkins, Continuous Integration, TDD

·         Experience with distributed enterprise level applications (client/server)


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