C++ Software Engineer - Cyber Security

Confidential Company  •  Oakland, CA and 2 other locations

Less than 5 years experience  •  Security

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/04/17 by Joanne Maria
Confidential Company
Oakland, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/04/17 Joanne Maria

This is a great opportunity to work in one of the hottest industries- cybersecurity!

Using a unique patented approach, my client is a market leader in advanced malware protection and is growing at a very rapid pace.  They are in need of highly driven, software engineers at all levels with strong C++ programming skills. You can live in No. CA, So. CA, or Boston!

You will participate in all aspects of development, implementing new functionality as well as maintaining and improving current code


o    Design, build, and maintain reliable & efficient  C++ code

o    Implement modules for extracting information from code executing inside a virtual environment

o    Implement modules for manipulating code executing inside a virtual environment

o    Identify bugs and come up with solutions to these problems

o    Uphold code organization, integrity and automatization


o    2+ years of professional/industry C++ experience and/or strong experience in cybersecurity with strong coding experience in a common language

o    Knowledge of the standard library, STL containers, and algorithms

o    Experience working in a virtual machines environment;

o    Familiarity with basic software design patterns

o    BS in software engineering or equivalent

Nice to haves:

?Cyber security experience is a HUGE plus

o    Understanding of operating system design

o    Understanding of WindowsInternals

o    Understanding of dynamic polymorphism and C++ specific notions, such as virtual inheritance

o    Experience with malware detection and/or analysis

o    Knowledge of the C++11 standard

o    Understanding of a code version tool

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