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  • CategoryIT - Software
  • Sub CategorySoftware Engineer
  • LocationBangalore
  • CompanyMcAfee
  • Posted date on our Website17 April 2011
  • Expiration Date17 April 2011

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About the Role and Responsibilities
McAfee is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to browse and shop the web securely. With our unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee helps home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers to comply with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security. Our products are unique in how they work together to make security affordable and manageable. These days, the threats are tougher, and the perpetrators are trickier.  As we have for more than 20 years, McAfee delivers superior protection that is trusted by millions of people.
About the Role:-

We are seeking smart motivated Windows kernel developers who can conceptualize, build, ship and support technically challenging products. Passion for technology is a must and we expect this individual to be self-driven and work with minimal supervision
Primary Responsibilities:-

1.     Hands-on development of exciting new enterprise software solutions
2.     Work closely with development leaders, architects and managers to plan releases
3.     Work and collaborate with engineers from partner companies as necessary
4.     Participate in the definition and design of new features and products
5.     Windows Kernel mode programming including (but not limited to) writing kernel drivers, debugging, etc

1.     Overall 8-10 years of experience
2.     4+ years of Kernel programming experience
3.     Very good knowledge in C
4.     The ideal candidate has hands-on experience with the following:
a)     Window Internals, hooking into Windows kernel.
b)    Experience with File System Filter driver, Mini File Filters drivers, Block filter driver or Device driver programming, understanding of processor architecture and assembly language.
c)     Knowledge of Windows Systems programming, system programming using Windows 32-bit and 64-bit APIs, and network programming would be a plus.
5.     Dump debugging - Good hands with Windows Debugging
6.      Has a solid software engineering background with strong experience in kernel and systems level programming
7.     Understanding of Design Patterns, Development Processes and Best Practices
8.     Knowledge of Compilers, linkers and loaders
9.  Strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to quickly break down and understand complex issues
10.  Experience with software engineering best practices, including use of version control systems, change and defect tracking tools, and test automation tools
11.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
12.  Experience dealing with new OS Version for example Windows versions such as Windows-7, 2k8 etc
13.  Prior professional software development experience
14.  Ability to Translate Business Goals into Product
15.  Proven Ability to Architect Applications
16.  Bachelors in CS or equivalent work experience
17.  Experience working with virtualization platforms such as VMware a plus

Job:- Software Development

Primary Location:- MIC-India MIC-Karnataka MIC-Bangalore BEC MIC

About McAfee:-

McAfee for Consumers delivers world-class retail and online solutions designed to secure, protect, and optimize the computers of consumers and home office users.

McAfee's advanced retail desktop solutions include premier anti-virus, security, encryption, and desktop optimization software. McAfee's managed Web security services employ a patented system and process of delivering software through an Internet browser to provide these services to users online through its Web site.

All McAfee products are backed with the respected anti-virus research organization such as McAfee AVERT, which protects McAfee customers against the latest and most complex virus attacks.

Contact Details:

Address of McAfee India:

McAfee India Sales Pvt. Ltd.
782 and 882, Solitaire Park Building No. 8
Chakala, Opp. Hotel Mirador, Guru Hargovindji Marg
Andheri-Ghatkopar Link Road
Andheri (East), Mumbai
Tel: +91 (22) 4029-1300
Fax: +91 (22) 4029-1301

McAfee Software (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Embassy Golf Links Business Park
“Pine Valley” – 2nd Floor
Off Indiranagar-Koramangala Ring Road
Bangalore – 560071
Tel: +91 (80) 6656-9000
Fax: +91 (80) 6656-9099

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