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Principal Software Engineer

Req id:  18422

San Diego, CA, US

OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

 

The Opportunity

 

Webroot is looking for an experienced Windows development engineer with strong expertise in Windows programming.  We are seeking to empower a Windows development engineer with the ability to influence the technical direction of our products, building cutting-edge internet security applications used by millions of consumers and businesses around the world. You will use your experience with Windows OS level interfaces, your programming skills in C and C++, and your experience at Windows development to build the future of Webroot’s technology stacks. If you are knowledgeable on the Windows API and you seek an opportunity with a company that is willing to help you add malware/security and machine learning to your repertoire, apply today. 

 

In this job you will:

 

  • Design and develop in C and C++, the technologies behind our next-generation endpoint client.
  • The scope of your work will be broad and will include development on various layers of the Windows OS ranging from kernel to user mode.  
  • Produce high quality, well-documented code promoting modularity, extensibility and performance
  • Perform code reviews and coaching for peers

 

What it takes:

 

  • Expert knowledge in C and C++ on Windows;
    • 10+ years in software development on Windows operating system
    • Experience in performant application development
    • Experience in driver development within the Windows operating system
  • Deep experience with Windows development at kernel and user mode is required
  • Familiarity with Assembly language within the Windows operating system
  • A deep understanding of Windows operating system internals and Windows API is a must
  • Ability to collect and analyze crash dumps
  • Experience with Minifilter driver development
  • Familiarity with the underlying structures of the registry and NTFS/FAT file systems
  • Experience in debugging techniques with any of the WinDbg, OllyDbg, IDA Pro, or Ghidra tools.
  • Familiarity with Wireshark, Fiddler, or other Network Sniffing tools is a plus but not required

 

 

While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accommodationrequests@opentext.com.

 

Additionally, OpenText, as a proud US Federal Government contractor, is subject to Executive Order 14042 requiring all US employees (in office or virtual) be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. New employees joining OpenText will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to joining or be approved for a medical or religious exemptions. If you believe you qualify for an exemption you can request the exemption form at accommodationrequests@opentext.com


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

Perks 
If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Benefits 
Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and potential. Become an OpenText Navigator.


Nearest Major Market: San Diego

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