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Software Engineer

Req id:  27282

Broomfield, CO, US Denver, CO, US



Together Carbonite and Webroot form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.





Company Overview


Together Carbonite—a leader in data protection and Webroot—a leader in data security—form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText.  The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We enable comprehensive data protection for companies, consumers, and our vast network of partners around the globe.

Our business requires top talent. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit. From engineering to sales and marketing, operations and customer support, our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.


We pride ourselves on hiring standout candidates who shine in a workplace that encourages collaboration and teamwork. We are growing fast, and looking for talented candidates around the globe.  Are you ready to grow with us?


The Role

Webroot is looking for an experienced Windows development engineer specializing in Windows programming.  We are seeking to empower a Windows development engineer with the ability to building cutting-edge internet security applications used by millions of consumers and businesses around the world.  You will have the potential to increase your experience with Windows OS level interfaces, your programming skills in C and C++, and your experience at Windows development.  If you are familiar with the Windows API and you seek an opportunity with a company that is willing to help you add malware/security to your repertoire, apply today.


Specific Objectives and Responsibilities



Your First Six Months:

  • 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 user-mode to potential work within our kernel drivers. 
  • Produce high quality, well-documented code promoting modularity, extensibility and performance.
  • Perform code reviews and coaching for peers.


Six to Twelve Months and Beyond:

  • Grow in your role as Software Engineer as you become comfortable with the code base.
  • Mentor junior members of the team bringing your unique experiences and skills to help them grow professionally.


Success Factors

What will make you successful at Webroot:

  • A track record of good judgment and decision-making in positions with significant responsibility
  • Highly autonomous and able to independently identify high value projects and drive them completion
  • Demonstrated leadership capability in cross-functional team environments
  • High degree of comfort with complex technical environments
  • Having and being able to articulate/defend an informed opinion on important topics


Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of software development experience utilizing C/C++ on Windows operating systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with software development utilizing Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Familiarity with using source code repository tools with emphasis on Git
  • Ability to analyze application issues using debugging techniques and tools
  • Familiarity with the Windows registry as well as tools such as the Registry Editor for registry manipulation
  • Familiarity with the underlying structures of the registry and NTFS/FAT file systems is a plus but not required
  • Windows development at the kernel level is a plus but not required
  • Understanding of OS internals and Windows API is a plus but not required
  • Experience and/or familiarity with driver development is a plus but not required
  • Experience in debugging techniques with any of WinDbg, OllyDbg, or IDA Pro is a plus but not required
  • Familiarity with Wireshark, Fiddler, or other Network Sniffing tools is a plus but not required
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong team player
  • Strong self-starter who is able to work independently without a high degree of supervision or guidance
  • Passionate about protecting our customers and ensuring a good user experience


For Colorado residents, this job is expected to pay in the range of $110K to $140K USD in addition to a comprehensive and competitive group benefit and healthcare plan.  Individual compensation will be determined based on skills and experience comparable to the job requirements.


Carbonite, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Upon request, accommodations will be made available during the recruitment process for applicants with a disability. If you require accommodations, we will work with you to provide or arrange for the provision of suitable accommodation wherever possible.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.



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

Additionally, OpenText, as a proud US federal contractor, may be subject in the future to Executive Order 14042 requiring all US employees (in office or virtual) be fully vaccinated.  The Executive Order is current stayed pending litigation.  If the stay is lifted and the Executive Order goes into effect, all employees will be required to comply with the requirement to either be fully vaccinated or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption. 

Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s Global Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an OpenText office.


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. 

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. 

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.

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