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Principal Software Engineer - Windows Sensor - Palo Alto, CA or Remote

Primary Location: Remote - Utah, United States


Additional Location(s): Remote - Maryland, United States (COUNTY - All Other); Remote - Texas, United States

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Taegis XDR/Agent

Secureworks® (NASDAQ: SCWX) a global cybersecurity leader, enables our customers and partners to outpace and outmaneuver adversaries with more precision, so they can rapidly adapt and respond to market forces to meet their business needs. With a unique combination of cloud-native, SaaS security platform and intelligence-driven security solutions, informed by 20+ years of threat intelligence and research, no other security platform is grounded and informed with this much real-world experience. www.secureworks.com

We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We offer flexible work options when available and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team. 

Role Overview

Taegis Endpoint Agent is cross-platform product and a vital part of our XDR platform. The agent plays the crucial role of detecting malicious behavior and other activities to feed data into the cloud for further threat analysis. With the help of threat intelligence gathered by our world class security researchers and powered by amazing threat analytics platform we are able to detect threats and secure our clients infrastructure.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with good knowledge of Windows systems to drive the next-generation endpoint capabilities of our new product offerings. You will work in a fast-paced, startup-like environment with an experienced, cross-functional team of software engineers, data scientists, and security experts to develop our next generation endpoint sensor that seamlessly integrates with our cloud-native security analytics platform.  If you love computer security and digging into complex engineering challenges, then we want your help securing human progress!

Role Responsibilities

  • Design and Develop software with high concurrency and reliability requirements and low/no impact to end users.  

  • Participate in technical discussions around architecture, strategy, and development of next generation threat detection and response capabilities.

  • Follow Test-driven Development and design/implement with cross platform deliverables (Linux, macOS, Windows).

  • Triage, reproduce, debug, and fix issues identified in the product.

  • Build tools to support team efficiency and contribute to test automation.

  • Ensure high standards are being followed when it comes to design, coding quality, along with unit and component testing.

  • Work effectively on a geographically distributed team to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules.   

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong experience and knowledge with C++ and Windows OS User-mode or Kernel-mode Development

  • Solid knowledge with low-level OS internals

  • Experience in debugging and solving application crashes, performance

  • Experience developing applications using concurrency with the use of strong multi-threading

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Windows CI/CD including installers, updaters, packaging, and signing.

  • Experience with software security areas including encryption, authentication, offensive and/or defensive techniques.

  • OS system expertise for core concepts and subsystems

  • Familiarity and experience with Agile process

  • Knowledge in Security

  • Experience working with Cloud applications

Secureworks (A Dell Technologies Company) is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Secureworks here.

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Job ID: R091293

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