Senior Kernel Software Developer for Windows
Acronis
Abuja, Nigeria
1h ago

Acronis is dedicated not just to cyber protection but to the general protection of its potential and current employees, interviews are being held virtually during the current global COVID-19 situation.

Acronis is a world leader in cyber protection empowering people by providing them with cutting-edge technology that enables them to monitor, control, and protect the data that their businesses and lives depend on.

We are in an exciting phase of rapid-growth and expansion and looking for a Senior Kernel Software Developer who is ready to join us in creating a #CyberFit future and protecting the digital world!

He / she is responsible for kernel and other system R&D tasks, software architecture and interfaces design for existing and forthcoming components.

He may also be responsible for consulting, educating and managing tasks of other developers in the cases when this might be required and delegated to him by the Kernel Team Director of Development.

Every member of our A-Team has an instrumental role and impact on the success of Acronis’ innovative and growing business, so we are looking for someone who enjoys working in dynamic, global teams and thrives in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment.

Just like everyone at Acronis, the ideal candidate will embody all of our company values : responsive, alert, detail-oriented, makes decisions, and never gives up.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Be effective in the role of highly experienced kernel-mode and user-mode components developer for Windows platform with the focus on Cyber Protection solutions.
  • Be effective it the role of experienced reverse engineer. Communicate with security analysts, malware researchers and reverse engineers in the common tasks.
  • Participate in software architecture and interfaces design for both Windows-specific and cross-platform components developed and maintained by the Kernel Team.
  • Participate in integration of those components to higher-level components or products developed by other teams.

  • Maintain existing codebase that Kernel Team is responsible for, fix bugs in drivers and components in a timely manner.
  • Communicate with other teams to investigate and resolve complex issues that might require efforts from several different teams.

  • Be capable of creating and assigning tasks, managing other developers both locally in Singapore and remotely in other Acronis offices (in the cases when this might be required).
  • Drive professional growth of the Team Kernel members by sharing knowledge and experience in the following areas : Windows internals, kernel-mode development and information security.
  • Ensure that development progress, current issues and risks are clearly communicated to the Kernel Team Director of Development.
  • WHAT YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)

  • 8+ years of overall development experience on Windows
  • 5+ years of experience in kernel-mode components development
  • Experience in writing asynchronous, thread-safe and concurrent code
  • Experience in writing production-grade code is mandatory.
  • Deep knowledge and coding experience in C / C++ languages
  • Deep knowledge of Windows platform internals
  • Advanced kernel-mode and user-mode debugging skills
  • Good reverse engineering skills, experience with IDA Pro or other similar tools
  • Good knowledge of assembly language on x86 / AMD64 CPU architectures
  • Knowledge and experience in software architecture and interfaces (API) design is mandatory. Experience in developing robust and scalable software solutions, performance analysis and tuning would be a plus
  • Fluent in English
  • DESIRED

  • Knowledge in information security field and experience in developing security solutions
  • Experience in development of file systems and / or file systems filters / minifilters drivers
  • Experience in development of network filter drivers, especially Windows Filtering Platform drivers
  • Experience in developing extensions / plugins for any debugger
  • Malware-specific analysis skills
  • Knowledge and experience in software architecture and interfaces (API) design is mandatory. Experience in developing robust and scalable software solutions, performance analysis and tuning
  • WHO WE ARE

    Acronis is revolutionizing cyber protection by integrating backup, disaster recovery, storage, next-generation anti-malware, and protection management into one solution.

    This all-in-one integration removes the complexity and risks associated with non-integrated solutions and offers easy, complete and reliable data protection for all workloads, applications, and systems across any environment physical, virtual, cloud, and mobile all at a low cost.

    Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, Acronis is truly a global organization with more than 1,900 employees in 33 locations in 18 countries.

    Its solutions are trusted by more than 5.5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses, including 100% of the Fortune 1000 companies.

    Acronis products are available through 50,000 partners and service providers in over 150 countries in more than 30 languages.

    Acronis is in an exciting phase of growth and expansion, recently receiving a $250 million investment from CVC Capital Partners, bringing the total valuation to more than $2.5 billion.

    Acronis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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