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Software Developer (Browser) – HP Wolf Security

Location(s):
Cambridge, England
United Kingdom (GB)

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Category: Engineering
Job ID: 3066115
Posted: September 23, 2021

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We are looking for a Software Developer to join the HP Wolf Security R&D team in Cambridge, UK.  We work on an endpoint software security product which is based on micro-virtualization.  To see what our engineers are working on, check out our technical blogs: https://threatresearch.ext.hp.com/blog.

The role will be primarily C++ development and you’ll be working to optimise browsing experience for end users.  You will be developing browser extensions, new features and plug ins as well as fixing bugs and helping to improve our existing code. You will be working on a security solution product which is virtualization based and tightly integrated with the OS.  You will need to ensure any changes to the product are seamless whilst protecting the end user at the same time. 

This is a fantastic full-time opportunity for a collaborative, hands on Software Developer to join a small but growing team.  We’re open minded with regards to experience level and the role would especially suit a developer looking to take the next step up in their career development.

We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefit package and career development opportunities.  You'll work flexible hours – either from our brand-new Cambridge office or on a home/office hybrid basis if preferred.   We’d also welcome applications from candidates wishing to work on a fully remote basis in the UK and who can visit Cambridge as/when required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Building enterprise class Windows applications which will be deployed on thousands of desktops

  • Integrating and hooking into all major web browsers on multiple platforms.

  • Performance profiling and optimization

  • Working in a fast-paced environment that iterates and evolves rapidly

Job Requirements:

  • Solid programming experience in C++

  • Experience of Windows development

  • Working knowledge of Object-oriented Programming

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent

The following skills and attributes are a plus:

  • Working knowledge of browser technologies (Webkit / Gecko)

  • Background in website development (SSL / Javascript / HTML / Webframe works)

  • Prior experience of cross browser and browser extension development

  • Prior contributions to open source (Chromium / Firefox project)

  • Knowledge of HTTP networking, DNS, Proxy Servers, Pipelining

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Bromium was acquired by HP Inc on 19 September 2019. 

Inspired by the isolation principles of traditional virtualization, our team has created a game-changing technology called micro-virtualization to protect end users against advanced malware. Every task the user performs, such as opening a document or clicking on a link, is isolated in its own micro-VM, with access to just the resources required for that task, and existing just for the life of the task. Protection is thus provided through isolation, without relying on detection, hence reliably defending the user from polymorphic and even zero-day malware. 

For more information, visit our website: https://www8.hp.com/us/en/solutions/business-solutions/security.html

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