C/C++ Software Engineer Core Protection Platform

The Challenge

The Core Protection Platform Team at Avira is responsible for designing and developing the cross-OS platform and components required to build security products meant to protect user’s devices from malware and other threats.

Your main task will be to work on Avira's core protection platform, to design and implement components for all supported OSs, using modern software engineering methods within an agile team.

Some examples for projects are: SAVAPI, ICAP, MAVAPI and various new stand-alone components (local scanner, online scanner, updater, false positive control etc.)

The protection components and SDKs you will be working on are protecting millions of our customers and are also used by our OEM partners all around the world. They are the core of Avira's success.

The Team

You will work in a team with eight other software developers and one software development engineer in test, located in Bucharest, Romania (6) and Tettnang, Germany (3). You will report directly to the Manager of Core Protection Platform.

What you will do

  • You will be responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of new features and maintenance for existing ones.
  • You will contribute to the development of Avira’s next generation core protection platform.
  • You will use C and C++ languages. Sometimes you might need to use Python, C#, JAVA or Bash.
  • You will assure a high quality of the developed software by creating automated tests in Python.
  • You will be using Atlassian technology stack (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Artifactory, Bitbucket).

You will get better at

  • Comfortable with scripting languages, especially Python
  • Experience with C#, JAVA and/or GIT
  • Experience in developing cross-platform software
  • Focused on getting things done
  • Comfortable with using various operating systems: Linux, MacOS, Windows

Benefits and perks:

New Work

Equipment of your choice

Cozy cafeteria with lunch and specialty coffee

Stylish building with open roof terraces

Learning & Development

Unlimited access to Udemy

Career Management

Coaching programs

Health & Wellbeing

Gym and fitness card

Private medical care

Sport events

Family & Living

Vacation child care

Avira Prime licenses

Paid study leave


Onboarding events

Monthly Employee Meetings

Summer & Christmas parties

Location: Bucharest

How we hire

Practical Case
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If you want the outcome of your work to have a direct impact on making the Internet a safer place for 500 million Avira users please get in touch!

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