Software Developer (m/f/x) Antivirus Scan Engine

The Challenge

The Engine Team is part of the Protection Unit and works on the core technique for malware
detection. Our work focuses on developing technologies to scan popular file formats used by millions of customers daily.

With your technical expertise you understand complex technical specifications and are able to design, develop, maintain and enhance software components.

You will have the opportunity to work in a team that is fascinated about creating a high-quality product which protects people around the globe.

The Team

The team's responsibility is to ensure the entire product life cycle of the scan engine. Following an agile approach and taking into account our guidelines for secure software development, we regularly provide a new product version to our customers. Our team consists of colleagues in Tettnang and Bucharest.

What you will do

  • As a member of the Engine Team, you will be involved primarily in enhancing the scan engine's software components and developing techniques for analyzing file formats to detect malware.
  • You will be responsible for your software components and will ensure that these are tested exhaustively using a range of test methods.
Your profile:

  • You have a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or similar qualification in computer science.
  • You have extensive knowledge about developing platform-independent code in C and are familiar with script languages such as Python.
This you can expect from us:

  • During the first few weeks, you will work closely with your team members who will train you and ensure you understand every aspect of our workflows.
  • Following your training, you will be assigned to your first software project. After you have determined the necessary integration steps, you will implement your solution successfully and provide the thoroughly tested software component to our customers.
  • With your ability to quickly understand technical material, you will deal with a variety of challenges in detecting malware and develop target-oriented solutions.
  • Your passion for information technology and your knowledge will help you to identify and solve problems during the project development together with your team colleagues.

Benefits and perks:

New Work

Stylish building with roof terraces

Canteen and ChocaVira

Modern office concept

Learning & Development

Unlimited access to Udemy

Trainings & Conferences

Specialist Career

Health & Wellbeing

Gym and fitness courses

“JobRad” bike leasing

Medical checkups

Family & Living

Relocation Package

Vacation child care

Avira Prime licences


Onboarding events

Monthly Employee Meetings

Summer & Christmas parties

Location: Tettnang

How we hire

  • technical online test
  • Interview
  • On-Site

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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