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Job ID: JR0005276
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Bangalore, KA IN
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Sr. Tech Lead – Mobile

Job Description

Sr. Software Engineer – Android/iOS/Wearable Development Focus, Consumer Innovation Center

As the world’s largest dedicated security technology company, McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to securely browse, shop and socialize on the Web through PCs, Macs and mobile devices.  McAfee Consumer Products now extend well beyond anti-virus to include protection of identity, family, data, mobile devices, home and wearables.

McAfee Consumer Innovation Center is chartered to build new products and services for McAfee Consumer Business. Anchored in design thinking, the center brings to life novel consumer usages with deep technological foundations. The new products could be in core security and privacy protection, or adjacent areas such as data protection, as well as those that open new product portfolio opportunities for McAfee across PC, Web, mobile, Smart Home, Wearable, IOT devices & apps. 

We are looking for rockstar innovation engineers with an entrepreneurial fire. We are looking for engineers who love to experiment with new technologies and love to build new products that delight consumers. We promise a thrilling ride seeing your ideas transformed into real products that reach the millions of consumers. While innovating McAfee’s new product lines, you will have ample opportunities to write inventions, patents, and research articles, and present to senior executives. An opportunity to work in the McAfee India Center, recognized by the industry in 2016 as a “Great Place to Innovate”, you cannot miss.

Senior software engineers in the innovation center drive research, technology pathfinding, concept building, and rapid product development to mature innovations from cradle to product. The candidate leverages R&D experience and passion to work along-side designers to build concepts, and iteratively develop to build consumer solutions that delight our user base. You could pursue your own idea that has the promise of the next $100M product line for McAfee.


  • Design and development of new consumer applications on mobile, IoT and wearable devices supporting Linux/Android/iOS.
  • Research into new technologies, usage trends, platforms, security landscape and solutions.
  • Research, design and development of next generation software to protect users’ digital interactions across wearable, IoT and mobile devices. Design and develop new solutions for emerging threats in security, privacy, identity, transactions and data. 
  • Research, design and development of new breed of applications that have the potential to create new product lines for McAfee in the rapidly changing app landscape of mobile devices across Android and iOS.
  • Assess technical feasibility by building rapid PoCs, find technological solutions for gaps, and create strategic IP as necessary.
  • Rapidly develop innovation concepts, demo/evangelize the concepts, and practice rapid iterative product development to mature promising concepts into successful products.
  • Work closely with User Experience designers and product owners to translate specs into consumer facing applications and services.
  • Execute with a sense of urgency to drive ideas into products through the innovation life-cycle.  Architect solutions from scratch, extracting essence of user pain points and navigating the product opportunity space.
  • Collaborate with globally distributed product managers, designers, user researchers, business unit managers, marketing executives, and customers.


•B.Tech/Masters in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering.

•8+ years of hands-on experience in building native Android/iOS Apps, with deep focus on usability, performance and integration with downstream REST Web services.
•Must have deep understanding of OS architecture and internals.
•Deep skills in C/C++/Java/C#/Objective C/Swift, HTML/JS/CSS
•Strong OOPs fundamentals, Java , xml, JSON, Web Services, SQLite databases
•Deep understanding of best design and software engineering practices – design principles and patterns, unit testing, performance engineering, best practices for security, privacy, identity protection.
•Good understanding of Browser internals, networking internals, understanding of Wi-Fi/BT stacks.
•Experience with Neural Networks, machine learning, deep learning and NLP tools and frameworks will be a big plus.
•Proven experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment. Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle Architect and design leading solutions with a strong focus on security, performance and scalability. Hands on experience with TDD is a plus.
•Experience with Security, Privacy, Identity, Connected Home, Wearables, IOT is a plus.

McAfee, part of Intel Security and a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC), empowers businesses, the public sector, and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world. With its visionary Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence network, McAfee is relentlessly focused on keeping its customers safe.

Inside this Business Group

The Intel Security Group combines employees from McAfee and Intel – people with security expertise in hardware, software, and solutions into one business unit focused on building hardware, software, services and end-to-end security solutions. Intel Security Group sets the stage for new levels of collaboration and innovation and will drive leadership in the industry by providing ubiquitous security and identity protection for people and businesses worldwide.

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