Endpoint Security - Endpoint Engineer - macOS (R4498)

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At Elastic, we see endless possibility in a world of endless data. And we use the power of search to help people and organizations turn that possibility into results. Elastic is the leading platform for search-powered solutions. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we help improve customer and employee search experiences, keep critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats. Elastic enables organizations worldwide to use the power of Elastic, including Netflix, Uber, BBC, Microsoft, and thousands of others.

Elastic was built on a foundation of being free and open, which trickles down to how we work. We’re a distributed organization and have been from the beginning. Being distributed isn’t just a way of doing business—it’s a mentality that is at the core of our culture.

About the Team:

The Endpoint team is looking for an experienced engineer to join us in writing low-level code to detect and prevent sophisticated security threats across Windows, macOS, and Linux. You will be working with former intelligence community and seasoned security industry engineers with extensive security expertise. If you're an experienced macOS system-level engineer, join our Endpoint development team and help prevent the world's data from attackers! A background in security software is a plus, but not required.

Tech Stack:

  • C/C++, Python, x86/x64 assembly
  • MacOS, and/or Linux kernel development and user space, system level APIs
  • MacOS System Extension or Endpoint Security Framework experience
  • git, Jenkins

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop robust kernel and system-level code that collects data to stop attackers, with a focus on maintaining minimal impact on system performance.
  • Debug problems and find flaws in the code and design solutions to fix them.
  • Write, code review, and unit test cross-platform code in a multi-threaded application.
  • Partner with other teams at Elastic to rapidly integrate new features end-to-end.
  • Communicate and document new features with team members and quality assurance engineers.
  • Participate in agile planning and scope estimation.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Live, breathe, and eat operating system kernels and system level APIs
  • 6+ years software engineering experience in C/C++ and Python
  • Experience debugging with lldb, gdb,
  • Networking socket programming and protocol analysis
  • Cross platform, system level development

 

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match donations 1:1 up to $1500 USD (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love.
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

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