Malwarebytes is hiring a

MacOS Software Developer

Perugia, Italy

Who We Are:


Malwarebytes is the next-gen cybersecurity company that millions worldwide trust. Malwarebytes proactively protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware, and exploits that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. The company’s flagship product combines advanced heuristic threat detection with signatureless technologies to detect and stop a cyberattack before damage occurs. More than 10,000 businesses worldwide use, trust, and recommend Malwarebytes. Founded in 2008, the company is headquartered in California, with offices in Europe and Asia, and a global team of threat researchers and security experts.

We’ve created a fantastic culture that our employees love and were recently named in the top 10 of Fortune Magazine’s “Great Place to Work” list.  We’re growing fast and are looking for some great people to join us.



Who We Need:


We are looking for a MacOS System OS Developer who can help design, implement and extend our Mac Anti-malware solution.   
You will be responsible for implementation of low-level system components and their architecture.  



What You'll Do:


  • Perform research and implementation of future Mac OS solution within the company
  • Be responsible for implementation of low level system components and their architecture
  • Performance analysis and tuning experience including memory usage, CPU utilization, leak checking
  • Create and maintain unit and integration tests related to his work area
  • Collaborate with QA teams and other departments within organization to accomplish setup tasks and goals
  • Produce technical documentation covering his area of engineering



Skills You'll Need to Have:


  • Strong C++ (v11+) and Swift (v4+) knowledge
  • Solid understanding of IOKit, Cocoa and XCode
  • Proficient at kernel level (KEXT) programming on macOS, as well as at user space (daemon)
  • Good understanding of Multithreading challenges and the ways to mitigate them
  • Debugging and troubleshooting skills (especially at kernel level)
  • Performance analysis and tuning experience including memory usage, CPU utilization, leak checking
  • Highly self-motivated to create reliable, performant programs
  • Excellent communication and learning skills
  • Good command of English


Skills We'd Like You to Have:


  • Experience developing security products for Mac
  • Reactive development pattern (RxSwift)
  • Experience with unit testing and mocking
  • Proficient in Objective-C
  • Experience in macOS UI development
  • Experience with CocoaPods



What We Offer:


  • An opportunity to do something great for yourself and the world
  • A great work environment that supports growth and development
  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages
  • Free Parking
  • Stocked kitchen with healthy (and some unhealthy) drinks, snacks, fruit and lunch options



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