Principal Software Engineer - C Programming Embedded Linux / C Programming Linux Internals


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In the Internet of Things (IOT) world, Symantec Critical System Protection (SCSP) is a compact and signature-less security solution which provides the most comprehensive and in-depth protection to your IOT devices.

Optimized for embedded systems and resource-constrained environments, SCSP can either be integrated by device manufacturers, or installed post-market as part of the organization’s cyber security strategy. With Symantec already securing over a billion IoT devices, SCSP is the strongest and the most market-proven IOT security solution available.

As a senior engineer in the team, you will be a key person in the journey to create a world-class product that secures critical IoT systems.

We are looking for senior engineers with strong C/C++ skills, embedded Linux and/or Linux kernel Internals/ RTOS development experience.


  • Design and develop protection technologies for embedded Linux IoT devices
  • Write high quality, efficient, extensible, and maintainable code in a fast-paced Agile environment.
  • Participate in feature and designs discussions within and across teams
  • Evangelize and inform with well-written design documents and conduct peer-reviews
  • Develop unit test cases
  • Review code, develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug the hardest problems live on some of the most innovative IoT devices.


  • 8 - 12 years of total experience in embedded and enterprise product software development using Linux/ RTOS, embedded application development skills and Linux kernel internals.
  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Electronics, Communication, Computer Science
  • Linux Kernel programming skills, device driver embedded systems experience
  • Excellent Programming Skills in C
  • Working experience of RTOS, device driver development
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good Debugging skills and hands on with coding and tool usage

The world of Internet of Things is ever expanding as more rollouts of smart devices happen at a brisk pace. Security can no longer be an after-thought. Come join a highly committed and successful team with a demonstrable track record of releasing world class security products for IoT.


Symantec is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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