Software Development Manager - CoreJava / Android



In Symantec's Norton group, we write software which is used by millions of people all over the world. We make the world a safer place, by defending our customers' computers and mobile devices against viruses, spyware, malware and other online threats. In the Norton Mobile Security Engineering team, we help protect our customers' mobile devices by providing innovative privacy protection, unsecure Wi-Fi detection, enhanced anti-theft features, critical web protection, and the most advanced Android app screener in the world. Check out our security app on Android. 

The mission of Symantec’s Consumer Digital Safety Segment is to protect our customers’ information, identities, devices, homes, and families with Norton and LifeLock technology solutions. Every day we protect more than 50 million consumers and small businesses in over 60 countries around the globe. Norton's broad array of industry-leading, award-winning technologies include device protection for PC, Mac and mobile (iOS and Android), secure backup, password management, and parental controls. Norton recently developed a new set of innovative technologies to protect internet connected devices and families in the home (IoT). Norton and LifeLock have also joined forces to provide the broadest set of digital safety solutions by leveraging LifeLock’s comprehensive Identity Protection Services.

The Development Manager of the Mobile Endpoint Protection team will be responsible for overseeing the development activities of a couple of teams in Pune delivering products in the mobile endpoint portfolio.  This will include major and minor releases of flagship and adjacent apps used by millions of users around the world in consumer, OEM, carrier partner, small business, and enterprise contexts.

This candidate will manage a couple of teams that collaboratively works with internal and external cross-functional groups to deliver the best solutions to meet the business and strategic objectives for the Mobile Endpoint Protection Team.


We are looking for experienced manager who

  • Lead, develop, and manage engineering teams of 10-15 agile engineers on the Mobile Endpoint Protection team in Pune
  • Manage and mentor individual contributors
  • Fill the role of Product Owner for a couple of projects
  • Continuously monitor the pulse of in-field offerings, anticipate and proactively respond to product problems
  • Ensure that engineering projects are defined, scheduled, and executed in a clear and timely manner
  • Identify training, research, prototyping needs and drive team trainings
  • Drive creation of risk focused release/project delivery strategy across functions in adherence with agile philosophy/principles
  • Lead and set an example on technical decision making, design & solution reviews with a strong perspective on customer needs.
  • Anticipate & identify project risks, create effective risk mitigation strategies and plans
  • Identify operational/execution inefficiencies and drive resolution and efficiencies in development team execution towards delivering high quality, predictable and timely releases
  • Hire strong technical talent, mentor, guide and grow teams
  • Represent the scrum teams internally and externally
  • Participate with other managers in the strategic direction of our product line


  • 2+ years Android experience
  • 3+ years related experience leading engineering teams
  • Proven project management skills; ability to organize and prioritize multiple complex projects.
  • Proven communications skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management.
  • Ability to define areas lacking in process and implementing structure where necessary
  • Experience working in and managing Agile engineering teams
  • Experience in leading teams in customer focused end to end solution design & delivery with complete responsibility on product releases/projects
  • Strong people management, mentoring and leadership skill
  • Experience in working in global teams
  • Entrepreneurial attitude at setting up and ramping up new teams and project delivery using agile and lean philosophy
  • Must be highly organized, creative, influential, and charismatic.
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Computer Science) or equivalent experience.
  • (Good to have) Experience in the security domain


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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