Software Engineer (Threat Protection Team)

Warsaw, Poland


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The Threat Protection department is responsible for all of the cybersecurity features inside our products to secure our users from malicious actions and ensure customer privacy. To achieve the desired security goals, we are sharp and base our attitude on high ethical standards and integrity.

Our Threat Protection team combines its expertise and innovative approach to develop advanced, trustworthy products for our users. We acknowledge that success starts with having the right people in the right place. Currently, we’re looking for new team members to join us.
The Threat Protection Team’s mission is encoded in its name - we provide threat protection software-defined solutions for our users. Our team is passionate about solving complex systems, network, software development, automation, and programming-related riddles. Our projects vary from the privacy of the user to malware protection. The team writes code that is deployed at scale, serving hundreds of thousands of customers worldwide. That sounds like the challenge you were looking for - read on!

Main Responsibilities

  • Be part of a team delivering threat protection functionality for the NordVPN application and increase our customers' digital security;
  • Develop new software functionalities or improve the quality of the current ones - review, optimize, debug and extend;
  • Dig deep into a wide range of software types: drivers, system extensions, libraries, tools, native applications;
  • Test your work (applying any methods you see fit);
  • Do code reviews, and provide valuable feedback on performance, logic, and maintenance issues to ensure code-level consistency.

Core Requirements

  • Experience with C/C++ or Go and willingness to learn the rest;
  • Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and Object-Oriented Design (OOD) mindset;
  • Some Network stack knowledge and low-level programming experience in general;
  • Windows API and Kernel experience is a big plus;
  • A high sense of responsibility and ownership: you care about the quality of your work and want to get better at it continuously;
  • Open communication style and transparency; 
  • Positive attitude towards feedback, new ideas, self-improvement, and others.

Bonus Points For

  • Windows API and Kernel experience is a big plus;
  • Apple/Mac/Linux expertise is a plus.

Tools You Will Use

  • C++
  • Go
  • Git
  • Docker
  • Bash
  • CI/CD
  • SQL

Salary Range

  • Monthly gross salary from 22687 to 32857 PLN.

After you apply

Our recruitment process differs depending on specific positions and/or hiring teams. However, it tends to include the following three main stages and usually doesn’t exceed any more than five steps.

Step 1.

Get to know

The goal of the first step is to get to know each other better. So during that, we talk more about the role and ask you to share your story.

Step 2.

Technical evaluation

We test each applicant's technical knowledge and problem-solving ability through various assessments.

Step 3.

Meet the team

The final step is for you to meet the team, discuss your task, and dig deeper into the role you’re applying for. If everyone’s happy with the result, the closing step will be the offer.

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Nord Security is a world-leading cybersecurity solutions provider. We aim to shape a more trusted and peaceful online future for people everywhere. To achieve this goal, we’ve built a like-minded community of over 1000 cybersecurity and tech experts driven by Nord values. And we’re always looking to expand our team of: