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Software Engineering Manager

McAfee Together is power. Mahon

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Job Description

We are looking for a talented and driven Engineering manager to join our growing Core Cloud Services team at McAfee - Cork.

The expanding Core Cloud Services team develops systems that provide real time threat information that allow McAfee to protect its customers against real world security threats. These systems provide continuous protection to our customers and have a very strong focus on quality. We think big and build for scale. The globally focused automation team is responsible with building automation to test highly scalable and distributed Cloud platform services. We work to provide solutions that give 24x7 ‘Always On’ threat intelligence to our products.

Our teams work on cutting edge Cloud technology and are challenged daily to think outside the box and push themselves to achieve breakthroughs in design, programming skill and most of all engineering excellence. Our teams build mission critical systems that are central to McAfee’s success and have a direct impact on the safety of our customers

Our team members come from a wide range of backgrounds, however all of them share the same core values of problem solving, technical skill, risk taking and an unshakable drive for quality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading and managing a team of engineers
  • Coaching, developing and mentoring a team
  • Owns the automation quality initiative and drives this to success
  • Work closely with peers on release feature deliverables
  • Work with team to provide accurate and up to date status of project health and quality
  • Communicating clearly with stakeholders about progress, roadblocks and timelines
  • Working hands on with engineers to work through technical design challenges
  • Recruiting, mentoring and leading a team of talented engineers
  • Collaborate with globally located peers working on integrated solution releases


Key Skills

  • Demonstrated experience of iterative improvement while delivering successfully
  • Enjoys working on new technological challenges and excels at solving them
  • Passionate about making software better and continuously improving the engineering process
  • Understands the importance of process, quality and repeatability
  • Experience working within development teams is essential.
  • Comfortable taking a lot of initiative, and can clearly communicate your needs, goal, and can explain your decisions accurately.


  • People management experience is essential
  • Software engineering experience across development and quality
  • Proven track record as a strong and effective engineering leader - managing and growing successful teams
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to establish trusted, effective relationships across diverse sets of stakeholders
  • Experience in cloud based technologies and services is desirable
  • Experience in developing fault-tolerant solutions that can gracefully address component failures or traffic spikes is a plus

About McAfee

McAfee is a global organization with a 30-year history and a brand known the world over for innovation, collaboration and trust. McAfee’s historical accomplishments are founded upon decades of threat and vulnerability research, product innovation, practical application and a brand which individuals, organizations and governments have come to trust.

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