Software Developer

Engineering Taguig City, Philippines


Position at j2 Cloud Services

At VIPRE, we are creating a set of world-class products and solutions to help organizations identify and combat advanced persistent threats (APTs), targeted attacks, and sophisticated malware to evade the traditional cyber defenses. We offer challenging and rewarding career opportunities in software development, threat analytics, security intelligence, malware research, reverse engineering, along with excellent benefits, competitive salaries and a world of opportunities for the right candidates.


  • Write scalable, robust, testable, efficient and easily maintainable code
  • Translate requirements into a stable, working and high-performance software
  • Work with peers in designing and developing algorithms 
  • Do peer code review before committing to code repository
  • Work on features and maintenance hot fixes of existing products
  • Unit-test code for robustness; including edge cases, usability and general reliability
  • Manage staging/test environment, and support software testing and quality assurance
  • Improve application performance and other non-functional requirements such as reliability
  • Suggest and implement improvements on current products
  • Deliver technical discussions on implemented functionalities
  • Comply to coding standards set by the organization
  • Adapt the SCRUM process software development life cycle
  • Participate in Sprint planning to assess and clarify requirements to the product owner
  • Update the team on the status of tasks and raise potential blockers (if any) in the daily stand-up meeting
  • Present completed features in the Sprint review to stakeholders
  • Participate in team development activities (team building, training, etc.)
  • Contribute to the success of the team's objectives
  • Perform related duties as assigned


Working Relationships:

  • Directly reports to the Technical Lead Software Developer


Qualification Standards:

Education        : Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or any related courses

Experience      : At least 3-5 years’ experience in Software Development




Technical Skills:

  • At least 3+ years of professional software development experience
  • Hands-on experience as a software developer in C/C++ with excellent track record
  • Strong proficiency in C/C++ with fair knowledge of the language’s paradigms, constructs, patterns and idioms
  • Thorough knowledge of the standard library, STL containers and algorithms
  • Good understanding of memory management in non-garbage collected environments
  • Knowledge of dynamic polymorphism and C++ specific notion such as friend classes
  • Knowledge of low-level threading primitives and real-time environments
  • Knowledge in system-level development in intermediate languages such as C
  • Knowledge and familiarity with system call wrapper functions
  • Experience in SCRUM development process
  • Experience with development collaboration tools (e.g. JIRA, Git)
  • Experience in analyzing, profiling and determining bottlenecks for improving reliability and performance
  • Exposure to or knowledge in high performance computing and low latency development
  • Exposure to test driven development using Jenkins and other continuous integration technologies
  • Strong software development foundation implementing design patterns, OOP and coding best practices


Having any of the following is an advantage:

  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON
  • Experience in writing native modules for a high-level language (e.g. Golang, Java, Python)
  • Experience in integrating 3rd party libraries, frameworks, messaging and services
  • Experience with configuration managers (such as Chef/Puppet) and container technologies (such Docker)
  • Experience in macOS operating system and Mac application development
  • Working experience in Linux
  • Working experience in Linux Bash scripting and Python


Other Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Would like to work as part of a self-organizing Scrum team in a scaled agile framework
  • Resourceful and with a Good Learning Attitude
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • A team player and communicator who enjoys creative freedom and independence
  • Proficient in oral and written English communication
  • Excellent human relations and customer service skills
  • Fast learner, short learning curve
  • Ability to learn new language and technologies
  • Can work with minimum supervision