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Senior C/C++ Software Engineer- Hypervisor

2017 Jan 26

This position is part of our Hypervisor R&D team, located in Cluj-Napoca, passionately researching how virtualization technologies can strengthen OS security.

Bitdefender Hypervisor is our proprietary bare metal hypervisor, consisting of a module loading before the operating system, taking over the hardware resources and further running Windows as a virtual machine. Taking advantage of hardware virtualization technologies (Intel VT-x, EPT, VT-d), this approach allows us to secure the operating system against the most advanced, state-of-the-art malware, including rootkits and zero-day exploits.

This environment is a place where innovation sparks and groundbreaking ideas and solutions emerge.



Your mission will be to act as a team player in researching, designing, developing, and improving features in Bitdefender Hypervisor. You will be part of a young and enthusiastic team of highly qualified software engineers and you will have the opportunity to let your creativity thrive, while shaping the next generation of security solutions.



  • Develop a good understanding of Intel virtualization technologies
  • Develop hypervisor features, unit tests, test automation environments
  • Develop features in project related windows drivers or user-mode components
  • Write technical whitepapers, papers, and patent applications
  • Analyze and evaluate technical requirements, feasibility of ideas and proposed solutions
  • Perform experimental research & prototyping
  • Execute tests, interpret the results, investigate, and report bugs
  • Work with others QAs and developers to ensure that the quality of the developed software permanently meets our high demands of quality

Technical skills and expertise

  • Excellent C/C++ skills
  • Good x86/x64 architecture knowledge
  • Good debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • General operating system internals and concepts knowledge
  • Windows architecture and programming knowledge is a plus
  • Basic scripting skills
  • A good understanding of QA methodologies, QA test plans, test case development and bug reporting process
  • Experience with Agile / SCRUM development practices


Desired competencies

  • Fast and continuous learning
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Analytical skills & problem solving
  • Attention to details
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Interpersonal and team-oriented skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Presentation skills.
  • Work on great technologies & products;
  • Work in a team that is contributing to our growing worldwide success - 500 million users are already protected by Bitdefender Technologies;
  • Have an excellent chance to finish your studies if you are a student, including getting Master’s and PhD degrees – we truly
  • support this, and actively promote researching, publishing and internationally patenting great ideas;
  • Enjoy a very professional yet relaxed working environment;
  • Benefit from flexible working hours;
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