MacPaw is about creating apps and services that improve everyday life for Mac users. We make products that enhance what Mac has to offer; saving people time and energy better spent on the things they love. With MacPaw, Mac life gets better. We call MacPaw a family company for a reason. This notion means that we’re not just co-workers and colleagues.
9 січня 2023

Engineering Manager for Malware Lab Team

Київ

MacPaw is a software company with headquarters in Kyiv, Ukraine, that develops and distributes software for macOS and iOS. At MacPaw, we believe that technology and human can reach their greatest potential together. Today, our products have more than 30 million users worldwide.

MacPaw is proud to be Ukrainian. Support and development of Ukraine is a significant part of the company’s culture. MacPaw gathers open-minded people who support each other and aspire to change the world around us.

Our Malware Lab Team develops security threat protection instruments that protect 30+ millions of MacPaw users worldwide. We create the detection mechanisms for MacPaw products and act as trusted security partners to the product teams.

We conduct in-depth research on malware, other emerging threats and technologies, and the brand new operating systems’ security mechanisms. Examine recent virus samples, look for ways to detect malware by its behavior, and outsmart the developers of malicious programs.

Engineering Managers at MacPaw lead the engineering teams by planning and managing the development processes to deliver quality product solutions. They also constantly work on strengthening the team`s technological expertise through individual and teamwork.

At Malware Lab, your role will include overseeing teamwork, providing the best and the most timely malware coverage through creating and developing tools, policies, and procedures that ensure a standardized level of service.

If you love what you saw above and are ready to bring your ideas to life, don`t hesitate to send us your CV!

In this role, you will:

  • Plan and agree on engineering and technical research activities that support internal malware analysis tools development and malware detection quality, approve it with the Product Manager
  • Manage teamwork by planning and prioritizing the backlog, clarifying tasks, monitoring progress, and eliminating blockers to establish effective coordination and delivery efforts.
  • Create, develop and improve the malware analysis processes by researching, implementing, and revising solutions, procedures, policies, and standards to provide a quick and high-quality reaction to the new malware on the market
  • Identify and cope with cross-team/functional dependencies and risks with other teams to eliminate blockers in the value delivery process
  • Maintain proper team performance by conducting ongoing operational analytics and ensuring the delivery of regular reporting to the PM.
  • Drive continual improvements in Malware Lab analysis performance, efficiency, and workflows by implementing new practices, approaches, and tools, improving existing ones to ensure the effectiveness of Malware Lab
  • Provide team guidance and conduct regular team management processes: hiring, training, development and salary review, and others aligned with company practices and policies

Skills you’ll need to bring:

  • Practical expertise in malware analysis
  • Proven practical experience in people management and technical project management
  • Experience in guiding teams through planning, prioritization, and execution of work

As a Plus:

  • Experience in building teams specializing in malware analysis

What we offer:

  • We are a Ukrainian company, and we stand with Ukraine against russian aggression
    We maintain workplaces and salaries for the mobilized Macpawians and provide financial support to colleagues or their families affected by the war. You can read more about it here.
  • Hybrid work model
    It’s entirely up to you whether to work remotely or at the hub. If you decide to mix it, our Kyiv headquarters (HQ), which works as a coworking space, is open around the clock. The HQ is supplied with UPS and Starlink for an uninterrupted work process.
    We also rent space in the Promprylad Coworking in Ivano-Frankivsk and reimburse the costs of renting a coworking space in any other city. If you decide to work at home, we cover the costs spent on your workspace organization: portable power stations, power banks, etc.
  • Your health always comes first
    We guarantee life insurance starting on your first working day. Besides, we cover 100% of your medical insurance costs and 50% for your dependents. We also cover dental and massages and offer a 50% refund for psychotherapy.
  • Flexible working hours
    You can choose a schedule that is comfortable for you. No one here tracks your clock in/clock out because MacPaw is built on trust and cooperation.
  • Space to grow both professionally and personally
    Whatever your dreams and aspirations are, we got you. Education budget, annual development reviews, free English classes, and regular lectures. We also offer personal coaching with organizational coaches.
  • Teams we are proud of
    We build honest, transparent, and reliable relationships within teams. Every Macpawian can improve processes and implement their ideas. We encourage open and constructive feedback and provide training for Macpawians on giving and receiving feedback.
  • HQ designed for people (and pets)
    Our headquarters has it all. A spacious workplace with enough room for sitting up, lying down, and running around. A gym for recreation, fitness, and yoga. Cozy kitchens with coffee, snacks, and lunches. Sleeping/meditation rooms. A terrace with a view where we throw summer parties. Also, we have two cats living in the office, and you are welcome to bring your pets to the office (we have separate floors for cats and dogs).
  • Time-off policy that covers life’s needs
    20 vacation days, unlimited paid sick leaves, xDays (2 days a month to work on side projects), days for personal time-off designed to help you take care of essential matters in your personal life, and parental leaves. On top of all that, sabbaticals are open after 5 years of being with MacPaw.
  • Join social initiatives with MacPawCares
    MacPaw participates in numerous humanitarian aid and charity projects across many fields, and you are welcome to jump in and spend up to 24 working days per year making the world a better place.
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