Anti-Cheat Software Engineer

Posted: Sep 9, 2023

Location: Salzburg, AT Remote, PL Hoofddorp, NL

Company: Irdeto

Who we are:

Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform cybersecurity, empowering businesses to innovate for a secure, connected future. Building on over 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s services and solutions protect revenue, enable growth and fight cybercrime in video entertainment, video games, and connected industries including transport, health and infrastructure. Irdeto is the security partner dedicated to empowering a secure world where people can connect with confidence. 
With teams and offices around the world, Irdeto’s greatest asset is its people - our diversity is celebrated through an inclusive workplace, where everyone has an equal opportunity to drive innovation and contribute to Irdeto's success. 


As an Anti-Cheat Software Engineer, You will Be a part of a small, international agile "anti-cheat" team in an English-speaking environment where your opinions and ideas are encouraged and heard. You will be involved in, and learn about, areas such as hardware-assisted virtualization, modern personal computer architecture, windows internals, virus and cheat-related technologies and techniques, cloud computing, distributed data processing, high frequency and volume data processing, data mining, data analysis, novel approaches to current and future threat detection, upcoming trends in game industry.


Your Mission at Irdeto

  • Get exposed to security analysis and binary reverse engineering
  • Regularly and critically discuss and assess the impact of security features
  • Make a real impact in video game security for the newest, most popular games in the market
  • Acquire extensive know-how and skills in the newest technologies in the video gaming security industry
  • Have a unique chance to challenge yourself and develop solutions in diverse and likely new for your areas, including, but limited to reverse engineering, high-performance server software, kernel driver development, network protocols, security, and data analysis.


How can you add value to the team?

  • Bachelors or Masters' degree in Computer Science or have relevant work experience
  • Strong programming foundations in C / C++
  • Practical ability and theoretical knowledge of methods supporting sustainably delivering quality code 
  • Attitude-oriented on innovation, problem discovery and solving.
  • Will to constantly learn new things and facing unique challenges.
  • Good understanding of operating systems architecture and mechanisms.
  • Practical experience in the development of Windows device drivers either through previous work experience, studies or personal projects
  • Analytical thinking and passionate about developing defensive security solutions.
  • Experience in developing cloud systems and designing distributed data processing algorithms.
  • Ability to self-motivate and work alone or cooperate depending on needs.


What you can expect from us: 

Our people and culture are the heart of our business, and our values of Trust, Accountability, Agility and Innovation inform what we do, and how we work. We believe in investing in our talented employees and promote collaboration, creativity and innovation, health and well-being across our global workforce. 
In addition to competitive remuneration and extensive benefits we offer: 

  • An international and multicultural environment where diversity and inclusivity are celebrated and embraced  
  • Professional educational opportunities and training program 
  • Innovation sabbatical 
  • Volunteer Day 
  • State of the art office space 
  • On the job coaching and mentoring 
  • Flexible work arrangements – via our Work Hard Anywhere policy. 
  • Some of us run city marathons and even go on snowboarding trips together! 
  • Casual Friday? Casual every day! 
  •  US$ 500 net for your home office setup after you passed your trial period
  • And many additional perks customized to global locations (canteen, fresh fruit, amazing coffee, parking, on-site gym, yoga room to name a few) 


Irdeto encourages applications from people with disabilities, as we provide accommodation on request of the candidates that take part in all aspects of the selection processes.

Welcome to Irdeto!

Irdeto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

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