Staff macOS Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023

About Us:

SentinelOne is defining the future of cybersecurity through our XDR platform that automatically prevents, detects, and responds to threats in real-time. Singularity XDR ingests data and leverages our patented AI models to deliver autonomous protection. With SentinelOne, organizations gain full transparency into everything happening across the network at machine speed – to defeat every attack, at every stage of the threat lifecycle.

We are a values-driven team where names are known, results are rewarded, and friendships are formed. Trust, accountability, relentlessness, ingenuity, and OneSentinel define the pillars of our collaborative and unified global culture. We're looking for people that will drive team success and collaboration across SentinelOne. If you’re enthusiastic about innovative approaches to problem-solving, we would love to speak with you about joining our team!

What are we looking for?

We are continuously expanding the capabilities of SentinelOne, actively listening to customers and responding to their needs. We are looking for an experienced SW engineer for macOS who will be directly involved in our core technology, ensure we are always staying ahead of cybercriminals and deliver best-in-class detection.

We have plenty of new exciting features planned that we would love to offer in our Endpoint security product for macOS, and therefore we're growing the team. In this role you should be excited about focusing primarily on new development (cca 70-80% of time).

What will you do?

At SentinelOne you will be a part of our organization of globally distributed system and kernel developers who work deeply within the 3 main OS’s of the world: Windows, Linux and macOS. We are responsible for researching and identifying emerging issues and providing appropriate responses. We also work closely with Support, Sales (in order to win multi million dollar deals), other SW Engineers, and Quality Assurance to ensure any new issues are quickly addressed and then made a part of the ongoing releases.

  • You will be working in a team that is responsible for everything macOS-related from S1 core technology, running on millions of endpoints (in different environments, from C levels to developers) across thousands of clients worldwide.
  • You will participate in implementation and design decisions around improving agent architecture and new feature development.
  • Your role will also involve responding to events that occur in the field, root causing them, and issuing patches when needed.
  • On our team we have research & development flexibility - and therefore you could enjoy opportunities in internals research, detection research and large development projects.

What skills & knowledge should you bring?

Experience level is flexible - senior, staff or even lead SW engineers are encouraged to apply and will be entertained!

  • Several years of engineering experience on macOS and strong proficiency coding in Objective-C (or strong Linux & C/C++ experience and openness to learn macOS development)
  • Understanding of macOS user space and internals
  • Experience in systematically root-causing complex OS systems
It’d be great if you have experience with / or You’d learn & gain on our team:
  • Developing OS drivers & extensions or with more than one OS is a plus
  • Managing escalations or issues requiring highly coordinated efforts to identify service restoration
  • System performance analysis and mitigations and large-scale event processing systems
  • Cybersecurity experience or exposure to macOS endpoint security platforms

Why us?

You will work on real-world problems and make an impact by protecting our customers from cyber threats. You will be joining a cutting-edge project and will be able to influence the architecture, design, and structure of our core platform. You will be using the latest tools and technologies, tackle extraordinary challenges and work with the very BEST in the industry.

What we offer you

Salary from 5000 EUR/month.
Yearly % bonus depending on the performance of the company, paid out in 2 installments.
*The final base salary component can be increased accordingly to individual skills and experience of the selected candidate.

On top of that you may look forward to:

  • Flexible working hours & Full remote within Slovakia; optional membership in Regus co-working spaces; in Czechia we also have offices in Prague or Brno
  • Generous employee stock plan in the form of RSUs (restricted stock units)
  • Flexible Time Off (on top of the standard 5 weeks of vacation)
  • Flexible Paid Sick Days
  • Fully Paid Short Term Sick/Short Term Nursing Leave
  • Global gender-neutral Parental Leave (16 weeks, beyond the leave provided by the local laws) & Grandparent Leave
  • Volunteering paid day off & Additional paid Company holidays and Wellness days off (e.g. 6 days in 2022)
  • Pension insurance contribution
  • Premium Life Insurance covered by S1
  • Global Employee Assistance Program (confidential counseling related to both personal and work life matters)
  • High-end MacBook or Windows laptop, Home-office-setup gear & on top of that additional WFH Allowance
  • Udemy Business platform for Hard/Soft skills Training & Support for your further educational activities/trainings
  • Above-standard referral bonus
  • Yearly bonus depending on the performance of the company
  • Optional company events for those who like to meet outside of work too - mostly in Czechia expensed as business trip (sport, BBQ, charity etc.)

SentinelOne is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

SentinelOne participates in the E-Verify Program for all U.S. based roles.