Senior C++ Browser Engineer

Remote - United States /
Engineering – Client /
We are a fast-growing remote-friendly cybersecurity company with multiple offices in the US including San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The world’s most at-risk organizations rely on Authentic8 to completely eliminate the risk of using the web. More than 500 government agencies and commercial enterprises trust Authentic8’s cloud-based Silo Web Isolation Platform to separate the things they care about — like apps, data and devices — from the things they can’t trust — like external websites, users and unmanaged devices. Our premiere product, Silo for Research, is an integrated solution for conducting secure and anonymous web research, evidence collection and data analysis from the surface, deep and dark web.

We have an immediate opening for a C++ Browser Platform Engineer in our remote-friendly, fast-paced, inclusive and collaborative culture. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of success in a SaaS or traditional software company. 

Are you ready to work on a team of truly talented individuals? We are looking for a talented Senior Web Development Engineer to join our team, to help design, build, and test our Industry leading Software. Are you ready to break free from the mundane? To enjoy a flexible work life balance –with work from home capabilities? To have the opportunity to lead teams and for continuous innovation? To accept a challenge for cross-team leadership?  To join a company that knows how to develop an amazing team, grow talents, show mutual respect makes all the difference, and where each day brings a new challenge?  

We value leaders and will offer leadership opportunities to you.  We love innovators and will reward your innovative ideas and collaborative efforts. We will grow your technical skills and assist in your career growth.  We’ll make you the engineer you’ve wanted to be.

If you are a talented C++ Browser Engineer with an eye for the future, look no further! Send us your resume.


    • Modify Open Source Chromium code to meet our needs for our remote browser solution
    • Respond to monthly Google Chromium updates in compliance with latest security patches
    • Write clean, high-quality, high-performance, maintainable code
    • Optimize C++ code to ensure optimal CPU/GPU utilization and performance
    • Work with other engineers to improve remoting and display capabilities of the browser 
    • Work closely with core technology teams and other platform teams to balance cross-platform consistency with platform optimizations
    • Write and review engineering documents and review design specs
    • Participate in regular code reviews. Lead code reviews, debugging, and bug fixes
    • Be Instrumental in defining, advocating & implementing best practices & standards for the team
    • Help develop or extend custom web extensions to modify the browser


    • 4+ years of proven experience in C, C++ on Linux, STL libraries
    • Proficiency with development tools such as Jira, git, bash, etc.
    • 4+ years experience with test-driven development & unit testing frameworks
    • Strong sense of clean code and simple design
    • Deep understanding of the software design concepts: Abstraction, Modularity, Design Patterns
    • Experience working closely with QA Engineers in designing and implementing testable solutions
    • Proven cross team leadership; ability to work easily with external teams such as Operations and Product Management in solving technical problems and scoping new feature details
    • Ability to communicate complex ideas to and work effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Ability to rapidly iterate on customer requests in an expedited timeline
    • Hands on development with ability to lead junior team members
    • Proven ability to own and lead long term technical vision 
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Great Team oriented skills; collaborative mentoring attitude

Highly Desired:

    • Experience working on an open-source browser, such as Chromium and Firefox is a plus
    • Previous Experience with GDB
    • Previous experience committing code to open source; especially Chromium open source project, Webkit
    • Rust and/or Go experience a plus
    • Expertise with C++ 17 standard
    • Knowledge of container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes
    • Experience with Video/Audio Codec Technologies: H.264, H.265 / HEVC, opus, etc.
    • Experience working with web extensions, browser plugins is a plus
    • Strong familiarity with Python and Javascript languages
    • Experience with XRDP or Remote Desktop Protocol
    • 4+ years experienced in Agile product development processes (SCRUM, Kanban, etc.)
    • Experienced performing Code reviews
    • Ability to lead other engineers and projects
    • Experience working in a fast-paced, inclusive and collaborative environment
    • Background in cyber security


    • BS, BA (or equivalent) a plus
    • 4+ years of related experience in developing browser extensions
Authentic8 offers competitive benefits, including medical, dental and vision, flexible PTO, a 401k program and stock options.

It is the policy of Authentic8 to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.