Engineering Team Lead (Threat Protection Team)

NordVPN – Threat Protection - NordVPN /
Full Time /
The Threat Protection department is responsible for all of the cybersecurity features inside our products to secure our users from malicious actions and ensure customer privacy. To achieve the desired security goals, we are sharp and base our attitude on high ethical standards and integrity.

Our Threat Protection team combines its expertise and innovative approach to develop advanced, trustworthy products for our users. We acknowledge that success starts with having the right people in the right place. Currently, we’re looking for new team members to join us.
The Threat Protection Team’s mission is encoded in its name - we provide threat protection software-defined solutions for our users. Our team is passionate about solving complex systems, network, software development, automation, and programming-related riddles. Our projects vary from the privacy of the user to malware protection. The team writes code that is deployed at scale, serving hundreds of thousands of customers worldwide. That sounds like the challenge you were looking for - read on!

Main Responsibilities

    • Drive one of a team delivering Threat Protection functionality for the NordVPN application and increase our customers’ digital security;
    • Own the output of a development team
    • Plan and follow team’s technical and delivery goals
    • Keep the team focused, tracking roadblocks that slow down team delivery, facilitate resolution
    • Stays continuously aware of the latest security practices and developments, ensures those practices are followed
    • Empower developers to collaborate & resolve blockers before their active hands-on participation
    • Ensure that team is timely resolving any issues
    • Proactively guides the development of team members by preparing their personal & career development plans
    • Proactively connects & collaborates with team members to solve problems and technical debates

Core Requirements

    • Understand the business goals and vision of a product and see how your team contributes to it
    • Experience with C/C++
    • Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and Object-Oriented Design (OOD) mindset;
    • Some Network stack knowledge and low-level programming experience in general;
    • Sufficient expertise to make technical solutions, contribute to the codebase and perform quality code reviews
    • Windows API and Kernel experience is a big plus;
    • A high sense of responsibility and ownership: you care about the quality of your work and want to get better at it continuously;
    • Open communication style and transparency;
    • Positive attitude towards feedback, new ideas, self-improvement, and others.

Bonus Points For

    • Windows API and Kernel experience is a big plus;
    • Apple/Mac/Linux expertise is a plus.

Tools You Will Use

    • C++
    • Go
    • Git
    • Docker
    • Bash
    • CI/CD
    • SQL

Salary Range

    • Gross Salary from 25900 - 34500 PLN

About Us

Nord Security is a global leader in internet privacy and security solutions and Lithuania’s second tech unicorn. Established in 2012, Nord Security now has more than 1400 employees and serves millions of users worldwide. Our team has a global mission to shape a more secure and peaceful online future for people everywhere.
With that in mind, we built 4 advanced cybersecurity solutions: NordVPN, NordLayer, NordLocker, and NordPass.

NordVPN is the world’s most advanced VPN service provider, used by millions of internet users worldwide. NordVPN provides double VPN encryption and Onion Over VPN and guarantees privacy with zero tracking. One of the key features of the product is Threat Protection, which blocks malicious websites, malware, trackers, and ads. NordVPN is very user friendly, offers one of the best prices on the market, and has over 5,000 servers in 59 countries worldwide.

And we’re always looking to expand our team of :

• Future shapers
• Restless achievers
• Self-movers
• Honest communicators
• Team players

What We Offer

 • Access to Nord Security products. We build solutions used by millions of users worldwide, and you’ll get to experience our products firsthand, at no charge; 
Professional growth. Internal and external events, online training, conferences, books - everything you need to reach full potential; 
Health benefits. Private health insurance, sports access card, online workouts, consultations, programs to improve mental health to feel and be your best;
Mental wellbeing. Access to mental health tools like Calm, Headspace, and Mindletic. Options for therapy to keep your emotional wellbeing in check; 
Team spirit. Team buildings and parties with games, shows, tastings, food coupons, gifts, and it’s on us; 
Additional paid leave. Additional days are covered by us in cases of illness or special occasions; 
Flexibility. Flexible working time arrangement.

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