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Senior Software Engineer - Endpoint Products



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Senior Software Engineer - Endpoint Products

HYPR, the Identity Assurance Company, helps organizations create trust in the identity lifecycle. We are a community of bold thinkers and energetic doers who imagined a brand new approach to identity security and, at the same time, are eliminating a pervasive and persistent 60-year old problem – the password. Since being founded in 2014, the company has grown to be the premium provider of authentication security to marquee brands around the globe and are quickly becoming the recognized leader in Identity Assurance. We are looking for exceptional people with the ambition and the will to positively change the world. If that sounds like you, join us on our mission to create a passwordless world and secure the identity lifecycle.

Your Role and Impact

HYPR, The Identity Assurance Company, is seeking a Senior Software Engineer with in-depth knowledge of internals and operations of Windows and/or macOS. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be crucial in adding to and improving the core authentication platform. Your experience includes software deployed to thousands of users in an enterprise context. Any experience with User Authentication, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), X.509 Certificate Management, FIDO2 / Webauthn, Active Directory, or Entra ID is welcomed. The right candidate is a results-driven self-starter who can take initiative, research areas of new development and formulate a step driven action plan to reach the outcomes of our solution.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research and investigate new areas of technology to improve existing products or new product directions
  • Design, implement and test components for the workstation clients

Required qualifications

  • Good team player. Collaboration with team members, test engineering and QA is critical
  • Self starter, able to learn quickly in a fast, hands-on environment
  • Familiar with Agile and Hybrid software development process
  • Take pride in your work. Actively follow and promote software development best practices
  • 10+ years of software development experience on Windows and/or macOS
  • Excellent programming and debugging skills in C#, C/C++, and/or Objective-C
  • Experience troubleshooting customer issues using log files
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with Windows and/or macOS internals
  • RESTful APIs and network communication with HTTP/HTTPS and Web Sockets
  • Familiarity of cryptography standards (e.g. RSA, EC, DH, AES, etc.)
  • Experience with Git-Flow and tools such as Artifactory, JIRA, etc.

Windows experience/skills

  • Development in C# (.NET managed code) and C/C++ (unmanaged code)
  • Windows authentication (credential providers, SSPs, Kerberos, NTLM, etc.)
  • Window NT services and interprocess communication (WCF, named pipes, etc.)
  • User interface development with Windows Presentation Framework (WPF)
  • Windows Active Directory and/or Microsoft Entra ID
  • Windows Win32 APIs
  • Microsoft Visual Studio and additional tools (WinDbg, WiX, NUnit, etc.)
  • Experience building installers and working with enterprise delivery mechanisms

macOS experience/skills

  • Development in Objective-C and C/C++
  • macOS authentication (authorization plugins + CryptoTokenKit + PAM modules)
  • macOS Launch Daemons, Launch Agents and interprocess communication (XPC, domain sockets, etc.)
  • Graphical user interface development with storyboards, view controllers, etc.
  • Development with frameworks (authorization, keychain, etc.)


This position is US Remote.

H1B/Visa support is not currently available for this specific position.

HYPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United States:

Zone 1: $160,000 - $180,000/year (USD)

Zone 2: $150,000 - $170,000/year (USD)

Zone 3: $140,000 - $160,000/year (USD)

Zone 1: SF/Bay Area, Seattle, NYC

Zone 2: Los Angeles, San Diego, Boston, Chicago, Austin, Washington DC, Denver, Philadelphia

Zone 3: All other major cities

There is no additional variable compensation for this role.

Our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry, and are one part of our total compensation package that also includes equity, benefits, and other opportunities at HYPR. Individual pay decisions are based on a number of factors, including location, qualifications for the role, experience level, skillset, and balancing internal equity relative to other HYPRions. We expect the majority of the candidates who are offered roles at HYPR to fall healthily throughout the range based on these factors.