Software Engineer - Python/C++

Req ID:  26141

Hoofddorp, NL

Category:  Software Engineering / Development

Who we are:

Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform security, protecting platforms and applications for video entertainment, video games, connected transport, connected health and IoT connected industries. Irdeto’s solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime effectively. With more than 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyber-services protect more than six billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best-known and loved brands.


People are Irdeto’s biggest strength and diversity is celebrated through an inclusive workplace, where everyone has an equal opportunity to drive innovation and support Irdeto’s success. With a unique heritage in security innovation, Irdeto is building a secure future where people can embrace connectivity without fear.


The Role:

Irdeto's Conditional Access solution provides the means for our global customers (think: international TV/Broadcast Operators, Media Content Owners) to protect their premium content from piracy, by securing end-to-end delivery, encryption and forensics using both hardware and software components. In this team you will develop, test, deploy and maintain the key security components used to protect the delivery of content to millions of users around the world.


As a Software Engineer, you’ll work in a collaborative scrum team consisting of talented Software Engineers and Software Engineers in Test from all over the world. You will be exposed to many different technologies such as C++, Python, MS SQL etc.


Your mission at Irdeto:

  • Be involved in working on a mix of traditional and innovative global security-based projects that strengthen our CA solutions.
  • Communicate directly with the Product Owner and our managers to refine and adjust challenging requirements and play a key role in splitting the requirements into manageable user stories for yourself and the team.
  • Software development which involves the creation of component designs, coding, unit testing and test automation (including the occasional performance testing and tuning).
  • Have a say and be involved in deciding on how to modernize our platforms, the tools, the technologies we use and which features should be added.
  • Simultaneously work closely with the anti-piracy Engineers in our cyber security team (they sit in the same building!) to enable the productive usage of our tooling.


How you can add value to the team?

  • An obtained BSc / MSc Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or similar field.
  • Hands-on experience in software development life cycle.
  • Strong knowledge of Python.
  • Good understanding of C/C++. We don’t expect you to be an expert, but it is essential to be able to understand the code.
  • Experience in agile development working environment.
  • Strong quality-first mindset including experience in continuous integration and test-driven development.
  • Proficient English communication skills.
  • Nice to have: batch/Powershell scripts, PHP, Git, Django framework, crypto algorithms, Automation Testing.


What you can expect from us:

Irdeto is a people first organization where you can secure your future. Our values of Trust, Accountability, Agility and Innovation inform our culture. We believe in connecting people and developing careers with a strong focus on collaboration, creativity, health and happiness among our globally diverse workforce.


In addition to competitive remuneration and extensive benefits we offer:

  • An international & 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)


With over 50 successful years of business innovation behind us, and an exciting digital and connected future ahead of us, Irdeto is a progressive company to join. We are looking for people who will keep us at the forefront of innovation and creativity.


Welcome to Irdeto!


Irdeto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on identity or innate characteristics, instead we aim to build a diverse, inclusive culture where your talent counts.

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