Software Developer C/ C++/ Go (Cyber Protect Team)

Cape Town, South AfricaCape TownWestern CapeSouth AfricaAfrica

Acronis is dedicated not just to cyber protection but to the general protection of its potential and current employees, interviews are being held virtually during the current global COVID-19 situation.

Acronis is a world leader in cyber protection—empowering people by providing them with cutting-edge technology that enables them to monitor, control, and protect the data that their businesses and lives depend on. We are in an exciting phase of rapid-growth and expansion and looking for a Software Engineer who is ready to join us in creating a #CyberFit future and protecting the digital world!

We, at Cyber Protect team, develop apps, which simplify and automate remote administration, provide protection and monitor overall state of computer systems/devices for big, average and small businesses.Currently our main language — C/C++, but we actively use Golang in our new apps and gradually move from C++ to Golang in general. That’s why it would be big advantage, if you also had (basic) coding experience with Golang. We will also welcome candidates who want to learn and gain experience with Golang.

Every member of our “A-Team” has an instrumental role and impact on the success of Acronis’ innovative and growing business, so we are looking for someone who enjoys working in dynamic, global teams and thrives in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment. Just like everyone at Acronis, the ideal candidate will embody all of our company values: responsive, alert, detail-oriented, make decisions, and never gives up.


  • Participation in design and developing of software on C/C++ or Golang
  • Covering you solutions with functional and unit tests
  • Writing software and operational documentation
  • Participation in code review, control of code quality
  • Collaborate closely with other members of the product team and QA to deliver quality software to the end users


  • At least 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of C++11 and higher
  • Experience in developing multi-threaded network applications
  • Experience with boost framework
  • Experience with Git, CMake
  • Ability to write cross-platform code (Windows, Unix systems)
  • Experience with command-line script languages: bat, sh
  • Ability to work as part of the team and communicate with other teams
  • Knowledge of English at the level of reading technical documentation


  • Experience with docker
  • Experience of creating RESTful apps and designing RAML
  • Ability to work with WinAPI, COM technologies
  • (Basic) experience with Golang/Python
  • Advanced level of understanding how Unix like systems operate
  • Knowledge of the SQL basics and experience with SQLite
  • Experience with Jira/Confluence


Acronis is revolutionizing cyber protection by integrating backup, disaster recovery, storage, next-generation anti-malware, and protection management into one solution.  This all-in-one integration removes the complexity and risks associated with non-integrated solutions and offers easy, complete and reliable data protection for all workloads, applications, and systems across any environment—physical, virtual, cloud, and mobile—all at a low cost.

Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, Acronis is truly a global organization with more than 1,900 employees in 33 locations in 18 countries. Its solutions are trusted by more than 5.5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses, including 100% of the Fortune 1000 companies. Acronis products are available through 50,000 partners and service providers in over 150 countries in more than 30 languages. Acronis is in an exciting phase of growth and expansion, recently receiving a $250 million investment from CVC Capital Partners, bringing the total valuation to more than $2.5 billion.

Acronis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.


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