Data Admin Specialist

Abingdon, GB, OX14 3YP

Information Technology

Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at www.sophos.com.

Job Purpose

Sophos is looking for a bright, energetic and highly motivated individual to assist with annual budgeting activities related to the IT department and serving as a liaison to Accounting and Procurement. In turn, you will have the opportunity to work with a leading-edge IT organization with top quality people focused on customer satisfaction, execution and delivery.  


Gartner rates Sophos as a leader in both End Point Platforms and Unified Threat Management. For the right candidate, this is an opportunity to work with an industry leading team, building industry leading products, sold by the best sales and marketing organizations in the industry – all while helping the world be more secure. 


Main Duties


  • Supporting the Senior IT Vendor Management Analyst with annual budgeting activities
  • Gathering and maintaining information related to vendor spend analysis and contract status and producing reports for IT senior leadership
  • Validating and analyzing report data to ensure a high level of accuracy
  • Building headcount reports for use in cost allocation
  • Facilitating purchase requisitions in collaboration with procurement and budget owners
  • Assist with evaluating, building and managing IT strategic vendor relationships - ensuring that vendors are viable, reliable, business partners.
  • Assisting with contract renewal calendar and notifications



Skills and Experience 


  • Technically savvy, with a foundational understanding of software and hardware concepts
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills, including pivot reports and formulas with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple, simultaneous requests
  • Desire to gain skills leading to a career in technology procurement, i.e., Telecom, Hardware, Software, and Services; licensing structures, as well as license compliance.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication
  • Capable of communicating and maintaining a high degree of confidentiality in working with all levels of management and sr. leadership.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a positive attitude, specifically demonstrating an eagerness to support colleagues in need of immediate assistance.


Equal Opportunities & Privacy

Sophos is committed to equal opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.



Job Code: 3422

At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.

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