Senior Salesforce Developer

Abingdon, GB, OX14 3YP

Information Technology

Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

As a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, Sophos protects nearly 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs – a global threat intelligence and data science team – Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints (laptops, servers and mobile devices) and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques, including automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more. The award-winning Sophos Central cloud-based platform integrates Sophos’ entire portfolio of best-of-breed products, from the Intercept X endpoint solution to the XG Firewall, into a single system called Synchronized Security. Sophos products are exclusively available through a global channel of more than 47,000 partners and Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Sophos also makes its innovative commercial technologies available to consumers via Sophos Home. The company is headquartered in Oxford, U.K., and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.”



Job Purpose


As part of the IT Applications Development team, you will be a key project member to lead implementation of features and enhancement that support Sophos business functions using platform. You will be working with the fresh implementation of Service Cloud utilizing Lightening components and Apex programing. It is expected that you will leverage your excellent communication and leadership skills to architect, design and deliver innovative quality solutions using best practices, coaching and technically mentoring junior team members along the way.


We are looking for an action oriented and results driven individual who is thriving in a complex environment and values ownership and teamwork. Our growing international team values collaboration and constantly looks for opportunities to innovate and improve.


Main Duties


  • Perform lead developer and technical SME role demonstrating your deep expertise in platform
  • Actively represent the team in technical analysis and design reviews
  • Design solutions and produce supporting documentation
  • Break down the IT work required in comprehensive actions and plans (high and detailed levels) and provide accurate estimates of work
  • Develop applications and/or interfaces when needed and produce the associated documentation to guaranty supportability
  • Participate in the handover of the system to the application support team and the infrastructure team
  • Own codebase driving continuous improvement to quality and adherence to standards
  • Drive team’s technical capability improvement and when required, supervise the work of junior team members
  • Provide input into the application development standards and guidelines
  • Provide 4th level support for delivered solutions across all Sophos locations and 3rd level support when required (backup for application support team when needed)
  • Provide advanced troubleshooting support whenever required
  • Effectively communicate in a variety of forums across organization
  • Independently lead the complete delivery for feature or small project
  • Represent your technical area and IT on cross-functional enhancements and projects, including the coordination and resolution of appropriate issues.
  • Perform impact and risk analysis for new features and enhancements




  • Hands on experience with development and configuration of (Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Communities, etc.)
  • Advanced development experience with Java/Apex
  • Advanced knowledge of Salesforce capabilities, recommended approach and best practices
  • Experience in integrating Salesforce with other enterprise systems
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce metadata
  • Good understanding of unit testing and TDD
  • Experience in designing fresh solutions as well as enhancing existing ones
  • Troubleshooting and investigation skills
  • Knowledge of SCRUM methodology
  • Previous use of GIT and Atlassian toolset is desired
  • Mentoring and coaching




  • The remuneration package includes:
  • Annual holiday entitlement of 25 days, increasing with length of service
  • Performance-based Variable Pay Plan
  • Group personal pension scheme, up to 5% contribution
  • Private medical insurance
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Death in service policy (life assurance)
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal accident cover
  • Working conditions at Sophos are very good and include:
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Free beverages, fruit and pastries
  • Sports centre adjacent to headquarters building, with discounted gym membership


Equal Opportunities


Sophos is committed to equality 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.



If you choose to explore this opportunity, and subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Sophos, these details will be held by Sophos for 12 months in accordance with our data protection policy which can be found here and used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunities at Sophos.  If you would like Sophos to delete or update your details at any time, please reply to this or other emails from Sophos clearly stating your request, or follow the steps set out in the data protection policy describing your individual rights.  If you have any questions about Sophos’ data protection practices please contact

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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