Senior Manager, Software Development

Gurugram, HR, IN, 122008


Sophos makes IT security simple with next-generation solutions that protect networks, servers, and devices, wherever they are. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners trust Sophos to deliver simple solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of Sophos Labs threat intelligence centers and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain, and manage, enabling organizations to focus on performance and growth. Sophos — Security made simple.

We are looking to strengthen our leadership team for the Sophos Cloud Optix product line. We are on a path to disrupt the Cloud Security paradigm with new intuitive context aware solutions that ensure compliance and security of businesses with minimalistic touch points and intervention. At the core of our technology platform is an AI powered smart engine that provides multi-cloud security and compliance automation for enterprises to easily manage and meet their cloud infrastructure security goals.


We are looking for a passionate and self driven individual to directly manage and lead a team of software engineers with the objective of building out a world class Sophos Cloud product portfolio.


Main Duties

  • Directly manage a team of individuals with a clear plan for how the team will function in terms of skills, knowledge and culture
  • Recruit the best talent into the team to fullfill current and future product plans
  • Lead team members to share and execute on the plan
  • Mentor and grow individuals within the team
  • Proactively manage and resolve conflicts within and outside the team
  • Act as a positive role model for team members and colleagues through their own behaviour and approach
  • Learn from mistakes, remain solid and reliable under pressure, take ownership of own development and encourage team members to do likewise
  • Provide honest, clear and insightful reports into status of team and work
  • Actively participate in long term technical planning to define the strategy for developing the product
  • Understand engineering best practices and promote those within the team and department
  • Take ownership for projects within the team and drive them to success, intervening and/or escalating issues as necessary
  • Collaborate with product management and other engineering teams on roadmap, scoping and release schedules
  • Spend a portion of time hands-on coding on the product



Skills & Experience


  • Demonstrable experience of prior managing teams
  • Passion for fast-paced iterative software development
  • Excellent communication skills with different types of audience
  • Experience in design and implementation of low-latency, high availability, high performance applications capable of handling large scale distributed workloads
  • Excellent technical skills with a solid understanding of the public cloud and security space (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP, Containers)
  • Ability to evaluate code and design quality
  • Excellent knowledge of Object Oriented Programming concepts and languages (Java preferred).
  • Experience in the security domain and Security best practices is a plus


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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