Senior Project Manager, Cloud Infrastructure Services

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


Sophos is looking for a highly motivated individual to leverage business and technical acumen to lead project delivery and strategic programs in our Cloud Infrastructure Services organization. In this highly visible role, you will be the Project Manager leading team members from the business and IT on strategic initiatives spanning multiple functional areas.  You will work across the Cloud Infrastructure Services team to ensure that strategic and tactical initiatives are managed cross-functionally.  Armed with strong organizational and process skills, you will manage a variety of activities and programs and engage with all levels of the CIS team. 

The CIS team is dedicated to ensuring that the technologies which underpin Sophos products are at the leading edge, resilient and highly available to internal and external customers globally. We are a highly technical team responsible for delivering infrastructure that supports detection and analysis of malicious security threats and release of protection to 100m+ endpoints. We also provide public facing systems and cloud services to Sophos customers, relying on Cloud Technology like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Azure as well as our own data centers utilizing VMware.


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. 


  • Work closely with the CIS senior management team to ensure alignment with standards, improve processes and best practices across the team. 
  • Establish and document optimal processes, leveraging best practices drawn from ITIL, Agile, DevOps, SRE
  • Evaluate internal communication and knowledge management tools and establish a strategy and approach to optimize and standardize
  • Establish and manage project schedules and work breakdown structures to ensure project objectives are met
  • Controls the day-to-day aspects of projects (may include multiple projects) with regard to scope, schedule, resources and budget
  • Mentor and train team members in project management
  • Build strong business relationships
  • Manage issues to resolution


Skills and Experience


  • Excellent project management, organization, and team collaboration skills
  • Demonstrable experience leading infrastructure projects with project team sizes greater than 5 people
  • Demonstrated experience in applying and improving project management methodology
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering projects in scope, on-time, and within budget
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication
  • Outstanding facilitation and presentation skills
  • Outstanding negotiation, leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Comfort with ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain successful relationships with customers
  • Demonstrated experience supporting/influencing varied organizational needs while setting and maintaining standards
  • Demonstrated ability to optimize and manage within budget
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and influence an organization's thinking 
  • Eagerness to support our values - Simplicity, Empowerment, Passion, Innovation, Authenticity


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.



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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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