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Principal Software Engineer

Ahmedabad, GJ, IN, 380006

Engineering

Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions are able to adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.

 

Job Purpose

 

As Principal SW Engineer in Test, you would be providing technical leadership towards the High Quality Releases for Sophos Email Security Product line. The role would require you to work with other Software Engineers, Product Management and Senior Management to ensure focused, Measured, Monitored - Automation driven Software releases.

 

Main Duties

 

  • Designing, Developing, Maintaining and updating the Test Automation Framework as per need of the project feature development work.
  • Development of Test Strategies, Test plans and execute the same.
  • Provide Technical leadership to other quality engineers to achieve consistent, Monitored and measurable software quality goals.
  • Participation in Design and architecture discussions
  • Ability to learn and understand complex systems and technical issues
  • Capability to troubleshoot and debug the external and internal issues.
  • Work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Excellent Review skills for work of the peers in wider quality engineering organization

 

Skills & Experience

 

Essential:

 

  • 15 – 20 years of technical experience with at least 5 years as Senior and/or Principal Engineer
  • Bachelor’s or Higher Degree in Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • Strong Automation experience using Java
  • Hands-on experience in Automation Framework Development.
  • Experience in Test Planning, writing Test Strategies, Test Coverage Tools.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Understanding / Testing of Microservices
  • Knowledge / Experience with Cloud based platforms and technologies
  • Exposure to API testing using REST/SOAP
  • Hands-on testing experience with CI/CD deployments.
  • Experience with Agile/ Scrum SDLC setup.
  • Understanding of build process and automation.

 

Desirable:

 

  • Understanding of Microsoft technologies like O365, Exchange server-mail delivery.
  • Experience working on Jenkins
  • Linux / Unix experience
  • Experience / Understanding of Perf Tests
  • Experience with other scripting like python, Shell scripting, groovy etc.
  • Familiarity with end-to-end email delivery (IP addresses, DNS, SMTP, authentication, Spam, Quarantine etc.)
  • Working in Software security domain and products would be a strong plus.

 

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.