Senior QA Engineer 1

Ahmedabad, GJ, IN, 380006

Engineering

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.”

 

Software QA Engineer

At Sophos, we operate at the cutting edge of technology, protecting businesses worldwide against complex threats, viruses and spam. We build high quality software security products in a fast-paced, nimble environment and we've been doing it for over 20 years.

Join us to help make the web a safer place.

Role

Sophos Central is seeking a talented, experienced Software Development Engineer in Test to work on our Data Platforms team. The Team currently designs, implements, and maintains several services and infrastructure that provides machine learning, messaging, data transformation and data storage to other distributed teams in Sophos. We currently are designing the next evolution of our architecture and  we’ll be looking forward to welcoming another fantastic member onto our team to help us get to the next level of scale!

Main Duties

  • Design, implement, maintain proprietary Test Automation framework, infrastructure, and code base
  • Provide mentorship and consultation to distributed Quality Engineering team
  • Supplement Test Automation capabilities to teams
  • Using industry standard Test Automation tools to create a framework for automated testing
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements for Test Automation efficiency
  • Participate in all phases of the SDLC from design to delivery on Test Automation team projects
  • Conduct technical presentations on Test Automation/Quality Engineering specific topics
  • Research and Develop Test Automation tools to provide innovative solutions to Test Automation problems

 

Essential Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of Java, ability to write/code Test Automation using Java and Java based product SDK. 
  • Expert knowledge of Test Automation industry standard tooling and best practices
  • Very strong Quality Engineering skills in data validation, test execution, test planning, test case design, and test result reporting
  • Experience executing or writing Test Automation that performs actions such as: HTTP Requests/Responses, query of remote databases, access and execute commands on external systems/platforms (AWS).
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Very strong troubleshooting skills
  • Good understanding of Linux or Unix Systems fundamentals
  • Good understanding of Networking fundamentals
  • Exposure to Cloud computing (AWS experience a plus)
  • Experience in Agile Scrum SDLC environment
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment SDLC patterns
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and technical leadership skills

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a software engineering related discipline. 
  • 5+ years of experience in a Test Automation role.
  • 2+ years of experience in a Quality Engineering role.

 

Benefits

In most cases, the compensation package includes:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Vacation time
  • Gym membership compensation

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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