Manager, Software Development

Bangalore, KA, IN, 560103


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.

As Manager of Quality Engineering for the Sophos Email Security Group, you will be responsible for the High-Quality Releases of Sophos Email Security Product line.

You will be working for various quality aspects of the product and processes utilized to build and deliver the Product Features. The role would require you to work with Software Engineers, Product Management and Senior Management to ensure focused, Measured, Monitored - Automation driven Software releases with focus on Continuous Delivery/Continuous System Integration, Test Strategy, Test Design, Test, Automation/orchestration of the engineering processes contributing to the customer satisfaction. This is highly involved, hands-on leadership position for a candidate with a passion for quality, security, technology and innovation


  • Management and technical leadership for highly skilled and motivated team of SDETs/QEs distributed across multiple Scrum teams
  • Provide leadership to the team for achieving consistent, Monitored and measurable software quality goals.
  • Participation in Design and architecture discussions
  • Ability to learn and understand complex systems and technical issues
  • Development of Test Strategies, Test plans and managing successful execution for the same.
  • Role involves all aspects of QE: Functional, Stress/Scale/Performance, Regression & Automation
  • Overseeing the Design, Development and Maintenance of the Test Automation & Framework as per need of the project feature development work.
  • Coordination & communication with Stake holders, Engineering Partners at multiple international sites
  • Work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Skills & Requirements




  • 10 -15 years of technical and Quality Assurance experience
  • Bachelor’s or Higher Degree in Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • Hands-on Automation experience using Java
  • Exposure to API testing using REST/SOAP
  • Experience in Testing of SOA/Microservices based Products
  • Knowledge and wide application of the Software engineering, DevOps and Quality Assurance principles, theories, concepts, tools.
  • Ability to evaluate/improve existing and propose new engineering processes, standards and best practices.
  • Ability and experience in formal supervision, hiring/retaining, coaching, mentoring, and guiding of the SDETs
  • Experience in Test Planning, writing Test Strategies.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge / Experience with Cloud based platforms and technologies
  • Hands-on testing experience with CI/CD deployments.
  • Experience with Agile/ Scrum SDLC setup.
  • Understanding of Microsoft technologies like O365, Exchange server-mail delivery.
  • Experience working on Jenkins
  • Linux / Unix experience
  • 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.
  • Hands-on experience in Automation Framework Development.


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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