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Principal Software Engineer

Bangalore, KA, IN, 560103

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 a member of the Sophos Email product development team, the Principal Software Engineer works closely with software engineers, architects, product management and others to design and build the Sophos Email vision. This role involves working with engineering and product management leaders across Sophos Email and other product and platform teams.

 

Main Duties

 

 

  • Design and implement frameworks and features that are instrumental in building the next generation Sophos Email capabilities
  • Provide technical leadership for microservice design and promote best practices for the Sophos Email product.
  • Provide mentorship in framework design to engineers in the Bangalore office and other sites and collaborate effectively with other Sophos product development teams across multiple geographies.
  • Participate in planning and design sessions with engineering management, architects, operations and development team leads.
  • Partner with operations to ensure solutions are able to be supported in the field.

 

Skills & Experience

 

We seek a top-performing technical leader with the passion, experience and gravitas to effectively lead and contribute to this critical technology function. The ideal candidate will be a high energy, team oriented, customer driven problem solver with prior experience in designing and implementing highly scalable applications for small businesses and enterprises.

  • Solid understanding of cloud-based platforms and microservice architecture.
  • Proven track record of architecting, building, deploying and testing large scale distributed systems).
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills and demonstrated ability to investigate and solve complex problems, including solving critical production issues in complex systems and investigating and determining root causes.
  • Capability and desire to own both the design and implementation of software components and services to solve deep technical problems.
  • Past record of working with cloud providers such as Amazon, Google, MS Azure for engineering deployments 
  • Work with best of breed Cloud technologies (NoSQL, high throughput event processing, cloud-scale data analytics, etc.) 
  • Penchant for automating everything
  • Understanding of common standards / processes / tools and the ability to leverage them where possible.
  • Excellent in verbal and written communication
  • Email Delivery or Email Security experience is a plus

 

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent

 

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.