Senior 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.

Job Purpose


Platform is the engine driving the success of every strategic product at our company.  We are seeking a top performing technical leader with the passion, experience and ability to motivate and lead multiple agile teams of talented engineers.  In this role, the right candidate will have the opportunity to build and retain a world-class team while having a direct impact on the success of the most critical products at Sophos. 


Main Duties


  • Lead, motivate and grow 2-3 scrum teams working on the Sophos Data Platform in Bangalore
  • Recruit, hire and retain top technical talent
  • Constantly improve our engineering processes, team practices and predictability
  • Participate in strategic planning sessions with product management, engineering management, architects, operations and development team leads.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to staff members
  • Participate actively and constructively in security and architecture reviews
  • Build strong relationships with other leaders across the products organization
  • Drive a culture of engineering and operational excellence
  • Skills and Experience
  • Proven track record of building and retaining high performing teams
  • Deep understanding of SaaS/PaaS cloud architecture and concepts
  • Experience building and operating SaaS products at scale on AWS, Azure and/or GCP
  • Deep knowledge of data platform and analytics technologies (Kafka, Presto, Parquet, Flink etc.)
  • Strong background in object-oriented programming languages and concepts (Java, Data Structures etc.)
  • Exceptionally strong written and verbal communications skills, as well as good interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Passion to learn the world of internet security and the Sophos product set



Bachelor’s Degree 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.