Senior Software Engineer 1

Bangalore, KA, IN, 560103


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.”

Sophos makes IT security simple with next-generation solutions that protect networks, servers, and devices, wherever they are. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners trust Sophos to deliver simple solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of Sophos Labs threat intelligence centers and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain, and manage, enabling organizations to focus on performance and growth. Sophos — Security made simple.

Job Purpose

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, Python, Groovy.
  • Good at executing Mongo, SQL queries for automation
  • 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: REST API testing, Performance Testing.
  • Well versed with HTTP error codes, API request-responses, JSON.
  • Should be good at CI-CD process,
  • 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.
  • Should be well versed with tools like Jenkins, nGrinder, JMeter, Locust, Selenium.
  • Should be very good at build, release processes.



  • 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.


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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