Senior Software Engineer

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

Senior Software Engineers possess the ability to function as a technical lead, providing technical direction to other developers. Frequently have direct responsibility for product features or key technology choices and implementation. Collaborates as part of a team for the development of complex systems; including requirements analysis, concept development and design, implementation and testing, demonstrating flexibility of role as required.


Main Duties

  • Drive design and implementation leveraging modern design patterns.
  • Ability to partner effectively with PM, DevOps, QE and other developers to design and implement meeting the spirit of requirements.
  • Pride in authorship of code.
  • Technically curious to keep present on advances in technology.
  • Experience with segregation of model, presentation, and business logic.
  • TDD experience and strong desire to build in test from the start.
  • Write code (Test or Product) to deliver against project timescales, quality and requirements in various languages including Java or other selected languages for Sophos Cloud products.
  • Conduct Unit, System and Integration testing and fixing errors, with guidance if required.
  • Work with best of breed Cloud technologies (NoSQL, Stream processing,high throughput event processing, cloud-scale data analytics, etc).
  • Design small software components (Functionality, defect fixes or automation) that form part of a larger solution, in line with team objectives.
  • Define Test scenarios and Test cases to ensure quality of the teams deliverables.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior developers in daily Scrum meetings.



Experience and Skills

  • BE/BTech in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 6+ years of programming Experience in Java and/or Scala.
  •  Experience building and optimizing data pipelines using Hadoop/Hive/EMR/Spark.
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.
  • Experience with streaming technologies like: Kafka, Kinesis, Pulsar.
  • Experience with stream-processing systems like Apache Storm, Spark Streaming, Kafka Streams, Flink.
  • Experience with SQL, NoSQL and columnar databases.
  • Experience in designing and developing Distributed Application.
  • Build, test, release and monitor the HTTP/RESTful web service APIs with CI/CD practice.
  • Experience with AWS cloud services.
  • Experience with Agile Software Development methodologies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.



  • Design and write high quality code.
  • Posses skill of evaluation of code and design quality.
  • Passion for complex technical problem solving.
  • Team Working.


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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