Senior Software Engineer 2

Bangalore, KA, IN, 560103


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 Senior Software Development Engineer in Test, you would be the Senior member of team tasked towards ensuring quality release of product features of Sophos Central. The role would require you to work with the other Scrum teams, Product Management and Overall Quality Engineering organization to ensure high quality - Automation driven Software releases.


Main Duties

  • Test Requirement analysis, Test Planning and Test automation for all the features under development within the team.
  • Maintaining and updating the Test Automation Framework as per need of the project feature development work.
  • Keeping track of quality process as defined for the all the release work of the team
  • Participation in Design and architecture discussions
  • Capability to troubleshoot and debug the external and internal issues.
  • Ability to learn and understand complex systems and technical issues
  • Work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Review automation tests of the peers in the team


Skills & Experience



  • 6 - 14 years of technical experience in Quality Engineering.
  • Bachelor’s or Higher Degree in Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • Strong hands-on experience using Java for Test Automation.
  • Hands-on experience in Automation Framework Development / Maintenance.
  • Knowledge / Experience with Cloud based platforms and technologies
  • Hands-on experience with API testing using REST/SOAP
  • Hands-on experience with CI/CD deployments.
  • Understanding / Testing of Microservices
  • Experience in Test Planning including Contract/ Integration/ Functional and Regression test cases from the requirements/stories
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Experience with Agile/ Scrum SDLC setup.
  • Understanding of build process and automation.



  • Experience working on Jenkins
  • Linux / Unix experience
  • Experience / Understanding of Perf Tests
  • Experience with Test Coverage Tools and analysis.
  • 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.


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.