Senior Software Engineer 2

Bangalore, India Office, Bangalore, India Office, IN, 560103


Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at www.sophos.com.

Job Purpose

Main Duties


  • Maintain and enhance existing build framework using GNU make system, Bazel
  • Linux/Unix Systems Administration
  • Identify & integrate open-source or 3rd party build and developer tools with existing systems to enable engineering teams to work more efficiently
  • Contribute to the design & development of resilient CI/CD pipelines for NSG products
  • Respond to events and troubleshoot/resolve operational issues


Skills & Experience


  • 4+ Strong Build & Release skills using Shell scripting, Perl, Ant, Maven
  • Experience in scripting languages Python, Ruby, Go
  • 3+ years’ experience designing, troubleshooting, or working on CI/CD pipelines
  • Proficient in Release Engineering methods on GIT using GitFlow or customized GitFlow, and related tools.
  • Gitflow best practices (branching strategies)
  • Experience working with tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, Ansible, SonarQube, Artifactory
  • Strong in virtualization concepts – Hands on in Docker, Kubernetes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.



  • Any past Development experience in C/C++
  • Expertise designing, implementing, and operating scalable cloud systems in AWS or VMWare
  • Expertise designing and implementing monitoring strategies for complex systems
  • Security domain/security testing knowledge a big plus
  • Team Leader skills, judgement, and decision-making skills


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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