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

Software Engineers at "Sophos Central" Data Platform Group will be working on highly scalable distributed systems. By joining Sophos Data Group, you will help us improve the machine learning (ML), analytics, reporting of data to service our customers across all our Sophos Products. The engineer is expected to be self-driven, identifying latest technology and tools.

Main Duties

  • Design and implementation leveraging modern design patterns using microservices architecture.
  • Has worked in Data Streaming technologies like Kafka, Spark, MongoDB Streaming.
  • Experience in Data modeling, data structures, and schema management of both Structured and NoSQL.
  • Keep updated with the latest technologies, tools & architectures.
  • Experience with segregation of model, presentation, and business logic.
  • 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.
  • Work on highly distributes, scalable and clustered systems, technologies and data pipelines over cloud.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior developers in daily Scrum meetings.

Experience and Skills

  • BE, BTech in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of Java, Spring, Microservices, RESTful APIs, Gradle, JSON, Hadoop, Spark, Python, Kafka, MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase, Hive, ElasticSearch.
  • Must have in the past coded infrastructure as code(IaC) using terraform, Ansible, Fabric, Puppet etc. (Good to have)
  • Experience/knowledge with CI/CD (Jenkins, Bamboo, Teamcity), Gradle (Good to have)
  • Experience with Agile Software Development methodologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Design and write high quality code.
  • Evaluation of code and design quality.
  • Understands how products and technologies interface with each other and fit with the strategy and business needs
  • Evaluation of technical and functional specifications and their cohesion
  • Technical problem solving
  • Effective communication with different types of audience
  • Risks Assessment and Mitigation
  • Good Team player



  • 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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