Senior Software Engineer

Bangalore, India Office
Job Requisition Number:  INENG520

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 has major hubs around the globe. More information is available at www.sophos.com


Role Summary

Sophos engineers are working on cloud based next generation management, reporting and telemetry solutions of the Sophos security products using microservices architecture. As a member of the development team, you will work on prototyping new cloud solutions as well as build the production ready complete cloud solutions.

We are looking for smart Cloud Developers with solid experience into microservices architecture on AWS, having an innovative mindset and with a blend of scripting, developing, and testing skills with exposure to DevOps process.

The most suitable candidate would be one having a combination of working experience in both cloud/AWS and managed switch/routers/firewall technology.


What you will do:

  • Design and develop cloud based next generation management, reporting and telemetry solutions of the Sophos security products using microservices architecture.
  • Work on prototyping new cloud solutions as well as build the production ready complete cloud solutions.
  • Own and drive to resolution any escalations on product.
  • Running test automation scripts to verify issues and fixes.


What you will bring:


  • Solid understanding of Amazon AWS Cloud infrastructure & microservices development.
  • Prior experience in operations of workloads on AWS using Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS), Kubernetes or others.
  • Solid understanding of highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments.
  • Be able to write “infra as code” using Terraform.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of as many of the following tools:
  • Languages: Java (C or Go experience is a plus)
  • Scripting: Python, JavaScript, Bash
  • DevOps and build: Jenkins, Git, Gradle, GitHub Actions
  • Containers: Docker, Docker swarm, Kubernetes cluster
  • OS: Linux/Unix
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrate passion, desire, and dedication to ongoing learning.
  • Proactive, flexible attitude to work with a willingness to constantly review and improve skills and processes.
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Software, Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of work experience in relative domain and discipline



  • Experience on managed switch, routers and Firewall technology, C, C++, Linux
  • Masters of Science in Computer software, Computer Science or related discipline


What’s Great About Sophos?

  • Our people are what makes Sophos special – we demonstrate shared vision, talent, innovation, and creativity, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit.
  • Employee-led diversity and inclusion groups that build community within Sophos and provide internal education and advocacy (eg. Sophos Women in Tech group to improve gender parity, encourage gender-balanced leadership, and support career progression at Sophos)
  • Sophos Environment Network and employee challenges to contribute to sustainability and reduce our environmental footprint
  • Annual commitment to charity and fundraising across our global sites and volunteer days for employees to give back to local communities
  • Global trivia competitions to keep our minds sharp
  • Global Mental Health days off work for all Sophos to help employees relax and recharge
  • Monthly employee wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing
  • Employee rewards and thanks, such as our free annual subscription to Calm


Our Commitment To You

We’re proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and we’re committed to ensuring equality of opportunity.   We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants that can contribute to the diversity of our team.  All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation.  We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.


Data Protection

If you choose to explore an opportunity, and subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Sophos, these details will be held by Sophos for 12 months in accordance with our Privacy Policy and used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunities at Sophos. If you would like Sophos to delete or update your details at any time, please follow the steps set out in the Privacy Policy describing your individual rights. If you have any questions about Sophos' data protection practices, please contact dataprotection@sophos.com.

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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