Software Engineer 3

Bangalore, KA, IN, 560103


Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

As a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, Sophos protects nearly 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs – a global threat intelligence and data science team – Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints (laptops, servers and mobile devices) and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques, including automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more. The award-winning Sophos Central cloud-based platform integrates Sophos’ entire portfolio of best-of-breed products, from the Intercept X endpoint solution to the XG Firewall, into a single system called Synchronized Security. Sophos products are exclusively available through a global channel of more than 47,000 partners and Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Sophos also makes its innovative commercial technologies available to consumers via Sophos Home. The company is headquartered in Oxford, U.K., and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.”

Job Purpose

Design, Develop, maintain testplan, test automation suites, system testbeds for the features developed of Firewall. Enhance the existing Test suite for better quality and should be a part of the feature team and develop test scripts to have faster feedback, automated quality process and hence, quicker product deliveries.


Main Duties

Quality Engineer will be responsible for the following

  • Development of Test plans and Test Strategies, Experience designing and executing test cases based on high-level requirements or use cases
  • Report Defects for test failures and drive it to closure.
  • Develop and Enhance Test automation frameworks as per Product feature needs
  • Active Participation in Design discussions and Architecture discussions.
  • Represent Engineering team at the customer site as per requirement
  • Ability to learn and understand complex systems and technical issues
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to prioritize, focus and drive tasks to completion
  • Devotion to producing high quality, high performance systems
  • Keen troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to identify improvement opportunities and contribute to the overall teams capabilities
  • Active Participation in Design discussions and Architecture discussions
  • Be a good evangelist for the benefits of Product quality
  • Must be able to learn new technical areas quickly
  • Work effectively in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Must be a motivated self-starter with a short learning curve
  • Quality activity initiator and driver in Feature team


Skills & Experience


  • Should have 3 to 8 years of experience in IT/SW industry (esp. in Information Security, Networking, Internet/Web)
  • Should have experience in VPN,SSL and IPSEC
  • Should have strong knowledge/working experience in Test automation development using Java/Groovy/Python/Shell/Perl script.
  • Strong hands-on knowledge and experience in developing Product/Feature Test suite
  • Exposure to API testing using REST/SOAP
  • Good knowledge on Firewall and Networking
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability


  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum.
  • Prior working knowledge of networking server technologies and protocols (HTTP, TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, Radius, DNS and Proxy Servers, Load Balancers) is plus.
  • Understanding of Multi-platform issues for UNIX, Mac and Windows environments.
  • Experience with the Agile Methodology and continuous integration (i.e. nightly built and release) is a plus.




BE/BTECH or ME/MTECH or MCA with relevant experience.


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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