Network Engineer

Budapest, HU, 1117

Information Technology

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.”

Senior Network Engineer with a strong Network knowledge, to join a technically challenging role within the Global Network team

The Senior Network Engineer will be working in a highly skilled global team within a technically challenging role. This employee will be expected to have experience of both networks and firewall, focusing primarily on the networking, providing best practice implementation and management, working closely with colleagues within the global networking team.

The responsibility within the global network infrastructure in a key role, with continual learning opportunities within a supportive and diverse environment.

Global Travel will be an essential part of this role.


As a Senior Network Engineer, you will join a team responsible for:


  • Running projects, designing and implementing new networking solutions utilizing automation processes where possible.
  • Support of the existing Sophos’ network infrastructure with a focus on Cisco switches.  Escalation point for complex technical issues.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives to drive efficiency, deliver inoivation and automate processes with Network Operations.
  • Drive and provide continued compliance and assist with network and Security audits and assist in remediation of any network / security related issues.


Additional responsibilities:


  • Respond to and manage service issues and problems.
  • Report, pursue, communicate, and when needed escalate any problems with network or routing
  • Adhere to established change, incident and problem management processes
  • Create detailed documentation and drawings ( Visio ) to support the network environment
  • Able to communicate effectively with the business, peers and senior management utilizing multiple collaboration tools.


People who thrive in our environment, are individuals who drive change and want to “makes things happen”, are self-motivated, organised and want to naturally share knowledge and contribute to technical discussions and learn. With excellent communication skills, you’ll be customer-focused and want to create and deliver value.

To be considered for this role the skill-set required are the following:


  • Strong Network Firewall knowledge and skills
  • Minimum Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP Routing and switching)
  • A strong understanding of network protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, HTTPS)
  • Experience of Routing, Switching and SDWAN solutions
  • Strong experience with automating against network infrastructure
  • Experience of Cloud Infrastructure such as AWS/Azure
  • Knowledge of Sophos products would be advantageous
  •  Nice to haves: Load balancers, Understanding of DevOps technologies (Python Scripting, Ansible)


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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