QA Engineer - Cloud

Budapest, HU, 1117

Technology Office

At Sophos, we operate at the cutting edge of technology, protecting businesses worldwide against complex threats, viruses and spam. We build high quality software security products in a fast-paced, nimble environment and we've been doing it for almost 30 years.  Join our ever growing R&D center in Budapest, where we offer career opportunities in one of the most exciting sectors of IT, and where you will have the chance to deal with complex, challenging tasks and work with inspiring, talented people in an excellent environment. Sophos is looking for a QA Engineer working on high reliability systems in the cloud. This is a great opportunity for a QA engineer who is openly passionate about computer security and system quality.


The role:

You will help develop high availability solutions running in the cloud which provide services available through REST API utilized by numerous Sophos and OEM products. To succeed in this role you’ll be working on Linux, using Python and shell scripting, you can use and improve your knowledge in AWS technologies. As part of a cross-functional project team, your focus will be on the functional testing, test-automation, on the development of the framework implementing these. You’ll feel at home within our agile team with its open communications, commitment to quality where continuous improvement of your knowledge, our products and processes is not only a great opportunity but it is also required. This role is located in Budapest XI., Hungary and may require some travel to our other offices abroad – however in the current situation we are working from home.


Main duties:

  • Participate in requirement-analysis, estimation and planning
  • Write automated test cases
  • Maintain and continuously improve test automation framework
  • Improve the quality of the product, investigating and introducing new testing methods/tools
  • Collaborate with software, system and other QA engineers in issue hunting


Skills & experience:


  • University/college degree in computer science or related disipline
  • Minimum 2 years experience in product testing/test automation
  • Python 3.x programming
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Comprehensive experience on Linux platform and shell scripting
  • Excellent communication, documentation and problem solving skills
  • Team player
  • Fluent English


  • Proven test-system ownership
  • Network protocols (HTTP/HTTPS, DNS, TCP/IP)
  • Virtualization technologies
  • Cloud technologies (AWS)
  • Security software testing
  • Working in Agile (Scrum, Kanban) environment
  • Proficient in using development tools (source control, make, continuous integration etc.)


Why choose Sophos? Because at Sophos you can:

  • Work in a people-focused, open and lively atmosphere
  • Have free coffee, tea, fruit and cookies every day (when in the office)
  • Take part in exciting social events (if you want to)
  • Share your opinion and improvement ideas, and they will be listened to
  • Work in an excellent environment where we even have a chill out room (when in the office)
  • Join a highly engaged team of talented people
  • Deal with leading edge technologies
  • Continuously develop yourself and build a real career
  • Be secure as you are part of a dynamically growing, successful international company with a stable background
  • Use our global network of professionals to exchange ideas and get involved into international projects



Equal Opportunities & Privacy

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. If you choose to explore this 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.