Senior Software C++ Engineer - Core Products

Budapest, HU, 1117


Sophos makes IT security simple with next-generation solutions that protect networks, servers, and devices, wherever they are. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners trust Sophos to deliver simple solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of Sophos Labs threat intelligence centers and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain, and manage, enabling organizations to focus on performance and growth. Sophos — Security made simple.

We are looking for a software engineer to join our Core Products team in Budapest. The team delivers cross-platform fundamental components such as a Threat Detection Engine for our award winning anti-malware and security products. 
Core Products is an agile, collaborative and friendly team of engineers, working hard to develop ever-stronger protection for our customers, who trust and rely on us to protect them from the rapidly evolving threat landscape.


What are we looking for?

To succeed in this role, you will be innovative and a natural problem solver. You will enjoy developing in C/C++ to write code that runs across multiple platforms. You will thrive in an agile team environment, sharing ideas and helping others to develop the best possible solutions. You will enthusiastically contribute to daily stand up meetings, collaborative estimation, pair programming and retrospectives. 


Experience and Skills




  • Experience of developing code in C/C++ on Windows
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly and apply them to the role
  • A natural problem solver with an eye for detail
  • A commitment to continuous improvement of both yourself and the team
  • A respectful and friendly communication style, a natural relationship builder




  • Experience of developing code for Linux and Mac
  • Experience of working with Agile development methods
  • Experience of developing software with fully automated testing
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python
  • Experience or an interest in the IT security industry

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.