DevOps Cloud Engineer

Budapest, Hungary Office
Technology Office
Job Requisition Number:  EMLAB19

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 is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at www.sophos.com.


Sophos is looking for a DevOps Cloud Engineer working on high reliability systems with big data set in the cloud.  

This is a great opportunity for a enginners with IT background who is openly passionate about computer security and system development support.  You will help develop and deploy company wide solutions running in the cloud. To succeed in this role you’ll be passionate about Linux/UNIX systems, and keen on to use your excellent IT based knowledge and designing skills to help the team being successful. You can use and improve your knowledge while working in the cloud with high performance and availability. You’ll feel at home within an Agile team with its open communications, commitment to quality and focus on getting things “done, done”. 

So, if you work or worked in system maintence but would like to change to be a part of a software development team, responsible for the development tools, test environment and automated deployment, you are the right person for us. 

This role is located in Budapest, Hungary and might require some travel to our other offices. 

Main duties: 

  • Design, set up and maintain automated cloud deployment 

  • Manage and maintain development tools (continuous integration, test system, development environment,…)  

  • Keep contact with the team responsible for production systems 

  • Help software and QA engineers in system analysis and issue hunting 

  • Participation in agile planning with product stakeholders  

  • Communicating effectively, removing impediments to the team’s progress, asking for and offering help when needed 



Essential skills: 

  • Distribution independent Linux administration knowledge 

  • Scripting knowledge (one of Bash, Python) 

  • Network protocols (HTTP/HTTPS, DNS, TCP/IP) 

  • Comprehensive IT knowledge 

  • Minimum 2 years experience in system administration 

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills  

  • Team player  

  • Fluent English 


Desirable skills: 

  • Continuous integration / testing  / deployment software administration (Jenkins, Bamboo) 

  • Configuration management (Puppet) 

  • Cloud technologies (AWS) 

  • Experience in Agile software development   

  • Proficient in managing development tools (source control, static analysis, profilers, make, coverage analysis etc.) 





What Sophos Offers 


  • Collaboration - We do not expect you to solve all the problems yourself. You will join a team that is diverse, full of junior, senior, principal research scientists and engineers, all working together to solving hard problems. You will have the opportunity to write blogs, attend internal journal clubs, publish and present at industry and academic conferences and collaborate with team members experienced in the field and academia. 

  • Friendly group culture - Everyone on the team contributes to the overall group's decision making, plays a role in the architecture of systems and is encouraged to manage their responsibilities. We actively work on building a cohesive overall AI team that encourages close direct collaboration between engineers and researchers, as well as have a very flat managerial structure with a direct line of communication to all managers and team members. 

  • Work-life balance


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.

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