System Engineer - Cloud

Budapest, HU, 1117

Technology Office

Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved


Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions are able to adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.

The role:

Sophos is looking for a System 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


Skills & experience:

•            Distribution independent Linux administration knowledge

•            Scripting knowledge (one of Bash, Python)

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

•            Comprehensive IT knowledge

•            Experience in system administration

•            Excellent communication and problem solving skills

•            Team player

•            Fluent English

•            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.)


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 in the office

•            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

•            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.


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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.