Threat Detection Quality Manager

Budapest, HU, 1117

Technology Office

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.

Threat Detection Quality Manager


As a leading cybersecurity products and services company, Sophos maintains a large and growing fleet of machine learning models which detect cyber threats on our customers' networks.  The Threat Detection Quality Manager will manage a new team at the company that will monitor the quality of these models relative to the ever-evolving threat landscape, providing crucial feedback to Sophos' data scientists and machine learning engineers so they can continuously improve Sophos' machine learning technology.  The successful applicant will demonstrate aptitude for managing a small team, excellent communication skills, knowledge of Python, Linux, and basic statistics, and will have a background in cybersecurity.  Note that machine learning skills are not required for this position, as the role is focused on evaluating the detections made by machine learning technology, rather than developing the technology itself.




  • Think creatively in leading a small team in evaluating what Sophos' machine learning technologies are and are not detecting
  • Maintain the morale and direction of a small team of data analysts and threat analysts engaged in mission-critical threat detection and analysis work
  • Continuously communicate findings around the threats our machine learning is and is not detecting to a range of stakeholders, including machine learning researchers, machine learning engineers, and Director and Vice President level machine learning product stakeholders
  • Contribute to hands-on threat detection quality work, with work involving scripting in Python, database query development, statistical analysis, and threat artifact analysis




  • At least 2 years of experience working in cybersecurity, preferably in a threat detection or threat analysis role
  • Experience as a technical lead or manager of a small team
  • Undergraduate-level knowledge of statistics
  • Fluency in Python and Linux


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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