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Principal Software Engineer

Burlington, MA, US, 01803

Technology Office

 Job Purpose

As a member of the Cybersecurity Team, the developer will work closely with security engineers, penetration testers and product management to lead the development of new applications and tools, designed to enable Sophos to better consume and integrate with Cybersecurity team services.

 

We are seeking an individual with a passion for software engineering and a keen interest to explore and leverage new technologies.

 

This a great opportunity to help secure a world-leading cybersecurity company. As you’d expect you’ll be joining an organization that takes security seriously. You will get the opportunity to work with some world-leading experts from across the company in a fast-paced and exciting environment where security is a priority. 

 

Main Duties

 

  • Design, develop and lead the development of new applications
  • Develop comprehensive supporting documentation to enable colleagues to consume the services you build
  • Work closely with other software engineers and the wider Cybersecurity team develop common goals and outcomes
  • Build the environments and infrastructure required to support the services you develop

 

Skills & Experience

  • Strong background in developing applications, services and libraries in Python, ruby, go
  • Terraform and devops knowledge is a plus.
  • Ability to run a small team of developers to deliver a project
  • Development of RESTful APIs
  • Experience building with AWS (Lambda, EC2, S3, SNS etc.)
  • Experience in leveraging a variety of database technologies (e.g. RDBMS, NoSQL, Graph)
  • Desire to design and build new projects from the ground up
  • Remote working available
  • Bonus: an interest in cybersecurity

 

Equal Opportunities

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, color, 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.


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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