Full Stack Engineer - Cloud Email

Burlington, MA, US, 01803



Sophos Overview – Security Made Simple

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.


Job Purpose

Senior Software Engineers possess the ability to function as a technical lead, providing technical direction to other developers. Frequently have direct responsibility for product features or key technology choices and implementation. Collaborates as part of a team for the development of complex systems; including requirements analysis, concept development and design, implementation and testing, demonstrating flexibility of role as required.


Main Duties

  • A proven track record of building large scale cloud applications, frameworks and features.
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills – should have technical acumen to create designs in collaboration with other technical experts.
  • Own both the design and implementation of solutions to deep technical problems
  • Technically curious to keep present on advances in technology
  • Work with best of breed Cloud technologies (NoSQL, Elastic Search, high throughput event processing, cloud-scale data analytics, etc.)
  • Use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to develop the UIs for our web applications
  • A strong interest in challenges associated with building frameworks and automating deployments in the cloud.
  • Excellent in verbal and written communication and able to convey dissenting opinions in a constructive manner, particularly written communications.
  • Will have a passion to learn the world of internet security and the Sophos product set.
  • Drive design and implementation leveraging modern design patterns
  • Ability to partner effectively with UX, PM, DevOps, QE and other developers to design and implement meeting the spirit of requirements
  • Technically curious to keep present on advances in technology
  • Write code (product and test) to deliver against project timescales, quality and requirements in various languages including Java or other selected languages for Sophos Cloud products.
  • Work with best of breed Cloud technologies (NoSQL, high throughput event processing, cloud-scale data analytics, etc.)
  • Design software components (Functionality, defect fixes or automation) that form part of a larger solution, in line with team objectives
  • Define test scenarios and test cases to ensure quality of the teams deliverables
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior developers


Skills & Experience

We seek a top performing leader with the passion, experience and gravitas to effectively lead this critical technology function. The ideal candidate will be a high energy, team oriented, customer driven problem solver with some experience in designing and implementing highly scalable and easy to use applications for small businesses and enterprises.

  • Experience using and creating RESTful APIs.
  • Experience with NoSQL technologies, MongoDB preferred
  • Experience with TDD and agile development methodologies
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment best practices
  • Mastery of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • A desire to build well-engineered, reusable front-end components and abstractions
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Designing and write high quality code
  • Evaluating code and design quality
  • Understanding how products and technologies interface with each other and fit with the strategy and business needs
  • Evaluating technical and functional specifications and their cohesion
  • Negotiation
  • Technical problem solving and strong debugging skills
  • Effective communication with different audiences
  • Risks Assessment and Mitigation
  • Coaching and training
  • Strong team work skills
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 7+ years of Java and the Java Spring Framework, or JavaScript/Typescript and modern JS Frameworks, Python, Groovy.


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, 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.

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