Senior Software Engineer

Burlington, MA, US, 01803


Senior Software Engineer, Microservice Platform


Sophos Central is a cloud-based application that allows the end-user to manage all their Sophos tools in one application.  As a member of the Sophos Platform development team, the Senior Software Engineer works closely with software engineers, architects, product management and others to design and build the foundational toolset and capabilities that allow Sophos developers to quickly bring new features to market.  As part of an agile scrum team develop microservice platform feature designs, implementation, and promote best practices for the next generation Sophos microservice platform.  Work with the Sophos internal micro-services development teams to ensure excellence in developing, operating, monitoring and managing microservices.


Skills and Experience

  • Experience developing and supporting Java based applications.
  • Strong knowledge in at least one scripting language, preferably Python
  • Understanding of microservice architecture, best practices and tooling
  • Knowledge of fundamentals and core concepts of Terraform
  • Experience deploying and supporting production applications in a public cloud, preferably AWS.
  • Knowledge of AWS services including EC2, IAM, CloudWatch, SQS, SNS, S3 is preferrable.
  • Kubernetes and container orchestration experience a big plus
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and methodologies, specifically Jenkins
  • Strong working knowledge of Docker and the container ecosystem
  • Excellent operational knowledge of Linux operating systems
  • Exceptionally strong written and verbal communications skills, as well as good interpersonal, organization, and teamwork skills.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience


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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