Senior Software Engineer

Burlington, MA, US, 01803

Technology Office

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 Sophos Labs, 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.


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

  • 4+ years 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




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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