Senior Software Engineer

Burlington, MA, US, 01803


Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved


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.


Job Purpose:

We are looking for a Full Stack Senior Software Engineer with strong UI/UX skills to fill an exciting role within the Sophos Central Features organization. The role involves building software for the Central platform that provides a control center to Sophos customers to manage their accounts and licensed products, security policies, and actionable alerts. The platform also supports a host of other administrative tasks designed to keep the enterprise safe against cyber-attacks.


As a member of the Sophos Central Features development team, you will work closely with engineers, architects, product managers, and others to design and deliver on the Sophos Central vision.

Main Duties:

  • Build new product features in Sophos Central that our customers love.
  • Own your modules and be responsible for their operational uptime in production.
  • Address defects within well-defined SLAs to ensure that our customers stay happy.
  • Assist in delivering public APIs to simplify management of large accounts.
  • Design software using modern design patterns and microservices architecture.
  • Build user interface using Angular or other JavaScript frameworks.
  • Write backend code in Java or other languages, as required.
  • Write automated unit and integration tests to execute within CI/CD pipelines.
  • Take pride in authorship of code and hold your teammates to equally high standards.
  • Partner with UX, PM, DevOps, QA, and other developers.
  • Work with best of breed Cloud technologies.
  • Learn new technologies and skills and apply them to your work.
  • Work in an Agile environment, releasing software frequently.

Skills & Experience:


  • 5+ years of experience with a JavaScript framework (Angular, React/Redux, or Vue.js).
  • Experience delivering user interface for a commercial SaaS product.
  • 4+ years of software development in Java, C#, or other object-oriented languages.
  • Ability to decompose requirements into implementation stories.
  • Ability to segregate model, presentation, and business logic.
  • Ability to create automated unit tests and integration tests.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment with commitment to deliver on sprint goals.
  • Customer focus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent.



  • Experience with secure coding practices for web-based user interfaces is a plus.
  • Experience with AWS or another public cloud is a plus.
  • Test Driven Development experience and strong desire to build in test from the start.
  • Hands on experience designing and implementing cloud-based platforms.
  • Experience developing scalable platforms with microservices architecture.
  • Experience with containerization and container orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, ECS/EKS cluster).


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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