Senior Software Engineer 1

Gurugram, HR, IN, 122008


Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

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 SophosLabs, 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

We are looking for a skilled Java App Developer who will be responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users/resources. The primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, and policy and compliance engine, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end while managing and collecting data from remote nodes at scale. The Java Developer will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements (build by the team) into the application.


Main Duties

  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Develop, Code or modify, test, and debug application programs of varying degree of complexity
  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Integration of data storage solutions


Skills & Experience


  • Experience in design and implementation of low-latency, high availability, high performance applications capable of handling large scale distributed workloads
  • Expert in Java, with knowledge of Spring boot and Hibernate framework
  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorisation between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Experience with relational databases like PostgreSQL/MySQL/Oracle
  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git
  • Understand lean approach with frequent releases and focussed on getting MVPs into market as early as possible to increase feedback
  • Passion for fast-paced and iterative software development
  • Fast learner and open to working with new libraries/platforms



  • Experience developing in AWS/Azure/Google Cloud environments
  • Solid understanding of Cloud PaaS / IaaS constructs and their APIs
  • Understanding of security products and secure coding techniqe

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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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