Senior Software Engineer

Gurugram, India Office
Job Requisition Number:  INENG500

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 has major hubs around the globe. More information is available at www.sophos.com


Role Summary:

Cloud Optix delivers the continuous analysis and visibility organizations need to detect, respond, and prevent security and compliance gaps while finding ways to optimize cloud spend. The Sophos Cloud Security Posture Management tool provides a single view of security posture across AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Kubernetes and infrastructure-as-code environments.

 It also provides an opportunity to any software engineer who wants to tackle truly challenging problems in building high scale distributed system and build cloud security platform.

As a member of the Sophos Public Cloud development team, the Senior Software Engineer works closely with software engineers, architects, product management and others to design and scalable services and architecture and quickly bring public cloud security and compliance new features to market.  As part of an agile scrum team, you will design & develop platform features and promote best practices for the continuously evolving Cloud security platform.  You will work with other Sophos product development teams to understand and build features that leverage their feature set to enhance the security posture and provide a unified approach to cloud platforms.

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.


What you will do:

  • 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 solution


What you will bring:


  • 8 to 12 years of total working 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 authorization 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 focused 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 techniques


What’s Great About Sophos?

  • Our people are what makes Sophos special – we demonstrate shared vision, talent, innovation, and creativity, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit.
  • Employee-led diversity and inclusion groups that build community within Sophos and provide internal education and advocacy (eg. Sophos Women in Tech group to improve gender parity, encourage gender-balanced leadership, and support career progression at Sophos)
  • Sophos Environment Network and employee challenges to contribute to sustainability and reduce our environmental footprint
  • Annual commitment to charity and fundraising across our global sites and volunteer days for employees to give back to local communities
  • Global trivia competitions to keep our minds sharp
  • Global Mental Health days off work for all Sophos to help employees relax and recharge
  • Monthly employee wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing
  • Employee rewards and thanks, such as our free annual subscription to Calm


Our Commitment To You

We’re proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and we’re committed to ensuring equality of opportunity.   We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants that can contribute to the diversity of our team.  All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation.  We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.


Data Protection

If you choose to explore an opportunity, and subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Sophos, these details will be held by Sophos for 12 months in accordance with our Privacy Policy and used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunities at Sophos. If you would like Sophos to delete or update your details at any time, please follow the steps set out in the Privacy Policy describing your individual rights. If you have any questions about Sophos' data protection practices, please contact dataprotection@sophos.com.

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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