Applications Developer

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH

Information Technology

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


As the Application Developer, you will be part of the global team responsible for new feature development, maintenance, uptime as well as testing/QA of the company’s core website, which is built on C#.NET, Sitecore, and SQL, and supporting back-end systems.


Main Duties


You will be trained in the following two areas:


Applications Development

  • Develop code and documentation as directed by a Senior Developer to deliver against specified timescales, quality, coding standards, and acceptance criteria to ensure the definition of done is met
  • Conduct Unit and System testing, fixing errors and tracking defects as required
  • Understand and address peer review comments
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with team members, participate in training and knowledge transfer
  • Provide clear estimates and updates on progress against assigned tasks during scrum ceremonies
  • Escalate any problems and exceptions that need to be addressed to the Senior Developer or Scrum Master promptly


Quality Assurance (Manual & Automation)

  • Log and follow up defects into the bug tracking system with the required fields based on testing standards so that results can be reproduced and debugged
  • Participate in the debugging/triage process
  • Develop manual functional/ regression tests and documentation against specified t
  • Implements Test Automation using appropriate testing tools according to application/framework to be tested and agreed coding standards.
  • Maintain, update and fix existing automation suites according to requirement and development changes
  • Develop understanding and interpret syntax based on agreed codebase/framework implementation. 






Skills & Experience



  • Fresh IT graduates from Computer Engineering / Information Technology / Computer Technology, Computer Engineering, or other relevant courses.
  • Good working knowledge of common operating systems (e.g. Windows, Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, OS X).
  • Good knowledge of common hardware (Desktops and Laptops)
  • Ability to collaborate with senior resources on high-level goals and features.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in fluent English.
  • Can follow written and verbal instructions accurately and promptly.
  • Asks questions, checks for understanding, explains clearly and precisely.
  • Able to organize own time to deliver against tasks set by others, with a short-term horizon.
  • Able to work cooperatively with others to achieve short-term project and team goals.
  • Builds stable and useful working relationships within a small project team and immediate development team.
  • Willing to work mid-shift schedule.

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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