Applications Developer

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH, 1225

Information Technology

Sophos makes IT security simple with next-generation solutions that protect networks, servers, and devices, wherever they are. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners trust Sophos to deliver simple solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of Sophos Labs threat intelligence centers and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain, and manage, enabling organizations to focus on performance and growth. Sophos — Security made simple.

Job Purpose

As part of the IT Applications team, be a key project member to implement packages or develop applications and interfaces focussed on delivering IT tools and support to Sophos business functions.

Duties & Responsibilities

    Advise and influence project scoping decisions by participating as an active project team member in project steering group meetings and review process
    Participate in the definition of the business requirements by organising and/or attending project meetings
    Documenting the business requirements at high level and work with the solutions architect to provide the IT solutions to meet the requirements through design workshops and specific project meetings
    Break down the IT work required in comprehensive actions and plans (high and detailed levels) and provide accurate estimates of work to the project manager
    Research and evaluate when needed, possible packages to fulfil the requirements, working with key vendors and industry analysts
    Develop applications and/or interfaces when needed and produce the associated documentation to guaranty supportability
    Design test plan for the system built and execute the plan in coordination with the rest of the project team to ensure integration testing and correct errors found
    Participate in the handover of the system to the application support team and the infrastructure team 
    Follow the standard project delivery methodology
    In some cases (to be agreed with program manager and line manager), take project management responsibility for part of the solution development
    When required, supervise the work of junior member(s) of the resource pool and coach them
    Provide input into the application development standards and guidelines 
    Provide 4th level support for delivered solutions across all Sophos locations and 3rd level support when required (backup for application support team when needed)
    Own resolution of large high impact issues raised to the resource pool for resolution including when needed liaison with external vendors

Special Conditions

    Some international travel 
    Job is not technology specific nor functionally linked to a specific business area within Sophos

Organisational Responsibility

    Part of the application team of the IT Solutions department

Essential    Desirable
    Collection and documentation of business requirements working with non IT personnel  

    Working in a global company with a mixture of infrastructures and systems all interconnected and dependant on each others
    Defining project plan and associated work estimate    

    Working on multiple application development toolsets both mainstream and ad-hoc
    Selection of package from external vendor    
    Development of applications/interfaces using commonly used languages and protocols (MS .net for example)    
    Developing high availability and secure applications    
    Working with Agile (Scrum / Kanban) project  methodologies for development and testing    
    Working under a structured project management framework    


Skill & Abilities
Essential    Desirable
    Very fast learner – able to assimilate new technical and non-technical skills in a very short time    

    Presentation skills
    Ability to translate business processes into clear and concise requirements specifications    

    Salesforce DX and App exchange
    Autonomous with an aptitude to make rapid quality decisions  

    Salesforce Lightening
    Responsible: taking ownership for issues and actively drive resolution   

  Angular
    Very effective communication (written and verbal)    

    Perl
    Ability to plan, deliver work to schedule and manage a project    

    MS Infrastructure understanding (AD, MS SQL, Exchange)
    Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment    

    Delivery of training on technical systems to non-technical audiences
    VisualForce / APEX        Integrations development (Informatica / Mulesoft)
    SFDC administration    
    Web based application development using Microsoft ASP.NET  – C# or Java    
    MS SQL Development    
•    Secure development lifecycle    

Essential    Desirable
    Attention to detail
    Creativity
    Driving for quality
    Initiating action
    Planning & organising
    Resilience
    Tenacity        Adaptability
    Data facility
    Monitoring
    Problem Solving    

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 orientatio


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