Applications Developer (6 Months Contract)

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

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

You will be a part of the global team responsible for new feature development, maintenance and uptime of the company’s licensing systems. 
You will be contributing to the design, development and delivery of solutions for a complex IT environment. Emphasis will be on demonstrating the ability to deliver high quality scalable components. 
You will be working closely across IT teams in a complex matrixed environment.


Main Duties

•    Develop our licensing and supporting systems and produce the associated documentation to ensure supportability
•    Ensure quality of work completed through code reviews and automated/manual testing 
•    Monitor and improve the stability, maintainability and security of code produced through Continuous Integration; a focus on test automation and security and coding best-practices.
•    Deliver high-value and high-quality solutions, under guidance from the Team Lead and Development Manager, within a matrix-management structure
•    Incrementally improve system design
•    Collaborate with other developers to ensure best outcome for the team and focus on results and quality through Pairing, knowledge sharing, code reviews.
•    Provide 4th level support for delivered solutions and 3rd level support when required
•    Participate in Root Cause Analysis investigations 
•    Other duties and responsibilities as directed

Skills & Experience


•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
•    3+ years of development experience using PHP & MySQL
•    Experience of working with Cloud technologies – AWS or Azure
•    Experience in componentising the application with use of Kubernetes, Docker, Rancher
•    Experience in developing features for enterprise level applications
•    Ability to deliver work to schedule (capable to self-manage workload and priority effectively)
•    Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
•    Excellent problem-solving skills
•    Effective communication with different types of audience
•    Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
•    Driving for Quality
•    Focus to Results
•    Attention to detail

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.