Makati City, Philippines Office
Information Technology
Job Requisition Number:  APIN1

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

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.


What You Will Do

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. 


What You Will Bring

  • 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.


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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