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Technical Support Engineer NSG

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

Technical Support

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 a Technical Support Engineer, you will have the opportunity to support our customers and learn cutting edge technologies in the dynamic software security space.

 

What You Will Do

  • Having a strong customer service focus with the commitment to excellence and desire to delight customers and being a customer ambassador who is passionate about creating a positive customer experience
  • Solving technical problems and delivering an experience so profound that customers love using our products and services and actively recommend them to others
  • Learning and utilizing specific software tools and problem solving strategies to solve for customer issues and continuously improve our processes
  • Handle customer complaints and escalations (via phone, email, remote desktop) by talking to customers directly

 

 

What You Will Bring

 

 

Essential

 

  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of IT Security concepts, including antivirus, networking and encryption technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, inspiring confidence while leading customers through the steps to resolve issues via phone and email
  • Ability to handle escalated calls while using good judgment to make sound recommendations
  • Advanced computer skills and at least 1year experience including but not limited to: Linux, Unix, DNS, Networking, Network security, Apache, Proxies, Email security, http protocol, bash, web proxy, web security, spam filtering, Active Directory
  • Understanding of network protocols like HTTP, SMTP, FTP, SMB, DNS and DHCP
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge and understanding on the following concepts: Security, Firewalls, and Cloud.

 

Desirable Skills

  • Any networking type certifications – e.g. CCNA, Networking + etc. (is a plus)
  • Basic knowledge on remediation of malware/viruses/Trojans. (is a plus)
  • Basic knowledge on Virtualization (MS System Center Virtual Machine Manger and/or VMWARE
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

 

 

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 opportunites 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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