Quality Engineer/Software Developer in Test

PA, US, 16066


Job Description

Sophos is looking for Quality Engineer/Software Developer in Test to join our Network Security Group in Cranberry Township, PA to help develop, automate and execute features tests on Sophos Products. The engineer must be able to work efficiently and effectively to identify defects and ensure all products meet Sophos Quality Standards.


Main Duties

Work closely with developers to support new feature design and testing new product features.

Represent QE in scrums and contribute to testing and ensure products meet Sophos Quality standards.

Develop, execute and automate test cases to test various features.

Analyze test results, debug test failures and file defects.

Continually assess and evaluate existing test cases/suites with the objective of identifying and eliminating potential gaps in test coverage.

Develop tools and infrastructure to improve the quality and efficiency of testing and test methodologies.


Skills & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering or related field. Master’s degree preferred.

Good understanding of networking concepts(Routing, Switching, etc.) and protocols(IP, TCP, UDP, HTTP, DNS, DHCP, SSL/TLS, etc.)

Troubleshooting networking issues using tcpdump, Wireshark.

Good understanding of network security applications, including (but not limited to) firewalls, IPS, IDS (e.g. Snort), routing, switching, IPsec and SSL.

Proficiency in Python and/or shell scripting.

Linux and open-source tools experience.

Knowledge of revision control systems, GitHub or Mercurial desired.

Excellent communication skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Highly motivated and driven to work in a fast-paced and interrupt-driven work environment.

Strong analytical skills, problem-solving, interpersonal communication and ability to learn new things quickly.

Should be extremely detail-oriented with respect to documentation and communication.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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