Senior System Engineer




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.


Main Duties:

You will handle all technical aspects of a supporting channel partners by determining technical requirements and making product trials and evaluations successful.

  • Review partner opportunities, understanding the size, value and technical complexity, establish and agree the appropriate level of systems engineering resource to be assigned
  • Plan and prepare presentations to outline technical elements of customer solutions
  • Conduct technical demonstrations when required by the partner, using demonstration software and tools.
  • Build robust and productive relationships with technical staff at key partners
  • Present at various events as a key note speaker in order to promote the company in the region
  • Conduct product trainings/webinars for partner engineers.



Skills & Experiences 

  • Experience as technical support / systems engineer or security consultant
  • Solid Experience with networking devices like firewalls, proxies, VPN gateways or UTMs as well as endpoint and gateway security (both threat and data protection)
  • Presenting technical solutions to audiences of both technical and non-technical staff
  • Technical background in networking and/or security applications
  • Experience in working and supporting channel partners and customers
  • Systems administration experience (Windows/Linux/UNIX/Novell/MacOs)
  • Willingness to substantial travel in support of partners, and also internationally for conferences and training
  • Map regional technical feature requests with the product team.
  • Assist partners to write technical RFPs


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.

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