DevSecOps Engineer

Vancouver, CA, V6C 1W6

Technology Office

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

Sophos is looking for a talented DevOps engineer to join its platform engineering team. In this role, you will be building and operating the Sophos Platform infrastructure and CI/CD pipelines. Ideal candidates will already be already familiar with multiple infrastructure-as-code and configuration management tools, and will have experience utilizing these skills deploying and operating production web application systems. Programming skills are required, including fluency in multiple general purpose languages as well as declarative DSLs. You will also need basic software engineering knowledge, including algorithms and data structures.This position provides an amazing opportunity to leverage and hone your DevSecOps engineering skills. The Sophos Platform is continuously tested and deployed using modern DevOps principles, which includes automated testing, quality assurance, security checks, and infrastructure deployment.


What You Will Do

  • Design and implement DevSecOps automation pipelines for testing and deploying web applications, binary Releases, cloud infrastructure and open source software
  • Monitor running production systems, respond to operational events, and scale infrastructure to support new users and features
  • Orchestrate software releases, including planning for downtime and communicationg with end users about upcoming changes
  • Build and maintain quality assurance test suites using Cypress, Mocha, an dother automated testing tools
  • Work closely with the application engineering team, providing design feedback, opening issues, and making feature requests
  • Develop written technical product documentation of DevOps pipelines


What You Will Bring

  • 5+ years experience in software engineering, site reliability engineering, or other IT automation categories
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Copmuter Science of similar technical discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in computer science fundamentals, including data structure and algorithms
  • Experienve with web technologies including HTTP and TCP/IP networks stacks
  • Ability to lead new DevSecOps initiatives from inception to completion
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work closely with a team


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 Masterclass and 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, ansd subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Sophos, these detaild 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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