DevOps Engineer (Build & Release)- Remote

Bangalore, India
Product Development – Software Engineering /
Permanent /
About Us
Sophos is a worldwide leader and innovator of advanced cybersecurity solutions, including Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and incident response services and a broad portfolio of endpoint, network, email, and cloud security technologies that help organizations defeat cyberattacks. As one of the largest pure-play cybersecurity providers, Sophos defends more than 500,000 organizations and more than 100 million users globally from active adversaries, ransomware, phishing, malware, and more. Sophos’ services and products connect through its cloud-based Sophos Central management console and are powered by Sophos X-Ops, the company’s cross-domain threat intelligence unit. Sophos X-Ops intelligence optimizes the entire Sophos Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem, which includes a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity and information technology vendors. Sophos provides cybersecurity-as-a-service to organizations needing fully managed, turnkey security solutions. Customers can also manage their cybersecurity directly with Sophos’ security operations platform or use a hybrid approach by supplementing their in-house teams with Sophos’ services, including threat hunting and remediation. Sophos sells through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at 

Role Summary
This role is focusing on supporting a DevOps team within an engineering organization comprising 200+ engineers. The incumbent will play a crucial role in contributing to the delivery of security product updates, impacting over 100,000 customers globally. The primary responsibilities include supporting the existing DevOps infrastructure and collaborating with the team to improve and optimize processes. This position offers a pathway for professional growth and skill development.

What you will do

    • Maintain and enhance existing on-premisebuild and relese framework which uses Git, Jenkins, GNU make 
    • Identify & integrate open-source or 3rd party build and developer tools with existing systems to enable engineering teams to work more efficiently. 
    • Contribute to the design & development of resilient CI/CD pipelines for Sophos NSG products 
    • Respond to events and troubleshoot/resolve operational issues. 
    • Ensure that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats. 
    • Troubleshoot issues related to infrastructure, deployments, and automation scripts. 
    • Research and recommend new tools and technologies to improve the efficiency of DevOps processes; Working on ways to automate and improve development and release processes. 
    • Develop and maintain documentation for system configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting guides. 

What you will bring

    • Bachelor of science degree (or equivalent) in computer science, engineering, or relevant field with a minimum of 4-7 years prior relevant experience. 
    • Strong Build & Release experience using Git, Jenkins, Makefiles,
    • Strong Experience in scripting using Bash shell and Python.
    • Strong experience designing, troubleshooting, or working on CI/CD pipelines.
    • Proficient in Release Engineering methods on Git using Github Flow, GitFlow or customized GitFlow, and related tools.
    • Gitflowbest practices (branching strategies) 
    • Experience working with tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, Ansible, SonarQube, Artifactory and Terraform 
    • Knowledge of Monitoring and Observability Tools: Grafana, ElasticSearch, Splunk 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
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Ready to Join Us?
At Sophos, we believe in the power of diverse perspectives to fuel innovation. Research shows that candidates sometimes hesitate to apply if they don't check every box in a job description. We challenge that notion. Your unique experiences and skills might be exactly what we need to enhance our team. Don't let a checklist hold you back – we encourage you to apply.

What's Great About Sophos?
·   Sophos operates a remote-first working model, making remote work the primary option for most employees. However, some roles may necessitate a hybrid approach. Please refer to the location details in our job postings for further information.
·   Our people – we innovate and create, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit
·   Employee-led diversity and inclusion networks that build community and provide education and advocacy
·   Annual charity and fundraising initiatives and volunteer days for employees to support local communities
·   Global employee sustainability initiatives to reduce our environmental footprint
·   Global fitness and trivia competitions to keep our bodies and minds sharp
·   Global wellbeing days for employees to relax and recharge 
·   Monthly wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing

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 who 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. 

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