Senior Software Engineer (Java-Fullstack - NSG )

India / Ahmedabad, India / 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
Sophos Firewall is a flagship product of Sophos. It falls under network security domain and protects customer's network traffic when firewall is deployed in router or switch mode. This product is capable of processing all the layers of network traffic from L2 to L7. It's an established product and at the same time evolving as cyber security is keep changing. You will get an opportunity to work on configuration plane management of the product, design and implementation of UI/UX workflow, middleware APIs and storage design and its implementation.

What You will do

    • Design and develop product features in line with asset technical strategy, specified project timescales, quality and functionality requirements as agreed with the Product management.
    • Define and support appropriate unit, functional and integration testing on own code and others across the product, fixing errors and entering defects into the defect tracking system.
    • Conduct and participate in peer reviews of code, designs and specifications as requested by Development Lead or Manager.
    • Prioritize multiple activities and schedule your own time to deliver against agreed objectives.
    • Follow Agile based SDLC process and follow all sprint ceremonies.
    • Provide recommendations and suggestions to Test Leads regarding testing approach for the product features.
    • Review requirements specifications for coverage, identify areas that require further clarification, and suggest alternative approaches to Product Management, in line with business needs.
    • Propose, promote, and drive the adoption of new UX design and development approaches to improve overall quality, reliability, and speed of implementation across projects or own team.
    • Suggest improvements to standards and procedures across engineering and the wider organization and take ownership for the implementation of elements assigned by Manager.

What you will bring

    • 7+ years of work experience in building applications using front-end and back-end technologies.
    • Proficient in the scripting languages – JavaScript, TypeScript, ES6, HTML5, CSS, Perl, Python
    • Proficient in the SQL databases like Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB, SQLite
    • REST API and server-side development experience in Java, Go programming languages.
    • You have a keen eye, attention to detail and strive for intuitive UX design.
    • Bachelors or Master of Science in Computer Software, Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience
    • Great problem solver, quality-driven, self-initiative, creative, adaptive, listener, collaborator
    • Understanding of modern JavaScript Frameworks - Angular, React, Twitter Bootstrap, jQuery.
    • Understanding and work experience in cloud technology, OOPS design patterns.
    • Working knowledge of TDD, BDD frameworks like Jasmin, Jest, or similar testing frameworks
    • Cyber security, networking, routing domain experience

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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