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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

Sophos is looking for a talented Software Engineer with a focus on DevSecOps to join its platform engineering team for the Sophos Factory product. In this role, you will be building and operating the Sophos Factory infrastructure, CI/CD pipelines, and related codebase elements. Strong programming skills are required, including fluency in multiple general-purpose languages, declarative DSLs, and familiarity with algorithms and data structures.

As our ideal candidate, you will already be familiar with multiple infrastructure-as-code and configuration management tools. You will have had experience utilizing these skills to deploy and operate production web application systems.

This position provides an amazing opportunity to leverage and hone your DevSecOps engineering skills and work with a team of senior-level software engineers. Sophos Factory is continuously tested and deployed using modern DevOps principles, including automated testing, quality assurance, security checks, and infrastructure deployment.

What You Will Do

  • Design and deploy cloud infrastructure in support of Kubernetes-based web applications on AWS using Terraform and Helm
  • Operate Kubernetes clusters including configuration, upgrades, access control, application deployment, monitoring, etc.
  • 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 communicating with end users about upcoming changes.
  • Build and maintain quality assurance test suites using Cypress, Mocha, and other automated testing tools.
  • Work closely with other software engineers on the team, providing design feedback, opening issues, and making feature requests.
  • Develop written technical product documentation and documentation of DevOps pipelines and infrastructure.
What You Will Bring
  • 5+ years' experience or equivalent proficiency in software engineering, site reliability engineering, or other IT automation categories
  • Proficiency in computer science fundamentals, including data structures and algorithms; Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or similar technical discipline, or equivalent foundational knowledge
  • Experience with web technologies including HTTP and TCP/IP network stacks
  • Ability to lead new DevSecOps initiatives from inception to completion
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work closely with a senior-level team
  • Experience working with:
  • Public cloud APIs and public cloud templating systems such as AWS Cloud Formation, Azure Resource Manager, and Google Cloud Deployment Manager
  • Tools including Hashicorp Terraform and Helm Experience
  • Configuration management systems such as Red Hat Ansible, Chef, Puppet, SaltStack, PowerShell DSC, etc.
  • Automated security and policy tools, such as Open SCAP, CIS-CAT Pro, Open Policy Agent, Inspec, etc.
  • Containerized solution delivery, e.g., with Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, OpenShift, etc.
  • Proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages, such as Python, Go, Ruby, JavaScript, Rust, Java, C/C++, etc.

What's Great About Sophos?

· 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 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.

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