Graduate Security Software Engineer

  • Sophos
  • Abingdon OX14, UK
  • 12/09/2020
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Job Description

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.

Job Purpose

As a member of the Cybersecurity Team, the Software Engineer will work closely with security engineers, penetration testers and product management to participate in the develop a suite of tools and services, designed to enable Sophos to better consume and integrate with Cybersecurity team services.

We are seeking an individual with a passion for software engineering and a keen interest to explore and leverage new technologies.

This a great opportunity to help secure a world-leading cybersecurity company. As you’d expect you’ll be joining an organization that takes security seriously. You will get the opportunity to work with some world-leading experts from across the company in a fast-paced and exciting environment where security is a priority.

Main Duties

  • Develop a suite of new services and tools, instrumental in furthering the security posture of Sophos
  • Develop comprehensive supporting documentation to enable colleagues to consume the services you build
  • Work closely with other software engineers and the wider Cybersecurity team develop common goals and outcomes.
  • Build the environments and infrastructure required to support the services you develop

Skills & Experience

  • A strong background in developing applications, services and libraries in Python
  • Comprehensive experience in building RESTful APIs
  • Practical knowledge of leveraging services in AWS to support development and infrastructure
  • Experience in leveraging a variety of database technologies (e.g. RDBMS, NoSQL, Graph)
  • An understanding of how to build tools, frameworks and services that will be consumed by other development teams
  • An eagerness to learn new technologies and build services to make life easier for colleagues
  • The ability to independently deliver tasks as part of an agile project

(Job Code 3622)