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At Sophos, we operate at the cutting edge of technology, protecting businesses worldwide against complex threats, viruses, and spam.
We build high-quality software security products in a fast-paced, nimble environment and we've been doing it for more than 20 years.
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Life at Sophos

  • Great company, impressive vision, and outstanding team. These are the ingredients of the Sophos recipe. Probably the best choice I’ve ever made in my life.

    - Luca Besana, Channel Account Executive, Sales

  • Since Day One, I realized that Sophos is a visionary company and at the same time very pragmatic. I joined a very solid team that is way ahead of the competition. What’s more, I really enjoy selling products I like.

    - Nicholas Sacchetto, Channel Account Executive, Sales

  • To work at Sophos means to go out of your comfort zone and constantly craving for being a better you.

    - Abigail Igbuhay, Technical Support Engineer

  • Its very challenging. You will learn how to be self-reliant and be a team player at the same time;” “The management recognizes the effort you exert,” “There is work-life balance and employees are friendly.”

    - James Calalo, Technical Support Engineer

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Our Values

Sophos values empowering the small companies that cannot afford a huge IT staff to keep them secure 24/7. We do this by making security simple. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of. Join us, and be a part of the innovation that creates great, simple products. Join us in helping the underdogs stay secure.

  •  Simplicity
  •  Empowerment
  •  Passion
  •  Innovation
  •  Authenticity

Open Positions

Channel Account Manager

– Burlington, MA, USA

Responsible for managing the relationship with assigned territory partners and supporting the Channel Account Executive (CAE) in the management of top partners, primarily over the phone.

Competitive Test Lab Manager

– Pittsburgh, PA, USA

The Competitive Test Lab Manager will build and manage the lab environment used for testing competing vendors' hardware and software products. This individual will apply his/her skills in systems administration, network administration, and QA/testing to support the testing needs of the Competitive Intelligence team and the broader organization. Along with technical skills, the position requires someone who can maintain careful documentation and keep the extensive lab inventory current. The Competitive Test Lab Manager will report to the Director of Competitive Intelligence within Sophos' Technology Office

Channel Account Executive Cleveland, Ohio

– Cleveland, OH, USA

Responsible for driving revenue thru partners in named territory and implementing and managing the channel strategy in territory.

Territory: Cleveland, OH

Channel Sales Engineer Cleveland, Ohio

– Cleveland, OH, USA

The Channel Sales Engineer is a technical consultant to Partners, Customers and the Sophos sales force.  This position assists in crafting Partner onboarding strategies, documenting and fulfilling training needs, and as appropriate, will influence the customer decision making process across all levels of the business.  He/she is known as a subject matter expert in multiple technical disciplines, and acts as a trusted advisor to technical professionals within their assigned territory.  The Channel Sales Engineer is a business partner of the CAE/CAM and is empowered to ensure achievement of the Territory’s business objectives and revenue targets.

 Territory: Cleveland, OH

Director of Product Marketing Next Generation Network Security

– Burlington, MA, USA

Sophos makes IT security simple with next-generation solutions that protect networks, servers, and devices, wherever they are. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners trust Sophos to deliver simple solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of Sophos Labs threat intelligence centers and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain, and manage, enabling organizations to focus on performance and growth. Sophos — Security made simple.

This role is dedicated to owning and driving Sophos’ marketing efforts for our Next-Generation Network Security products, which help IT teams secure email, web, Wi-Fi, data, systems, and applications across their IT networking environments that may be on-premise or in the Cloud. These products are central to the Sophos’ product strategy and adoption and billings are growing fast.  The product management team as well as the development team is located in the United Kingdom, Germany, and Vancouver, so you must be willing to travel to those locations on occasion.

Location: Flexible

Distribution Account Manager

– Burlington, MA, USA

Responsible for driving profitable business for Sophos through managing and enabling distributors for North America Distribution Channel.

Enterprise Account Executive

– Chicago, IL, USA

As an Enterprise Account Executive, you will be responsible for generating new business opportunities and managing current corporate customers with 2,500+ employees.  Qualified candidates will have a strong track record in new customer acquisition as well as demonstrated success for cross selling into an existing account base.   A Sophos Enterprise Account Executive will be play a critical role in influencing enterprise prospects to purchase Sophos solutions across our entire product portfolio in a highly competitive environment. To be successful in this position, you will fully understand all aspects of complex selling in an enterprise technology market. 

Enterprise Account Executive Ohio

– Columbus, OH, USA

At Sophos, we operate at the cutting edge of technology, protecting businesses worldwide against complex threats, viruses and spam. We build high quality software security products in a fast-paced, nimble environment and we've been doing it for over 20 years.

Join us to help our customers protect their business and meet compliance needs.

Our Ideal Candidate

You have a lot of energy matched with superb communication skills.  You excel in a fast-paced environment and thrive on exceeding goals and quotas.  All while scaling tall buildings and collaborating with customers and channel partners communicating the Sophos value proposition.  You’ll also be able to:

  • Develop new pipeline opportunities and manage an existing territory
  • Exceed individual quarterly quotas
  • Travel 50-70% in territory
  • Work effectively within a team environment
  • Drive and grow Sophos enterprise business
  • Use your organizational skills to create a productive workflow the larger team can understand and follow efficiently

Finance Business Partner

– Burlington, MA, USA

The key objective of the position is to provide key functions across the Group with Financial support and strategic guidance. The individual will assist in the preparation of all forward looking financial projections as well as having a detailed understanding of actual results and variances to previously prepared projections.  The role requires a strategic understanding of the functions supported to enable effective business partnering with the Global teams.  It also involves interface on a day-to-day basis with members of the Senior Management Team.

Global Channel Program Manager Burlington

– Burlington, MA, USA

Sophos is a leader in cyber security, consistently growing at rates that outpace the competition and the market for both their endpoint security and network security product groups. Sophos is focused on delivering the best IT security and data protection for businesses. Today Sophos products protect over 100,000 businesses and 100 million users, in more than 150 countries. Sophos understands what it takes to keep businesses secure and this is why Sophos is recognized globally by its Customers and Analysts alike, as leaders in what it does.

As a Manager of Global Programs at Sophos you will report directly to the Director of Global Channel Programs and you will develop, implement, and measure channel programs designed meet the goals of the global and regional channel organization. This position requires a results-oriented individual that excels at building relationships and credibility across diverse groups, is a self-starter with strong initiative, excels at verbal and written communications, and has a strong ability to drive, collaborate and manage a wide range of initiatives.  An entrepreneurial passion and “action orientation”, with a lean start-up mentality, is critical to success in this role.

Junior Financial Analyst

– Santa Clara, CA, USA

Sophos is focused on delivering the best IT security and data protection for businesses. Today Sophos products protect over 100,000 businesses and 100 million users, in more than 150 countries. Sophos understands what it takes to keep businesses secure and this is why Sophos is recognized globally by its Customers and Analysts alike, as leaders in what it does.

The Role

The key to the Sophos success story is its people….  Sophos is built on a foundation of world class talent, who have developed long standing careers with the company. Sophos believes its employees are the company’s best asset…and is therefore continuously seeking to acquire high calibre talent which will contribute towards the continual growth, innovation and success of the Sophos global brand.

As a member of the Commercial Finance team, you will assist with day-to-day operational tasks to help deliver the team objectives. The Junior Financial Analyst will have opportunities to participate in the following areas:

  • Planning and Forecasting
  • Business Partnering
  • Business Intelligence reporting
  • Analysis and financial modelling projects

Linux Application Developer

– Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Sophos is currently seeking multiple Linux Application Developers at all levels to develop, enhance and maintain high performance, network and security oriented applications on Linux. 

Linux Kernel Developer

– Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Sophos is currently seeking multiple Linux Kernel Developers at all levels to develop, enhance and maintain Linux network drivers. 

National Channel Sales Engineer

– Chicago, IL, USA

The Channel Sales Engineer is a technical consultant to Partners, Customers and the Sophos sales force.  This position assists in crafting Partner onboarding strategies, documenting and fulfilling training needs, and as appropriate, will influence the customer decision making process across all levels of the business.  He/she is known as a subject matter expert in multiple technical disciplines, and acts as a trusted advisor to technical professionals within their assigned territory.  The Channel Sales Engineer is a business partner of the CAE/CAM and is empowered to ensure achievement of the Territory’s business objectives and revenue targets.

NFP Developer

– Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Sophos is currently seeking multiple NFP Developers at all levels to develop, enhance and maintain fast path packet processing code, running on a Network Processing Unit. 

OEM and SophosLabs Product Manager

– Santa Clara, CA, USA

The OEM and SophosLabs Product Manager will lead the effort to adapt the Sophos portfolio to OEM applications and to commercialize the threat analysis and intelligence services created by SophosLabs and the Sophos Data Science team. Armed with a deep understanding of the security ecosystem, the OEM/Labs Product Manager will work with a cross-functional team to define the features, functionality and roadmap for Sophos’ OEM and Labs technologies, as well as become the lead evangelist for current solutions. Location is flexible, and the position will report to the CTO.

Principal Software Development Engineer and Test

– Pittsburgh, PA, USA

The purpose of this position is to deliver complex software products and networking components as part of the R&D activities associated with our next-generation, high performance family of IPS and Firewall products.

Principal Software Engineer, Cloud

– Burlington, MA, USA

Principal Software Engineers possess the ability to own the software product, function as a technical lead, providing technical direction to other developers, and provide broad insight and architectural recommendations across a product set to teams across Cloud Engineering to ensure effective development. This role will frequently have direct responsibility for product features or key technology choices and implementation. Collaborates as part of an agile-centric team for the development of complex systems; including requirements analysis, concept development and design, implementation and testing, demonstrating flexibility of role, and believes in Test-Driven Development.

Product Line Director

– Burlington, MA, USA

To manage the strategy, planning and execution of developing Sophos’ central management and reporting product offerings. This role is responsible to develop and drive product definition, negotiate and manage roadmap, develop and manage a successful go to market plan globally and serve as the visible spokesperson internally and publicly for the product area.

Product Line Director, Central Management and Reporting

– Nationwide, US

To manage the strategy, planning and execution of developing Sophos’ central management and reporting product offerings. This role is responsible to develop and drive product definition, negotiate and manage roadmap, develop and manage a successful go to market plan globally and serve as the visible spokesperson internally and publicly for the product area. 

We are open to hiring anywhere in North America

Product Line Director, Web Security & Network Traffic Analytics

– Nationwide, US

To be the business unit expert and business driver to maximize appeal and sales of products focused on the security and control of computers and data transacting over the web as well as the network traffic analytics with the network security business unit at Sophos.

As the product line director, this role is responsible for developing and executing an overall business strategy to deliver differentiated value through Sophos network security product and programs. The individual will develop and drive product priorities, working closely with sales leadership, develop sales targets and execution plans, and serve as the spokesperson internally and publicly for the assigned product areas.  The role is measured by development of a uniquely compelling business plan, executing plan priorities, and realizing targeted billings returns.

We are open to hiring anywhere in North America

Product Manager Data and Analytics

– Burlington, MA, USA

Manage security analytics and data programs. Supporting the security analytics and data teams throughout product development: from requirement gathering and strategic planning to managing backlogs, all the way through launch, sales, maintenance, and end of life.

 

Product Marketing Manager – Data Protection/Mobile

– Nationwide, US

As a Product Marketing Manager at Sophos, you will be responsible for the story that we tell about your products both internally and externally. You will support this with world-class materials, online content, messaging, and positioning for the products. You will be the driver for all outbound marketing activities for your products, and you will work with regional field marketing teams across the world to develop innovative marketing programs that drive demand and revenue. Attention to detail, a sharp pen, and an eye for quality, along with the ability to grasp and translate technical capabilities into tangible benefits is crucial. 

This role is dedicated to owning and driving Sophos’ marketing efforts for our Data Protection and Mobile products, which help companies secure their data, mobile devices, and applications wherever they may be. These products are central to Sophos’ product strategy with growing adoption and revenue. The product management and development teams are located in Austria, Germany, and Belgium, so you must be willing to travel to those locations on occasion.

 *This role is flexible, and can be based anywhere in the US.

QA Software Engineer, Cloud

– Burlington, MA, USA

As a member of the Cloud QA Software Engineering team, you will be working directly with Development, UX, PM and other functional groups to ensure highest quality software development and releases for the Cloud product.

    Regional Sales Engineer

    – Burlington, MA, USA

    Regional Channel Sales Engineers provide technical support and coverage for their assigned region.  Primary responsibility is to support Channel Partners in any and all activities leading to increased revenue.  Secondary responsibility is to assist in Regional enablement efforts that leverage a many-to-1 approach, e.g. webinars, videos, etc.

    *Open to local Northeast Candidates

    Renewals Specialist

    – Burlington, MA, USA

    At Sophos, we operate at the cutting edge of technology, protecting businesses worldwide against complex threats, viruses and spam. We build high quality software security products in a fast-paced, nimble environment and we've been doing it for over 20 years.

    Join us to help our customers protect their business and meet compliance needs.

    Sales Development Representative - Live Chat

    – Burlington, MA, USA

    To proactively generate new business opportunities for the entire Sophos product line based on marketing lead generation activities. The SDR role is to help quantify lead conversion and provide qualitative feedback on lead campaigns and assigned special projects.

    Sales Development Representative - Mid Market

    – Burlington, MA, USA

    Generate new business pipeline within Sophos’ Mid Market Accounts. Call into target accounts via proactive prospecting to identify and engage with key contacts. Follow up, engage and manage assigned marketing generated leads. 

    Security Architect

    – Burlington, MA, USA

    Security Architect, Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Team

    The Sophos Global Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Team acts as an overlay to the regional sales teams and is responsible for driving Sophos opportunities with public cloud customers, sales enablement and education, and advising on roadmap and product direction. 

    The Security Architect will be responsible for all technical and product evangelism aspects related to Cloud Infrastructure as a Service opportunities at Sophos. This includes working with Sophos customers, partners, and internal teams to educate and assist with AWS and Azure related opportunities. The SA will also provide guidance and thought leadership to management to help influence product design and roadmap, will gather customer and partner feedback and interface with product management, and will assist in go to market activity projects and events.

    **This position can be located anywhere on the East Coast.

    Senior Release Engineer

    – Burlington, MA, USA

    The Senior Release Engineer will function as a technical lead, providing direction to other release engineers as to best practices in release engineering. The Senior Release Engineer will play a key role in the Sophos development process by facilitating, managing, communicating and automating tasks for the deployment and configuration of continuous feature builds for multiple development teams. Our release engineering team is also responsible for administering of our suite of technical tools such as Stash, Jira, HipChat, and Bamboo. By leveraging knowledge and expertise in the deployment of SaaS applications hosted in the cloud, the Senior Release Engineer will streamline the process of quick and frequent automated builds, and help elevate the Sophos development process to the next level of agility.

    Senior Software Engineer, Cloud

    – Burlington, MA, USA

    Senior Software Engineers possess the ability to function as a technical lead, providing technical direction to other developers. Frequently have direct responsibility for product features or key technology choices and implementation. Collaborates as part of a team for the development of complex systems; including requirements analysis, concept development and design, implementation and testing, demonstrating flexibility of role as required.

    • Candidates located in other areas of MA & NH are also welcome to apply

      Senior UI Developer, Cloud

      – Burlington, MA, USA

      The Senior UI Developer will collaborate with cross-functional teams to lead design and implement user interfaces for our Cloud product(s) and management platform. This role will work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and open environment as part of our endpoint SaaS management team. The team is focused on developing Sophos’ next-generation SaaS management platform for endpoint security products, at the cutting edge of SaaS UI development.

      Software Engineer, Cloud

      – Burlington, MA, USA

      Software Engineer, to collaborate as part of a team for the development of complex systems; including requirements analysis, and design, implementation and testing, demonstrating flexibility of role as required.

      • Candidates located in other areas of MA & NH are also welcome to apply

      Technical Product Manager

      – Burlington, MA, USA

      Equipped with an expert-level knowledge of the market and trends, competition and mindset of the customer and Sophos strategy, the Technical Product Manager is responsible for the prioritization and translation of business-oriented feature requirements into engineering-actionable blueprints in the form of user stories to develop. The Technical Product Manager’s time is split roughly 40% of the time studying and engaging with partners, customers and the market and 60% internally with technical teams. In addition to authoring “blueprints”, the Technical Product Manager is responsible to represent the customer and business in day to day decisions made at the engineering level.

       

      Technical Product Manager

      – Fairfax, VA, USA

      Equipped with an expert-level knowledge of the market and trends, competition and mindset of the customer and Sophos strategy, the Technical Product Manager is responsible for the prioritization and translation of business-oriented feature requirements into engineering-actionable blueprints in the form of user stories to develop. The Technical Product Manager’s time is split roughly 40% of the time studying and engaging with partners, customers and the market and 60% internally with technical teams. In addition to authoring “blueprints”, the Technical Product Manager is responsible to represent the customer and business in day to day decisions made at the engineering level.

       

      Test Developer

      – Pittsburgh, PA, USA

      Sophos is currently seeking multiple Test Developers at all levels to develop, enhance and maintain functional and performance system test suites.

      Back-End Software Engineer

      – Fairfax, VA, USA

      Sophos is seeking a Software Engineer to design and develop highly scalable cloud-based enterprise software using the latest technologies, frameworks, and tools. The Sophos Central platform delivers a single pane of glass allowing enterprises to easily secure themselves against complex threats, viruses, and spam.

      A successful candidate will build products to help our customers find emergent and dormant threats within their ecosystem, understand malware capabilities, and take the correct actions to protect themselves against attacks.

      Software Engineer in Test

      – Fairfax, VA, USA

      Sophos is seeking a Software Engineer in Test to design and develop tests for highly scalable cloud-based enterprise software using the latest technologies, frameworks and tools.  The Sophos Platform delivers an integrated approach to secure organizations of all sizes against user-targeted threats, including spear-phishing, watering hole attacks, drive-by downloads, ransomware, and more.  We provide real-time threat intelligence to analyze and expose malware activity in enterprise networks.  This role will be a key position in helping to deliver our content to thousands of organizations around the world.

      Windows Kernel Security Software Engineer

      – Fairfax, VA, USA

      We are looking for a Principle level Developer with in-depth knowledge of Windows kernel and device driver development. The focus will be primarily on security, in particular continuing the development of our already wildly successful and revolutionary Virtualization/Sandbox product, a unique product on the market. Using knowledge of the Windows security model, you will lead the development of features and enhanced security infrastructure. You will need out-of-the-box thinking to solve complex changes and learn about the latest and greatest security feature of Windows.

      Windows Software Engineer

      – Fairfax, VA, USA

      We are looking for a junior to middle level C++ Developer to help design and build our revolutionary Next-Generation endpoint security software products. You will get to interact and deal with the latest in security technologies. You will need to be able to design and implement features, resolving challenges with out-of-the-box thinking, and delivering with quality code that ships on time. A well rounded technical background is needed with a pragmatic approach.  Windows/C++ is our primary environment but we also run on Linux and use other languages and technologies.  

      Don't see a position that would be an immediate fit? Submit a general employment application today!

      – Burlington, MA, USA

      We encourage everyone to regularly review our careers page and apply directly to any openings they feel might be fit for their experience and interests.  In the meantime, we'll make every effort to track and match general employment applications with our open positions as they become available.

      Sophos is built on a foundation of world class talent - hardworking, dedicated, and passionate employees who have developed long standing careers with the company.  We believe our employees are the company’s best asset, and so we're always interested in connecting with top talent looking to support the continual growth, innovation and success of the Sophos global brand.

      Apply today and let us know how you can make a difference at Sophos!

      • Location: Burlington, MA (Global Sales & Marketing Headquarters)
      • Remote Employees: Candidates located across the US are also welcome to submit applications for general employment opportunities.