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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.

Channel Sales Engineer Florida

– Tampa, FL, 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.

Channel Sales Program Manager

– 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 Channel Sales Program Manager at Sophos, you will report directly to the VP of Channel Sales. Your primary focus will be MAP Administration, overseeing the Renewal Assist Program, Managing partner portal, managing all aspect of the Channel Partner program including but not limited to: Training and Certification, deal registrations, partner levels, partner compliance and Partner applications.

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.

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

Executive Assistant to CEO

– Santa Clara, CA, USA

This position is responsible for providing impeccable executive administrative support to the CEO. The successful candidate must possess the ability to stay several steps ahead and anticipate the needs of the CEO in a very fast paced, high-growth, dynamic, global corporate setting. We are looking for someone who takes immense pride in being an Executive Assistant and who will serve as an ambassador for Sophos and the Senior Management Team (SMT). We are seeking someone who is self-motivated to do the best work of their career in a culture that is mission, values and results driven.

Global Channel Account Manager or Channel Account Executive Global IaaS West Coast Area

– Seattle, WA, USA

Responsible for recruiting, qualifying, onboarding, enabling and managing the relationship of targeted partners as well supporting the IaaS team in driving revenue through partners.

Infrastructure Engineer Cloud Email

– Burlington, MA, 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 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.

The Role

The Infrastructure 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. By leveraging knowledge and expertise in the deployment of SaaS applications hosted in the cloud, the Infrastructure Engineer will streamline the process of quick and frequent automated builds, and help elevate the Sophos development process to the next level of agility.

Learning Systems and Operations Manager

– Burlington, MA, USA

The Learning Systems & Operations Manager will be responsible for all operational standards and administrative activities associated with Sophos Sales and Partner Enablement and the Sophos Learning Management System. They will work in partnership with Enablement Program and Content Development teams to get the best out of learning technologies and will be responsible for delivering a world-class user-experience for Sophos training and enablement activities.

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 QA Engineer Cloud Email

– Burlington, MA, 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 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.

The Role

As a provider of business critical email security solutions, Sophos’ Messaging Security Group (MSG) must meet rigorous service quality, scalability, and up time requirements. Given this, we are investing heavily in a scalable micro services architecture and continuous delivery capabilities. We are looking for an experienced Principal QA Engineer to help us mature our testing strategies, architected to our next generation continuous testing pipelines, and champion quality practices within the organization.

Principal Quality Engineer / Team lead

– Burlington, MA, USA

The purpose of this position is to provide technical leadership with the elements of the administrative responsibilities to a team of the Software Development Engineers in Test 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 Central Platform

– Burlington, MA, USA

The Principal Software Engineer works closely with engineers and architects in the Sophos Central Platform development and with Central Product Management to design and build the Sophos Central vision. In addition, this role involves working with Product Management leaders across Sophos Central.

The Principal Software Engineer will have the following qualities:

  • A solid understanding of cloud platforms and micro-service architectures and a proven track record of building large scale cloud applications, frameworks and features.
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills – should have technical acumen to create designs in collaboration with other technical experts.
  • Own both the design and implementation of code to solve deep technical problems
  • A strong interest in challenges associated with building frameworks and automating deployments in the cloud.
  • Understand the common standards/processes/tools and the ability to leverage them where possible.
  • Effective at reaching out in real-time to overcome roadblocks or data related production incidents.
  • Excellent in verbal and written communication and able to convey dissenting opinions in a constructive manner, particularly written communications.
  • Will have a passion to learn the world of internet security and the Sophos product set.

Principal Software Engineer - Cloud email

– Burlington, MA, 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 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.

The Role

The Principal Software Engineer works closely with engineers and architects in the Sophos Cloud Email development team and with product management to design and build the next generation Cloud Email Security solution.

The individual would be a top performing leader with the passion, experience and gravitates to effectively lead this critical technology function. The ideal candidate will be a high energy, team oriented, customer driven problem solver with prior experience in designing and implementing highly scalable and easy to use applications for small businesses and enterprises.

Product Manager Cloud Email

– Burlington, MA, 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 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.

This role requires travel to our Ahmedabad, India Development office approximately one week in every 6 weeks.

The Role

Working with the Senior Director, Product Management for email, the Product Manager is responsible for working with development teams globally to define and execute requirements for new and existing email security products. The role is measured by execution against plan priorities and engagement with teams globally to help them deliver to time and quality.

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 Cloud Solutions

– 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 SophosLabs 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.

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’ product marketing efforts for our Public Cloud solutions on AWS and Azure. This fast-growing space is central to the Sophos’ product strategy and adoption and billings are growing fast.  Responsibilities will include product, program and partner marketing of our efforts within this market. The product management team is located in USA, UK, Canada and Germany, and the development teams are primarily in USA, Canada and India, so you must be willing to work appropriate hours to speak to people in those regions and be willing to travel to those locations.

Location: Flexible

Product Marketing Manager Sandbox and Web 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 SophosLabs 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.

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 both our Sandboxing and Web Security products which includes Sophos Sandstorm, Sophos Central Web Gateway and Sophos Web Appliance. These products are central to the Sophos’ product strategy and adoption and billings are growing fast.  The product management team is located in USA, UK, Canada and Germany, and the development teams are primarily in USA, Canada and India, so you must be willing to work appropriate hours to speak to people in those regions and be willing to travel to those locations.

Location: Flexible

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.

    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.

    Security Engineer

    – 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 Security Engineer at Sophos you will report directly to the Security Architect for Cloud. This person will be responsible for engineering design, security tools maintenance and development of security technology along with integration of new architectural features into existing infrastructure.

    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.

    Senior Full Stack Developer

    – 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.

    Senior Release Engineer

    – 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 businesses and meet compliance needs.

    Role

    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.

    The ideal Senior Release Engineer candidate is someone who has had some hands-on development experience using contemporary open-source Java enterprise technologies, and who has transitioned into the operations aspect of development with knowledge and a keen interest in the automation of deployment and configuration of Java applications in AWS environments. The Senior Release Engineer role requires a versatile skillset that includes problem solving, programming, and troubleshooting skills. The role also requires effective coordination and communication with multiple teams in geographically diverse locations (international).

    Senior Software Engineer Cloud Email

    – Burlington, MA, 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 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.

    The Role

    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.

    We seek a top performing leader with the passion, experience and gravitates to effectively lead this critical technology function. The ideal candidate will be a high energy, team oriented, customer driven problem solver with some experience in designing and implementing highly scalable and easy to use applications for small businesses and enterprises.

    Senior Software Engineer in Test

    – Burlington, MA, USA

    Sophos’ Central Platform Group is seeking a talented, experienced Software Engineer in Test to help create and deliver our next generation Cloud Security Platform.  This platform facilitates the management of tens of millions of devices and the ingestion of massive amounts of data. 

    This position will be based in our Burlington or Seattle offices.

    Software Development Manager Cloud Email

    – Burlington, MA, 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 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.

    The Role

    The Software Development Manager works closely with the leadership of Sophos Cloud Mail development and with the Product Management team to define and execute the Messaging Business Unit vision. In addition, this role involves networking with other product development leaders across Sophos.

    We seek a top performing leader with the passion, experience and gravitas to effectively lead this critical business function. The ideal candidate will be a high energy, team oriented, customer driven problem solver with prior experience in delivering highly scalable and easy to use applications for small businesses and enterprises.

    Tax Advisor Americas

    – Burlington, MA, USA

    A role has arisen as a result of expansion of the in house tax and finance team. The Tax Advisor Americas will support the global group tax function on all matters relating to tax compliance in USA, Canada and Latin America.

    Reporting to the Vice President Group Tax and working closely to support the Americas Regional Financial Controller, the role would suit someone who enjoys a broad role working in tax across geographies. You will work closely with the business so your approach must be commercial and you will need to be confident in building relationships with the wider business and finance teams.

    The role would suit candidates either coming straight from the profession, ideally with some exposure to international tax, transfer pricing and transactions experience, or those looking for a second move in-house, aspiring to build their international experience. Some international travel will be required.

    UI Engineer

    – Fairfax, VA, USA

    Sophos is hiring a talented UI Engineer who loves to build amazing user experiences to join our Sophos Central engineering team. The successful candidate will have compassion for our users and knows how to write code which provides an elegant, easy-to-understand views and workflows. We need someone with solid JavaScript and CSS chops who also has the ability to translate rough mock-ups into deep requirements.

    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.