Software Engineer - SophosLabs

Thames View Industrial Park
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Software Engineer to work in SophosLabs, the teambehind the scenes who are collecting, correlating and analyzing data toprovide the best protection for all Sophos customers. As a member of SophosLabs you will work on the development andmaintenance of our internal test automation systems that ensure thesuperior quality of SophosLabs deliveries, used by Sophos products. In order to succeed in this role, you need to be passionate aboutquality, working to high quality development best practices, dedicatedto continuous improvement, and ready to collaborate with other globalteams to solve problems and achieve the best outcomes. We all have something unique and outstanding to contribute and youllbe no different looking to use your excellent skills to further thesuccess of SophosLabs. Opportunities we offer: - Entry point to the exciting and rewarding world of IT Security. - Fast growing company with excellent position in the emerging ITSecurity market - Continuous development opportunities. - The challenge of working to support our customers across both legacyand latest platforms - Global, multinational environment where you can make connections toexperts around the world - Great company culture open for innovation and ideas Youll feel at home within a fast moving agile team spread betweensites, with a commitment to quality and business objectives Main Duties - Use your technical knowledge to expand and improve the capability ofour Test automation systems - Support, maintain and improve existing internal systems. - Contribute to the continuous improvement of all aspects of team andpersonal ownership - Collaboration at every level - Problem solving Experience and Skills - Proven experience in designing & developing reliable,maintainable, clean and quality code - Experience in working with scripting languages (Python, Unix Shell, Perl) - Contributed to automated test framework development from the ground up - Experience in Test planning and automation - Experience with virtualization technologies - Confident in the use of development and configuration managementtools (IDEs, issue tracking, source control, etc.) - Experience of working in and making a positive contribution to Agiledevelopment environments Benefits The remuneration package includes: - Annual holiday entitlement of 25 days - Group personal pension scheme - Private medical insurance - Critical illness insurance - Death in service policy (life assurance) - Permanent health insurance - Travel insurance - Personal accident cover Working conditions at Sophos are very good and include: - Subsidised staff restaurant - Free beverages, fruit and pastries NOTICE TO RECRUITERS & PLACEMENT AGENCIES If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submitresumes to any person or email address at Sophos prior to having asigned agreement from Human Resources. Sophos is not liable for and willnot pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency.Furthermore, any resumes sent to us without an agreement in place willbe considered your company's gift to Sophos and may be forwarded to ourrecruiters for their attention. Thank you. - provided by Dice AGILE, CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, PERL, PYTHON, UNIX, UNIX SHELL, VIRTUALIZATION