Senior Software Engineer (Engineer, Windows Server, C++)

  • Sophos,
  • Abingdon
£45,000 - £60,000 per year
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


We are looking for an experienced software engineer to join our Windows Server team, which develops new features for our cloud-managed security software for Windows Server environments. In this role you will have the opportunity to work with the latest cloud technologies, as well as Windows application development; from low-level kernel coding through to User Interface development. You will work in an agile team that is responsible for both maintaining existing products and developing brand new ones.

The job location is The Pentagon, Abingdon Science Park, Oxfordshire, OX14 3YP. The closing date for this role is 13th September 2017.

Main Duties

Write product code along with test automation to deliver against project timescales, quality and requirements
Actively contribute to release planning and drive for high-value and high-quality solutions which meet business needs
Participate in the design of products in line with asset technical strategy, quality and functionality requirements
Effectively contribute during pair programming to deliver tasks as required by the agile team
Contribute to daily stand-ups, kick-offs, collaborative estimation and retrospective meetings;
Participate in security reviews of new developments to ensure that released products comply with Sophos’ security requirements and industry best practice;
Other duties and responsibilities as directed.

Experience and Skills

Experienced in developing C++ code for Windows
Designing software systems and components
Ability to learn new skills quickly and apply them to the role
Technical problem solving
Effective communicator with different types of audience
BSc in Computing or other numerate discipline, or equivalent experience.

Experience of developing using Web technologies
Coaching and mentoring in an agile team
Experience with automated regression testing
Working knowledge of Python or other scripting language


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

If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submit resumes to any person or email address at Sophos prior to having a signed agreement from Human Resources. Sophos is not liable for and will not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency. Furthermore, any resumes sent to us without an agreement in place will be considered your company's gift to Sophos and may be forwarded to our recruiters for their attention. Thank you
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Position Id : SNR software Engineer Window Server
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