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Windows Developer - Sophos Home Posted Oct 13
Sophos , Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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We are looking for a software engineer or senior software engineer tojoin our consumer security product team, building the latest andgreatest security products using the industry leading Sophostechnologies to provide consumers with advanced and easy to useprotection.

The ideal candidate has experience of commercial software developmenton Windows platforms using C++ and is familiar with Windows low-leveldetails, along with the flexibility to adapt to other platforms andprogramming languages. Knowledge of internet technologies, Python, Java,JavaScript or Mac development would be an advantage.

Job Purpose

Work on all aspects of our Cloud managed consumer security products forWindows platforms as part of an internationally distributed team.

Main Duties

- Design products or systems in line with asset technical strategy,quality and functionality requirements.

- Actively contribute to release planning and drive for high-value andhigh-quality solutions which meet business needs

- Define and conduct appropriate Unit, System and Integration testingon own code and others across the product or system, fixing errors,highlighting potential implications on other products or systems.

- Creation of high-quality production level code

- Demonstrate technical expertise in development, diagnosing/debuggingissues and products

- Influence other Engineers to ensure they are demonstrating bestpractice and championing the company values

- Act as a product expert within the team, influencing design andarchitecture decisions to ensure a reliable and maintainable productwhich meets customer requirements

- Other duties and responsibilities as directed

Experience and Skills

- Design and write high quality code in C++

- Experience of modern Windows technologies and tools.

- Understands how products and technologies interface with each otherand fit with the strategy and business needs

- Risks Assessment and Mitigation

- Desire to collaborate with cross-functional team of product managers,software engineers, quality assurance engineers, operational staff, anddocumentation leads

- Detail-Oriented: excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, andwritten communication skills

- Ability to work independently with general direction; comfortableworking with remote team members using telecommunications


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 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.

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Employment Type: Permanent