Software Engineer – Linux / Unix
|6 September 2012|
|Up to ?40K DOE + variable pay and benefits|
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.
Our Engineering team develop the next generation of Sophos products and technologies for which we’ve become known around the world. They are passionate and clued up on new technologies and products; always looking for ways to revolutionise how security technology interacts with the user; and have a penchant for solving complex and challenging technical problems in a creative manner.
“.This is a challenging opportunity for highly skilled individuals to work on complex enterprise scale solutions within a fast paced, growing and truly innovative global organisation. Sophos is looking for ‘Technical Ninjas’ to create vision and make stuff happen..”
The candidate profile
To succeed in this role you’ll be passionate about Linux/UNIX development, and keen to use your excellent programming and design skills to help the team be successful. You’ll feel at home within an Agile team with its open communications, pair programming, commitment to quality and focus on getting things “done, done”.
. A good understanding of Solaris / AIX / HP-UX administration;
. Kernel space development;
. Familiarity with autotools;
. Experience with automated regression testing;
. Working knowledge of Python
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