Senior Software Engineer

Product Management USA, Burlington


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.

  • Location: Burlington, MA

    Main Duties

    • Drive design and implementation leveraging modern design patterns
    • Ability to partner effectively with UX, PM, DevOps, QE and other developers to design and implement meeting the spirit of requirements
    • Pride in authorship of code
    • Experience in modern front end frameworks
    • Technically curious to keep present on advances in technology
    • Experience with segregation of model, presentation, and business logic.
    • TDD experience and strong desire to build in test from the start.
    • Write code (Test or Product) to deliver against project timescales, quality and requirements in various languages including C++, Java or other selected languages for Sophos Cloud products.
    • Conduct Unit, System and Integration testing and fixing errors, with guidance if required.
    • Design small software components (Functionality, defect fixes or automation) that form part of a larger solution, in line with team objectives
    • Define Test scenarios and Test cases to ensure quality of the teams deliverables
    • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior developers in daily Scrum meetings.

    Experience and Skills

    Key Qualifications

    • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
    • 10+ years of front-end development
    • Experience with the following technologies (recommended);
      AWS, Elastic Search
      JavaScript, Angular JS, or similar
    • Experience with CI/CD
    • Experience with Agile Software Development methodologies
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


    •  Design and write high quality code
    • Evaluation of code and design quality
    • Understands how products and technologies interface with each other and fit with the strategy and business needs
    • Evaluation of technical and functional specifications and their cohesion
    • Negotiation
    • Technical problem solving
    • Effective communication with different types of audience
    • Risks Assessment and Mitigation
    • Coaching and training
    • Team Working


    In most cases, the compensation package includes:

    • Medical insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Long-term disability insurance
    • 401k plan
    • Vacation time
    • Gym membership compensation

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