Software Developer in Test NSG

Engineering - Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
Posting Date
Aug 01, 2018
Location
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
Department
Engineering
Job ID
*LI-KS1

Role

Sophos makes IT security simple with next-generation solutions that protect networks, servers, and devices, wherever they are. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners trust Sophos to deliver simple solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of Sophos Labs threat intelligence centers and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain, and manage, enabling organizations to focus on performance and growth. Sophos is cybersecurity made simple.

We are looking for experienced Software Developers in Test to join our Network Security Group in Cranberry Township, PA to develop, enhance and maintain functional and performance system test suites. Sophos NSG develops industry leading Firewall, SG UTM, Secure Wi-Fi, and Secure Web Gateway products.

Main Duties

  • Develop, enhance and maintain functional and performance system test suites. This may include:
  • Writing detailed (step by step) test descriptions and test plans. This may include test plans for APIs, command line interfaces, web based or other management interfaces.
  • Assessing coverage of existing tests with the objective of eliminating gaps in coverage.
  • Developing new tests or test suites.
  • Debug system and correct issues, identifying if the issue is in test code or product code.
  • Verify that previously found issues have been resolved.
  • Measure component and system performance, manually or via automated tests. Diagnose performance regressions by identifying module at fault or configuration errors.
  • Participate in design and code reviews.

Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering, Master’s preferred.
  • 5+ years of computer networking or software development experience. Consideration will be given to lesser and more experienced candidates.
  • Knowledge of network security applications, including (but not limited to) firewalls, malware detection, IPS, IDS (e.g. Snort), routing, switching, IPsec and SSL.
  • Proficiency with network protocols, tunneling, security and associated cryptography, e.g. IPSec and SSL.
  • Ability to create test plans for systems, components and well as for performance verification.
  • Ability to design, develop and execute tests and test suites.
  • Proficiency with Javascript, Python, Perl and shell scripting.
  • Proficiency with revision control systems, Git or Mercurial.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

Benefits

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

Special How to Apply Instructions

To apply, please send resume to: NA.Careers@Sophos.com

 

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Posting Date
Aug 01, 2018
Location
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
Department
Engineering
Job ID
*LI-KS1