Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from todays most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos has major hubs around the globe. More information is available at The role Sophos is a next-generation IT security vendor that has stayed at the forefront of the industry by understanding the threat landscape, changing business needs and customer challenges. We are constantly looking for ways to revolutionise how security technology interacts with the user and have a penchant for solving complex and challenging technical problems creatively and innovatively. We annually search for the brightest and most creative undergraduates, who want to kick-start a career in IT Security, to join our Software Engineering internship programme for their year in industry at our global headquarters. Sophos prides itself in developing top talent and providing an environment where you can learn and develop your skills and career alongside some of the worlds leading software engineers. What we are looking for To succeed in this role, youll be passionate about software development, and keen to use your programming and scripting skills, your innovative ideas, and your problem-solving talent to help the team develop the best security products in the world. Youll feel at home within an Agile team with its open communications, pair programming, commitment to quality and focus on getting things done. What you should expect Every intern at Sophos is treated as a full member of one of our Engineering teams, expected to show the same level of commitment as our permanent staff, and receive equivalent opportunities as a result. We will provide all the necessary support to enable you to succeed in contributing directly to the high-quality products that we release to our customers. You will typically be exposed to the full project lifecycle, contributing at all stages, and pairing with our experienced engineers during the agile development phase. We usually take on a group of interns each year and, along with our graduate recruits, find that there is an active social scene amongst them. Oxford is close by, offering the nightlife expected of a student city, and there is a leisure centre alongside our headquarters for those with an interest in sports. We also have occasional on-site events, recent examples include karting around the staff car park, movie nights, and our own music festival! There may also be opportunities for permanent employment with Sophos following graduation, for the highest performers amongst our industry placement students. We consider the internship programme as an investment in potential future employees, so strive to make it the best experience for you and expect the same commitment back.
Experience and Skills: Essential
Experience and Skills: Desireable
Special Conditions: This internship is a 12-month placement to commence following completion of your 2nd year in June/July 2023, it is not a Summer intern placement. Candidates can only be considered if they are able to commit to the full year. What’s Great About Sophos? · Our people we innovate and create, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit· Employee-led diversity and inclusion networks that build community and provide education and advocacy· Annual charity and fundraising initiatives and volunteer days for employees to support local communities· Global employee sustainability initiatives to reduce our environmental footprint· Global fitness and trivia competitions to keep our bodies and minds sharp· Global wellbeing days for employees to relax and recharge · Monthly wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing Our Commitment To You Were proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and were committed to ensuring equality of opportunity. We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants that can contribute to the diversity of our team. All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation. We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.