Sophos

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    Sophos is a great company on the rise.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Sales Engineer
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer

    I have been working at Sophos full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits with a great work environment, reasonable productivity expectations and work life balance.

    Cons

    Compensation below market, limited equity opportunity, limited personal growth opportunities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote from within instead of hiring external candidates for entry level management positions. Bringing in external people destroys direct contributor morale. Compensation has improved but is not quite at market yet, many direct competitors are recruiting from the same talent pool offering stronger comp packages including equity.

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Sophos Interviews

Updated Feb 11, 2015
Updated Feb 11, 2015

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    Graduate Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Sophos.

    Interview Details

    Three coding questions were given to me over an online ide. The interviewer could only communicate with me through comments in the code. My code was never actually run. The whole process took 45 minutes, throughout the whole process I felt uneasy as I could not compile my code or even communicate effectively with the interviewer. I never received a call back.

    Interview Questions
    • You have a grid (2X2) matrix, and every row and column needs at least one marker. Some markers are already placed into the grid. Find minimum number of markers needed to satisfy the condition.   Answer Question
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Sophos Awards & Accolades

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Canada's Top 100 Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2010
Top Places to Work Globe 100, Boston Globe, 2009
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Additional Info

Website www.sophos.com
Headquarters Abingdon, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1985
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Sophos knows how to keep a computer from getting a nasty bug. The company provides security hardware and software that corporations use to protect PCs, servers, and mobile devices from viruses, malware, spyware, and other threats. Its anti-virus software monitors networks for viruses and includes applications for automatically disinfecting files and devices. Sophos also offers virus protection and anti-spam products for e-mail, as well as development tools for integrating virus protection applications into third-party software products and services. The company sells its... More

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