Sophos

  www.sophos.com
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Sophos Reviews

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172 Reviews
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Sophos CEO Kris Hagerman
Kris Hagerman
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    Small company with a big, positive personality.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Channel Account Executive (CAE) in Burlington, MA
    Current Employee - Channel Account Executive (CAE) in Burlington, MA

    I have been working at Sophos full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Smaller company so my efforts make a big impact and I feel my opinion is heard loud and clear by every level of the company.

    Cons

    Private company and based out of UK...insurance and short term benefits are a little strange going through third party but still not bad!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please continue to keep that open mind and open door policy; best executive team I have ever worked with and for!

    Recommends
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Sophos Interviews

Updated Nov 3, 2014
Updated Nov 3, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

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    Enterprise Sales Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Sophos.

    Interview Details

    Fairly quick, with 1 or 2 phone screens followed by an onsite interview, which required a presentation to sales management and others. This was fairly routine and I had an offer within a week or so. During the onsite interview, you should plan to spend at least a 1/2 day in the corporate office, meeting with various sales managers, as well as those in similar roles. Good access was provided to existing employees who speak frankly about their experiences and the positives and negatives of their roles.

    Interview Questions
    • There was nothing that difficult in my opinion, just the standard questions asked most often of sales professionals. If you are prepared, and know the company, as well as your strengths and weaknesses, you will make it through the process without issue.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Based on my experience and success, I was able to negotiate a slightly higher base salary than what was offered, so it is worth taking the time not to settle.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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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