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Sophos Reviews

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Sophos CEO Kris Hagerman
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    Sophos is a great company on the rise.

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    Current Employee - Sales Engineer
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer

    I have been working at Sophos full-time


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


    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 25, 2015
Updated Feb 25, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Sophos.

    Interview Details

    Sent my resume in through a friend on the team. First round interview was simply a coding interview. Two relatively easy questions. I solved the first and he asked me okay, how would you test this?

    Next question I did not quite have time to finish but we chatted about how I would have done it and I thought it went pretty well.

    Interview Questions
    • Given a list of measurements from a radar gun, if it is not an infraction calculate the average speed on the road. If the number of infractions is more than 10% the gun is said to be malfunctioning. Determine if it is malfunctioning.   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

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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