Sophos Inc.
Sophos employees at a summer party

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Sophos Inc. was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2017):

  • Sophos provides maternity leave top-up payments to its new moms (to 100% of salary for 12 weeks) and also has flexible work hours and telecommuting work options to help employees balance their work and personal lives
  • Sophos encourages ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies for courses related to their position (with no annual limit) and offers a variety of in-house training options including paid internships and a formal mentoring program
  • Sophos employees enjoy working in a recently renovated downtown head office complete with secure bicycle parking, telecommuter workstations, a rooftop patio and an employee lounge, featuring comfortable seating, television, table hockey and a pool table -- free fresh fruit is also regularly available
Sophos employees celebrating St. Patrick's Day

Highlights

Established in Canada 1985
Publicly traded yes
Parent company Sophos PLC
Parent company head office Abingdon, United Kingdom
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 210
Average age of employees in Canada 38.5
Longest serving employee 22.5 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)

The Career Directory

Sophos Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Sophos employees celebrating at the company's Christmas party

Highlights for New Grads

Parent company Sophos PLC
Parent company head office Abingdon, United Kingdom
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 210
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Technical Support Engineer, Customer Care Representative, Software Engineer, Software Developer, Sales Development Representative, Marketing
Starting salary $50K to $55K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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