Sophos Inc.
Sophos employees at the company's winter party in 2019   (Photo credit: Steven Shepherd)

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Sophos Inc. was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2021):

  • Sophos offered employees up to five paid days off to volunteer during the pandemic (an increase from two days) and donated approximately 3,500 volunteer hours on company time in the past year
  • Sophos supports employees who are new mothers with maternity leave top-up, to 100 per cent of salary for up to 12 weeks, and recently added parental top-up for fathers and adoptive parents, to 100 per cent of salary for up to six weeks
  • Sophos helps employees save for the future with matching RSP contributions and provides generous referral bonuses for employees who help recruit friends (to $2,500 per successful hire)
Sophos employees attended the organization's annual summer party in 2019  

Highlights

Industry Custom computer programming services
Established in Canada 1985
Parent company Sophos PLC
Parent company head office Abingdon, United Kingdom
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 330
Average age of employees in Canada 34 years
Longest serving employee 27 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Flexible 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, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 5 paid days)

COVID-19

Pandemic response increased paid time off to volunteer from 2 to 5 days, offered resources to support mental and physical well-being (topics include sick leave, staying connected, how to manage work with children at home)

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 celebrated Halloween in the office in 2019

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Custom computer programming services
Full-time employees in Canada 251 to 500
Parent company Sophos PLC
Parent company head office Abingdon, United Kingdom
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Ottawa ON
Student opportunities paid internships, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Technical Support Engineer, Customer Care Representative, Software Engineer, Software Developer, Sales Development Representative, Threat Researcher, and positions in sales and marketing
Starting salary $50K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 5 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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