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Senior Security Engineer

Attention Alpha Geeks: Network security company Nexum, Inc. seeks Senior Security Engineers to join the solutions team. Nexum is a thriving company with an engineering-centric culture and a work-hard/play-hard ethos.  Applicants must have a strong balance between serious application delivery engineering talent and an outgoing personality that will impress our customers and partners.  Candidates will join a nimble engineering team that emphasizes autonomy and results while providing the opportunities and support to grow and advance in a high-impact position at a fast-moving, independent technology company.     

If you’re serious about bringing your engineering skills to a fast-growing leader in the networking and security industry, check out the job description below and apply today.    

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications:

The Senior Security Engineer must have the ability to solve complex problems in a methodological manner in customer's environments relating to network and network security related issues. Engineer will have the ability to communicate well in front of customers in a pre and post sales capacity providing assessments, network architecture, configuration, design and implementation. 


·         B.S. Degree or equivalent work experience

·         Must have a willingness to learn and be willing to take vendor certification courses (bonuses on certification)

·         Must be comfortable with the use of software packages including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, IE etc

·         Must have excellent customer service skills and a positive attitude.

·         Strong written and verbal communications skills are required as well as good telephone skills and etiquette

·         5+years experience with TCP/IP network equipment

·         5+years experience with advanced network security systems

·         Detailed Understanding of the functional aspects of key infrastructure protocols

·         Detailed Understanding of L1-L7

·         Detailed understanding of routing

·         Robust understanding of networking and Internet technologies and experience with complex systems troubleshooting

·         Ability to multi-task under stressful situations

·         High reading comprehension

·         Ability to rapidly pick up new technology and self-direct study

·         Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

·         Ability to travel locally 95% of the time to customer locations

·         Ability to travel overnight 25-50% depending on location


Preferred Skills

·         Expert or willing to become expertwith equivalent manufacture experience with F5 Networks Products (LTM, GTM, ASM, and APM)

·         Direct engineering or willing to attain expertise in Blue Coat, Check Point, Palo Alto Networks, Infoblox, Juniper, Aruba, RSA, Sourcefire, VMware, Cisco among others

·         Experience teaching in a technical training environment