Security Engineer

Security Engineering team is looking for new talents!

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Role description

Are you passionate about cyber security? We are.

Do you want to Design, Test or Break systems? We offer interesting assignments within security engineering. With us you will have an opportunity to gain experience from multiple projects and develop business understanding of several industries. We work with technical security testing, network security architecture reviews, bug bounty programs, network and penetration tests and other interesting emerging topics.

Depending on your area of expertise your main role will be either Security Specialist or Security Consultant.

As a Security Specialist your job will be hacking – particularly technical verifications and penetration tests to a range of applications, devices and systems. The assignments involve a variety of systems, such as mobile devices, new consumer applications, government and banking systems, and factory automation.

As a Security Consultant you will be responsible in providing consultancy and advisory and coordinating our Security Engineering as service activities for selected clients and planning and conducting client trainings on security topics. You will also take part in RFI/RFP answers and sales support on selected areas.

What we offer

Nixu is a place where you can find meaningful work, have fun, be inspired and respected. With us you will have the opportunity to gain experience from multiple areas of cyber security and business understanding of several industries. You will get the full support from our Engineering Team.

At Nixu we believe in the culture of empowerment and we value professionalism in all of its dimensions. Our organization model supports sharing knowledge, working and learning without unit barriers. We are all different, but equal.

We offer you the opportunity to work in a leading cyber security company where you find opportunities for professional development and means to balance professional challenges with your personal life.

What we wish from you

You may have done well in programming competitions, have eye for vulnerabilities and may own a server farm or a private hack lab at home. You know at least one scripting or programming language (such as Python), encryption algorithms and protocols and well a variety of operating systems (Unix/Linux/Windows/embedded OS’s).

To succeed in this position, you have:
- True passion for cybersecurity issues
- Ability to learn and adapt what you have learned
- Experience in team work and taking responsibility of your own work
- Wide understanding of technical cybersecurity aspects (networks, apps, devices, …)
- Ability to communicate fluently (spoken and written) with customers and colleagues in English

You are not afraid of weird stuff but think that learning new things and relentlessly honing your skills and expertise is the key for long term success. Previous work experience in security related field / software security testing, willingness to travel and security certifications, are considered advantages, but not necessities.

Apply now!

To apply, please create profile, drop your CV and cover letter with salary wish. Please note that working on a security industry may require Employer to request a personnel security clearance (VOG). We are looking for full time positions located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Contact information

If you have further questions, please contact Juha Fiskari by emial at