Information Security Consultant with focus in Microsoft technologies

There is always room for one more cybersecurity hero!

Espoo, Finland

Role description

Are you passionate about cyber security? We are.
Do you want to Design, Secure, and Test 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. You will have focus in Microsoft technologies.

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.
Your focus will be on assignments related to Microsoft technologies. Scope of your work varies from technical testing to hardening and architecture assignments. You will also take part in tool and method development, and knowledge sharing within Nixu in your domain.
This is a permanent and full-time position. Our office and the work is located at Espoo, Finland.

What we wish from you

You have broad understanding of different Microsoft technologies and related ecosystems. You may have gained this knowledge from career as administrator, system architect or just from your own interest in the topics. You understand the technologies and their use. You also can adapt and use your knowledge in various contexts.

You are comfortable from going through single configuration options to sparring specialized architecture.
In addition, you have basics to excel in your job: you have general interest on cyber security and eye for vulnerabilities. You know at least one scripting or programming language (such as Python), encryption algorithms and protocols, networking, and well a variety of other 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 use your knowledge in different contexts.
• Ability to communicate fluently (spoken and written) with customers and colleagues in English and Finnish

It is considered to be advantageous if you are familiar with one or multiple of the following topics:
• IEC 62443
• Web application security
• IoT and IIoT
• Network architecture
• Cloud (specifically Azure)
• Security tools

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, willingness to travel and security certifications, are considered advantages, but not necessities.

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.

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 by the Finnish Security Intelligence Service.

Need more information?

If you have further questions, please contact Business Unit Lead Tommi Vihermaa by +358 40 752 0616 (on Tuesdays at 14:00-15:30) or via email tommi.vihermaa(at)