Security Specialist with a Network Architect background

We share your passion for cybersecurity - welcome home!

Amsterdam, Netherlands / Espoo, Finland / Stockholm, Sweden / Uppsala, Sweden

Join us to keep the digital society running.

Nixu is a cybersecurity services company on a mission to keep the digital society running. Our passion is to help organizations embrace digitalization securely. Partnering with our clients we provide practical solutions for ensuring business continuity, an easy access to digital services and data protection. We aim to provide the best workplace to our team of about 400 cybersecurity professionals with a hands-on attitude. With Nordic roots – we have offices in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, and Romania, we serve our customers worldwide. Nixu is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.

What are we looking for?

Your background is in IT infrastructure and you specialize in network architecture. You understand the network stack on all levels and can assess and define network architecture, review filtering rulesets and audit network peripheral configurations. You understand current technologies and trends in networking, such as software-defined networking (SDN). You have an understanding on common networking protocols and network traffic. You are vendor-agnostic.

Outside of your field of specialty you also understand key points of other technologies, their use, and how they interconnect to your domain. You can adapt and use your knowledge in various contexts and have a system-based approach. You can utilize your expertise on different levels: you can review high level architecture as well as go through a configuration on a per setting basis.
You have a general interest in cyber security and an eye for vulnerabilities. You are familiar with at least one scripting or programming language (such as Python or Powershell) and are willing to step outside your comfort zone to learn more.
You may have gained this knowledge from your career as an administrator, a system architect, from your interest in the topic or any other way, and you have something concrete to show that validates your knowledge. These references can be relevant degrees, certifications, job history, publications, open-source projects or any other public reference.

We at Nixu, always encourage our team members to learn more, and will provide you with an opportunity to become one of the most knowledgeable professionals in the field of cybersecurity. With us, you can have a broader view of different vulnerabilities and get a more profound understanding of current and upcoming trends, technologies, and phenomena outside of your field of expertise.

To succeed in this position, you have:
• Mindset of a hacker with a passion for cybersecurity issues.
• Ability to learn and apply what you have learned.
• Experience in teamwork and taking responsibility for your work.
• Understanding of technical cybersecurity aspects.
• Ability to use your knowledge in different contexts and on different levels.
• Ability to communicate fluently (spoken and written) with customers and colleagues in English.
• It is considered to be advantageous to know any of the following:
o Requirement frameworks: KATAKRI, PiTuKri, IEC 62443. etc.
o Non-IT industry-specific requirements and regulations
o Web application security
o Public clouds
o CBV, SDN, etc.

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

Why join Nixu?

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 cybersecurity and business understanding of several industries. At Nixu, we believe in the culture of empowerment, and we value professionalism in all 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 cybersecurity company where you find opportunities for professional development and means to balance professional challenges with your personal life.

Need more information?

If you have further questions, please contact Eduardo Garcia (Engineering Business Unit Lead) via email firstname.lastname [at] nixu.com