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Senior Security Engineer – New England

Attention Alpha Geeks: Network security company Nexum, Inc. seeks Senior Security Engineers to join the solutions team in New England. 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 expert with 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

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