Attention Geeks: Network security company Nexum, Inc. seeks a Systems Engineer to join our team. Nexum is a thriving company with an engineering-centric culture and a work-hard/play-hard ethos. Join a nimble team supporting the systems and services which secure and monitor our customers’ diverse environments.

Applicants must have a strong willingness to learn and apply their knowledge to ensure our services are securely delivered to our customers. The position will provide opportunities and support to grow and advance in a high-impact field 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree and four (4) to ten (10) years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Operational experience with Linux-based operating systems, web and database servers, storage and network components and concepts
  • Security best practices and techniques, including patch management, encryption, network and systems hardening and segmentation, defense in depth
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Operational experience troubleshooting and managing complex production environments
  • Operational experience with the following tools and technologies:
    • Configuration Management Solutions (Puppet/Ansible/Chef)
    • Infrastructure Virtualization Platforms (VSphere/KVM/OpenStack/ VirtualBox)
    • Apache / Nginx Web Servers
    • MariaDB / MySQL Database Servers
    • Shell scripting: bash / Perl / Python or equivalents
    • Office Applications and Ticket Systems

Preferred Skills and Technologies

  • DevOps toolchain and concepts, particularly configuration and monitoring
  • Container Technologies (Docker/Kubernetes)
  • Message Bus Technologies (Kafka/RabbitMQ)
  • Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana)
  • LAN and WAN Networking
  • Version control (Git)
  • Secrets Management
  • Web based API Operation and Usage

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