IT Security Consultant with developer background

Do you have a great interest in IT Security and want to build solutions based on world-class security products? Do you also have a background within system development? Nexus is a leading provider of security solutions and with us you will get the opportunity to help clients in various industries and learn about different technologies and products.

Nexus customers are in both the public and private sectors and are usually large companies and actors in the private market or authorities. Nexus is a leading and fast growing international provider of security solutions such as smart cards and identity solutions in the IT industry. You will become part of a skilled team at a company with a familiar atmosphere and open-minded attitude.

Job description

At the beginning of your employment, you will assist consultant colleagues and then gradually take on more responsibility. The tasks are varied and performed in project form. The projects are primarily on the Nordic market and range in size from a few weeks to months, and in rare cases, years. Nexus is an international company with world-class security products and an international customer base hence you will have opportunities to participate in international projects. You will become part of a team with competent colleagues. As part of the introduction, you take part in an on-boarding program and meet colleagues in other departments, such as managers and product owners.

Job duties

As an IT Security Consultant you will participate in customer projects. It involves contact with various positions such as engineers and IT managers. The work is carried out both at the customer’s site and via remote secure access to customer’s environments. Your duties will include, among other things, requirements capture and workshops, installation, configuration, customization, integration, testing, training and documentation.


You have knowledge and practical experiences of at least these areas:

  • Operating systems och LDAP catalogues
  • SQL databases (MSSQL and/or MySQL)
  • PHP, XML and GIT version system
  • Tools such as JIRA and Confluence

We further believe that you also good understanding of networks and communications (TCP/IP and proxy/routing). A developer background is a big plus, and we believe you will be more successful as an IT Security Consultant since you have a developer background and a genuine interest in the system development. Understanding data structures, process flows and practical experience with BPMN are all very nice to have for this position. Your knowledge can come either from the relevant IT education and training and/or your previous work experiences. It is important that you are prepared to learn and also share your knowledge. We think you have a few years’ experience from your previous career and see this position as an exciting next step. Since you will have communication with customers both in Sweden and abroad, we see that you have good knowledge of Swedish and English, well spoken and written. Previous experience of working with security products is an advantage and if you are aware of basic concepts in the industry such as PKI, eIDAS, IoT, SAML it is a big plus. B driving license is an advantage but not required.

You are driven to work towards challenging goals and you are working hard to reach them. You can independently plan your work and find effective solutions. When you encounter problems, you are not afraid to face them and try out different solutions or ask for help. You work well with other people such as customers and colleagues. As a consultant, it is important that you have a positive drive and also can adapt to changing circumstances and to re-prioritize when needed.

  • START: Immediately with regard to any notice
  • WORK EXTENT: Full time
  • ESTIMATED HOURS: Office hours with flex opportunities
  • LOCALTION: Telefonplan, Stockholm

This recruitment process is initially handled by Nexus.

For more information or application please contact Charlotta Haldin, Director Consulting Nordic via e-post or 0705 – 32 70 13. Please write the advert title in the e-mail subject.

We do background checks on all final candidates.

Published 5/1 2017