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Senior Security Engineer

Johannesburg, South Africa

About Nintex: 

At Nintex, we are transforming the way people work, everywhere.  

Nintex is the global standard for process intelligence and automation. Today more than 10,000 public and private sector organizations across 90 countries turn to the Nintex Process Platform to accelerate progress on their digital transformation journeys by quickly and easily managing, automating and optimizing business processes. We improve their lives though the technology we build. 

We are committed to fostering a workplace that supports amazing people in doing their very best work every day. Collaboration is constant, our workplace is fun, the environment is fast-paced and we value our people’s curiosity, ideas and enthusiasm. We deliver on our commitments, we don't wait to implement ideas or fix issues, and we treat each other with respect and consideration. 

About the role: 

The Senior Security Engineer will implement the organization's security policies, procedures, and standards. This role requires an in-depth understanding of current and emerging threats and technology to drive innovation and improvement in all technical areas of security, including network, data, application, cloud, IAM, mobile, and endpoint. This is a remote-first position.

This role requires a proven background in Cloud and Security Operations on Azure or AWS and experience administering standard cybersecurity technologies, including Firewalls and WAFs, SIEM and SOAR capabilities, and Security Monitoring. 

These operational capabilities will ultimately drive collaboration with IT Infrastructure and Product Development to implement and test the organization's defenses against various cyberattacks, playing an active role in red, blue, and purple team exercises.  

Your contribution will be:  

  • Security and Compliance 
  • Communication and stakeholder management 
  • Engineering and Operations 


Experience with the following technologies will be an advantage: 

  • Microsoft Azure and AWS and their supporting security tools and frameworks. 
  • Web Application Firewalls, such as Imperva or Cloudflare. 
  • Vulnerability scanners such as Qualys, Nessus, Nexpose, Tripwire IP360 
  • SIEM such as IBM QRadar, Sumo Logic, Splunk, Azure Sentinel. 
  • Development tools such as ADO (Azure DevOps), GitHub, Jira 
  • Container technologies, Kubernetes, AKS 
  • Query languages like SQL and Kusto (KQL) 

To be successful, we think you need:  

  • 5 to 7 years of experience as a Security Engineer or similar role such as Infrastructure Engineer, Network Engineer, or DevOps Engineer.  
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar field such as Engineering, Information Security, or Information Systems. 
  • Relevant Industry Certifications such as CISSP, CCSP, or CISA 

What’s in it for you? 

Nintex employees have the freedom to work how they work best. We are virtual-first across our global workforce. Our people work in the way that best suits them and their teams - whether at home, in an office, or another place that sparks creativity, focus and collaboration. Our work environment is such that our people can successfully deliver their work while adequately supporting their lifestyle and preferences.  

While our offerings differ from country to country, we offer our entire global workforce an array of exciting perks and benefits, including 

  • Global Gratitude and Recharge Days
  • Mindfulness and counseling resources
  • Invention/patenting assistance
  • Meaningful recognition
  • Community impact opportunities
  • Multiple tools through which to learn and grow, and an incredible global community 

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Equity Statement: Preference will be given to People Living with Disability who are members of the designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Company.