Careers

Block Chain IT Consultant Position

We are looking for a Blockchain Developer with hands-on experience with Solidity smart contracts, databases, and web development. We want your assistance in expanding our services via an Ethereum architecture and monetizing those services with our clients. This is a rare opportunity to join a forward-looking company that is already a proven leader in the IT Services segment.

Naka Technologies works with fortune 500 companies across 3 different continents. Our global reputation in IT Service Management is second to none. Our goal is to scale our operations and monetize our technology so we can best serve our clients in the larger global markets.

Position: Block Chain IT Consultant 

Roles:

  • Help implement and maintain our blockchain infrastructure
  • Educate clients and employees on blockchain development
  • Development of Ethereum smart contracts and oracles
  • Writing, testing, and deploying Ethereum smart contracts and building the System design (oracles, services, etc) around them
  • Supporting the development of DApps as part of our platform
  • Work with partners and vendors in support of ICO rollout

Skills:

  • Solid programming skills, with strong experience in Solidity and decentralized architectures through Oracles and other supporting infrastructure.
  • Strong software engineering background including strong skills in testing, source control, documentation, refactoring, and troubleshooting
  • Good knowledge and experience with at least one other programming language
  • Experience with JavaScript and experience with DApp development is a bonus
  • Prior contributions to Ethereum or other blockchain solutions is a strong bonus
  • Ability to work in a team that values high collaboration and transparency

IT Security Analyst

Naka is looking for an IT Security Analyst to join our team. The IT Security Analyst provides hands-on technical expertise is the Security Operations Center of the firm. This position is responsible for monitoring the IT Security environment to immediately detect, verify, and respond swiftly to cyber threats, e.g. vulnerability exploitation, malware, cyber-attacks, etc. This role effectively enhances the incident response operations of the organization by working closely with IT and business stakeholders to execute in a non-disruptive manner across the firm. This position within the Office of the CISO is instrumental in increasing the security posture of the firm. Working in conjunction with Architecture, IT Compliance and IT Infrastructure, this position will be a key contributor in executing the IT Security strategy, Security roadmap and formulation of the Security process relative to threat intelligence, security monitoring, security automation, intrusion detection/prevention, purple teaming, endpoint security, Third Party Security Assessment, SIEM and SOC.

Location: NYC

Position: IT Security Analyst

Job Duties:

  • Implement, administer and support endpoint security software
  • Knowledge of a wide range of current security technologies such as vulnerability assessment tools, SIEM, firewalls, proxies, network and host-based intrusion prevention, DLP, etc.
  • Conduct investigations of security events (e.g., unauthorized access, non-compliance with company policies, fraud, service exploitation, etc.) to determine malfunctions, breaches, and remediation steps
  • Responds to daily service issues, problems, and critical situations to support resolution and minimize downtime
  • Administration and daily operation of SIEM technologies, including rule creation, reporting, correlation and performance monitoring
  • Execute automation playbooks for automated incident response investigations
  • Leverage firms’ threat intelligence sources & partners to maintain an understanding of emerging security threats and advanced threat actor’s capabilities
  • Integrate threat intelligence feeds and sources with firm’s security monitoring infrastructure
  • Leverage firm’s Continuous Testing framework to identify, design and deploy tests for firm’s security monitoring controls
  • Identify and implement tools to baseline activity and alert or limit suspicious activity and insider threat among networks, databases, data and users
  • Assist in selecting, implementing and managing of systems, tools, and processes that will keep the firm at the leading edge of security. This includes a continually-evolving inventory of gaps to be mitigated and formulation of a proactive strategy to evaluate and implement mitigating technologies
  • Continuously remain current on emerging security threats and technologies
  • Assists in the development and implementation of security policies and procedures (e.g., user log-on and authentication rules, security breach escalation procedures, security auditing procedures and use of firewalls and encryption routines)
  • Enforces security policies and procedures by administering and monitoring security profiles, reviews security violation reports and investigates possible security exceptions, updates and maintains and documents security controls
  • Prepares status reports on security matters to develop security risk analysis scenarios and response procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or 3 years work experience in a relevant role, i.e. SOC Analyst, Incident Response, Cybersecurity Threat Analyst, etc.
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail in conducting analysis combined with an ability to accurately record full documentation in support of assigned work
  • Experience with event analysis leveraging SIEM tools
  • Log parsing and analysis skill set and previous experience developing and refining correlation rules
  • Hands-on experience deploying & operating security technologies including devices, networks and systems that prevent, detect & respond to security threats
  • Strong understanding of security operations concepts such as perimeter defense, BYOD management, data loss protection, insider threat, kill-chain analysis, risk assessment and security metrics
  • Strong understanding of network protocols
  • Development/scripting experience: Python and/or PowerShell.
  • Knowledge of protocol analysis and tools (e.g. Wireshark, Gigastor, Netwitness, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of current cyber threat landscape (e.g. threat actors, APT, cyber-crime, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Unix/Linux, Firewall and Proxy technology
  • Knowledge of malware operation and indicators, DLP monitoring
  • Knowledge of forensic techniques
  • Knowledge of penetration techniques
  • Knowledge of DDoS mitigation techniques
  • Ability to self-organize, prioritize activities independently, create documentation and reports
  • Thinks both tactically and strategically
  • Enables creative solutions by stimulating ideas through discussion and collaboration
  • Able to work on multiple activities at the same time, organizing and prioritizing as needed to accomplish goals
  • Manages uncertainty well – able to assess and act with good enough but imperfect or incomplete information
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to explain technical ideas to non-technical individuals at any level Preferred
  • B.S. in Computer Science or Engineering or similar technical program or equivalent experience
  • At least one active security certification: CEH, OSCP, CPTE, CISM, CISSP or related
  • 3-5+ years in a hands-on technical role in information security supporting a large organization
  • Knowledge of security frameworks and principals and relevant technologies and vendors

Cloud – Pre Sales Solutions Architect

As a Pre-Sales Cloud Architect, you will be responsible for working with customers and prospects, to gather their business needs and translate them into a technical solution using various Cloud Platform. You have competency in leading client requirements gathering (business and technical) in support of architecting, designing and overall technical value selling of cloud-based solutions. You are passionate about technology and in particular, leveraging core cloud computing service models to drive incremental business value to customer e.g. accelerated time to value and time to market.

Location: NYC

Position: Pre Sales Solutions Architect

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide subject matter expertise on cloud computing best practices and how the Information Builders Cloud Platform solution supports those practices.
  • Develop and present complex multi-tier cloud applications on leading cloud service provider platforms e.g. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud, and demonstrating customer use-case compliance via proof of technology engagements.
  • Design and deliver dynamic product demonstrations
  • Apply your business acumen to specialize in one or more vertical industries
  • Drive all technical aspects of proof of technology from data review and gathering business requirements to designing and presenting the solution

Qualifications:

You possess a well-rounded technical portfolio of skills including (but not limited to):

  • Experience with Python and JavaScript
  • Understanding of techniques for scaling applications in a cloud environment
  • Knowledge in Docker and Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of Agile Methodology and DevOps
  • Skills in Go and Python preferable
  • Ability to be productive in a globally distributed team through self-discipline and self-motivation

Experience:

  • 5+ years as a Solutions Architect, Systems Engineer or Sales Consultant. Experience working with enterprise cloud solutions as part of a different role within an organization will also be considered. Flexibility to travel.

Cisco Pre Sales Engineer

Open roles for Cisco focused Network Pre Sales Engineer who has strong Cisco R S / Network Solutions Design expertise. The Security Technical Solutions Specialist is responsible for deep technical coverage for Cisco’s Security products, as well as overall Security architectures compromised of multiple products from both Cisco and our partner third party vendors. The engineer will be working as a part of the virtual pre-sales organization to design and deliver customized solutions to meet our customer’s business needs. As a bonus, you’ll also work with amazing people in product development and collaborate with peers to teach and learn using real-time web conferencing and video collaboration tools.

Location: NYC

Position: Pre Sales Engineer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work in conjunction with our sales team to develop and executive account strategy
  • Act as a trusted advisor and technical consultant for all products and related technologies
  • Maintain a current expert knowledge of all products and services
  • Maintain a working knowledge of competitors’ products and services and of emerging trends in the collaboration industry as a whole
  • Maintain a working knowledge of industry standards to leverage interoperability advantages of our solutions
  • Create sales proposals and Quotations
  • Develop and deliver sales presentations in concert with the sales team
  • Effectively demonstrate our solutions and support evaluation/PoCs
  • Provide input for development of new products and enhancement of current products
  • Design end-to-end collaboration solutions that address a customer’s business needs
  • Work with extended team to develop custom solutions leveraging APIs to address customer requirements
  • Assist clients with ROI studies, equipment budgets, systems requirements and specifications
  • 50% travel in territory

Qualifications:

  • The candidate should possess minimum 5 years’ experience in a role providing analytical, diagnostic and problem-solving skills in a technology-driven environment
  • The candidate should possess minimum 5 years’ experience in a strategic technical sales role providing technical solutions to address customer business needs
  • Demonstrated ability in public speaking and presentation skills, with a focus on presenting technical information to those with a non-technical background
  • Excellent discovery and active listening skills with experience discussing collaboration technologies, unified communications and real-time applications over IP
  • Work effectively across functional lines, in coordination with others involved in product management, marketing and technical support services
  • Experience creating technical responses and formal documentation in a written and graphical format including technical architecture plans, phased approach proposals and network topologies
  • IP, Cisco IOS, switching and routing protocols, QoS, Security
  • Understanding of Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory
  • Familiarization with common UC collaboration platforms such as Microsoft Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, WebEx Teams, and BlueJeans
  • Awareness of ITU-T H.323 and IETF SIP suite of standard UC protocols
  • Experience supporting technical sales in enterprise markets

Azure Solutions Architect

You will be involved in all the project phases from defining new technical architectures, trying to propose creative solutions in line with the company’s value proposition and provide support for the implementation of enterprise architecture based on the latest generation methodologies: Microservices, Cloud native, Serverless, Azure PaaS and Container-based.

Position: Azure Solutions Architect

Locations: NYC

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Apply technical knowledge to design solutions that meet business and IT needs, build Data Platform, AA/AI roadmaps, and ensure long term technical viability of new deployments, infusing key analytics and AI technologies where appropriate (e.g. Azure ML, ML Server, BOT framework, Cognitive Services, Big Data, Data Lake, Azure Databricks, etc.)
  • Ensure that solution exhibits high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment
  • Develop deep relationships with key customer IT decision makers, who drive long-term cloud adoption within their company to enable them to be cloud advocates
  • Be a Voice of Customer to share insights and standard methodologies, connect with Engineering team to remove key blockers
  • Assess the Customers’ knowledge of Azure platform and overall cloud readiness to support customers through a structured learning plan and ensure its delivery through partners
  • Collaborate with other Cloud Solution Architects in developing complex end-to-end Enterprise solutions on Microsoft Azure platform
  • Maintain technical acumen and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and insights; collaborate and share with the technical community while educating customers on the Azure platform
  • Be an Azure Platform enthusiast with customers, partners and external communities

Experiences Required – Education, Key Experiences, Knowledge and Skills:

  • 7+ years of success in consultative/complex technical sales and deployment projects, architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed applications required
  • 5+ years’ experience working with large complex enterprise accounts architecting cloud solutions
  • 5+ years implementing large scale data projects within the cloud environment
  • Collaboration and Communication. Acknowledged for driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through with outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Ability to orchestrate, lead, and influence remote teams, ensuring successful implementation of customer projects.
  • Enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture designs, database migrations, and technology management required

Breadth of technical experience and knowledge, with depth / Domain Expertise in two or more of the following required:

  • SQL including OSS (postgre, MySQL etc), Azure SQL
  • NoSQL Databases including OSS (Maria, Mongo etc), Cosmos DB
  • Big Data including SQL DW, Snowflake, Big Query
  • Data storage technologies such as MSSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Azure Cosmos DB and Azure SQL
  • Data Governance
  • Data Engineering
  • Expertise in data estate workloads like HDInsight, Hadoop, Cloudera, Spark, Python required
  • Technical Capability and experience to learn new technologies and understand relevant cloud trend required
  • Knowledge of Competitors: Knowledge of cloud development platforms preferred