Linux (Python) Developer

About Nuspire Networks

Nuspire is a state-of-the-science managed network security service provider with more than a decade and a half of industry experience, providing services for some of the largest and most distinctive companies in the world. Nuspire is a true managed service provider that has moved beyond simple firewall maintenance and IDS monitoring to take responsibility for customer networksby using powerful custom-built management and monitoring tools.

Position Information

Linux developer to join our development team in creating and maintaining our products and services. This is a direct hire position at our Commerce Township location.  As a Development Team Member you will design, develop, and implement software solutions according to SDLC methodology and department standards. You will assist in designing and documenting solutions, participate in code reviews, perform unit testing, and evaluate solutions prior to release. You will also help to determine the hardware requirements for prototype systems.

Position Requirements

Candidate should be proficient in the following:

·        2-5 years programming UNIX shell scripts (bash, sh, ksh, etc.)

·        1-3 years programming in Python

·        1-3 years programming C/C++

·        3-5 years working in a Linux environment

·        Working knowledge of best security practices regarding the Linux OS

·        Working knowledge of similarities and differences between Linux and FreeBSD

·        Ability to clearly communicate (written and verbal) in English

·        Ability to work in a structured team environment on multiple concurrent tasks with minimal supervision

·        Strong work ethic with a thirst for learning new technology and techniques

Bonus skill sets:

·        Linux/Unix administration experience is desired

·        Experience programming in PHP

·        Experience in automating processes using Expect

·        Experience in socket coding

·        Knowledge or experience in threaded programming methodology and practices

·        Relational database experience (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS-SQL, etc.)

·        X86 based embedded Linux distributions

Work conditions:

·        Great experience and growth with a global leader in network security

·        Nuspire provides a top work environment, as recognized by Crains Detroit, Golden Bridge "best   and Brightest," and the Detroit News.

·        Full benefits including but limited to: medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, paid time off (PTO) and 401k.

·        Scheduled good time events to build team cohesion

·        Nuspire is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

About Nuspire Employee Culture:
At the core of Nuspire's business model is its emphasis on the human component of business. Nuspire provides network management, monitoring, and security as a service to large organizations. Nuspire's people, expertise, and experience are critical to our success; this ideal is not only reflected in how Nuspire delivers services to its customers but also how it treats its employees. The culture is focused on building team cohesion and employee career growth through a blending of traditional programs and unique outside the box experiences.


Nuspire's continued growth for over 17 consecutive years allows employees to have constant opportunities to grow with the company. Nuspire has also signed managed services solutions contracts in South America, Europe and Asia while continuing to expand its network operations centers and data centers in North America and Michigan.

Nuspire strives to be an industry leader; the employees it hires have the drive and talent to be leaders. Nuspire's employee culture reinforces these ideals; rewarding excellence while providing a unique and exciting business environment.


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