5G Security Architect at Parallel Wireless | Powderkeg

Location: New Hampshire

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Access Development

People come to work at Parallel Wireless because we are building the future of telecom. They stay, because they are challenged and driven by an incredible product and team. We take pride in our commitment to employee development, and our culture fosters an atmosphere of empowerment, trust, respect, and communication. Learn more about our mission, vision and values.

We are looking for a Security Architect for leading and securing our next generation virtualized ALL G solution.

What you'll do:

  • Brief executive leaders on potential emergent threats and ongoing efforts to proactively address potential cyber security risks
  • Influence the security strategy by improving the collective strength of the security team and articulating the capabilities needed to optimally manage security risks
  • Engage in Software Development Lifecycle to collaboratively ensure new products, platforms, and technologies meet or exceed security engineering requirements
  • Design, build and implement world-class security systems for Telco environment
  • Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats; Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements
  • Design security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge
  • Define requirements and create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements
  • Use latest programming languages and technologies to writes code, complete programming and performs testing and debugging of applications
  • Work with platform and security engineering leadership to interactively improve Security Development Lifecycle investments.
  • Knowledge source for overall security requirements for All G standards.
  • Champion PW security best practices, internally, with partners and vendors, and with customers.
  • Support third-party (customer and independent security test agencies) assessments of PW solution security in both commercial and government applications.

What you must have:

  • 12+ Years’ Experience implementing security solutions.
  • Fast learner and ability to grasp in detail of product security
  • Strong working knowledge of IT risks, cyber security, and computer operating software
  • Advanced understanding of security protocols, cryptography, and security
  • Knowledge in networking and communication security like TLS, IPSec, HTTPS
  • Experience within cloud platforms such as OpenStack & Kubernetes to design and build Cloud-native Open-RAN Telco products - advantage
  • Excellent Communication (written and verbal) & interpersonal skills and organizational leadership abilities to thrive in a global multi-site environment
  • US Citizenship and US Residence required. Previous Government/DoD/DARPA project experience is an advantage.
  • Occasional travel, will be required to meet with customers, security test agencies, and partners
  • Elevate the interest and desire across R&D community to implement secure engineering solutions
  • Knowledge of 4G and 5G standards - advantage.


  • Bachelor’s CS/CE/EE, or related) with a major in communication theory or systems security
  • Master’s/PhD (CS/CE/EE, or related) with a major in communication theory and system/cyber security - advantage.

Parallel Wireless is the leading U.S.-based company challenging the world’s legacy vendors with the industry’s only unified ALL G (5G/4G/3G/2G) software- enabled OpenRAN solutions. Its cloud-native OpenRAN and network architectures redefine network economics for global mobile operators in both coverage and capacity deployments, while also paving the way to 5G. Through open collaboration with the OpenRAN ecosystem partners, Parallel Wireless has created the world’s first and largest fully-compliant OpenRAN ecosystem that is capable of delivering next generation wireless infrastructure at a dramatically lower cost, ensuring more equal access to 5G across the globe. The company’s OpenRAN portfolio is designed to help customers modernize their networks, reduce deployment costs and complexity, increase operational efficiency, enable interoperability, find new revenue streams, and start deploying multi-vendor 5G networks today. The company’s customers include over 60 global mobile operators, as well as private and public industries and governments that use their software-defined network portfolio to reimagine their networks. Parallel Wireless's innovation and excellence in multi- technology, open virtualized RAN solutions have been recognized with 65+ industry awards. Please visit www.parallelwireless.com for more information.

Parallel Wireless embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building inclusive and diverse teams representing all backgrounds, with a wide range of perspectives, and empowering industry- leading skills. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

Parallel Wireless does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies or individuals. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Parallel Wireless employees or any other company location. Parallel Wireless is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    5G Security Architect
  • Company
    Parallel Wireless
  • Location
    Nashua, NH
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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