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IT Security Specialist H/F

Our Client located in Antwerp area  (Industrial sector)  is looking for an IT Security Specialist/Officer.

Over 7 months mission + probable extension

Freelance or Employee, both welcome.

Language : English.  Other languages is a +


  • Minimum 5,6 years experience in IT security  is a must
  • Duration of the project: min 7 months
  • Part time  presence on site is required
  • Start date :  as soon as possible
  • Mission

    Your mission will be to ensure a high degree of security preparedness of our IT environment.  The focus will be on prevention of security breaches, reaction to security breaches and identifying improvements.

    Job Description

  • Monitoring, assessing and analysing Security Incidents and events  reported in our monitoring tools, Firewalls, Antivirus systems and Proxy

    - Following the  incident response procedure

    - Following predefined actions on high severity issues, including escalation to the business area Security Officers or Group Security officer.

    - Maintaining and report operational KPIs on a monthly basis.

    -  Troubleshoot and help to isolate IT security issues.

    - Analysing firewall change requests and coordinating the approval with the Business Area Security officer

    - Advisor role for projects and peers

    -  Assisting in the creation of incident response procedures

    - Ability to translate complex concepts into business language.

    -  Ability to take on small projects related to security

  • Experience Requirements

    The ideal candidate will have a blend of strong technical, communication, skills. Specific requirements for this position include:

  • 6+ years working in the security and operations fields

    -  Excellent knowledge of Intrusion Detection (in-depth TCP/IP knowledge, and Cybersecurity), various operating systems (Windows/UNIX), and web technologies (focusing on Internet security)

    - Ability to  read and understand packet-level data Intrusion detection and prevention  and Network Security Products (IDS/IPS, firewalls, etc) Host Security Products (HIPS, AV, scanners, etc)

    -  Knowledge of cutting edge threats and technologies affecting Web Application vulnerabilities and recent internet threats

    - Exposure on Vulnerability assessment as well as penetration testing, or forensic analysis fields are an advantage

    -  Certifications  from EC-Council,  GIAC, (ISC)² are preferred [CISSP, C|EH, GCIA, CCNA]

    - Proven track record of cultural awareness while collaborating with your peers in the other regions.

    - Broad knowledge of the different technologies used within and available in the industry to give an excellent overall understanding of IT.

    - Strong business acumen and internal knowledge of policies.

    -  Working knowledge of value and use of Standard IT processes and methodologies  (i.e., ITIL, PMI, and SDLC).

    - Comfortable with working in a matrix environment

  • Educational Requirements

  • University degree or equivalent experience.

    -  CISSP, ISSEP, CISA  certification will be well regarded.

    - Fluency in English, spoken and written is a must; second language preferred

  • Personality Requirements

    Competency is more than ever, a combination of knowledge, experience, and attitude. Key behaviours of our candidate are:

    - people management skills

    -  A customer-centric individual who understands customers' needs and seeks to fulfil or exceed expectations

    - A team player and natural diplomate who interacts and unites team members, customers, all stakeholders

    -  A person that comes with solutions  to make things happen and who can transform his mission into strategy, turn the strategy into action

    -  A methodical and structured achiever  who can plan, organize, prioritize, assess, adapt and deliver the promise

    -  A resilient person  who can cope with change in an ever faster moving digital landscape and who can spread this attitude of self-sufficiency

    -  An innovative  there is always a better way" person with a positive, flexible and responsive mindset who embraces and promotes the digital transformation (regardless of age)

    - Open-minded with a global mindset, curious to understand and learn new perspectives

    - A person who complies with our DNA 

    Interested ? Please send me your updated CV so we can discuss your situation and the opportunity.

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