Cyber Security Engineer (m/f)

Information and Communication Technology

Job description

SCK•CEN is one of the largest research institutions in Belgium. Every day, more than 700 employees dedicate themselves to developing peaceful applications of radioactivity. Our developments have already resulted in a long list of innovative and forward-looking applications for the medical world, industry and the energy sector. We are renowned for our expertise world-wide.

You will work as a Cyber Security Engineer within the ICT expertise group. Your task package will consist of the following:

  • You will participate in the development and rollout of a web application firewall and load balancer in consultation with colleagues from system management and application development;

  • Managing (as a backup) the various firewalls and network switches within the ICT environment;

  • You will be responsible for monitoring, follow-up and analysis of the entire security environment:

    • Completing firewall and switch analysis logs

    • Completing security tool (anti-malware, Splunk SIEM, etc.) analysis logs

  • In addition to analysis, you will also be responsible (in consultation with colleagues and specialised partners) for resolving security reports and incidents;

  • You will be responsible for analysing and consolidating various logs into workable data;

  • You will contribute to increasing cyber security;

  • Documenting operational, installation and management procedures of the IT systems;

  • You will be able to successfully complete projects, either as part of a team or alone.

  • Providing second-line support in one's own knowledge area;

  • Actively participating in improving the service provision and quality of business processes supported by ICT.


Required qualifications

  • Master's degree in Computer Science;

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position;

  • Good knowledge of and/or experience with several of the following concepts and products:

    • LAN technologies (switching, routing, firewalling)

    • Juniper and Palo Alto network and security

    • F5, NetScaler

  • Knowledge of SIEM systems is expected;

  • A sense of initiative, independence, organisation, analytical and project-based work;

  • The ability to interact flexibly and efficiently in new environments;

  • Creative, goal-oriented and assertive;

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written;

  • Adapted knowledge of Dutch, French and English;

  • Able to independently manage ICT security projects;

  • Experience in a managerial function in projects.


Should you have any questions, please contact

Rosez Maïté
+32 (0)14 33 22 01