Cyber, ICT, Engineering, agile, Cloud Solution Architect, DevOps
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Bachelor (EQF 6), Master (EQF 7)
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ICT Security Systems Engineer

The following list of tasks applies to this reference profile. This list is not exhaustive and may evolve in time depending on the type of assignment:
  • Installation, configuration, maintenance and upgrades of cyber security solutions and components
  • Monitor managed components and manage incidents and problems
  • Perform day-to-day system management
  • Harden system and network components
  • Develop,  maintain  and  roll-out  reference  configurations  
  • Elaborate   and   maintain   system   inventory/CMDB,   system   documentation,   operating procedures
  • Design, develop, install, configure, test, monitor, maintain, troubleshoot and upgrade ICT security infrastructure
  • Provide expertise, guidance, recommendations and documented security configurations for implementation of security tools and processes
  • Identify   security   requirements,   based   upon   need   or   translate   high-level   security requirements into detailed technical requirements
  • Ensures the technical design and contributes to implementation of new components and/or enhancements in coordination with other team members in particular project managers, security architects and engineers.
  • Ensure service continuity for the managed components to defined SLAs.
  • Ensure capacity planning for ICT security solutions
  • Support security monitoring use-case engineering
  • Security events collection technical design. Integration of log sources into a SIEM solution.
  • Elaboration and translation of the security monitoring policy into monitoring rules
  • Investigate, diagnose and solve system related problems
  • Diagnose  and  solve  problems  and  faults  occurring  in  the  operation  of  cyber  security components
  • Provide integrated solutions
  • Provide consolidate findings on components or processes
  • Document cyber defence components configurations
  • Craft,  fine-tune  and  validate  low  level  intrusion  detection  rules  for  network  and  host protection
  • Development, test and roll-out new releases of Identity and Access Management solutions
    • Certification: 3 years of formal higher education at least equivalent to a level of bachelor degree in the fields of Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering
    • At least 7 years of relevant professional work experience as an ICT Security Systems Engineer, around the following indicative activities/domains: 
      • Network security engineering
      • System security engineering
      • Network security administration
      • System security administration
      • Security testing (functional and non-functional)
      • Cryptography
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Info/Cyber Security Architecture roles
    • Professional experience on at least 2 large scale projects with responsibilities around the expected tasks and services 
    • Working knowledge of English (B2 or higher)


  • Mandatory or desirable:
    • Knowledge in:
      • Ability to design, develop, install, configure, test, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot ICT security related solutions.
      • Network Protocols (including IP, TCP, UDP, DNS, SMTP, Syslog-ng, HTTP, IP routing and fail-over protocols, IEEE 802.1x)
      • Cryptographic solutions (including common standards and ciphers, symmetric and asymmetric encryption, PKI, HSM, smartcards)
      • Security protocols (including SSL/TLS, IPsec, and VPN)
      • Ability to write comprehensive documentation.
      • Authentication, authorisation and accounting (including RADIUS, TACACS+, Kerberos, ADFS)
      • Enterprise Active Directory and GPO development
      • Auditing systems and networks for configuration weaknesses and vulnerabilities
      • Hardening/Securing of Windows Servers and Desktops
      • Hardening/Securing of Linux systems
      • Administration and task automation using scripting and/or programming languages (e.g. Python, PowerShell, Perl, Java)
  • Desirable:
    • Strong technical security knowledge in assessment, design, implementation, architecture, and program / project delivery and work across various delivery models, (Waterfall, Agile, DevOps).


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