Vacature Information Security Specialist Leiden - Leiden


Company & department description:

The Company:

SWIFT is a global member-owned cooperative and the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services.

We provide our community with a platform for messaging and standards for communicating, and we offer products and services to facilitate access and integration, identification, analysis and financial crime compliance.

Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 banking and securities organisations, market infrastructures and corporate customers in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to communicate securely and exchange standardised financial messages in a reliable way.

The Department:

The Production Security Operations team is looking for an Information Security Specialist. The team is responsible for implementing and maintaining Cyber and Infrastructure Security tools, Tier-3 Security analysis and response, and Infrastructure Security Administration.

You will implement, maintain, integrate, tune and evolve the Cyber and Infrastructure Security tooling in response to emerging threats and to proactively enhance the security posture. You will use the tools and capabilities to lead and support the SOC in tier-3 investigations, in response to vulnerabilitiesother threat intelligence.


Participate in and/or lead vulnerability assessments and threat intel assessments

Lead complex investigations and support the SOC in investigations

Engage with IT in delivery of security projects, by providing operational requirements, reviewing designs, participating in Proof-Of-Concepts and technology assessments and selection

Develop custom alerting and report using Cyber & Infrastructure Security tools, integrate tools as needed, maintain, tune and support the tools in response to the needs of the SOC

Work with the Red Team in designing Cyber BCP exercises, as well participate in the Blue team in response to Red Teams

Fulfil a Center Of Expertise (COE) role on the Cyber & Infrastructure security tools, as well as in continuously improving the Alert, Analysis, Prevention and Response capabilities

Scripting for automation of analysis as well as integration between tools when needed

Mentoring and guiding junior team members

The role includes on-call responsibilities in rotation with other team members


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciencerelated disciplines

Hands on engineering experience with deploying, configuring and maintaining Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Tools highly desired including nIDS (Snort), Splunk, Bluecoat products, FireEye, and Balabit SCB

Strong foundational knowledge of Unix, Windows and IP networking

Experience with either networkmachine forensics

Experience with vulnerability assessment and mitigation

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, and ability to conduct complex analysis on large data sets

Continuous Improvement mindset

Strong communication skills, written and verbal

Self-driven and a good team player

Relevant security certifications such as SANS certifications will be considered an asset

Must be authorized to work in The Netherlands

In return, you will be part of a dynamic and multinational company that promotes talent, growth and career opportunities. SWIFT has a friendly and professional work environment with benefits such as premium free health insurance, premium free end wage pension and sport allowance. There is a free in-house fitness center. There will be a competitive salary on offer.
Bedrijf: Swift

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