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Senior Security Consultant



The Hague, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024


You will be our technical-oriented consultant who can assess, challenge and improve the IT security-related aspects

Job Description:

NIBC is looking for an experienced IT Security Consultant to join the Risk & Security team. In this position, you will be our technical-oriented consultant who can assess, challenge and improve the IT security-related aspects of the digital infrastructure and services of NIBC and its strategic partners. You are a specialist with a clear vision of security and you love to guide your colleagues. Because of your experience, you are a fantastic sparring partner for business stakeholders and other colleagues. Do you like working on a strategic ánd operational level? Great! Are you interested in or do you have an affinity with the financial industry? Even better!

What will you do?

  • You have an important role in security-related processes like security incident management, vulnerability management and change management.
  • You monitor and challenge (the remediation of) the test findings, spot trends within these findings and point to areas that should be tested.
  • You provide advice for projects and assess solutions to determine whether they are according to our standards/risk profile.
  • You take the lead in the setting up and maintenance of security-related frameworks, procedures and standards.
  • You show a lean-agile mindset in the dynamic IT environment.
  • You engage in security operations meetings with the outsourced IT infrastructure provider and monitor and manage the SOC's service delivery.
  • You keep yourself updated on shifting trends in the security landscape and keep up with innovations that can improve the security posture and roadmap of NIBC.
  • You manage communication with stakeholders from various service providers about security-related issues.
  • You manage communication with stakeholder within the organisation by challenging and advising them on security-related issues.

Your team

You will join the Risk & Security team within the Identity, Risk & Security, Quality Management (IRSQ) department, part of the CTO domain. The current R&S team consists of an expert lead, two security consultants and two risk consultants, each with a different specialisation. We are looking for a result-driven consultant who wants to join us in our aim for quality and high standards. We encourage each other to be bold and transparent. We have each other’s back when needed and strive to have fun on the job. Humour is an important element of our team culture and we like to celebrate our successes together.

NIBC as IT employer

NIBC IT consists out of several domains and together NIBC IT aims to be one of the driving forces behind the digital transformation of our bank, an ongoing process that will profoundly change the relationship with our clients and the way we do business. We are closely connected and have short lines of communication. If you have a good idea today, you may be elaborating it tomorrow. IT is forever changing and so is NIBC and in order for us to be able to keep on changing, we need sophisticated individuals to help us lead the bank into the future.

NIBC as organisation

Founded in 1945 to finance the visionary entrepreneurs who helped rebuilding the Netherlands after the second World War, NIBC was closely collaborating while professionally supporting companies and individuals in realizing their dreams and goals with a sustainable future in mind. As a multicultural midsize bank with a working environment that is best described as dynamic and ambitious, we share a forward-thinking, can-do attitude with our employees and clients which we call our THINK YES mentality. Our corporate values are Professional, Adaptive, Collaborative and Entrepreneurial. You will have a direct and meaningful impact on both the bank and its clients. By building our company on optimism and mutual trust, and with our THINK YES mentality, NIBC is an enterprising bank that enables ambitions.

What’s in it for you?

NIBC provides an ambitious environment where we strive to create a fantastic workplace where you feel safe and challenged to be the best version of yourself. You are in the lead of setting the PACE (Professional, Adaptive, Collaborative and Entrepreneurial) of your career at NIBC. In addition to your salary, you receive:

  • Several ways to support your development personally and professionally, a.o.:

- Personal development budget, to spend at your own discretion

- Professional budget provided by your manager, to develop yourself in your work

  • NIBC embraces the Hybrid way of Working. This means we support working from home and encouraging our colleagues to come to the office. NIBC's guideline is to spend at least half of the working time at the office
  • Travel expenses or NS Business Card 1st class
  • 32 holidays (which do not have to be registered)
  • Excellent pension scheme (26% NIBC contribution)
  • A voucher to improve your home office
  • The opportunity to take ownership and show initiative in your role. We are always open to new ideas and encourage you to use your voice
  • The nature of our Grow to Make a Difference program enables you to be in charge of your own development
  • Two staff associations: YoungNIBC and MyLeisure
  • Vitality program, annual company-wide sports & leisure days
  • Monthly internet allowance
  • A laptop and a company phone
  • Excellent facilities at the office (Coffee corner, Restaurant, Exchange bar)
  • Finally, a fun workplace in which diversity and inclusion is valued (click here).

What do you bring?

Our newest colleague is confident, proactive and experienced enough to bring our IT Security maturity to the next level. You enjoy driving change on a strategic level and at the same time collaborate on an operational level to help your colleagues increase our IT security. To be successful in this role we believe you will need:

  • At least 8 years of relevant work experience within an IT Security environment (preferably within the financial sector);
  • Informal leadership skills (coaching and guiding team members)
  • Knowledge of internal controls and security frameworks, like EBA, ISO 2700x and, NIST;
  • Technical knowledge of and experience with technical aspects of information security, such as:

- Best practices (CIS), incident response & forensics,

- Incident response & forensics,

- Security techniques (key and certificate management, anti-virus, malware detection, secure protocols, firewalls),

- Information security processes,

- Infrastructure (on-prem & networking),

- Application design (Web, APIs),

- Penetration testing,

- Vulnerability management,

- SOC;

- Endpoint security;

  • A strong personal integrity and know how to work with classified information;
  • Strong communication skills in English and in Dutch.

You will have an advantage in this role if you have:

  • Security certifications, e.g.: CISSP, CCSP, OSCP/CEH/GPEN;
  • Affinity with IAM and Cloud (Azure);
  • Knowledge of financial guidelines and regulations like DORA.

Still intrigued?

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