Security Engineer IT

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Security Engineer IT

Talpa Network consists of several business units, such asTalpa Events, Talpa TV (SBS6, Net5, Veronica and SBS9), Talpa Radio (538, Sky Radio, Veronica en Radio 10), Talpa Social (Social1nfluencers), Talpa Digital (KIJK, JUKE en VoetbalTV) and the E-commerce division (VakantieVeilingen, Actievandedag en Ticketscout). These business units are being supported by Talpa Media Solutions, Talpa Platform and Talpa Creative. 

Currently we are hiring a Security IT Engineer to reinforce our Innovation Hub in the beautiful city of Amsterdam.

This position is ideal for a hands-on security professional who is passionate about his/her work and takes a proactive approach to security.



As a Security Engineer you will closely co-operate with different IT teams in different locations and arrange regular knowledge sharing sessions with the IT to promote information security best practices in IT infrastructure. You will report into the IT Manager of Talpa Network.

Furthermore, you will be responsible for:

  • Implementing the security policies in IT
  • Execute, organise and/or participate in performing application vulnerability and penetration tests for existing applications and environments
  • Providing security related input for architectural decisions
  • Performing infrastructure security related tasks
  • Executing and analysing security assessments for our cloud and on-premise IT assets
  • Implementing and maintaining tooling for automated security tests throughout the SDLC (for code security issues, application security issues, open source security issues, license issues, container security) based on industry standards and best practices
  • Providing support with pre intakes and the development of security solutions
  • Keeping up with the security threat trends and apply applicable mitigations to our environment
  • Execute, organise and/or participate in security tests for our cloud based applications, on premises and services - security asses vendors, 3rd parties and integration partners

Job Requirements

Technical skills

  • Common Body of Knowledge about network, network service, infrastructure and application security in a cloud environment and on premise
  • Common Body of Knowledge on the cyber threat landscape
  • Supportive to the organisation in implementation, execution and improvement of information security measures
  • Log Management and Analyses
  • OS (Windows and Linux)
  • Common Body of Knowledge about Firewalls, VPN, DNS, IDS, IPS, proxy’s, email and content scanning

Personal skills

  • Fast learner in a quickly changing and growing environment
  • Analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in working in different (engineering) teams
  • Capability of owning and maintaining security features
  • Self-starting, great sense of responsibility, team-player
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English, both spoken and written