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(Senior) IT Security Engineer

Job Location:
Zurich Region
Job Category:
Network Specialist / Administrator / Engineer / Security
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  • Lead the development and operation of the next-generation IT security infrastructure
  • Monitor and analyze security-related events on the hardware, software, and network level
  • Handle security incidents
  • Consult on IT security for the introduction of new use cases
  • System hardening and further measures to improve system security
  • Plan and implement regular penetration tests
  • Maintain internal documentation on IT system security and participate in security audits
  • Actively collaborating with IT security specialists from partner organizations and research centers
    • Contribute to security reviews and penetration tests
    • Participate in technical working groups for further developing common security guideline


  • You have a degree in computer science or a comparable field of study or professional training in IT
  • You have several years of professional experience in ??IT security, IT data center or IT networks
  • Practical experience with Linux systems administration, preferably in a research environment
  • In-depth understanding of Linux security-related services (firewall and SSH, authentication (2FA), key management, VPNs, SELinux, logging, monitoring, auditing, ...)
  • Proven experience in IT security risk management, IT network engineering and operation in secure environments
  • Good knowledge of IT security standards ISO 2700x and data protection
  • Knowledge with cloud security or Kubernetes is a plus
  • Aptitude for finding good solutions to complex IT problems and a solution driven personality
  • Good communication skills and the ability to collaborate with other IT specialists are necessary

Are you interested in this position? We are happy to receive your application!