Security Engineer

The security engineer is part of the security engineering team within the IT Security Department and will have a strong focus on infrastructure security. You will interact with departments across Leaseweb within different countries. This role is focused on projects and day-to-day operations. The security engineer will directly report to the Global IT Security Director and is based in our HQ in Amsterdam.

What is the role about?

  • Maintain, configure, and analyze network and host-based security platforms like vulnerability scanning systems and tools, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, SIEM platforms, Anti-virus software, etc,
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and investigate security-related information systems’ anomalies based on security platform reporting, network traffic, log files, host-based and automated security alerts,
  • Provide Incident Response support as needed in response to information security related events.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the development of security tool requirements, trials and evaluations, as well as security operations procedures, processes and designs,
  • Help the security department in processing incoming questions from the organization,
  • Proactively inform the security department on current and possible future threats to the Leaseweb environment,
  • Be a security ambassador within Leaseweb, leading by example,
  • Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation and develop ad-hoc reports as needed.

What we’re looking for:

  • Education at Bachelor (HBO) level or higher or equivalent experience required
  • 4+ years of experience with security systems such as firewalls, IPS/IDS, Log correlation tools, SIEM, DLP, NAC and application firewall solutions.
  • Strong understanding of network design and security principles.
  • CISSP, CCNA, or SSCP Certification is desirable.
  • You feel comfortable communicating across all levels of an organization, all the way up to senior management team and different cultures
  • You have knowledge about complex IT and development environments
  • You have excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Prior experience in a dynamic project-based environment with strong customer focus

Benefits include :

  • Participation in annual company bonus scheme and company pension
  • Internet allowance and travel allowance
  • Working from home policy  
  • Lease bike plan
  • 25 days of paid time off (and the option to buy or sell up to 5 more days) 
  • Free lunch, parking, and fresh fruit provided when in the office 
  • Attractive relocation packages and an agency that takes care of the entire visa process
  • Access to the Leaseweb Academy, a personalized learning platform offering a variety of studies, (Dutch) courses, and trainings 
  • Fun events year-round – from virtual pub quizzes to summer parties, company runs, quarterly hackathons and much more 
  • Monthly after work drinks
  • A multicultural work environment (our colleagues are from over 60 countries!) in a company where you can truly make a difference  

Ready for the next step?  

If you’d like to apply, please do so online. To learn more about us, follow us on LinkedIn or Instagram to get an inside look at life at Leaseweb. For questions, please reach out to Merve Bulazar, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at:  

We directly source all candidates – any unsolicited profiles received from recruitment agencies will be treated as direct applications. 


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