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Senior IT Security Engineer
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LU - Luxembourg
Full/Part Time
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EIB Posting

The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Corporate Services (CS) – Information Technology (IT) – IT Security Unit (SEC), at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a:




Senior IT Security Engineer




These are full time positions at Grade 5/6

(2 positions)



The term of this contract will be 4 years



The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs,

with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.





The IT Security Engineer’s will drive the activities related to IT Security risk management and monitoring (position #1) or related to IT Security architecture(position #2) and contribute to the definition of an overall strategic plan. S/He will also manage major projects in the IT Security risk management and monitoring domain, and control that associated policies and procedures are properly implemented. 


Operating Network

These job holders will report directly to the Head of IT Security Unit.

Internally, s/he will deal with IT Security team, IT internal and external staff, Internal Audit. Externally, s/he will have contacts with external vendors and/or partners providing security equipment, software or security services to EIB and with IT Security Engineers & Officers from peer’s institutions.




The IT Security Engineer’s will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to the definition of the EIB strategy and policies for own domain with regard to the short, medium and long term, in order to ensure that the overall IT strategy and policies meet the business strategy of the organisation and internal/external IT trends and developments

  • Defining a set of security mechanisms and supporting standards which provide a coherent range of security capabilities

  • Driving improvements and implement the necessary technical and/or administrative controls, procedures, IT standards, methodologies in own domain

  • Ensuring the design, implementation and support of IT security technical and logical controls in own domain, this includes:

    • Elaborating the operational set of documentation and procedures in own domain

    • Dealing and following-up with Internal Audit on Agreed Action Points

    • Contributing to Security awareness throughout the organisation

  • Providing specific advice and recommendations on IT Security risk management topics

Specific to position #1:

  • Ensuring desired availability of the underlying “monitoring” tooling (SIEM) as well as consistent logging from various security and IT systems and application.




  • University degree preferably in Information Technology or related disciplines

  • At least 5 years of experience in the in IT Security and/or in Network and Telecommunications areas.

Key technical/professional knowledge and skills

  • Good knowledge of security standards such as the ISO 2700x suite or equivalent

  • Excellent knowledge of English or French(*), with a good knowledge of the other.

Specific to position #1:

  • Proven experience and strong knowledge in IT Security risks analysis (SIEM, log review) and contingency, vulnerability assessment and remediation (patch management)

  • Advanced knowledge and interest on threat landscape, malware in general and hacking techniques

  • Information Security related certification such as CISSP and/or CISA would be an advantage

Specific to position #2:

  • Advanced knowledge of security architecture, including perimeter devices, endpoint protection, operating systems, strong authentication solutions, web security

  • Strong background in management of operational security production environments



  • Achievement Drive: Continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals

  • Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes

  • Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns

  • Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting  with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules.


(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages


Deadline for applications: 18th October 2017


We believe that Diversity is good for our people and our business. We promote and value diversity and inclusion among our staff and candidates; irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, race, culture, education and experience, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or disability

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