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De opdracht

The Security and Connectivity Expert plays a crucial role in the creation and maintenance of a stable and secure infrastructure that sufficiently supports the digital business operations, allows data to be collected and consolidated, and ensures that data integrity is maintained. Together with the other team members of the digital team, the Security and Connectivity Expert is responsible of offering performant and user-friendly digital tools to their customers.

The Security and Connectivity Expert reports to the Retail Digital Manager.

De klant

Our customer is a global company working in the oil industry. They refine and market fuel, lubricants and other petroleum derivatives globally.

Our client Offers:
They are offering you an exciting position, where you will be working in an international company that is one of the market leaders. You can expect a competitive salary package with an extensive package of extra-legal benefits, a lot of attention for your personal growth and development.

Taken en verantwoordelijkheden

The Security and Connectivity Expert is responsible for both day-to-day tasks and project delivery.

  • Deliver IT network support in order to deliver 100% availability of the digital platform, mobile application and web portal to users and customers to ensure smooth functioning of key services such as the mobile payment application;
  • Monitor security and network infrastructure proactively, identify areas of concern and develop action plans to address them;
  • Manage operational issues with hosting, connectivity, system performance and security from logging the issue at the respective supplier to implementation of the required fixes;
  • Manage SLA’s with key digital and site infrastructure suppliers;
  • Follow up on new technologies; e.g. by attending conventions and contacts with suppliers;
  • Collaborate closely with the Business Expert and Network Coordinator to guarantee that the solution is in line with the security policies and network standards;
  • Keep documentation of system setup w.r.t. security, hosting and connectivity/interfaces up to date.

Project Delivery

  • Be involved in conceptualisation of new projects, acting as a gatekeeper for the integrity of the digital architecture and its connection to the site infrastructure;
  • Organize and evaluate Penetration Testing activities to ensure security of the digital platform, mobile app and web portal, and document outcome;
  • Participate in technical testing activities.

Hard skills

  • Bachelor degree IT education, preferably with a specialty in IT security;
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience is required, consultancy experience is a plus;
  • Proven experience in large software or IT projects with direct impact on customers;
  • Profound and hands-on expertise in DevOps – hosting, networking, security, SLA management, performance monitoring, logging and deployment;
  • Networking (Public/Private network, CIDR, routing tables, TCP/IP, VPN, and related tools like ping, traceroute, netstat, nslookup, wget, …);
  • Coding: good base in scripting language (Python, Powershell);
  • Web technology: Architecture of MVC framework, microservices, webservices (SOAP, JSON, GRPC), Databases (basic knowledge of SQL);
  • Knowledge in security, understanding PKI, TLS 2.0, symmetric keys, asymmetric keys, basic attacks on websites (like SQL injection, HTML) , the links of those attacks to specific weak points (for example input forms) and the countermeasures to be put in place;
  • Proven hands on experience on cloud services (Microsoft, AWS, Google);
  • Knowledge of state of the art app development and software architecture;
  • Able to assess the criticality and impact of risks and issues in the above domains, and formulate concrete recommendations;
  • Proficiency in English;
  • Knowledge of IT governance and operations;
  • Leadership.


  • Cloud architecture certification, like Amazon, Azure, Google;
  • Experience in subcontract management;
  • Knowledge of information security and data security (including GDPR);
  • Proficient in Linux and Windows OS.

Nice to have

  • Certification in a project methodology;
  • Experience in app development and/or app development life cycle;
  • Experience in data, ETL;
  • Experience in monitoring;
  • Experience in performance optimization.

Soft skills

  • Hands-on and able to dig into technical issues;
  • Strong drive for solutions and sense of urgency;
  • Good communication skills – to align with multiple parties and drive for solutions, but also to report risks, issues and mitigating actions to management;
  • Ability to work autonomously and take decisions within the boundaries of his/her role;
  • Ability to work together in a team with colleagues having different expertise;
  • Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand;
  • Can do attitude – ‘I Take Care Of IT’-attitude.


30 april 2020




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Tariq Wijnants

Tariq Wijnants

Account manager / recruiter