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Utrecht, Netherlands



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Security engineer Monitoring

You are responsible for ensuring the creation and maintenance of the stack we use to provide our monitoring service to our customers. 

What You Do

As a Security Engineer Monitoring, you create, build and maintain the stack we use to do our security monitoring.  You know your way in IT-infrastructure and cybersecurity runs in your veins. At Northwave our services are always growing and you have the opportunity to be part of the growth and help protect vital infrastructure in the Netherlands and across Europe. You develop integrations within the SOC stack, ensuring seamless connectivity between different tools and systems. Your team monitors and optimizes the performance of the stack to enhance overall efficiency and effectiveness. And you work together with the other SOC teams on continuous improvement projects and are part of the growth of the SOC capabilities.

The Team

Within our Security Operations Center (SOC) automation plays a major role. Our rapid growth requires continuous work on scalability, efficiency and quality. The in-house developed software ranges from reporting tools and external API links to 24/7 business-critical alarm routing and enrichment. It is necessary to continuously attune the SOC services to the increasing number of client’s and their requirements. You will be part of the SOC Engineering team that works together with the SOC OPS team to deliver our monitoring service.  

You Enjoy

  • A challenging environment to work in
  • Working in a team where fun and collaboration go hand in hand
  • Continuously improving work processes
  • Creating smart tools or add-ons
  • Automating and improving the daily tasks in the SOC

What We expect from you

  • Proficient in Python scripting for automation purposes.
  • Knowledge of integrating different systems using APIs.
  • Experience with GNU/Linux.
  • Experience and knowlegde on networking
  • Pre: Experience using CI/CD pipelines
  • Pre: Experience using Ansible
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively within a team, and also capable of working independently.
  • An independent and well-structured way of working
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, critical views and a proactive approach to system enhancements.
  • Has a strong sense for security. Should know what things can be opened and what should remain tight to keep Northwave safe.

What you can expect from us

  • Macbook, iPhone and Company Car
  • Salary between €3000 - €5000 per month, based experience (40 hours a week)
  • 25 vacation days
  • Good retirement arrangement
  • Company wide courses and individual training opportunities to further develop yourself
  • 250 passionated colleagues to work with and learn from
  • Fun company events and parties, check our working at page here for an overview


What is important for you in a next step?  We would like to hear from you! For more information apply directly or contact Bastiaan.