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IT Security Engineer

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JOB FUNCTIONS

Backbase is an innovative high-growth fintech company in scale up mode. Our growth brings new IT risks and that’s why we are hiring for an IT Security Engineer for our enterprise infrastructure. We are looking for a capable, technical, hands-on systems engineer, who enjoys security work and possesses a good level of expertise in the security space.
  • You will bring a degree in information technology or computer science and collectively 10 years of information system work experience with at least 5 or more years in IT security analyst or security engineer type positions.
  • You are the hands-on technical specialist for the enterprise and have the following experience; computer network vulnerability and penetration testing and techniques, a strong understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDPS concepts, the ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with people at every level and in every department is essential.
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THE JOB AT BACKBASE

As our IT Security Engineer you ensure that the risks to our network infrastructure, posed by a variety of cyber threats, are addressed. The goal of this job is to create and maintain the safest operating environment for our people. Your main projects will be in data and network security processing, security systems management, and security violation investigation.
We are looking for someone to work with our IT Management, Information Security and Compliance roles to support the further development and implementation of our IT systems security roadmap including policy, architecture, application implementation and security awareness.
Responsibilities include:

  • Perform risk assessments and testing of application configuration.
  • Monitor the Backbase infrastructure for vulnerabilities utilizing existing SIEM and fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.
  • Investigate IT system security breaches and other cyber security incidents.
  • Implement and support regular testing of security controls.
  • Support penetration test planning and remediation activities.
  • Creating and testing network disaster recovery plans.
  • Exposure to web application and cloud security, preferably experience managing AWS environments.
  • Stay current on IT security and technology trends and news.
  • Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management.
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management.

  • In short, an exciting role in an constantly changing environment with lots of room to make an impact. apply now

    REASONS TO 
    JOIN BACKBASE

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    a global community

    With 60+ nationalities working side-by-side in 9 offices around the world, Backbase is a place where you can work on projects with people from all over the world.

    pride and fun

    We take pride in our achievements and we love to celebrate them. We host a variety of parties, celebrations, team outings, games nights and office drinks in all our global hubs.

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    We leave when our clients are happy. Not a day earlier. This committed way of working has won over a lot of our clients’ hearts. This isn’t our first rodeo.

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    BUSINESS SUPPORT

    We’re a big department! We’re Recruitment and HR hiring the talents globally and making sure you feel part of the Backbase family. We’re Office Management and ICT making sure we have the best working environment.  We’re Finance, Legal and Compliance providing proper support for our business to expand.

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    BUSINESS SUPPORT

    We all come together to help the business make the smartest decisions and to create a great work experience for everyone at Backbase.  You measure, asses, automate and drive forward – in short – help our employees with any obstacles they might have along the way. Working together with global offices daily is not always easy. You are constantly on top of the game facilitating the rapid growth of Backbase. From a vendor invoice to contract with a new client, from onboarding of the new hires to opening a new hub. 900 employees, more than 10 locations, and over 100 clients means there’s no time to get bored.

    opportunities

    You will have plenty of space to identify improvements and act upon it. If you are a curious and proactive type – you’d love it!

    big responsibility

    You will work on projects that make a difference with a true share of autonomy and trust.

    problem solvers

    There’s no issue that you can’t solve! Nothing is impossible and you know it too!

    partners in growth

    You will work hand in hand with departments across Backbase to ensure smooth execution of strategic goals.

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    BACKBASE IN AMSTERDAM

    Where it all began! Two guys, our founder Jouk and his partner, set out on a mission “to make the internet more beautiful”. Fast-forward 16 years, our offices in Amsterdam are home to over 480 people. The Amsterdam HQ is the largest of our offices and boasts an international mix of talented people. Working in software engineering, sales, marketing, academy or business support, we have a great team that’s driving our growth.

    Located in Amsterdam-Oost (East), our EMEA HQ offices are a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Tropenmuseum, the Amsterdam Royal Zoo and famous windmill brewery Brouwerij ‘t IJ. Famous for its breathtaking architecture, canals, and over 881,000 bikes,  Amsterdam is a city that’s easy to fall in love with.

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    CULTURE

    Our Amsterdam office is home to people from all over the world working in small, lean teams. Loud and busy sometimes but always friendly, helpful, and super fun. We love to celebrate each other’s achievements, share jokes, and our love for food, movies, traveling, and sports. We’re one big and diverse family working towards the same goal.

    With graffiti of Marilyn Monroe and Pulp Fiction stars John Travolta, and Samuel L. Jackson looking cool on our walls, you can probably guess that we love entertainment. From games nights and parties to boat rides and Dj gigs – you name it, we have it.

    lunch

    Free, healthy lunches every day. Plus snacks and drinks.

    social

    Friday parties every month. Office boat you can use with your team.

    health

    Discounted gym membership through our corporate fitness plan.

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    OUR VALUES

    We explore new routes. We don’t shy away from being critical of ourselves, our products and our industry. We are open, direct and always questioning the status quo; to keep on learning and keep ourselves and others on their toes.

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    OUR VALUES

    No matter the challenge, we use our creative minds to find ways to make things happen. We are ambitious to be the best in class in the industry. Raising the bar. Pushing each other’s limits to bring out our best. We are determined & pragmatic. No Fluff. Just Stuff.

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    OUR VALUES

    We solve hard problems and look for new opportunities for growth. We inspire. We mobilize the right talent to succeed in our mission. We persevere where others would give up. We feel proud when our vision comes true.

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    OUR VALUES

    We are a company of builders, designers, makers, and doers, always open to learn and improve, shaping the future of banking together with our customers. We ask for feedback and constantly seek insights that make us better.

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    OUR VALUES

    We are strong. We come from all over the world and embrace diversity. We believe in open dialogue among a small team of people who trust one another, who are focused outside themselves. This way we create shared consciousness and shared authorship of ideas that no single person could have arrived at independently.

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    APPLICATION PROCESS

    Your upcoming steps in the hiring journey with us depend on the role that you have applied for, however, this is what you can expect. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact us at recruitment@backbase.com.

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    Let’s Meet

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    Let’s DeepDive

    The next step in your journey is to meet us in person. Our secret sauce is hiring people with different perspectives. Show us your special powers in a case or a technical test. Again, the process differs per role, your Recruiter will tell you all about it.

    Welcome to the family!

    It’s official – let’s make it happen together! We look forward to shaping the future of banking with you.

     

     

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