Cyber Security Expert

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You ensure the Cybersecurity operations of the in-house IT landscape of Essent IT in accordance with our internal processes, procedures and requirements. The Cyber Security Expert designs, maintains, and coaches the DevOps teams on internal security policies and procedures and guidelines.
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Cyber Security Expert

The Cyber Security Expert acts independently as expert in his/her domain and advises senior stakeholders on security topics. The quality of work you can have high impact on image of Essent and customer’s privacy and security.

Job description

You will engage with the E.ON Security Group, colleague security officers in the other relevant business units and ensures an actionable set of guidelines for the DevOps teams is present and kept up-to-date and verifies that it is executed.

We make it happen by performing better each day than the last. You’ll take responsibility as a Cyber Security Expert in:

  • Design general and domain specific Cybersecurity guidelines that can be used in the design, run and change of IT systems
  • Leading the team of Security experts in operating the Cybersecurity platform
  • Determine the impact of portfolio management’s decisions on the security of the landscape
  • Responsible for the scheduling and execution of frequent internal security assessments on systems and solutions in the IT landscape
  • Ensure the security guidelines are known and used
  • Coaches the DevOps teams in understanding guidelines through training and support
  • Define security automation requirements

In this role you will work specifically for the energiedirect.nl and Essent brand.
Energiedirect.nl, the premium brand among budget brands. We offer a price that competes with the cheapest in the market, but with an astonishingly good online service. We keep on fulfilling that promise for our customers with a team of sharp, decisive and positive people. At energiedirect.nl you participate in discussions about the plans, you contribute ideas and you are given your own responsibility. This comes of course with a lot of humor and ‘Brabantse gezelligheid!’.. That works!
Essent is our full-service brand for consumers and SME. At Essent, we not only know a lot about energy, but also about customers. We want to help consumers and companies in an accessible way, step-by-step, to make their home or business more sustainable. With the aim of saving energy. We do this together with our installers in the country. Not by making plans for the distant future; we know what is going on with customers today and we really do something with it. Essent helps you today with all your energy solutions. Big or small. For a carefree feeling - now and in the future.

You are Essent

Working together as one team to win our customers’ loyalty. It gives you an energy boost like no other. We can only grow by being enterprising, asking critical questions and always wanting to do better. This applies to you as a member of the Essent IT team and us as a company. Whether you prefer to work behind the scenes or in the spotlight. It doesn't matter. Will you make an impact for yourself, the team and our customers? Then you tick all the boxes if you also have:

  • Academic work and thinking level (BSc.) with background in business informatics, computer science or equivalent technical education, preferably with specialty in (cyber) security.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in security risk management in an enterprise setting, preferably within an energy/utilities organization.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English and Dutch.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of security governance and risk concepts and principles as a means of relating business needs to security controls. Desirable to have IT security Certifications (CISM, CISSP, CCSP, GSEC, SABSA, Security+ etc.) and ITIL Certifications.
  • Know how to evaluate measures in terms of assessing risk to reach realistic mitigation and risk-balanced choices.
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley, Information Security standards, rules and regulations and European data privacy legislation.
  • The ability to prioritize tasks in a sometimes highly demanding environment, strong attention to detail and a flair for research and analysis.
  • Demonstrable ability to interact, develop, engineer, and communicate collaboratively at the highest technical levels with clients, vendors, partners, and all levels of Essent staff.

You’re in top form. A real member of the Essent IT team in heart and soul, who works shoulder to shoulder for a single goal. You also have in depth technical knowledge and understanding of relevant technical standards, like transport protocols, encryption and hashing algorithms, authorization and authentication protocols both on application as on infrastructural level.

Our offer

You believe in yourself, the team and the company. And us? We reward you for all your hard work: with money, opportunities and personal growth. Because you always deliver the best for our customers, we offer you (based on 40 hours a week):

  • A job at the number 1 in the Dutch energy sector and part of important European player E.ON. We continue to grow, innovate and develop.
  • A gross monthly salary between € 4.804 and € 6.865, precisely tailored to your level
  • A bonus opportunity of 10% to express our appreciation even more
  • 30 vacation days because you have other hobbies besides your work
  • All facilities to be able to work properly such as a laptop, telephone, home workplace, etc.
  • The opportunity to work hybrid including the associated home work allowance
  • An inspiring head office with a good coffee bar, two company restaurants and within walking distance of Den Bosch Central Station.
  • The opportunity to work according to the Essent Business System
  • We recommend that you travel to work by public transport. A nice extra: you will receive an NS Business Card from us. Prefer to travel with your own transport? Then you will receive a kilometer allowance
  • A wide range of development and career opportunities nationally and internationally
  • And last but not least: an environment in which you can be yourself completely. We believe that the differences in our Essenters help us to remain the number 1 position in energy.

This is the ideal opportunity to make an impact as a Cyber Security Expert.

About the organization

We’re the market leader in the supply of energy and gas in the Netherlands. A position we’re proud of. Every day, we find newer and smarter ways of being the best together, as one team. We have focus, ownership and discipline. Our straightforward mentality helps us retain the loyalty of millions of consumers and businesses. Not just in energy and gas, but also in energy-related products and services that help the Netherlands become more sustainable. And we don’t wait until tomorrow. As part of E.ON, and with our brands Essent, energiedirect.nl, Powerhouse and Vandebron, we create impact for our customers. Together, we bring affordable energy solutions within reach for everyone.

Annelies

Agile coach IT
“Bij mijn vorige werkgever kwam ik bij behoorlijk wat andere grote organisaties binnen. Stuk voor stuk leuke bedrijven maar op het gebied van Agile werken is IT binnen Essent echt veel verder dan andere grote bedrijven in Nederland." Benieuwd hoe werken binnen Essent IT wordt ervaren door Annelies? Lees hier haar verhaal.

Apply Process

  • Step 1 Application letter and CV review
    Within 2 weeks we will send you a response.
  • Step 2 Intake by phone
    The Recruitment Business Partner mentioned in the vacancy will contact you and will verify a some details.
  • Step 3 First interview
    First interview online or at our office.
  • Step 4 Online Essent Scan
    In our office you will meet us and will gain atmosphere. We are very curious about the match with our working culture. We will send you an online Essent Scan and will discuss the results in the second interview.
  • Step 5 Second interview
    Second interview online or at our office.
  • Step 6 Offer
    We send you a job offer and discuss this with you by phone. After acceptance you receive your final job contract and you are ready to become a top player and start working with us.
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We are available from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Melanie Remie Recruitment Business Partner

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Job description

You will engage with the E.ON Security Group, colleague security officers in the other relevant business units and ensures an actionable set of guidelines for the DevOps teams is present and kept up-to-date and verifies that it is executed.

We make it happen by performing better each day than the last. You’ll take responsibility as a Cyber Security Expert in:

  • Design general and domain specific Cybersecurity guidelines that can be used in the design, run and change of IT systems
  • Leading the team of Security experts in operating the Cybersecurity platform
  • Determine the impact of portfolio management’s decisions on the security of the landscape
  • Responsible for the scheduling and execution of frequent internal security assessments on systems and solutions in the IT landscape
  • Ensure the security guidelines are known and used
  • Coaches the DevOps teams in understanding guidelines through training and support
  • Define security automation requirements

In this role you will work specifically for the energiedirect.nl and Essent brand.
Energiedirect.nl, the premium brand among budget brands. We offer a price that competes with the cheapest in the market, but with an astonishingly good online service. We keep on fulfilling that promise for our customers with a team of sharp, decisive and positive people. At energiedirect.nl you participate in discussions about the plans, you contribute ideas and you are given your own responsibility. This comes of course with a lot of humor and ‘Brabantse gezelligheid!’.. That works!
Essent is our full-service brand for consumers and SME. At Essent, we not only know a lot about energy, but also about customers. We want to help consumers and companies in an accessible way, step-by-step, to make their home or business more sustainable. With the aim of saving energy. We do this together with our installers in the country. Not by making plans for the distant future; we know what is going on with customers today and we really do something with it. Essent helps you today with all your energy solutions. Big or small. For a carefree feeling - now and in the future.

You are Essent

Working together as one team to win our customers’ loyalty. It gives you an energy boost like no other. We can only grow by being enterprising, asking critical questions and always wanting to do better. This applies to you as a member of the Essent IT team and us as a company. Whether you prefer to work behind the scenes or in the spotlight. It doesn't matter. Will you make an impact for yourself, the team and our customers? Then you tick all the boxes if you also have:

  • Academic work and thinking level (BSc.) with background in business informatics, computer science or equivalent technical education, preferably with specialty in (cyber) security.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in security risk management in an enterprise setting, preferably within an energy/utilities organization.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English and Dutch.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of security governance and risk concepts and principles as a means of relating business needs to security controls. Desirable to have IT security Certifications (CISM, CISSP, CCSP, GSEC, SABSA, Security+ etc.) and ITIL Certifications.
  • Know how to evaluate measures in terms of assessing risk to reach realistic mitigation and risk-balanced choices.
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley, Information Security standards, rules and regulations and European data privacy legislation.
  • The ability to prioritize tasks in a sometimes highly demanding environment, strong attention to detail and a flair for research and analysis.
  • Demonstrable ability to interact, develop, engineer, and communicate collaboratively at the highest technical levels with clients, vendors, partners, and all levels of Essent staff.

You’re in top form. A real member of the Essent IT team in heart and soul, who works shoulder to shoulder for a single goal. You also have in depth technical knowledge and understanding of relevant technical standards, like transport protocols, encryption and hashing algorithms, authorization and authentication protocols both on application as on infrastructural level.

Our offer

You believe in yourself, the team and the company. And us? We reward you for all your hard work: with money, opportunities and personal growth. Because you always deliver the best for our customers, we offer you (based on 40 hours a week):

  • A job at the number 1 in the Dutch energy sector and part of important European player E.ON. We continue to grow, innovate and develop.
  • A gross monthly salary between € 4.804 and € 6.865, precisely tailored to your level
  • A bonus opportunity of 10% to express our appreciation even more
  • 30 vacation days because you have other hobbies besides your work
  • All facilities to be able to work properly such as a laptop, telephone, home workplace, etc.
  • The opportunity to work hybrid including the associated home work allowance
  • An inspiring head office with a good coffee bar, two company restaurants and within walking distance of Den Bosch Central Station.
  • The opportunity to work according to the Essent Business System
  • We recommend that you travel to work by public transport. A nice extra: you will receive an NS Business Card from us. Prefer to travel with your own transport? Then you will receive a kilometer allowance
  • A wide range of development and career opportunities nationally and internationally
  • And last but not least: an environment in which you can be yourself completely. We believe that the differences in our Essenters help us to remain the number 1 position in energy.

This is the ideal opportunity to make an impact as a Cyber Security Expert.

About the organisation

We’re the market leader in the supply of energy and gas in the Netherlands. A position we’re proud of. Every day, we find newer and smarter ways of being the best together, as one team. We have focus, ownership and discipline. Our straightforward mentality helps us retain the loyalty of millions of consumers and businesses. Not just in energy and gas, but also in energy-related products and services that help the Netherlands become more sustainable. And we don’t wait until tomorrow. As part of E.ON, and with our brands Essent, energiedirect.nl, Powerhouse and Vandebron, we create impact for our customers. Together, we bring affordable energy solutions within reach for everyone.

Alex

Change Manager
Innovating and improving the IT landscape for over 2,5 million customers

Apply Process

  • Step 1 Application letter and CV review
    Within 2 weeks we will send you a response.
  • Step 2 Intake by phone
    The Recruitment Business Partner mentioned in the vacancy will contact you and will verify a some details.
  • Step 3 First interview
    First interview online or at our office.
  • Step 4 Online Essent Scan
    In our office you will meet us and will gain atmosphere. We are very curious about the match with our working culture. We will send you an online Essent Scan and will discuss the results in the second interview.
  • Step 5 Second interview
    Second interview online or at our office.
  • Step 6 Offer
    We send you a job offer and discuss this with you by phone. After acceptance you receive your final job contract and you are ready to become a top player and start working with us.

Questions about this vacancy?

We are available from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Melanie Remie Recruitment Business Partner