Security Officer

Security Officer.

Security Officer






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Security Officer- 80-100% (Remote)

I am currently supporting our big client from the finance environment located in Zurich. We are looking for an experienced Security Officer. You will be a part of an international Security Operations team and support by the daily tasks in the areas of security monitoring, vulnerability management, alert and threat-advisory handling, and security incident response within the broader Wealth Security and IT Risk organisation. The client wants to make sure that the Wealth business is protected against the dynamic cyber threat landscape based on strong Monitoring, Detection and Response capabilities.

General information:

- Start date: 15/09/2023 or negotiable in 09/2023

- Duration: 6 months with an extension opportunity

- Work amount: 80-100%

- Daily rate: very competitive (to be discussed)

- Home Office: full home office in the first stage, later 1-2 days per week onsite


- Conducting preliminary log analysis and correlation of security and audit monitoring logs (2nd/3rd level analysis is focus)

- Leading in identification, investigation and possible remediation of Security Alerts/Events/Incidents across multiple sources (Splunk, Forcepoint DLP, FireEye/Trellix, DDoS

- Supporting, maintaining and continuously improving, and overall life cycling of our security tools, alerts, processes, and use-cases

- Supporting in the areas of Vulnerability Management to review reported vulnerabilities across areas of identification, including DAST, Pen Testing and Infrastructure Scanning

- Reviewing and assessing various perimeter systems' requests assigned for security operational approval, with a view to enforcing governance, established best practices and standards


- We are looking for someone with strong knowledge, experience, and interest in the different areas of cyber security, especially how these apply in real-world scenarios

- Know-how and hands-on experience with security events' monitoring, analysis and investigation and log collection systems, threat landscape, and a broad knowledge of IT security across the different layers, including network and perimeter security is a must have

- Fundamental understanding and broad experience in security event monitoring, analysis and investigation and log collection systems (SIEM)

- Hands-on experience and fundamental knowledge in Threat and Vulnerability analysis, including topics such as CVSS scoring, triaging of reported advisories for prioritization, and best-practices to track to completion/ remediation

- Knowledge of IT Security standards like the NIST cybersecurity framework, MITRE Att&ck framework / cyber kill chain, CIS benchmark and OWASP Top10

- Outstanding customer service and communication skills, as well as excellent verbal and written communications skills in English; German is a big plus

Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

Kristina Marzohl

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