Cyber Security Officer

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Date: Nov 6, 2018

Location: Anderlecht, Brussels, BE

Job Description

To strengthen our IT Security team in the Brussels Area we are looking to fill the position of a Cyber Security Officer, driving, executing and improving UCB’s IT Cyber Security Strategy. We are looking for a unique individual to strengthen our team.

Are you an infosec geek / professional, passionate about everything cyber security ? Do you follow the latest threats and evolutions in security ? Are you able to understand them, explain them to others and development and drive a mitigation strategy ?

As a Cyber Security Officer, you like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Be part of a company that considers IT (and IT Cyber Security) as a crucial part of the business.
  • Get in contact with many aspects of cyber security, from network to application, from preventive to reactive, from desktop to server and from on premise to cloud…
  • Collaborate in a small team, report directly to the CISO and are able to directly influence and steer the short and long term strategy of the organization.
  • Grow and learn from others ! Work with both internal and external subject matter experts that can help you broaden your knowledge

Your main responsibilities

As the Cyber Security Officer, you will contribute by:

  • Continuously evaluating emerging threats and risks to the company and working together in defining new soft and hard security controls
  • Using your experience and background to drive and improve the cyber security strategy of UCB.
  • Getting into engagements with staff throughout UCB’s technology and business-related departments as well as external vendors and service providers.
  • Improving and adapting our security standards, continuously through past and new experiences with the broad IT technology found at UCB
  • Evaluating the risk of new projects, integrations or solutions and come up with new or compensating controls and mitigations
  • Bringing your opinions, input and experience to a wide audience of people.

You see yourself immediately when reading…

  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related degree. We select on skills and capabilities, not on degree alone !
  • A security mindset and approach, not specifically in one technology or area and combined with strong communication and influencing skills.
  • Minimum 4 years of hands-on experience (or similar) in infosec, preferably as a security officer but not required
  • Certifications like CISSP, CISM, CISA are a plus, but not required.
  • A foundational understanding of the healthcare or life sciences ecosystem and associated key legal, regulatory and compliance context are a plus
  • Fluent command of English is a must, other languages are a plus.

Why you should apply

Do you want to bring real value to patients living with severe diseases while driving innovation forward?

Join UCB’s dynamic, inspiring and innovative environment. You will be recognized for impactful performance via a competitive compensation and benefits package and you will enjoy ample personal development opportunities.

Tell us what makes you the perfect match to our team and join one of the most dynamic & forward looking IT organizations in the world.


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