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Want to be part of the team? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

Cybersecurity Specialist

  • Location: Belgium, Brussels Zaventem
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 01/04/2018
  • Hours: Full-time

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Want to be part of creating the future for Borealis?

As Borealis, we are a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of Polyolefins, Base chemicals and fertilizers with headquarters in Vienna, Austria operating in over 120 countries. The world around us is rapidly changing, enabled by digital technologies. Digitalisation changes our customers´ expectations and is an opportunity to improve the way we innovate, produce and sell our products and engage with our customers. Digitalisation will not only improve and change the way we do business but will lead to disruptive new services.

Do you want to join us ingoing beyond boundaries and co-create that special user experience with our external and internal customers in mind? In the Borealis Digital Studio, you can be creative, experiment, conquer new ground and develop solutions in high speed and with strong entrepreneurial mind-set in the field of i.e. customer/employee experience design, web applications, AR/VR enabled experiences, leveraging latest technologies.

Working at Borealis Digital Studio

In the Borealis Digital Studio, leaders are transparent, honest, respectful and entrepreneurial. They will inspire you and hence accelerate your personal development. Working in the Borealis Digital Studio means working collaboratively in small, empowered teams – squads - towards an ambitious mission with clear goals. The squads develop solutions very quickly and iteratively, following the rhythm of the agile beat.

You will make the difference in the future of Borealis. We give you the autonomy and state-of-the-art tools to create innovative solutions for our Borealis and internal customers.

Your role

Security has never been more important us, therefore we are looking for an experienced cyber security specialist to join our team. You’ll be:

  • Working with onsite engineers to conduct Cyber investigations involving the compromise of critical assets
  • Perform Cyber assessments on overall architecture of plant networks, operating systems and hardware platforms, plant specific applications, and the services and protocols upon which those applications rely

Your responsibilities

  • Protect critical assets from Cyber threats and conduct Cybersecurity audits, network scans, and penetration tests against assets, as necessary
  • Support data aggregation of a large set of network security systems
  • Conduct troubleshooting and resolution of technical issues and provide Cybersecurity incident response and remediation recommendations
  • Monitor data feeds and tools status to ensure continuous monitoring, interact with vendors, identify configuration issues, assist with patch management, and conduct other resolution actions

Your profile

To complement our team, we are looking for someone who can bring the following expertise to the table:

  • BS degree in Computer Sciences, Engineering, or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in a professional work environment
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity principles, approaches, and technologies
  • Ability to be self–motivated and multi–task with limited supervision in a fast–paced environment
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Experience with NIST controls or NEI 08–09
  • Knowledge of data security, operating system security, network security, intrusion analysis, and incident management
  • Knowledge of network and information systems
  • Security+, CISSP, CISA, or related Certifications
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Ready to solve problems quickly while always looking for ways to improve the system that produces these errors
  • Able to perform well even when facing ambiguity and constant change


Here is what we have to offer you:

Drive your own career

We will provide you with a budget, state-of-the-art tools and support to continuously learn and grow. Opportunities will be created to work on different projects, in different teams, gain cross-functional experience and broaden your scope. We find it important that you go out there. Keep discovering while meeting up with peers at conferences, hackathons, Borealis colleagues, and social events… whatever makes you beat professionally! Your coach will support you in your journey and your everyday challenges, making sure you can leverage your strengths. We value an open feedback culture and will continuously revisit the goals you have set. Courage, ambition and the skills to explore new routes will accelerate your career, more than anything else. That’s why in the Borealis studio you are at the driving seat of your own career.

Work hard, play hard

We know that your inner drive makes you work hard and go beyond boundaries. At Borealis’ Digital Studio, we value well-being and give you the flexibility to maintain your own working hours in order to create your personalised work-life balance, off course we expect you to be responsible and act in good understanding with your squad.

Unique Location

You will enjoy the location of our office: Passport office Brussels Airport. A stunning place to work, with world-class architecture and next-generation technology in a location that’s accessible from all angles of the world and in close proximity of the railway station.

Competitive remuneration

You won´t fall short in terms of financial benefits. You will get an attractive and competitive salary and fringe benefits that match your background and skills of a successful digital professional.

To apply

Please submit your application (CV and Motivation letter or portfolio).

In case of question please contact Vivian Otten, HR Borealis Digital Studio,  0031 (0) 651596783

Apply now