Systems Security Engineer

  • Job Ref: 8445
  • Dublin
  • IT

The Role

We are searching for a Systems Security Engineer to help our Teams based in Coimbra, Portugal and Dublin, Ireland in make things more secure by protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks and securing highly sensitive data.


The candidate will need to:

  • Have a BSc in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Proven experience in System Security or Information Security or similar roles
  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Proficiency in gathering and analysing information
  • Full fluency in English, both written and spoken, is an absolute requirement of this role as all communication is through English


In their daily activities, the candidate will need to:

  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks, and information
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Design computer security architecture and develop detailed cyber security designs
  • Take ownership of the reported security issues
  • See security issues all the way through resolution
  • Research, diagnose, troubleshoot, and identify solutions to resolve security issues
  • Interact with the tech and product teams to analyse security issues and possible resolutions
  • Escalate unresolved issues to the appropriate teams and stakeholders
  • Ensure proper recording and closure of all issues
  • Advises human resources colleagues on staffing needs and participates in the hiring and training process


Experience with the following tools is a plus:

  • Jira Service Desk
  • Jira Software
  • Linux / Unix command line
  • AWS Cloud Provider
  • Microsoft Office 365