IT Security Consultant - The Netherlands

Are you looking for a stable place and want to take advantage of a great opportunity to give new inpulse to your career? This offer is for you. In order to support one of our clients, a large and famous European Public Institution in the Netherlands, we are looking for an IT Security Consultant.


EKXEL IT Services, is a European leader in IT engineering, high-tech consulting and IT services. We offer a unique blend of expertise and support major European groups with international vocation to implement and succeed in their project to transform and modernize their information systems.


Job Description:

  • Administration, Maintenance and Support of the infrastructure security systems.
  • Takes immediate action to limit damage, according to the organization’s security policy, which may include escalation to next level, and records the incident and action taken;
  • Completes adequate security tests as required;
  • Ensures that the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the services are maintained and conform to any statutory requirements;
  • Recognises when an IT network/system has been attacked internally, by a remote host, or by malicious code, such as virus, worm or Trojan etc., or when a breach of security has occurred;
  • Contributes to vulnerability assessments activities when required;
  • Configures and apply security controls, as required by organisational policy and risk assessments to maintain confidentiality, integrity and availability of assets;
  • Overall management and analysis of security breaches and incidents, including remedial action and appropriate reviews to prevent recurrence;

Your Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor Degree in IT or related field with 10 years of professional experience in IT
  • Minimum 6 years of experience working as a Security Consultant or similar
  • Strong knowledge of operational systems and relevant software (e.g. Checkpoint, Juniper, CISCO, Algosec, CA Unified Infrastructure Management, RSA..);  
  • A good understanding of IT infrastructure (Firewalls, 3 tiers architecture, Network security);
  • A very good understanding of intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDPS);
  • Analytically oriented to establish root courses of defects and security incidents;
  • Experience with performance measurement as well as monitoring and evaluation of implementation.
  • Experience in configuration / migration of Juniper and Checkpoint equipment.
  • Experience of working with senior management and presenting complex issues;
  • Knowledge in IT Service Management and/or Risk frameworks, and/or international standards;
  • Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. CCSA, CCSPA, CCSE, CCSE, CCEPE)  and/or CISSP or CCNA certifications would be considered an asset
  • Very well written and spoken English is required

Our offer:

A particularly attractive salary package, with many additional benefits, to attract the best of you. A professional and stimulating work environment in the field of telecommunications. Multiple career opportunities within a changing group, advanced training in new technologies, rich and recognized expertise.

Your application will be treated with confidentiality. We would be very happy to organize a first appointment to talk to you about this opportunity and consider your next career development. Send us your CV at or even better use our online form