CERT Senior Incident Lead

The company we help searching a new colleague believes that the passion and talent of our employees is their strength – it is what drives them towards outstanding performance. They offer a dynamic, motivating and sophisticated work environment. A culture that is open, innovative and performance orientated. Their scale and scope, commitment to people and high standards of integrity make this company a great place to work. As a CERT Sr. Incident Lead you will be a main driver within the security operations group responsible for the execution and supervision of analytics, investigations, resolution, and reporting. Being part of the security operations team covers a range of security disciplines from vulnerability management, alert and response management through to measurement and reporting of the security posture of our organisation. As a senior member of this team you will participate in the defense of one of the world's leading e-commerce organizations and have the opportunity to learn, and develop skills in the a truly world leading security practice.


  • Provide direction and subject matter expertise across all operational security matters
  • Drive identification and resolution of security incidents and vulnerabilities  
  • Lead incidents and investigations
  • Have practical experience of operational procedures from data leakage to ethical hacking
  • Analyze data sets and support alert and response activities
  • Provide data driven insights into improvement opportunities for security management processing
  • Interact with other (security) teams and assist with general IT security to improve our prevention, detection and response
  • Perform root cause analysis of security issues

The company offers you

  • A performance-based company that offers career advancement and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential. 
  • The “Complete Deal” with other competitive perks and benefits.  
  • IT also has monthly hackathons, training and attends/speaks at global conferences.
  • This position is open to worldwide candidates and in the case of relocation, we will assist you with a generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam.  The company has successfully relocated 200+ IT professionals to Amsterdam in the last year!


  • 5 + years working in security management (CSIRT/SOC experience)
  • Demonstrable industry leading expertise across all aspects of cyber security defense
  • Advanced understanding of computer security concepts at both technical and procedural level
  • Understanding of networking concepts and protocols (e.g. DNS, SMTP, DHCP, IPSEC)
  • Robust understanding of IT fundamentals across networking, system, and application layers
  • Able to provide thought leadership whilst maintaining the foundations, operating in a humble and respectful manner
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to share knowledge and to communicate effectively with different stakeholders (IT and business partners)
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Relevant industry certification (CISSP, CISM, SANS, CERT)



OpleidingsniveauHBO, WO